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The laboratory of Dr. Harlan Robins, Head of Computational Biology, is recruiting a research manager to study the interaction between the adaptive immune system and cancer. The incumbent will be responsible for design and implementation of major experimental projects essential to the laboratory's scientific research goals. We are looking for an individual that has developed an extensive and specialized knowledge of the scientific principles, concepts and technology related to the laboratory's research.
Dr. Robins focuses on the quantitative analysis of the adaptive immune system. His approach takes advantage of new high-throughput sequencing technology developed by Dr. Robins and his collaborators. His group is isolating and sequencing millions of adaptive immune receptor rearrangements to profile the adaptive immune system. With this new technology, he is working toward a comprehensive description of the T-cell repertoire and studying the dynamics of immune response. He is applying this technology in multiple clinical settings including HSC transplant and cancer immunotherapy.
The research manager will evaluate the effectiveness of specific methods and procedures for particular projects, prepare scientific papers and presentations and work independently with the guidance of Dr. Robins in establishing and accomplishing the goals of the laboratory. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: