Postdoc fellowships in AI for cancer drug discovery at Harvard

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Marinka Zitnik

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Nov 6, 2022, 5:33:41 PM11/6/22
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The Zitnik Lab at Harvard Biomedical Informatics invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in AI for Cancer Drug Discovery. The fellows will lead the design, development, and implementation of novel ML methods (graph AI, representation learning, transfer learning) for the analysis of clinical and biomarker data in oncology with multiple applications, including cancer biomarker discovery, target identification, selection of drug combination partners, patient enrichment, and disease characterization.

Harvard offers an exceedingly rich environment for education and career development, with opportunities for collaboration and learning not only within the Harvard Medical School but also at many other Harvard schools, institutes, and centers.

Additionally, the fellows will benefit from close collaboration and mentorship by Roche computational and biomarker scientists through the “Roche Access to Distinguished Scientists Programme”. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company and has over 20 immunotherapy molecules in development. This collaboration opens the door to applying newly developed methods to patient data from ongoing clinical trials. 

Our vision is to combine machine learning research with unique clinical data assets to generate novel insights ensuring the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.

The position is available immediately and can be renewed annually. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible through the website: https://zitniklab.hms.harvard.edu/postdoc-cancerTxAI


Marinka Zitnik
Harvard Biomedical Informatics
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Harvard Data Science
zitniklab.hms.harvard.edu
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