This position brought to you by Jennifer Jones ’16.
A Research Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Raif Geha at the Division of Immunology of the Children’s Hospital, Boston. This position is ideal for candidates interested in basic immunology research. A two-year commitment is required.
The research assistant will join a multidisciplinary team focusing on identifying novel genetic and molecular mechanisms essential for host immunity. They use their collective expertise in basic immunonolgy, next-generation sequencing technology, CRISPR-CAS technology, immunogenomics, and clinical immunology to dissect models of human primary immunodeficiencies.
- Generation of plasmids, cell transfection, and biochemical assays of cellular function
- Flow cytometry, in vitro cellular assays of immune function
- Characterization of mouse models of human disease
- Sanger sequencing, next-generation DNA sequencing, CRISPR-cas guide generation
- The successful candidate has the ability to work independently within the context of supportive mentorship. We seek candidates who are proactive, with superb time management and organizational skills.
- Proficiency with basic lab techniques is required.
- Ability to critically analyze scientific data and to adapt existing scientific methodologies
- The study of mouse models of human disease is an essential part of this position.
Please email current CV and the names of three references to:
Janet Chou, M.D.
Division of Immunology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School