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Postdoctoral position in Developmental Neurobiology – University of South Carolina

Posted by , on 20 January 2022

Location: Columbia, SC

Closing Date: 18 February 2022

The Poulain lab (www.poulainlab.org) at the University of South Carolina is searching for a talented and motivated postdoc! Our NIH-funded research program focuses on the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling neural circuit formation and maintenance in vivo using the zebrafish visual system as a model. The postdoc joining our lab will employ a unique combination of single-cell transcriptomics, genetic, embryological and high-resolution live imaging approaches to test the role of axon degeneration in circuit wiring and the contribution of trans-axonal signaling to retinotopic map formation and maintenance. Candidates should hold a PhD in neurobiology, cell and molecular biology, developmental biology or related fields, and have a strong interest in neural development. Significant experience in molecular biology, genetics and fluorescence imaging approaches is required. Experience with zebrafish is desired but not mandatory. Applicants from underrepresented groups in sciences are highly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should email their resume/CV, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a cover letter explaining their interest to fpoulain@mailbox.sc.edu (please title the email subject as “postdoc position”).

 

 

 




Closing Date: 18 February 2022

Scientific fields: Cell biology, Neural development, Signalling

Model systems: Zebrafish

Duration: Permanent

Minimum qualifications: PhD

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