The laboratory is located in the Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope in Duarte, California. Duarte is in the northeast suburbs of Los Angeles, just outside Pasadena, nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains. We're close to all of the entertainment and scenic attractions Southern California has to offer, yet far enough removed from the big city buzz. Take a half hour drive to the beach, or an hour and a half to local skiing. The medical center and Beckman Research Institute are situated on a beautiful, 112-acre campus, and our lab is housed in the Kaplan-Black Research Building.
Approximately 25 NCI-supported core facilities are available for biomedical research in City of Hope as a Comprehensive Cancer Center research facility. These include: microarray, mass-spectroscopy/protein sequencing, DNA sequencing, oligonucleotide & peptide synthesis, phosphor- and fluoro-imaging, histology/histochemistry, frozen tumor bank, time-lapse videography, confocal and electron microscopies, cytogenetics, NMR, flow-cytometry, molecular modeling, transgenic mice, and animal care.
An active Postdoctoral Association (PDA) promotes interaction between the Institute and postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to help to ensure that their transition is smooth and their time here is as fulfilling as possible.