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.
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What you'll need to apply
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.
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