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Super-Resolution STED Imaging

Synaptic Transmission Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow with a strong molecular biology background to work with several super-resolution STED imaging experts in the lab for the study of exocytosis and endocytosis.

The project may include one or more of the following topics: vesicle docking, hemi-fusion, fusion pore opening, expansion, constriction, hemi-fission and fission, membrane invagination, and curvature generation (see for more research information).


Candidates with strong molecular biology and cell biology training (e.g., experiences in gene knockdown, knockout, plasmid design, and/or CRISPR) are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or will obtain a Ph.D within half a year). Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Please send an email describing your interests and long-term goals, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to Dr. Ling-Gang Wu (; Phone: 301-451-3338.

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