Research Technologist or Post-doc in Cancer & RNA Biology, MGH-Harvard Medical School

  • Technician/Research Asst.
  • Characterizing and targeting RNA mechanisms in chemoresistant, quiescent cancers
Lab Website: shobha-vasudevan-phd

harvardmed Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Description:

Research Technologist or Post-doc position available at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School (Simches Building, Main Campus, Boston) in our lab working on ribosomes, translation and non-coding RNAs and their roles and mechanisms in quiescent and refractory cancers.

The primary goal of the laboratory’s research is to investigate RNA mechanisms to identify the specialized gene expression program that promotes the persistence of clinically resistant quiescent cells in cancers. The mechanisms of regulation of critical genes by specialized RNA binding proteins, nucleotide modifications, modified ribosomes and their modifiers, in resistant cancer cells will be characterized, using human cell lines, patient samples, and in vivo models.

Please contact vasudevan.shobha@mgh.harvard. edu with your CV and reference information.


Responsibilities:

-Lab management
-Assist postdocs in research projects (can conduct your own project as well).


Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

Molecular biology skills, RNA biology or cell culture experience would be needed. Some organizational and record keeping skills would be needed.


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