Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA, USA
Pre-clinical lab developing next generation cellular immunotherapies focused on CAR T cell immunotherapy for cancer is looking for an exceptionally motivated individual with past lab experience to join the lab team of Dr. Eric Smith, Director of Translational Research, Immune Effector Cell Therapies at Dana Farber. The lab takes projects from conception to transgene design /genetic engineering, through reduction to practice, in vitro and in vivo studies, and ultimately translation to the clinic. The position involves mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, molecular biology (plasmid construction, CRISPR gene editing), viral transduction to generate gene modified immune effector cells. Dr. Smith is deeply committed to the growth and success of each trainee that joins the lab. He believes that mentorship is not something that happens in the background as trainees pursue their research, but should be intentional, thought out, and personalized for each member of the group. He spends...