Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, 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.
We are looking for a research technician to work in a cancer biology research lab. The lab is involved in studying the role of cell cycle regulators in mouse models of human cancers and their role in stem cell biology. Primary duty is to assist in the maintenance and care of a large mouse colony. This includes breeding and weaning of multiple genetic strains of mice, PCR-based genotyping of mice, and cell culture. Furthermore, it will involve preparation of mice and specific mouse organs for biochemical or histological analysis, general lab maintenance tasks, and generating laboratory reagents.
BA/BS in Biology or closely related field.
Experience working with laboratory mice, performing PCR, cell culture techniques is a plus.
Ability to learn quickly, being well-organized, punctual and able to interact well with
One year commitment.
full-time - 40 hours per week as needed.