Research Assistant [Machine Learning Programmer] in Professor Reza Salavati's Lab
Research Assistant [Machine Learning Programmer]
Our lab uses computational and experimental methods to characterize gene regulatory mechanisms of Trypanosomatid pathogens (The parasitic unicellular organism, causal agent of human and livestock diseases). We are involved in the characterization of RNA secondary structure and transcriptomics and the development of high-throughput methods for identifying novel chemical inhibitors that interfere with gene regulatory mechanisms.
The candidate will write various Machin Learning (ML) models to feed our RNAseq data for analysis and comparison. We are looking for a python programmer with previous experience writing ML programs and is enthusiastic about performing a literature search to develop novel ML models leading to possible co-authorship on future publications. Having a general knowledge about graph theory and ML on graphs would be a bonus.
- Analysis of biological data using ML
- Attend occasional research meetings
- Contribute to data analysis
- Read related research literature
- Qualifications: Master student studying computer science or related fields
Hourly Salary: Based on qualification
Hours per Week: 10-15 hours per week (Part-time)
Supervisor: Reza Salavati Position
Start Date: April 1 Position
End Date: August 30, 2021
Deadline to Apply: March 20
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Start: September 1st, 2021 End: December 11th, 2021
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