This individual will analyze sequence variants from NGS gene panels and focus on classification of variants using ACMG Standards and Guidelines, confirmation of findings using Sanger sequencing, and write clinical laboratory reports. This individual must be able to work independently and with a team of geneticists and must have a strong background in genetics. This individual will be located in the Genetics / Genomics Section of the OHSU Knight Diagnostic Laboratory and will report to the Genetics Laboratory Director. This individual will work on a large clinical research project, The Healthy Oregon Project (HOP). This is a good opportunity for long-term longevity in a clinical environment for the right individual who has experience in genetics and genomics, good thinking skills, and the ability to work well with a team.
Analyze, review and interpret sequence data from NGS gene panels using ACMG Standards and Guidelines for clinical cases
Analyze Sanger sequence data for confirmation of positive findings
Write clinical laboratory reports for positive confirmations
Track all data in spreadsheets for quality management of HOP project and participate in laboratory meetings
Master’s degree with major courses in genetics and 3 years of relevant experience in genetics and sequence interpretation – OR - Bachelors degree with major courses in genetics (or RN or allied health professional) and 5 years of experience in genetics and sequence interpretation.
In depth understanding of genetics and genomics with experience in human genetics
Proficient in use of genomic analysis tools
Proficient in literature review and synthesis of information required for assessing variants
Additional Salary Information: DOE
Internal Number: 2019-2025
About Oregon Health & Science University
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland, OR, is known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, and is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Our Knight Diagnostic Laboratories have decades of academic laboratory experience in pathology and genetics, and deliver advanced diagnostic testing to make personalized medicine a reality.