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We have an open postdoc position to work oncombining deep learning with immunological knowledge to predict and understand the evolution and function of adaptive immune receptors. This includes both learning the statistical distribution of immune receptors, and understanding the mechanistic process of B cell somatic hypermutation in detail. The successful candidate will have a strong background in at least one of deep learning or immunology, and ideally both.
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Ph.D. in immunology, computer science, math, statistics, or another relevant area
Strong computer programming skills
Clear ability for independent research
If you are interested in this position, please submit the following materials:
Two representative publications
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.