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Neurodevelopment, Neuroendocrinology

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

Position Description:

Work encompasses Cell lineage, Neuronal Migration, Axonal Targeting, Craniofacial development and Understanding mutations identified in patients with Kallmann Syndrome. Projects focus on migration of GnRH cells, development of olfactory ensheathing cells and olfactory axon outgrowth during development of the craniofacial region. Current projects examine: 1) lineage of the GnRH cells, 2) axon targeting, 3) biology of genes identified in patients with delayed puberty and anosmia, and 4) development of the craniofacial region.

Cellular and Developmental Neurobiology Section (CDNS, within the Division of Intramural Research (


Candidate (US or foreign) must have a Ph.D., M.D. or D.O. degree or equivalent, and relevant training in Neurobiology, Neuroendocrinology, Molecular biology, or Developmental biology. The candidate must be less than 2 years out from obtaining their Ph.D. Candidates with experience in mouse development, molecular and imaging techniques preferred but not mandatory.

To Apply:

Email Dr. Susan Wray ( an updated C.V. and cover letter.

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