Genome sequencing to discover and analyse an individual’s genotype can help understand potential disease mechanisms and improve diagnosis, however the reference sequences currently used in this process were derived from a limited number of people which limits the variants that can be discovered. As part of the Human Pangenome Reference Consortium (HPRC), we will work to enable the adoption a new graph genome reference, constructed from the sequences of over 300 individuals of diverse ancestries.
You will help adapt our variation tools, pipelines and resources to utilise this new reference and make pangenome data available to the community. Your primary responsibilities will include:
Closing date: 26 May 2021
Your application: To apply please submit a cover letter and a CV through our online system. We aim to provide a response within two weeks after the closing date
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