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Post-doctoral position in BORDEAUX/France

11 September 2020

Post-doctoral position in BORDEAUX/France

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Post-doctoral starting in January 2021 (2.5 years renewable up to 5 years), funded by the French NIH (INSERM) at 35-42 k€ + benefits / year (depending on applicant experience). ___ We use state of the art circuit dissection in mice to pin point the functional role of neural populations of the insular cortex in emotional valence and anxiety, and to identify cellular and synaptic dysfunctions of those populations in stress-induced models of psychiatric diseases. ___ We are looking for a PhD mastering in vivo electrophysiology and programming. ___ Email a CV, including contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing experience, goals and reasons for the interest in this position ( ___ Selected publications (*equally contributing / **corresponding authors) ___ [Ju, Fernandez-Arroyo, Wu, Jacky, Beyeler**. Molecular Brain 2020. Expression of serotonin 1A and 2A receptors in molecular- and projection-defined neurons of the mouse insular cortex] ___ [Daviu, Bruchas, Moghaddam, Sandi, Beyeler**. Neurobiology of Stress 2019. Neurobiological links between stress and anxiety] ___ [Beyeler**. Science 2019. Do antidepressants restore lost synapses? (commentary)] ___ [Beyeler**, …5 co-authors…, Tye**. Cell Reports 2018. Organization of valence-encoding and projection-defined neurons in the basolateral amygdala] ___ [Beyeler*, Namburi*, …6 co-authors…, Tye. Neuron 2016. Divergent routing of positive and negative information from the amygdala during memory retrieval] ___ [Namburi*, Beyeler*, …10 co-authors…, Tye. Nature 2015. A circuit mechanism for differentiating positive and negative associations] ___ [Felix-Ortiz*, Beyeler*, …3 co-authors…, Tye. Neuron 2013. BLA to vHPC inputs modulate anxiety-related behaviors]

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2.5 years
Neurocentre Magendie
French NIH - INSERM unit 1215

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Anna Beyeler
Neurocentre Magendie, 146 rue Léo Saignat

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