This position is located in the Mycotoxin Prevention & Applied Microbiology Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in Peoria, IL.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent is responsible for working in collaboration with laboratory scientist and other computation biologist to lead, design, conduct analyze, and interpret genomic, metagenomics, transcriptomic, metabolomics, and proteomic studies in order to develop novel solution to major agricultural problems.
- Designs and uses computer software, algorithms, and approaches to perform bioinformatics analyses for experimental procedures, techniques, and data formats.
- Provides training on the use of systems and programs and works with individual scientists so they can prepare pipelines in support of their research.
- Contributes research findings through publication of journal articles, proceedings publications, presentation at national and international meetings and stakeholder workshops.
- Plans, conducts, and reports research on the genetic and metabolic diversity of mycotoxigenic fungi and on the molecular interactions between these fungi and their plant hosts.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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