Dr. Pingzhao Hu at The Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics and Department of Computer Science of the University of Manitoba has two funded PhD student positions in Bioinformatics/Statistical Genetics. Details of the positions can be found at www.hu-bioinformaticslab.org/positions.html.
Position 1 is funded by a recently awarded CIHR team grant. This position will be funded for 4 years with annual research assistantship $21,000.
Position 2 is funded by a recently awarded CIHR Project grant. This position will be funded for 4 years with annual research assistantship $21,000.
Position 1 -The candidate will develop and apply computational and statistical methods to integrate multiple complex health data to build prediction models and identify biomarkers.
Position 2 - The candidate will develop deep learning models to identify antibiotic drug candidates.
The successful candidates should have strong background in broadly defined life science/medicine and be familiar with R or python programming, machine learning and statistical modeling or you can learn them quickly. He/She should have a MSc degree.
To apply for the positions, please send a CV, transcripts, related reports/publications written in English to Dr. Pingzhao Hu at firstname.lastname@example.org before September 20, 2020 for Canada/USA applicants to be starting at 2021 Winter Term (The deadline for other international applicants to be starting in 2021 Winter Term has been passed).