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Postdoctoral Fellow - Neural Circuits and Molecular Mechanisms in Glucose Homeostasis

National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

About the position

Research will focus on (1) defining cellular and molecular mechanisms and (2) identifying neural circuits involved in glucose homeostasis. Projects will use mouse models and cell culture systems. Advanced techniques like gene editing, single cell sequencing, viral tracing, confocal microscopy, chemogenetics, optogenetics, electrophysiology, and behavioral studies will be employed.

Apply for this vacancy

What you'll need to apply

A current C.V. with names of three referees should be sent to:
Sushil G. Rane, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Integrative Cellular Metabolism Section
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-873-4619

Contact name

Sushil Rane

Contact email


Ph.D. and/or MD. degree (or anticipate receiving their degree in the near future). Individuals with less than three years of postdoctoral experience are preferred. Prior training in neurobiology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or imaging is also preferred.

Additional Information

The NIH is dedicated to building a community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.