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Variant Curation Scientist


Employer: Counsyl
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Posted: July 21, 2014
Expires: September 19, 2014
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About us

Counsyl is a technology company that strives to give millions of men and women access to vital information about their bodies, helping them confidently make choices about their lives. The team consists of world class engineers, scientists and clinical experts as well as a renowned engineering and scientific advisory board. Counsyl integrates sophisticated technology with custom robotic automation in its accredited medical laboratory. This focus on technology has made Counsyl a leader in helping patients and doctors communicate about medical results in real time. Its products have won the Wall Street Journal's Innovation Award for Medicine, and have been named one of Scientific American's "Top 10 World Changing Ideas."

Counsyl's Family Prep Screen has already helped hundreds of thousands of people discover critical information before having children, and the Counsyl platform extends beyond family preparation to include inherited cancer screening. Counsyl has raised a total of $93M and is privately funded by Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, Rosemont Seneca Technology Partners, Goldman Sachs, and Google executive David Drummond.

About you

Hold a MS or PhD in Genetics or Genetic Counseling (or equivalent). Passionate about clinical genomics Detail-oriented and able to interpret, critically analyze and explain medical genetics literature. Preferably have experience with GWAS, population genetics, NextGen sequencing and statistics. * Familiarity with the genomic testing market and reporting

What you'll do

Review available medical literature and public databases to classify variant pathogenicity Assist in generating reports that will impact many patients' lives * Work flexible hours, either remote or at our headquarters (part-time and full-time positions available)

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