[python-uk] Help solve a few riddles

Nicholas H.Tollervey ntoll at ntoll.org
Fri Apr 29 04:06:38 EDT 2016


Anand, that's a good problem to have! :-)

N.

On 29/04/16 09:04, Anand Kumria wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> From the looks of things, quite a few of you enjoy solving riddles!
> 
> I believe I have replied to everyone who sent me an email - however this
> morning Thunderbird upgraded itself. And quite a number of interface
> changes have occurred.
> 
> So I may have missed your email.
> 
> If you haven't received a reply from me, please accept my apologies, and
> re-send.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Anand
> 
> 
> On 27/04/16 08:49, Anand Kumria wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Do you, or someone you know, what to change the world?
>>
>> We are trying to solve a riddle. How do people get cancer? [1]
>>
>> If you have cancer, which medicine will work best for you? Does it exist
>> yet?
>>
>> When you visit your GPs, they can easily and routinely ask for a blood
>> test. We want to make the same capabilities available but for genetic
>> sequencing. [2]
>>
>> We are Genomics England, www.genomicsengland.co.uk, fully owned and
>> funded by the Government and we are seeking a range of permanent Python
>> developers. We need good junior through to exemplary senior developers.
>>
>> From the outset you will be working we highly talented
>> Bioinformaticians, to help translate their algorithms into Python -- and
>> for the already existing Python make it robust, even easier to test and
>> help us scale so we can (eventually) handle the kinds of query rates the
>> NHS is going to send.
>>
>> The salary on offer ranges from £50k - £90k, depending upon experience;
>> we aren't looking to hire in a hurry. We want to ensure new hires can
>> 'gel' with the team. If you are a recruitment agency, we will consider
>> any CVs sent to us a lovely gift but nothing more.
>>
>> Feel free to reply if you'd like more details and I'll answer as I can.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Anand
>>
>> [1]: Other riddles relate to rare disease and, soon, diabetes
>>
>> [2]: An example of a what that can mean, and a riddle we helped to solve:
>> http://www.genomicsengland.co.uk/first-children-recieve-diagnoses-through-100000-genomes-project/
>>
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