Internship

NGS Data Analysis Optimization – Intern

Posted on 5/3/2024

Metagenomi

Metagenomi

201-500 employees

Develops gene editing tools for genetic diseases

Biotechnology

Oakland, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
R
AWS
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Education: Actively pursuing a degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of NGS data formats and analysis concepts.
  • Proven scripting and data analysis skills (Python, R).
  • Familiarity with biological databases (gnomAD, Ensembl) and analysis tools (vep).
  • Experience with machine learning techniques.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms (AWS).
Responsibilities
  • Optimize existing NGS workflows and identify areas for algorithm improvements.
  • Implement and test new bioinformatics tools or refine existing ones for enhanced data analysis.
  • Prototype an AI solution or statistical method using our large in house NGS datasets.

Metagenomi specializes in developing a diverse toolbox of next-generation gene editing systems, including CRISPR nucleases, base editors, prime editors, and CRISPR transposases, sourced from natural environments, with the vision to cure genetic diseases. Their proprietary sampling, high-speed screening, and sequencing, along with an AI-enabled discovery process, enable the precise and safe addressing of any target in the human genome.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$477M

Headquarters

Emeryville, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

109%
INACTIVE