Connecting European Neuroscience

Technician in Genova/Italy

14 September 2020

Technician in Genova/Italy

Job ID
27716
Place
Genova/Italy

Description

Technician position in molecular biology in neurodevelopmental disorders.



A technician position (fixed term contract) is available at the Brain Development and Disease Research Line of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa, Italy coordinated by Dr. Laura Cancedda.
Our goal is to understand the molecular determinants of neuronal circuit development in health and disease (Deidda et al., Nature Neuroscience, 2015; Deidda et al., Nature Medicine, 2015; Szczurkowska et al., Brain., 2018, Naskar et al., Nat Comm. 2019; Savardi et al, Chem 2020).

In particular, this position is funded by a company specialized in gene therapy and the candidate will investigate on translational approaches for neurodevelopmental disorders.

The ideal applicant has strong experience in iPSc culture and their neuronal differentiation. Moreover, the applicant should also have some basic experience with histological, biochemical and molecular biology techniques. Experience in performing RNA-seq experiments and bioinformatics analysis will be considered a plus.
At IIT, the neuroscience community entails interactive groups in neurophysiology, cellular/molecular neurobiology, neurotechnologies and behavioral neuroscience, and it relies on state-of-the-art facilities in microscopy, electronics, molecular/cell biology and mouse genetics.
To apply, please send a CV and the names of three referees to laura.cancedda@iit.it within 15.10.2020.

Job Information

Institution:
Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
Department:
Local Micro-environment and Brain Development

Contact Information

Laura Cancedda
Via Morego 30
Genova

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