Dr. Nilay Yapici’s lab (www.yapicilab.com) at Cornell University, Neurobiology and Behavior Department in Ithaca is seeking motivated candidates for a postdoctoral position to work on a NSF-NeuroNex funded project. The project aims to capture neural activity chronically in changing brain states in behaving Drosophila. This is an opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment and to participate in multidisciplinary studies utilizing diverse approaches including molecular biology, neurophysiology, optogenetics and 3-Photon microscopy.
The candidate must hold a doctoral-level degree in neuroscience, physiology, or physics. Background in computational neuroscience, optogenetics, multiphoton imaging or neurophysiology is desirable. Applicants do not need previous experience working with flies.
The successful candidate should be capable of conducting independent research and show ability to function well in a team setting. In addition, strong verbal/written communication is essential.
Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file containing a CV, a concise statement of research interests, and the names/contact information of three references to Dr. Nilay Yapici at ny96@ cornell.edu.
Internal Number: NBB_Yapici
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