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Working Student - Bioinformatics

Apollo Health Ventures
Berlin, Germany

Apollo Health Ventures is a Life Science VC creating and investing in biotech companies across Europe and North America. The goal of Apollo and its portfolio companies is to develop medicines against aging related diseases and aging itself. Apollo helps scientists working on understanding how and why we age to set up companies based on their discoveries, then builds those companies together with scientists and biotech professionals. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic working student with a bioinformatics background to support our team.

Opportunity:

  • Apply understanding of both biology and informatics in a real world context
  • Learn firsthand about venture capital and biotech company creation by working side-by-side with friendly colleagues of different educational backgrounds
  • Obtain deep insights into innovative science and technology in the field of aging
  • Enjoy competitive salary, flexible working hours and free coffee and snacks

Responsibilities:

  • Help create drug development strategies for Apollo’s portfolio companies by creating data pipeline and performing data analysis to identify and prioritize diseases of interest
  • Identify useful data sources and merge them coherently
  • Support the team by proactively contributing to improvement of analytics

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in bioinformatics with above average grades (Top 10% or better)
  • Proficient in R and/or Python (interest in natural language processing is a plus)
  • Available for 20 hours per week for a minimum of 9 months
  • Excellent command of English in oral and written form

Applications

Please send your application via E-Mail to Anela at: anela@apollo.vc