Dr. Prusky’s laboratory at the Burke Neurological Institute, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medicine, is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to participate in a National Institutes of Health-funded translational neuroscience project aimed at understanding the role that mitochondrial dysfunction plays in the pathophysiology of age-related visual decline, and repairing the dysfunction as a therapy. The tools employed in the project include quantitative measures of visual behavior, immunohistochemistry, and multiphoton imaging among others, in rodents over the lifespan.
Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Genetics and Genomics, or Biomedical Sciences, and experience with one or more of the following: imaging, electrophysiology, neurovascular signaling, cell and molecular biology, behavioral analysis. Knowledge of retinal circuitry is desirable, but not required. The position is open immediately. Compensation includes National Institutes of Health scale salary and full health benefits. Please contact Glen Prusky Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Burke Neurological Institute
The Burke Neurological Institute is a nonprofit leading scientific research institute devoted to advancing the study of neurological diseases and injuries. The overarching goal of the institute, an academic affiliate of Weill Cornell Medicine, is to leverage the most innovative and highest quality neuroscience to restore brain and spinal cord function in those with neurological injury including stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, age related macular degeneration. Twenty faculty funded by federal and private agencies work alongside 100 individuals on a beautiful 60-acre campus in White Plains, New York, 15 miles from the heart of New York City.
The Burke Neurological Institute is an equal opportunity employer.