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Post-doctoral position in Kuopio/Finland

10 September 2020

Post-doctoral position in Kuopio/Finland

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The Kanninen research group funded by Horizon 2020 and the Academy of Finland is seeking a motivated postdoctoral researcher to join a highly dynamic team of researchers working on multiple aspects of neurodegeneration and mental health. The group utilizes murine and human in vitro cultures of brain cells, mouse disease models and patient material to investigate molecular and cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and mental disorders. The group is particularly interested in the impact of environmental exposures on brain health. More details on the group’s research interests can be found at

The successful candidate will work on EU- and nationally funded projects related to environmental exposure impacts on brain health. The topics of investigation include viral infection and air pollutant exposure effects on brain cell function.

More details on the position can be found at

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1 year
University of Eastern Finland
A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

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Katja Kanninen
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio campus

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