Master's Fellowship in Bioinformatics

This job offer has expired

    FAPESP - São Paulo Research Foundation
    Medical sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    20/12/2018 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
    Brazil › Ribeirão Preto
    To be defined


The Laboratory of Molecular Biology from the Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, offers one position for a master degree student with a basic knowledge of bioinformatics. The student will be responsible for the optimization and the implementation of a pipeline for the analysis of the viral metagenome (filtering sequences, alignments, taxonomic designation, de novo genome assembly) obtained from plasma and hemoderivatives. To start the working of this project, the student will receive training by international researchers from the Pasteur Institute. The student will be supervised by Dr. Svetoslav Slavov (https://bv.fapesp.br/en/pesquisador/83362/svetoslav-nanev-slavov/). The scholarship and the technical reserve values are pre-establshed by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation -- FAPESP.

The blood center of Ribeirão Preto is a leading research institution which is funded by FAPESP, Brazil's National Council for Scientific and Technological Development -- CNPq and the Brazilian Innovation Agency -- FINEP, and has an excellent infrastructure. More than 100 researchers work in the Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto in different research areas. One of the main lines of investigations includes the infectious diseases which can be transmitted via blood transfusion and the measures which can be undertaken to prevent such a process. 

Basic requirements: Linux; Program languages perl, python, and/or R; data banks; Analysis of next generation sequencing raw data is a plus. 

Those who are interested in this position, please send your CV, motivation letter and one recomendation letter of the Secretariat of Research of the Blood Center of Ribeirão Preto until 20/12/2018 (carmen@hemocentro.fmrp.usp.br) mentioning the running head Mestrado_FAPESP_Slav and with a copy to svetoslav.slavov@hemocentro.fmrp.usp.br

More information about the fellowship is at: fapesp.br/oportunidades/2475.

More Information

Eligibility criteria

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Brazil

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • All

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • All

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Hemocentro de Ribeirão Preto, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo
São Paulo
Ribeirão Preto
Rua Tenente Catão Roxo, 2501

EURAXESS offer ID: 351529
Posting organisation offer ID: 2475


The responsibility for the jobs published on this website, including the job description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.


Please contact support@euraxess.org if you wish to download all jobs in XML.