Postdoctoral Research Fellow-Shapiro Lab
| Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
United States, Massachusetts, Boston
450 Brookline Avenue (Show on map)
|November 17, 2023|
Post-doctoral position availablein the laboratory of Dr. Geoffrey Shapiro at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. The fellow will engage in studies of CDK4/6 biology and CDK4/6 inhibitor resistance in cell line and in vivo models of liposarcoma, breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Responsible for the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments, preparation of scientific presentations and publications, interactions with collaborators, as well as supervision of technicians or students as needed.
Ph.Ds or M.D./Ph.Ds with a solid background in cell cycle biology and an interest in translational research are encouraged to apply. Candidates with demonstrated ability for completing complex research projects during their Ph.D. and significant experience in standard laboratory techniques (including flow cytometry, tissue culture, PCR, western blots, etc.) will be considered. Experience with CRISPR and/or drug sensitivity screens, as well as work in animal models, will be helpful. Please include a CV, a letter of interest and a list of three references in the application.
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