Genus is a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange. With revenues of around £500 million, Genus has a presence in over 70 countries, with a global workforce of approximately 3,200 employees. One of the best performing stocks on the London Stock Exchange, the Company’s market capitalization is around £2 billion. It is a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future.
Each generation of animals is selected based on a number of desired traits, including greater health, fertility, productivity or feed efficiency. With superior animal genetics, Genus helps its customers in the dairy, beef and porcine supply chains around the world produce offspring with improved robustness, superior production efficiency and greater sustainability. Genus’s vision of “pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world” is supported by its core values to be customer-centric, results-driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible.
Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. At the core of its accelerated rates of genetic improvement is a proprietary technology platform. Genus focuses its research and development through four routes, all of which may be applied across species, but currently the Company’s focus remains on the bovine and porcine species:
Position Location: Wauankee, WI or Remote
The Applied Genomics department at Genus seeks a Bioinformatics Scientist to help us change the future of animal breeding, through strategic and actionable uses of genomic data. Join a growing team using next generation sequencing and bioinformatics to improve decision making and accelerate genetic improvement in bovine and porcine genetics. The bioinformatic scientist will primarily be working in a team environment to support existing ongoing projects and maintaining the existing code base. There may also be opportunities to serve as the bioinformatics expert on new research projects working with diverse teams.
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