Research Associate - In Vivo
Company: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Robert and Rene Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science at
the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an integrative research center
that is dedicated to translating basic discoveries into new
effective therapies for cancer patients. We partner with industry
and Dana-Farber Physician Scientists and apply industrial
capabilities to cutting edge clinical problems. As part of our
growing team, we are seeking highly motivated bench-level
scientists for our in vivo team.
For more information please visit: http://belfercenter.dfci.harvard.edu
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.
Assist with the establishment and maintenance of mouse cancer
models (e.g. by injection or minor / major surgery).
- Build of syngeneic, xenograft, PDX and orthotopic mouse cancer
- Perform mouse in vivo animal procedures, including dosing
animals by various routes (e.g. oral, intravenous, intraperitoneal,
etc), measuring tumors by calipers, non-invasive imaging
- Perform efficacy and tolerability testing in mouse cancer
- Breeding and genotyping of GEMMs
- Animal health monitoring
- Mouse necropsy and tissue collection
- Routine handling, restraint, identification (including ear
notching, tagging, tattooing, and toe clipping) and sexing of
common laboratory animals. Ability to distinguish various common
laboratory animal strains in accordance with standardized genetic
nomenclature and phenotype identification.
- Cell culturing techniques and subcutaneous implantation of cell
and tumor grafts
- Data recording, data analysis, reporting and
- Contribute to overall vivarium organization and IACUC
- BS in biological sciences or equivalent
- LAT certification preferred
- 1-2 year research experience in academic and/or
pharmaceutical/biotech environment preferred
- Ability to work in a team environment
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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