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Developmental Neuroscience Visual System

Children's National Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia

Position Description:

The Triplett laboratory has an open, NIH-funded position for a Postdoctoral Fellow to study the mechanisms underlying the development of synaptic specificity in the visual system (please see Johnson et al. eNeuro 2021 8(4):ENEURO.0115-20.2021 and Russell et al. 2022 127(4):913-27 and visit https://thetriplettlab.wordpress.com/). The Triplett lab is a collaborative environment, utilizing multiple cutting-edge techniques, including in vivo electrophysiology and neuronal circuit tracing, in genetically-modified mice.

The lab is part of the Center for Neuroscience Research at Children’s National - a vibrant and collegial environment dedicated to understanding neurodevelopment in health and disease. Successful applicants will have access to excellent core facilities and services, including microscopic imaging, high-throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, and behavior. Additionally, postdocs are able to attend career development workshops and hear seminars from pre-eminent scholars in the field.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have attained, or will soon attain, a PhD in neuroscience, cell/developmental biology or other related field.
  • Experience in neuronal circuit tracing, in vivo electrophysiology and/or optogenetics preferred but not required.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should e-mail a CV along with contact info for 3 references to:

Jason Triplett, PhD
Associate Professor
Center for Neuroscience Research
Children’s National Medical Center
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington DC, 20010
jtriplett@childrensnational.org