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 https://thetriplettlab.wordpress.com/). 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
Center for Neuroscience Research
Children’s National Medical Center
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington DC, 20010