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Postdoctoral positions in learning and memory

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Postdoctoral positions are available in the Cho laboratory at the University of California, Riverside.  Our research program is focused on the neural circuit mechanisms of emotional learning and memory [Link]. Projects funded by the NIH will incorporate two-photon microscopy, electrophysiology, in vivo calcium imaging, virus tracing, and optogenetics/chemogenetics in transgenic mouse models. Please, see the following articles from the Cho laboratory.

  • Lee JH, Park EH, Kim WB, and Cho JH (2022) Neocortical synaptic engram for contextual memories. Nature Neuroscience [Link]
  • Kim WB and Cho JH (2020) Encoding of Contextual Fear Memory in Hippocampal–Amygdala Circuit. Nature Communications [Link]
  • Kim WB and Cho JH (2017) Encoding of discriminative fear memory by input-specific LTP in the amygdala. Neuron [Link]
  • Kim WB and Cho JH (2017) Synaptic targeting of double-projecting ventral CA1 hippocampal neurons to the medial prefrontal cortex and basal amygdala. The Journal of Neuroscience [Link]

We are seeking highly motivated scientists with a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biomedical science or a related field. Please contact Dr. Cho at and include curriculum vitae.



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