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Postdoctoral Fellow examining pathogenesis of neurodegenerationPosted by: University of Minnesota
Posted date: Mar-18-2019
The Cvetanovic Lab at the University of Minnesota Medical School is recruiting a postdoc associate to join an exciting NIH funded project on role of astrocytes in neurodegenerative disease. We employ in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro approaches with the long-term goal of developing novel astrocyte based therapies for neurodegenerative diseases.
The newly hired postdoc will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities (Mouse genetic, Behavioral, and Imaging) and a highly collaborative environment.
Candidates interested in this position can email Dr. Cvetanovic with a CV, research statement and name of references at mcvetanoumn.edu.
Required Qualifications (must be mentioned on application/resume):
PhD in neuroscience, or related disciplines. Expertise in mouse genetic models (cre-lox system etc), IHC, QPCR and other standard molecular techniques and CNS delivery of peptides/drugs/AAVs. Strong experience in neuroscience and molecular biology evident by peer-reviewed publications in reputable journals.
Experience in electrophysiology and calcium imaging.