PhD student position in optogenetic fMRI in rodents
The Sensorimotor Plasticity Lab (http://www.vahdatlab.org) at the University of Florida has openings for PhD students starting in fall 2020. The PhD project is focused on motor learning and recovery in rodent models of stroke using cutting-edge neuroimaging and optogenetic stimulation techniques. The project involves behavioral training in mice, stereotactic surgery, rodent functional MRI, as well as fMRI data analysis.
Location: Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, and McKnight Brain Institute at University of Florida
Funding: University/Departmental funding is available for this position upon approval
Qualifications: The Successful applicant must have a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Neuroscience or related field. Prior experience working with mice/rats, neuroimaging and/or wet lab experience is preferred.
Start date: August 2020
Interested students should send their CV to email@example.com with any questions and for further information on the application process.