PhD student position in optogenetic fMRI in rodents

Employer
Sensorimotor Plasticity Lab
Location
Gainesville, Florida
Posted
Oct 29, 2019
Closes
Nov 28, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

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 svahdat@ufl.edu with any questions and for further information on the application process.



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