Bioinformatics Programmer

University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


UCSF is seeking a person to serve as Bioinformatics Programmer for the Clinical Cancer Genomics Laboratory (CCGL). In this role, this individual will be part of a team responsible for design, construction, and maintenance of a genomic analysis pipeline for clinical cancer samples that communicates with sequencing core services, laboratory information management systems and clinical reporting software.

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Informatics for the CCGL, the Bioinformatics Programmer will design and develop data analysis pipelines to support analysis of massively parallel sequencing of cancer samples for patient care. New software developed will provide support for automating aspects of sample analysis and error reporting and integration with other clinical systems. Additional responsibilities will include supporting the development of target capture panels and test validation as well as quarterly data analysis to improve QC and support clinical annotation.

PATHOLOGY
The Department of Pathology at UCSF aims to achieve the highest standards in patient care, research and education. The Department provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of subspecialties with highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. The Department’s research programs are diverse and interface with a wealth of basic and translational research programs that are a hallmark of UCSF.

The mission of the Clinical Cancer Genomics Laboratory (CCGL) at UCSF is to develop and validate genomic testing to support cancer clinical care and research. The CCGL provides the UCSF500 Cancer Gene Panel assay, a molecular test profiling DNA from tumor and normal tissue to identify mutations that may drive a patient’s cancer and aid in diagnosis and treatment.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.