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Stage

Series C | Alive

Total Raised

$24.5M

Last Raised

$18M | 8 yrs ago

About Boreal Genomics

Boreal Genomics is a life sciences company providing research tools and developing diagnostic tests based on non invasive tumor profiling and monitoring of cancer. Boreal's OnTarget platform performs highly sensitive genomic analysis of cell free DNA in plasma to detect and quantify mutations in tumor derived circulating nucleic acids. The OnTarget assay is available through both service and instrument offerings for research use only providing single molecule sensitivity, high specificity and multiplexing across many targets into a single test.

Boreal Genomics Headquarter Location

2386 East Mall

Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z3,

Canada

604-822-8268

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Bioinformatician/Senior Bioinformatician

Sep 29, 2021

Life Sciences British Columbia Description Boreal Genomics is a dynamic biotech company that has developed a revolutionary new approach for NGS target enrichment. This innovation enables rapid and efficient analysis of DNA for applications including oncology, gene editing and single cell genomics. Boreal is expanding its team in conjunction with a major partnership that will enable us to bring this technology to market for the benefit of cancer patients worldwide. As part of its Vancouver team, Boreal is seeking a highly-motivated and talented bioinformatician to play a leading role in the development of a novel NGS analysis pipeline for its Linked Target Capture (LTC) assay. The successful candidate will develop, manage and document analysis pipelines and algorithms to meet commercial specifications for the oncology market. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, talented and motivated team, and to make a significant impact in oncology. Our new partnership provides us with sector-leading resources and will allow us to provide highly competitive, long term offers in a growing but stable environment. Job activities include but are not limited to: Working with the broader Boreal team in executing Boreal’s strategy for NGS assay development and release Setting up/coordinating the required infrastructure to handle a large increase in sequencing data Developing tools and methods to streamline conventional analysis for large data sets Developing novel tools and algorithms for the interpretation of NGS data generated by Boreal’s LTC technology Working closely with laboratory teams to optimize wet lab performance as required Preparing the developed tools for transition to commercial launch Maintaining accurate and complete records and documentation, including formal written and oral research progress reporting Qualifications B.Sc., M.Sc. or PhD in bioinformatics or a related field Demonstrated experience in NGS data analysis, with experience in cancer genomics a plus. Will consider exceptional junior candidates without such experience Experience working with Linux/UNIX command line environment Proficient in Python (preferred) and/or other languages Experienced with standard NGS tools such as BWA, bedtools, samtools, Picard and GATK Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and algorithms, including machine learning, a plus Familiarity with Github, Google Cloud and other online computation resources a plus Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Excellent scientific documentation skills and strong attention to detail A desire to work in a fast paced, team development environment Send softcopy resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format to hr@borealgenomics.com. Please include reference number RES042.

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Expert Collections containing Boreal Genomics

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Boreal Genomics is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Cancer.

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Boreal Genomics Patents

Boreal Genomics has filed 17 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • DNA
  • Molecular biology
  • Biotechnology
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