Clinical and Research Cytogenetics – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The Comprehensive Center for Fanconi Anemia at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking a
highly motivated, full time cytogenetic technician to work in a clinical and research laboratory
focusing on Fanconi Anemia. The individual will be involved in the diagnosis of this rare
genetic disease. Major responsibilities will be the coordinating and testing of patient samples for
diagnosis by a chromosomal instability test.

  1. oversee the preparation of solutions, harvesting cultures, processing samples, and microscopy
  2. processing tissues or cell lines for cytogenetic studies, and breakage analysis
  3. cell culture, harvesting of cells for chromosomes, preparation of solutions, data entry, slide making
  4. record test results, maintain laboratory equipment, and perform cytogenetic procedures including tissue culture

 BA/BS in biological sciences required
 Experience preferred
 Knowledge and experience in chromosome analysis, cytogenetics and molecular biology preferred
 CLSP(GC) certification preferred
 Training in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, Advanced Fire/Safety, Infection Control and Departmental Safety
are required annually
 Must have the ability to work independently, as well as multitask and be very organized.


Lisa A. Moreau
Senior Research Scientist
The Comprehensive Center for Fanconi Anemia &
The Cytogenetic Core Facility
Division of Genomic Stability and DNA Repair
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
450 Brookline Avenue HIM244
Boston, MA 02115

617 632-5792

Jan 20, 2020