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The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is recognized as hub for research, collaboration and innovative computational solutions. Our opportunities are diverse and rewarding. Labs are composed of talented, like-minded individuals from around the world who are dedicated to helping people. We are proud to call the University of Utah our home.

Graduate School

Computational genomics is a rapidly growing field with a need for PhD trained professionals.  Our center offers world-class training opportunities and our graduates enjoy exciting and diverse career options at the intersection of genomics and computer science.

Graduate students can join the Yandell, Marth, Quinlan, Eilbeck, or Yang laboratories through the University of Utah Bioscience Program or the Computer Science Graduate Program.


Utah Center for Genetic Discovery is hiring talented postdocs, data analysts, and software developers.  Our center is a dynamic and collaborative environment, with many exciting projects and opportunities for career development.  Utah boasts outstanding quality of life and unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities.  Please send resume and cover letter to


Our research is collaborative and cross-disciplinary by nature, spanning across algorithmics, software tool development, biomedical informatics, genomic medicine, and the biology of genomes.  Please contact us to inquire about potential academic or commercial partnerships.


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