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Developmental NeurosciencePosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2020-Jan-16
Torii and Hashimoto-Torii labs (https://hashimototorii.org) at the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC are seeking 2 - 3 highly motivated postdoctoral fellows for our collaborative projects on the mechanisms of normal and pathological development of the cerebral cortex.
The labs carry out basic and translational research using animal models of Autism, Epilepsy, Schizophrenia, Gestational Diabetes, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, to understand how genetic and environmental factors impact key processes in embryonic and postnatal brain development at the molecular, cellular, neurophysiological, and behavioral levels.
Tools and technologies that we utilize include in vivo gene manipulation and imaging, gene editing using CRISPR, human iPS cells and cortical organoid, 3D microfabrication of drug delivery devices, and bioinformatics analyses of the data from human cohorts.Qualifications:
Candidates should have attained, or will soon attain, a PhD or equivalent degree in Neuroscience, Developmental biology or other related fields. Experience in electrophysiology and/or in vivo imaging is preferred but not required.To Apply:
Please send your CV and statement of research interests and experience to mtoriichildrensnational.org and khtoriichildrensnational.org.
Masaaki Torii, Ph.D.