Duke University, Biology

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Position ID:Duke-Biology-PVPA_NIH [#21252, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology / Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2022/05/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/02/22, listed until 2022/05/28)
Position Description:    

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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Laboratory of Neurogenetics at Duke University, led by Dr. Pelin Volkan. We are looking for a highly motivated and accomplished scientist interested in how social experience affects gene regulation, neural circuit function, and behavior in the Drosophila. The research project will involve the following techniques: RNA and ChIP Sequence analysis Genetic and molecular manipulation of courtship/aggression circuits in the brain Behavioral analysis Live-imaging and immunohistochemical analysis of Drosophila brain All candidates with an interest in the effects of social experience on brain and behaviors are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Neuroscience, Computational biology, or a related field is required. Experience with live-imaging, electrophysiology, bioinformatics, or Drosophila biology is desired. Please submit a cover letter, your CV, and contact information for three references to pc72@duke.edu.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
137 Biological Sciences
Box 90338
Durham NC 27708