Monsanto Genome Bioinformatics Intern in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

Global Biotechnology organization is seeking a Genome Bioinformatics Intern. The role will be located in Chesterfield, Missouri, reporting to our Trait Biology Analytics Lead.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn and apply genomics and bioinformatics techniques in an industry environment and to develop leads for a Ph.D. or postdoc project.

The dates for this summer internship are May 13 - August 2 of 2019.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of gene annotation and expression in crop genomes

  • Comparative analysis of crop genomes

  • Development of tools to make genomic data accessible to other scientists

  • Computational work within the AWS cloud environment

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Pursing a graduate degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, computer science or related program

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (R, Python or Perl)

  • Experience analyzing sequencing data sets

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be returning to continue or complete program of study following the summer internship

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Familiarity with Linux shell scripting in a cloud environment

  • Pursing a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics, computer science or related program

  • Domain knowledge in multiple sciences (e.g. bioinformatics, genomics, computer science)

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting

Organization: US Biotech-API- Data Science and Analyti51192425_

Title: Genome Bioinformatics Intern

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01RWX

Job: Research & Development

Schedule: Full-time

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