QIAGEN Romania is currently offering Consulting Scientist contracts to individuals with genetics, molecular biology, or cellular biology background who seek to be challenged and get paid to extract the latest scientific facts from top journals.
As a consulting scientist, you will be involved in the acquisition of human mutation content from the published literature to support and expand Ingenuity’s leading-
edge genomics knowledge base. Specifically, you will perform the following tasks according to guidelines set forth in the Ingenuity Mutation Extraction Protocol : 1) Curation and validation of mutation-
to-disease phenotype relationships from the published literature, 2) Determination and / or verification of gene mappings, mutation details, and disease phenotypes for each finding, 3) Curation of metadata on the genetics of the affected individuals to allow for inference of the pathogenicity of each mutation.
Articles with gene mutation-to-disease relationships will be identified by Ingenuity, and presented to each consultant via a web-based tool.
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, review the scientific publications, protocols or other documentation to evaluate study aims, design, methods and research findings using our KANG curation tool.