Post doctoral position available to work on a project elucidating the role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in the central regulation of energy balance. Our laboratory is part of the Dept. of Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine and uses advanced imaging, molecular, biochemical, electrophysiological, behavioral and mouse genetic tools to define the neural circuits and molecular pathways governed by BDNF to regulate feeding behavior and glycemic control. Doctoral training in Neuroscience is preferred and applicants with experience in molecular biology, electrophysiology and stereotaxic surgeries will be given strong consideration. The position is compensated according to the NIH post-doctoral stipend scale. In addition to career mentoring, this position offers a highly interactive research environment in recently renovated research laboratories. The Tufts University School of Medicine is located in downtown Boston, offering a culturally and academically rich and diverse environment. For more information please see: http://sackler.tufts.edu/Faculty-and-Research/Faculty-Research-Pages/Maribel-Rios
Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and bibliography, a statement of previous research achievements and interests and the names and contact information of three references familiar with their work and qualifications to: Dr. Maribel Rios. E-mail: email@example.com
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About Tufts University School of Medicine
Our laboratory is part of the Dept. of Neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. A strong focus of our Department is synapse neurobiology with emphasis on the organization and function of neuronal circuits that regulate physiology and behavior. It maintains an open, interactive, and intellectually stimulating learning environment. Department members interact informally on a daily basis and come together more formally at weekly seminars, student/postdoc neuroscience presentations, the annual symposium, and the annual neuroscience retreat. All of the laboratories benefit tremendously from our NINDS-funded Center for Neuroscience Research (CNR) core facilities which provide access to equipment and expertise for electrophysiology, imaging, gene expression, and animal behavior analyses.