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Open Positions

Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics:


  • A PhD degree in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics, or other relevant field (e.g. statistics, computer science, or quantitative biology)
  • Experience in algorithm development
  • Experience in the application and development of statistical methods or machine learning algorithms
  • Experience analyzing microarray and/or next generation sequencing data
  • Demonstrable expertise in R/Matlab/Perl/Python and other computational skills
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology

Please send your CV with current publications and contact information for three references to Chao Cheng, Ph.D.

Graduate students:

The Cheng Lab welcomes interested Ph.D. and M.D. students already admitted to the Graduate Programs at BCM. Interested students should contact Dr. Cheng about potential rotation and thesis projects.

Undergraduate students:

The Cheng Lab has openings for motivated undergraduates from different scientific disciplines (biology, statistics, computer science, etc) who are interested in working in bioinformatics and genomics. Interested students should email Dr. Cheng.

Contact Us

  • PI: Chao Cheng, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Department of Medicine
    Institution of Clinical and Translational Research
    Baylor College of Medicine
  • chao [dot] cheng [at] bcm [dot] edu
  • 713-798-3332
  • Room ICTR 100D
    One Baylor Plaza
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX 77030
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