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Postdoctoral Fellow - Developmental Neuroscience

Children's National Health System
Washington D.C.
NIH Scale + benefits
Closing date
Dec 2, 2022

Job Details

The Triplett laboratory has an open, NIH-funded position for a Postdoctoral Fellow to study the mechanisms underlying the development of synaptic specificity in the visual system (please see Johnson et al. eNeuro 2021 8(4):ENEURO.0115-20.2021 and Russell et al. 2022 127(4):913-27 and visit The Triplett lab is a collaborative environment, utilizing multiple cutting-edge techniques, including in vivo electrophysiology and neuronal circuit tracing, in genetically-modified mice.

The lab is part of the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s National - a vibrant and collegial environment dedicated to understanding neurodevelopment in health and disease. Successful applicants will have access to excellent core facilities and services, including microscopic imaging, high-throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, and behavior. Additionally, postdocs are able to attend career development workshops and hear seminars from pre-eminent scholars in the field.

The position will be open starting Fall 2022. Experience in neuronal circuit tracing, in vivo electrophysiology and/or optogenetics preferred but not required. Candidates must have attained, or will soon attain, a PhD in neuroscience, cell/developmental biology or other related field. Interested candidates should e-mail a CV along with contact info for 3 references to:



Jason Triplett, PhD

Associate Professor

Center for Neuroscience Research

Children’s National Medical Center

111 Michigan Avenue, NW

Washington DC, 20010


Children's National is one of the leading pediatric care institutes in the country. The Children's Research Institute engages in cutting-edge basic and translational research aimed at improving childhood health.

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