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PostDoctoral Positions in Neuroscience at the Rutgers Brain Health Institute
Dr. Gary Aston Jones lab has two positions available to study brain substrates of addiction and to use a novel rodent model to study depression. Both positions require experience in rodent behavior and immunohistochemistry and will utilize viral vector methods to manipulate brain circuitry. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Stella Elkabes lab has a position to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying neuropathic pain in mouse models of multiple sclerosis. The lab uses AAV-mediated genetic manipulation in spinal cord and behavioral assays to identify molecular mechanisms of pain. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Zhiping Pang’s lab has two positions to study molecular mechanisms of synaptic regulation by peptidergic hormones using rodent model systems and human iPSCs. The lab is also funded by an NIH BRAIN initiative grant to develop novel technologies to study brain structure and function. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email)
Dr. Pingyue Pan’s lab has a position to understand how synaptic Parkinson's disease risk variants, such as SYNJ1 and SNCA, dysregulate synaptic function. Experience in primary neuron culture, quantitative live imaging and mouse models required. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Huaye Zhang’s lab has a position to study molecular mechanisms of hippocampal synaptic plasticity and neurodegeneration and the roles of Company polarity regulators. Experiences with mouse models, primary neuron cultures, confocal and/or two-photon imaging are highly preferable. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Pierre-Olivier Polack’s lab has a position to investigate mechanisms adapting visual processing to the behavioral needs using two-photon calcium imaging in mice performing behavioral tasks. Knowledge of mechanisms underpinning visual processing and proficiency with Matlab required. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Yuan-Xiang Tao’s lab has a position to study molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying chronic pain and opioid-associated disorders. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Vincent B. McGinty’s lab has a position to study the neural basis of decision-making and other motivated behaviors, using behavioral techniques, single unit and population neurophysiology, machine learning, and computational modeling. Details at Company website. Apply to : ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. M. Maral Mouradian’s lab has positions to study the molecular pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease with the goal to identify therapeutic targets and compounds. Experiments utilize in vitro, cellular and animal models examining behavioral, biochemical and molecular markers. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email)
Dr. Radek Dobrowolski’s lab has two positions to study Alzheimer disease-associated mutants using a multitude of CRISPR/Cas9 edited human iPSCs and Drosophila models. The projects use novel optogenetic tools and live-Company imaging to model and study AD pathology. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email)
Dr. Isaac Edery’s lab has a position to study sleep-wake states, energy balance and thermal adaptation using the Drosophila model system to discover novel pathways interconnecting brain function with metabolic demands. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
Dr. Steven Levison’s lab has a position to study a specific subset of platelet-derived growth factor dependent neural progenitors during development, determine which types of brain Companies they produce and to compare their transcriptional profiles to those of neural stem Companies. Apply to: ___@___(apply_to_show_email).
The MNADRT Program at Rutgers invites applications for a NIAAA-funded T32 postdoctoral fellowship focusing on the genetic and environmental influences on the nervous system controlling stress dysregulation and pathogenesis in alcoholism and drug abuse. Contact Dr. Dipak Sarkar for more information at: ___@___(apply_to_show_email)
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