Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
This position will assist scientists in performing scientific research, development and/or clinical tasks of varying complexity. In general, this position will assist in the set up, operation and maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment, monitoring experiments, making observations and calculating and recording results.
The Beltran Lab is focused on studying molecular mechanisms driving treatment resistance in prostate cancer and developing new therapeutic approaches for patients. We use genomic tools and preclinical modeling (patient derived organoid, PDX and mouse models) to elucidate the genomic landscape of disease and model its progression as seen in patients. We are specifically focused on the development of lineage plasticity and neuroendocrine prostate cancer.
The candidate will perform key experiments, such as DNA cloning, lentiviral vector production, cell culture of cell lines and primary cells, western-blot, histology and tissue preparation for flow cytometry analysis under supervision of Postdoc fellow(s). The candidate will be also required to perform basic laboratory duties, such as maintenance of laboratory instruments and equipment, preparation of solutions, organization of stocks and ordering.
This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to pursue a Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.