Post-doctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Prakash Kara to participate in funded grants from the NIH and NSF. Candidates will use three-photon imaging to determine the feature selectivity of neurons and blood vessels from all layers of the visual cortex. The ultimate goals of these funded projects are to (1) provide a neural microcircuit framework to understand visual perception, (2) determine the underpinnings of fMRI and (3) build microcircuits for neuro-vascular coupling across brain regions and species.
The PI may be contacted for informal inquiries (firstname.lastname@example.org). Further information on projects and the PI’s publications which use three-photon imaging to study brain function are available at karalab.org
Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire. Candidates must be highly motivated, have good interpersonal and organizational skills, and be prepared to work within and across interactive laboratory environments. Salary will be commensurate with experience, according to NIH guidelines.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior research experience in neuroscience, fluorescence microscopy and/or electrophysiological recording in vivo, and quantitative analytical skills.
Internal Number: 339175
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