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*** Position Opportunities ***

We are seeking talented postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and biostatisticians/bioinformaticists excited about using computational genomics approaches, in partcular single cell genomics, human genetics and functional genomics, to study the genetic and biological causes of complex eye diseases, to join our lab! Interested applicants should send their CV, a cover letter describing past experience and research interests, and contact information for 3 references to Ayellet Segrè: ayellet_segre [at] meei [dot] harvard [dot] edu.

For a more detailed description of the Postdoctoral fellow position click here

For a more detailed description of a Biostatistician / statistical geneticist position click here

For a more detailed description of a Bioinformaticist position click here

For a more detailed description of a Mass Eye and Ear Bioinformatics Center Team Leader position click here


06/01/2020 – 05/31/2025 – Lab awarded NIH/NEI R01 grant EY031424-01 (PI: Segrè) – “Uncovering Novel Biological Processes and Pathogenic Mechanisms for Glaucoma”

7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022 – Segrè is a co-PI on a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Seed Network grant aimed at building a Human Cell Atlas of the eye from birth to old age, using single cell RNA-sequencing: https://focus.masseyeandear.org/researchers-to-build-cell-atlas-of-the-human-eye-as-part-of-international-collaboration/

May 1, 2019 -Segrè presented a talk titled “Integrative analysis of GWAS and eQTLs proposes new genetic associations and causal genes for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma” at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2019 conference.

March 8. 2018 – Segrè presented on Age-related macular degeneration genetics at the 38th Annual meeting of the Israeli Society for Vision and Eye Research (ISVER)