A number of postdoctoral or more senior research positions in computational neuroanatomy are available in the laboratory of Sebastian Seung at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. The postdoctoral researchers will analyze multimodal and multiscale brain images from light and/or electron microscopy. Analysis tools will include image stitching and registration, 3D reconstruction and object detection by convolutional networks, brain atlasing, and social computing. The researchers will use anatomical and molecular information to elucidate mechanisms of brain function. Application domains may include retina, olfactory cortex, and neocortex. These full-time positions have an initial appointment of one year with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding availability. See http://bit.ly/EyeWireNature for an example of a recent publication using connectomics to elucidate visual function.
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Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience, Computer Science, or other closely related field; strong quantitative skills; Matlab or Python.
Understanding behavior at all levels of function, from systems to cells, is one of the great challenges of modern biology. At Princeton University, faculty with research interests in neuroscience can be found in many departments, including Applied Math, Chemistry, Engineering, Molecular Biology, Physics, Philosophy and Psychology. This diversity mirrors the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary... neuroscience research and provides a rich set of opportunities for research and training in neuroscience. This web site provides information about the shared and individual interests of neuroscience faculty at Princeton, the opportunities available for training at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and neuroscience-related activities on campus.