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Post-doctoral position in Milan/Italy

10 September 2020

Post-doctoral position in Milan/Italy

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We are seeking a talented, driven and intellectually curious individual to study the molecular mechanisms behind the constraints in neuronal regeneration in central nervous system in both acute and chronic injuries in the CNS, to develop effective therapeutic strategies to enhance recovery from these neurological disorders.
Expertise in one or more of these areas: 1) molecular and cellular studies of neurological system; 2) transgenic or wildtype animal models for neurological disease and behavioral tests; 3) Dementia related to Alzheimer’s with an emphasis on studying the synaptic dysfunction mechanisms.
We offer a one-year research fellowship (with possibility of 1-year extension), starting from November 2020, under the supervision of Prof. Tiziana Borsello. The ideal candidate has a PhD in Neuroscience or Pharmacology and is capable of working independently on the project.
Job Duties:
• Responsible for the design, execution and interpretation of experiments;
• Prepare scientific presentations and publications;
• Supervise Master students as needed.
Required technical skills:
We are looking for a strong background in cellular/systems neuroscience
• Protein biochemistry (western blot, immunoprecipitation);
• Behaviour (e.g. Novel Object Recognition Test). cognitive neuroscience.
• Familiarity imaging techniques is preferred but not necessary;
Applications should include a CV, a cover letter stating research interests and previous experience, and contact details of two references, sent as a single PDF file to Francesco Santarella (

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1+1 year
Università Di Milano
Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences

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Tiziana Borsello
Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences
Università degli Studi di Milano
Via Balzaretti 9 - 20133 Milano
Istituto Di Ricerche Farmacologiche "Mario Negri" - IRCCS
Via Mario Negri 2, 20156 Milano, Italy

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