The Laboratory of Dr. Graham Collingridge, located at the Lunenfeld –Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital (affiliated with University of Toronto) is currently seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow skilled in electrophysiology (preferably with both extracellular and whole-cell voltage clamp recording experience) as well as imaging. The lab is studying synaptic plasticity mechanisms, with a focus on the role of glutamate receptors and the hippocampus in health and disease models.
We are located in the Toronto Discovery District which represents one of the largest neuroscience communities in North America. You will have access to a rich assortment of expertise and collaboration. The lab is very well equipped and has a variety of tools and techniques including mouse models, neurobehavioural testing, in vitro and vivo optical and electrical recordings, multiphoton and fluorescence imaging, genetics, proteomics and biochemistry.
Interested applicants are asked to forward a copy of their CV, as well as the names of 2 referees whom we may contact, to Francesca Fabry at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Internal Number: 20190201
About Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, located at Mount Sinai Hospital, is one of the leading biomedical research facilities in the world. Created in 1985, the institute is profoundly advancing the understanding of human biology in health and disease. Many of the breakthroughs that began as fundamental research have already resulted in new and better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat common illnesses ? bringing a healthier future to Canadians.
Research institutes operating within academic hospitals have become the hallmark of leading medical centres in North America. For more than 25 years, the partnership between the institute and Mount Sinai Hospital has demonstrated the value of integrating research into the clinical setting and has distinguished Mount Sinai as a top tier academic leader.
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum’s reputation serves as a magnet for recruiting world-class clinicians and clinician-scientists who wish to practice in a culture of inquiry and innovation. Close to 40 internationally-recognized principle investigators work in contemporary fields of investigation that are aligned with the Hospital’s flagship clinical programs and continue to make leading-edg...e discoveries in the prevention, detection and treatment of diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, breast/prostate/ovarian cancer, sarcoma, pre-eclampsia and complications of pregnancy, neurodegenerative and mental health disorders.