This is a limited term position for 1-2 years. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
This lab technician job exists to assist in the daily lab maintenance and research support tasks in a lab on the Tufts Medford Campus. The position supports a several research projects investigating the role of neuronal genes and nerves in breast cancer progression.
Assisting in maintaining stock levels, making lab stock solutions for assays and culture medium
Participate in lab duties maintaining shared lab space
Cell culture: standard cell culture techniques of cancer cells, media preparation, cell expansion, cell storage
Primary neuronal cultures dissected from adult mice
Cell characterization using molecular biology and protein assessment techniques, as well as imaging methods
Help with histology and tissue preparation
Helping with in vivo experiments generating, monitoring and dissecting mammary xenograft tumors in mice
Supporting postdoctoral scholars and PhD students on dissecting the role of neuronal genes and nerves in breast cancer progression