We are searching for a highly motivated individual to perform a postdoctoral fellowship at Western University Robarts Research Institute. The project is a collaboration between BrainsCAN at Western University and HBHL at McGill University. It aims at studying short and long term memory encoding in the Hippocampus of behaving marmosets using Calcium imaging. It involves a collaboration between the laboratories of Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo (Western), Sylvain Williams and Mark Brandon (McGill University), and Lisa Saksida and Tim Bussey (Western). We offer state of the art facilities including setups for behavioral testing of marmosets, miniscopes building and testing, 2 photon microscopy, brain navigation using high field MRI, touch screens, and 3D tracking of body and head position in space. The individual will work as part of a team of highly motivated individuals performing experiments in behaving marmosets using state-of-the-art techniques. The position is for 3 years with the possibility of renewal. Western University is a research-intensive Canadian University that offers a vibrant, dynamic and collaborative environment. Interested individuals please email email@example.com. Include a short statement of interest, a CV and the name of two individuals able to provide reference letters.
A PhD in neuroscience or a related field is required. Previous experience conducting experiments using non-human primate, rodents or other animal models is required, as well as programming in Matlab and/or other platforms.
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About Western University Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute
Julio Martinez-Trujillo, MD, PhD
Professor, Western Research Chair in Autism
Robarts Research Institute, Room 7239
1151 Richmond Street North,
London, Ontario, N6A 5B7
Western University, Ontario
T:5199315777 x 24383