80% Experimental duties: Obtaining mouse brain slices; Preparing chemical solutions; Performing immunohistological staining and analysis using microscopy and imaging techniques; Performing electrophysiological recordings in mouse brain slices; Performing confocal and two-photon calcium imaging in brain slices; Analysis and interpretation of results; Recording cell activity in vivo in behaving freely-moving mice.
20% Other scientific duties: Review literature as suggested by the research; Select relevant fact, techniques and procedures from the literature; Present at lab meetings; Write manuscript drafts reporting experimental results as well as review articles, when appropriate.
Bachelor Ìs degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, or a related scientific discipline. Work experience for at least 4 years in a neuroscience laboratory. Experience in animal research. Experience in patch-clamp electrophysiological recordings, and corresponding analysis and interpretation of the results. Solid conceptual and experimental background in synaptic physiology. Previous scientific productivity. Good previous scientific productivity shown by peer-reviewed publications.
Internal Number: 332921
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