Postdoctoral Positions in Computational Genomics

Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in the lab of Ekta Khurana. The lab is located at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) in New York City. The research focus of the lab is to understand the role of genomic sequence variants in human disease, with an emphasis on noncoding variants. As a member of the Meyer Cancer Center, Institute for Precision Medicine and Institute for Computational Biomedicine at WCMC, postdocs will have opportunities to collaborate with a diverse group of experimentalists and computational biologists.

A PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics or a related field is required. A strong computational background, proficiency in at least one programming language and knowledge of statistics are also required. Research experience in genomics, genetics or a related field is desirable.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV and names of three references to ekk2003 AT med.cornell.edu. Please put the word 'POSTDOC-APPLICATION-2018' in the subject line of your email.

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Research Technician and Lab Manager

Applications are invited for the position of research technician & lab manager in the laboratory of Dr. Ekta Khurana at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) in New York City. The suitable candidate will participate in multiple projects and work closely with the PI, other lab members and collaborators. We are looking for an individual with experience in cell culture and molecular biology techniques, such as DNA and RNA extraction, Western blot, qPCR and cloning. Experience with CRISPR will be a plus. The projects will involve working with cell culture, organoids, CRISPR and library preparation for assays such as ATAC-seq and RNA-seq.

Interested candidates should send a CV and names of three references to ekk2003 AT med.cornell.edu. Please put the word ‘Research-Technician-2018’ in the subject line of your email.

Graduate Students in the Tri-I CBM, Tri-I MD-PhD, PBSB and other graduate programs at WCMC

Students are welcome to email Ekta Khurana at ekk2003 AT med.cornell.edu to discuss potential projects.








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