Hellenic Medical And Dental Society, Inc.
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Early 2000, Boston,
MA. Two postdoctoral positions available in two Harvard Medical School Laboratories
collaborating on the neurobiology of energy homeostasis to work on newly
funded NIH program project "Peripheral and Central Interactions in Energy
Balance". (See Cell92:437-330, 1998,
Nature 396:670-674 1997, Nature 380:243-247, 1996).
Applicants with strong background in molecular
biology or neuroscience (behavior or neuroanatomy) will be considered.
Please address inquiries to Dr. Eleftheria Maratos-Flier.
Medicine – Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism .
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Flier, MD
and Christos Mantzoros, MD
Title of Position: Research Assistant
General Summary: The principal investigator
works in an established endocrinology laboratory. The primary focus of the
lab is to elucidate the role of leptin and its downstream effectors in human
physiology and pathophysiology. The research assistant will participate in
human studies and perform animal experiments and will be using the techniques
describe below to collect and analyze data. In addition, the research assistant
will be expected to maintain meticulous and accurate lab records and will
be entering data, perform statistical analyses and contribute to the interpretation
of results as part of the team scientific effort.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
1. Running ELISAs and RIAs of serum and
2. Preparing reagents, media and solutions
3. Preparing mRNA from rodent fat and hypothalami.
4. Running Northern blots, Western blots
and rt PCRs on prepared mRNA.
5. Measuring Energy Expenditure of mice
using O2 consumption methodology.
6. Maintaining careful records of all procedures,
tests and results as well as entering data, assisting in data analysis and
preparation of manuscripts. Participate in the planning of experiments.
7. Assisting in maintaining the laboratory
in a clean and orderly manner.
8. Attending necessary safety courses and
Knowledge, skills and abilities: Demonstrated
excellence in general biology and genetics and have some lab experience.
Analytical skills and ability to communicate with co-workers and peers with
courtesy and clarity.
Working conditions: Potential for exposure
to biohazardous, radioactive, flammable and toxic materials used in experiments.
Appropriate precautions and training are required. Overtime may rarely be
required in order to complete experiments.
Please address inquiries to Dr. Christos Mantzoros.
A post-doctoral position
is immediately available in the laboratory of Othon Iliopoulos, MD at Massachusetts
General Hospital Cancer Center.The laboratory uses biochemical
and biological techniques to elucidate functions of tumor suppressor genes.We
are particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms of tumor suppression
induced by the von Hippel-Lindau protein.The laboratory uses
an array of biochemical and biological techniques, including standard DNA
and DNA microarray technology, mammalian and yeast cell culture and manipulation
systems as well as various techniques of protein complex purification and
protein-protein interaction.Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer
Center is a state-of the-art facility providing a highly interactive and
collaborative scientific environment.Candidates should be highly
motivated individuals, committed to biomedical research, preferably with
some experience in molecular biology.Please send CV, names and
contact information of three references to: Othon Iliopoulos, MD, MGHCC,
13th Street, Building 149, Room 7405, Charlestown, MA 02129-2060.Electronic
submission preferred firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Title: Research
Assistant in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Principal Investigator/Supervisor: Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health.Co-Investigator/Senior
Mentor: David C, Christiani, MD, MPH, MS. Professor, Harvard Medical School,
Harvard School of Public Health.Summary: The primary project
involves an NIOSH-funded, longitudinal study of the health status of a cohort
of firefighters and the role of medical examinations.The successful
candidates will be highly motivated medical, premedical/pre-health professions
students seeking experience in clinical research. Duties will include data
entry and data analysis, and literature searches. Some participation in manuscript
preparation may also be possible. Good computing and writing skills are
a must and some knowledge of statistics is desirable. Full and half-time
positions may be available.Past participants in the program
who applied to medical school were successful in matriculating and currently
attend McGill, Stanford and Boston University Medical Schools.Contact:
Candidates should send a CV and the names and contact information of references
to: Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, Occupational Medicine, 1493 Cambridge
Street, Cambridge, MA 02139. Tel. (617) 665 1580. Fax (617) 665 1672. Email:
positions for research personnel.
Center for Basic Research, Biomedical Research Foundation of
the Greek Academy, Athens, Greece.
Detailed announcement (in Greek) is posted here: Page 1 , Page 2
The Cooley's Anemia Foundation, a national
medical foundation, is seeking an Outreach Coordinator, who will coordinate
development and implementation of outreach program.
Requirements: Master's degree (or equivalent experience) in Public Health,
Social Work, Genetic Counseling or Marketing required. Data collection, strong
communication skills, ability to multitask and work under deadlines. Fluency
in Greek or another language is a plus. Heavy travel.
Job is based in Flushing, NY. Must have a car. If interested, please fax
CV and letter to J. Barbella, 718-321-3340.