Google's secretive Calico looking to hire bioinformatics pro
- Calico is Google's secretive anti-aging R&D biotech company that is trying to leverage IT to take on the ultimate challenge—changing the way we age.
- Calico is now looking for a head of bioinformatics to lead development of the infrastructure and tools necessary for the copmany to effectively acquire and process sequence data, FireceBiotech IT reports.
- Computational bioinformatics is a specialized field that involves genomic sequencing, flow cytometry, metabolomics, and other highly complex areas of expertise.
If you have a PhD in bioinformatics and a world-class publication record, you may be eligible to apply for the high-level computational bioinformatics job at Google.
Calico is small, but growing. The company is engaged in the task of understanding the aging process and developing IT-related healthcare interventions based on that genomic knowledge. Calico has already signed a Parkinson's development deal with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
- FierceBiotech IT Google's Calico begins search for a head of bioinformatics