Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Research Fellow

Research Fellow

Job ID 
2017-6473
Location 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Fellowships
Type 
full time
Grade 
41
Job Posted Date 
3/28/2017

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Overview

The laboratory of Dr Alessandra Biffi, Director of the Gene Therapy Program at Dana-Farber\Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and of the Program for Cell and Gene Therapy in Rare Diseases, Boston Children’s Hospital,  is looking for a talented and highly motivated post-doc. 

 

Responsibilities

He/she will work on projects aimed at developing novel HSC gene therapy applications for the treatment of lysosomal storage disorders and at improving the understanding of the mechanisms of microglia turnover following HSC transplantation.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have expertise in murine and human HSC isolation and manipulation, lentiviral vector production, animal handling and experimental HSC transplantation. 

Good social skills are  important as the candidate is expected to actively collaborate with other members of the laboratory. 

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a consistently good academic record, including publications in international journals.

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