Research Fellow

US-MA-Boston
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2018-8993
Category
Fellowships
Type
full time
Grade
41

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The Barbie lab at the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology is seeking applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in translational research. Specific studies include the development and validation of short term culture systems using murine or patient derived tumors to study mechanisms of ex vivo response to PD-1 blockade and to guide the development of combination therapies. The laboratory is focused on developing novel treatment strategies for patients with lung and other cancers. The person would work in conjunction with technicians and other post-doctoral fellows both at Dana-Farber and at MIT.

Qualifications

Ph.D. and/or M.D./Ph.D. degree. The applicant should have a strong background in cancer biology and immunology, and prior experience working with mouse or human tissues, including familiarity with tissue processing and analysis. Proficiency in fluorescence and basic microscopy, standard molecular biology techniques and cell culture is necessary.

 

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.

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