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Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (Neurology Dept), Toledo, Ohio, USA
NIH scale commensurate to experience and cost of living adjustments. Excellent benefits.
Closing date
Oct 9, 2023

Two postdoctoral fellow positions are immediately available to study neurobiology of Parkinson’s disease with emphasis on restorative and neuroprotective therapies. Fellows will explore the role of the basal ganglia in health and disease in animal models using state of the art techniques such as gene therapy, cell transplantation, single cell electrophysiology, fiber photometry, optogenetics, chemogenetics, microdialysis, polysomnography, imaging, advanced microscopy including lightsheet and tissue clearing as part of a highly collaborative team that is funded by 2 NIH R01 grants and a DoD grant. Strong background in the neurosciences and hands on experience with lightsheet microscopy or electrophysiology or related techniques are highly desirable. Successful applicants will also have a strong background in writing, publishing manuscripts, and contributing to grant applications. The fellow will have plenty of opportunities for personal growth via interactions with lab members that include several graduate students, junior and mid career faculty as well as both internal and external collaborators that are worldwide. In addition, fellows will have opportunities to learn methods to translate bench research to clinical application via rigorous phased translational studies as the PI is a renowned physician scientist with extensive clinical trial experience and ongoing studies. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and 3 references who can be contacted to 

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