Lab openings

We are looking for highly motivated research technicians, graduate students, and postdoctoral scientists to lead multidisciplinary studies in the areas of chromatin biology, cancer biology, computational (epi)genomics and high-throughput genetic screening.

Research Technician: We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic junior technician who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can interact well with others as part of a team to work on research projects related to molecular mechanisms of chromatin and epigenetic regulation and its implications for human cancer. To learn more about the position and apply, please visit here

Graduate Student: Graduate students in the Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences at Columbia University are welcomed to contact Dr. Chao Lu ( for research rotations. 

Postdoctoral Scientist: We look for highly motivated candidates with prior experience in any one of the following areas to lead innovative and competitive research projects: 1) cancer biology using mammalian cell culture or mouse models; 2) high-throughput genetic screening; 3) computational genomics or epigenomics. If you are interested to join our vibrant team, please send your CV and cover letter with a brief description of research interests to Dr. Chao Lu at 


Lab Address

Irving Cancer Research Center
1130 St. Nicholas Avenue, Room 312
New York, NY 10032