Posts of Full-Time or Part-Time Research Support Officer I, II, III or IV (Bioinformatics) (Call ID 2020-098)
TargetID – “Novel Drug Targets for Infectious Diseases” (TargetID– COV.RD.2020.11) MCST COVID-19 R&D Fund 2020
TargetID will identify genes that regulate molecules that show deranged expression after SARS-Cov-2 infection, with the aim of finding suitable drug targets that would prevent COVID-19 induced cytokine storms. RNA-Seq and whole genome sequencing data will be generated from 1,000 individuals and analysed using a combination of approaches. Positions are available at the University of Malta to set up the bioinformatics pipelines and carry out the analysis of this data.
Further details can be found at:
Closing date: 16th December 2020.
Information may be obtained by contacting the Principal Investigator, Dr Stephanie Bezzina Wettinger at [email protected].