Job: Harvard Medical School- Bioinformatics/Genomics signal processing Intern
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Doe, Aimee40
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Title of Internship

Harvard Medical School- Bioinformatics/Genomics signal processing Intern 


Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


We are looking for a graduate student, with experience in machine learning and/or signal processing, as an intern to contribute to developing computational algorithms and methods for detecting copy number variation (CNV) in cancer, using next generation sequencing data.  This is a part time paid internship for 15-20 hour per week. The position begins January 15th  2015 and ends July 15th 2015. 


  • Identify characteristics and limitations of current CNV detection methods
  • Assess features of an effective CNV detection method
  • Develop detection and noise cancellation algorithms
  • Develop code (programing)
  • Prepare reports



  • Background in computer science, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Bioinformatics
  • Able to work in Linux environment
  • Working knowledge of programing languages such as R, MATLAB and/or Python
  • Experience in machine learning and/or signal/image processing
  • Basic knowledge of genomics
  • Experience in wavelet transforms and/or sparse signal processing is a plus
  • Familiar with raw NGS data (fastq and BAM files) is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and self driven


How To Apply

To apply please submit your resume and the names and email addresses of two references to


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