Sample Bioinformatics Scientist Resume

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Paula Piper
432 Dog Hill Lane
Junction City, KS 66441

Job Objective To obtain a Bioinformatics Scientist position that fully utilizes my experience and abilities.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of development and implementation of bioinformatics software applications and analysis programs
  • Sound knowledge of computational biology, data set analysis and bioinformatics algorithms
  • Commendable knowledge of sequence retrieval, alignment and clustering methodologies
  • Familiarity with usingMatlab, Java, JMP, SAS, and biological databases
  • Ability to communicate with research and technical personnel in a pleasant manner
  • Ability to comprehend and follow establishedregulations, and ISO standards

Professional Experience:

Bioinformatics Scientist
Biogen Idec, Junction City, KS
August 2012 – Present


  • Prepared, implemented, and maintained analysis software tools for comparative data analysis and Variant Detection NGS.
  • Created and deployedraw data and metadata management systems.
  • Maintained and provided accurate clinical data, genome annotations, micro array, and sequencing results.
  • Interacted and worked with clinical team,R&D scientists, and software programmers.
  • Conductedin-house training programs and delivered post-sales technical support to clients,
  • Interpreted and followed CLSI requirements and FDA rules, as applicable.

Bioinformatics Scientist
Synthetic Genomics, Inc., Junction City, KS
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Determined and documented client-specific data needs and software specifications.
  • Created and provided bioinformatics algorithms and pipelines for NGS and genotyping.
  • Obtained, analyzed and validated genomic data sets and sequencing data.
  • Maintained and distributed accurate genomic and clinical data, efficiently.
  • Detected, analyzed, and eliminated genomic data inconsistenciesin internal databases.
  • Educated and guidedsubordinate bioinformatics scientists and project teams, as needed.


Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics
Las Positas College, Livermore, CA

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