SMB Digest Volume 19 Issue 24

July 30, 2019
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Issue’s Topics:
Automated Reasoning for Systems Biology and Medicine
Philip Maini’s 60th Birthday Workshop
Postdoctoral position at the University of Georgia
Lecturer/Assistant Professor at Jarvis Christian College
Independent Fellows Search Harvard Quantitative Biology
Selected NIH Intramural Research and other job
SMBnet Reminders


From: Paolo Zuliani <>
Date: Wed., Jul 10 2019 at 6:10
Subject: Automated Reasoning for Systems Biology and Medicine

We are pleased to announce that the volume ‘Automated
Reasoning for Systems Biology and Medicine’ is now available.
The book contains 17 state-of-the-art chapters on the
application of formal reasoning and machine learning techniques
to the life sciences, including personalised medicine.


From: Ruth Baker <>
Date: Tue., Jul 30. 2019 at 9:02
Subject: Philip Maini’s 60th Birthday Workshop

We will be celebrating Philip Maini’s 60th birthday with
a two day workshop this September, 18-19. Here is the
conference website:

Conference registration has been extended until Thursday
8th August – please do sign up!


From: Pejman Rohani <>
Date: Thu., Jul 25 2019 at 10:46
Subject: Postdoctoral position at the University of Georgia

Position Description:
The Rohani and Drake labs have a position available for a
postdoctoral fellow, who will be based at the Odum School
of Ecology at the University of Georgia. The position is
aimed at using machine learning approaches in order to
predict the antigenic evolution of seasonal influenza viruses.
The position is part of a CDC-funded collaborative project
with Dr Justin Bahl at the University of Georgia.

Basic Qualifications:
We are seeking candidates with excellent quantitative skills,
including appropriate programming skills, preferably with
some background in statistical learning algorithms,
epidemiology or molecular systematics. The position is funded
for two years, with the possibility of renewal. The salary
will be in the range $50K-60K, depending on experience.

Interested candidates should send a letter of inquiry and CV
with 3 references to Pej Rohani (

Applications will be evaluated as they come in.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity,
sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions
or any other characteristic protected by law.


From: Samyono, Widodo <>
Date: Sat., Jul 27, 2019
Subject: Lecturer/Assistant Professor at Jarvis Christian College

I would like to have your attentions that our mathematics
department at Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, TX, has
an opening position for lecturer/assistant professor who
like to teach underrepresented minority students in
mathematics or STEM.
We are interested in faculty who has MS/PhD and research
interest in computational and mathematical biology or data
sciences. However, we also considered any faculty who has
other research interests.
To apply for this position, please send your CV, unofficial
transcript, and letter of intend through email to Dr. Gregory
Bosworth,, Dean of Arts and Sciences
Division and Dr. Glendora Carter,, Chair
of Mathematics and Sciences Department. If you need further
information, please let us know.
The position was open immediately and close until the position
was filled.


From: Kehayova, Polina Dimitrova <>
Date: Fri., Jul 26, 2019 at 10:10 AM
Subject: Independent Fellows Search Harvard Quantitative Biology
Please see
The application deadline is August 9, 2019.


From: Owens, Roland (NIH/OD) [E] <>
Date: Tue., Jul 23, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Subject: Selected NIH Intramural Research and other job

Staff Scientist

Occupational Environmental and Epidemiology Branch,

(deadline: August 5)

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG),
National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health
(NIH), is recruiting a Staff Scientist in the Occupational
Environmental and Epidemiology Branch (OEEB).

Tenure-Track “Earl Stadtman Investigators”


(deadline: September 30)

The National Institutes of Health, the U.S. government’s
premier biomedical and behavioral research enterprise and a
component of the Department of Health and Human Services, is
pleased to announce its eleventh annual call for researchers
whowant to be “NIH Stadtman Investigators”. These are
tenure-track positions (assistant professor equivalent) within
the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP).

Some applicants not selected as Earl Stadtman Investigator
candidates may be considered for other open NIH research
positions. Please find answers to frequently asked questions

The inspiring story of Earl and Thressa Stadtman’s research at
the NIH is at Specific
questions regarding this recruitment effort may be directed to
Dr. Roland Owens, Director of Research Workforce Development,
NIH Office of Intramural Research, at DHHS
and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Also see:

The NIH Intramural Research Program

Link to Fellowships and Positions of Interest to fellows


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