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The Supervisor of the PDX platform will perform all activities associated with the procurement and inventory of patient and mouse xenograft tissue samples in the lab. The Supervisor, PDX Lab will work with the lab head to manage all projects involving collection of tumor tissue samples, cell and generated tumor xenograft models.
Organize and coordinate the procurement and inventory of patient and mouse xenograft tissue samples for genomic characterization
Submit samples and prepare requisition to institutional core facilities for genomic characterization of PDX samples
Maintain and track projects involving collected tumor tissue samples, generated cell lines and generated tumor xenograft models in order to facilitate timely completion of projects
Coordinate the development and execution of therapeutic studies involving mouse tumor xenograft models
Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/specimen associated data required for the database and data analysis
Maintain and develop a curated database of collected tumor tissue samples, cell lines and generated tumor xenograft models
Aid in data analysis of animal therapeutic studies
Generate study summaries of ongoing and completed mouse tumor xenograft therapeutic studies.
Participate and prepare data for presentation at a weekly molecular tumor board
Interact with collaborating groups and individuals responsible for data analysis and visualization
Interface with collaborating groups involved in genomic characterization and tumor xenograft modeling
Oversee technician assignments and conduct of animal therapeutic studies
Monitor ordering activities to insure accurate and timely order placement
Doctorate or Master's Degree in Biology or Natural Sciences (preferred) with 4-7 years experience in research laboratory facility
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.