Positions

Postdoctoral researchers
Postdoctoral researcher positions (NIH funded) are available in the laboratory of Dr. Daifeng Wang (https://daifengwanglab.org/ ) in Waisman Center and Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Our research focuses on developing computational approaches and bioinformatics tools for understanding functional genomics and improving phenotype prediction in the human brain and brain diseases. The selected candidates will work in an interdisciplinary environment and have a chance to collaborate with PIs from Waisman Center, UW-Madison and other top institutes.

The applicant should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in bioinformatics, computer science, data science, engineering, biology, physics, or related areas, and be capable of coding or programming (e.g., R, Python, Matlab). Prior experience in next-generation sequencing data, bioinformatics software development, machine learning is a plus but not required. Applicants are requested to send a CV and a list of 3 references to daifeng.wang@wisc.edu & daifeng.wang@outlook.com .

Ph.D. students
Graduate research assistant positions on bioinformatics and machine learning applications are available for Ph.D. students. Potential graduate students can apply the graduate programs in Biomedical Data Science, Computer Sciences and Genetics at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and indicate interest in this lab. Current Ph.D. students at UW-Madison are encouraged to directly contact Dr. Daifeng Wang. Contact information is here.

MS students
Research projects are available for MS students. The students in UW-Madison are encouraged to register BMI 699/CS 799. Contact information is here.

Undergraduate students
We have a number of projects in data mining, machine learning, bioinformatics and data science for motivated undergraduate students. The students in UW-Madison are encouraged to participate in the Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS) program. Contact information is here.