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Guardant Health // rare-cell diagnostics
, Intern       Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020
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Company Description

Guardant Healthis a leading precision oncologycompanyfocused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets & advanced analytics.The Guardant Health Oncology Platform is designed to leverage our capabilities in technology, clinical development, regulatory & reimbursement to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes & lower healthcare costs.
In pursuit of our goal to manage cancer across all stages of the disease,Guardant Healthhas launched two liquid biopsy-based tests, Guardant360 & GuardantOMNI, for advanced stage cancer patients, & is developing programs for recurrence & early detection, called Project LUNAR. Since its launch in 2014, Guardant360 has been used by more than 5,000 oncologists, over 40 biopharmaceutical companies & all 27 of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network centers.

Job Description

We are seeking a high performing summer intern to support our company goals & missionin conquering cancer through data.

The Bioinformatics summer intern will be able to:

  • Implement improvements & optimizations to current Bioinformatics Pipeline (BIP)for Guardant 360/ Guardant Omni products

  • Write documents & reports

  • Currently enrolled on MS or PhD program in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science oranotherrelated field
  • Familiar with Linux working environment andhigh-performancecomputing.

  • Basic programming techniques & familiarity with languages such as Python, C++.

  • Previous experience in the job duties listed, either through course work or industry/academia

Desired Experience (PLUS):

Familiarity with common bioinformatics tools & formats such as:

  • VCF
  • BED
  • samtools/bedtools/bwa

Additional Information

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status & will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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