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Ph.D. Student in Turin/Italy

11 August 2017

Ph.D. Student in Turin/Italy

Job ID
13685
Place
Turin/Italy

Description

A Ph.D. position is available to study the regulation of caspase 3 (CASP3) activity in cerebellar development and synaptogenesis and its relationship with neuronal proliferation. The successful candidate will use organotypic cultures of newborn and adult mouse cerebellum and cortex, biolistic transfection, electrophysiological recordings and confocal microscopy to assess the relationship of CASP3 activation (Lossi et al. 2016 Mol Neurodegen 11:34) and cell proliferation, H2AX phosphorylation, and DNA damage response.
Required previous experience: work in vivo/in vitro on CNS from laboratory rodents (mouse, rat).
Additional preferred skills: patch-clamp recording from acute cerebellar slices, neuronal transfection.

Job Information

Closing date:
2018-02-28
Employment start date:
2018-10-01
Contract length:
4 years
Institution:
University of Turin
Department:
Veterinary Sciences

Contact Information

Adalberto Merighi
Department of Veterinary Sciences
Largo Paolo Braccini 2
10095 GRUGLIASCO (TO)
Italy

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