The Knoechel lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is looking for an exceptional candidate for a unique Research Assistant position. This position affords the exciting opportunity to be part of a research effort at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aiming to delineate epigenomic aberrations in cancer and discover novel therapeutic targets. The candidate will assist in the development of cancer models from primary human tumors and human cell lines that represent different cellular lineages and drug-resistant states. He/she will use modern, next generation sequencing techniques to characterize the chromatin state of these tumors including single cell sequencing techniques and modern functional perturbation techniques including lentiviral knockdown and CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing tools. He/she will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that evaluates new technologies and approaches to discover and validate novel systemic cancer biology.
The candidate is expected to work largely independently after training, but will be closely mentored by the principal investigators and others.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides a vibrant research environment with close links to top academic institutions across the Boston and Cambridge area and provides the potential for your contributions to be used and recognized worldwide.
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