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Post Doc in Biostatistics and Epidemiology UMass Amherst
The postdoctoral fellows will focus on high-dimensional and complex data analysis for elucidating genome regulatory mechanisms. The postdoctoral fellows will assist with completion of a multi-year, NIH-funded grant for developing and applying statistical and machine learning methods for the analysis of RNA structure, protein-RNA interaction, and post-transcriptional regulation. Other projects include but are not limited to modeling 3D genome organization and single cell dynamics in cells, diseases and health, and collaborations on large-scale first-hand dataset analysis.
Senior Research Fellow UMass Amherst
The Stephens Lab ( at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is recruiting a Senior Research Fellow. The Stephens lab is a new lab and studies the mechanical and shape properties of the cell nucleus and how these properties affect major nuclear functions such as genome organization, DNA damage, compartmentalization, and transcription. Abnormal nuclear shape has been used as diagnostic and prognostic marker for human disease such as cancer for nearly a century without understanding how these nuclear abnormal deformations occur and what their real consequences are to cell function.

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