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Post-doctoral position in Grand Rapids/USA

14 October 2020

Post-doctoral position in Grand Rapids/USA

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Grand Rapids/USA


Van Andel Institute’s P. Brundin Laboratory, under the direction of Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D., has two Postdoctoral Fellow positions available.

The Patrik Brundin lab focuses on pathogenetic mechanisms and pharmacological treatment in cell and animal models of Parkinson's disease.

As a Postdoctoral Fellow in the P. Brundin Laboratory, you will be working on a funded project focused on dissecting pathogenetic mechanisms in Parkinson’s disease. The overall goals of the project include developing and validating a mouse model of PD that can be used to better understand how the disease progresses and testing the effects of new, potentially disease-modifying, PD therapies.

Specifically, we are interested in candidates with a background in neuroscience and Parkinson’s disease.


A Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in neuroscience, biochemistry, and/or molecular and cell biology with expertise in Parkinson’s disease.
Experience with mouse models of neurological disease and knowledge of brain morphology are expected.
Previous experience with molecular and cell biology techniques, stereotaxic surgery, and mouse behavioral studies are also expected.
Must have a publication history and strong scientific writing skills.
Must provide the names of three individuals who can provide recommendations and present a scientific seminar describing his or her previous research.

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Van Andel Institute
Laboratory of Patrik Brundin, M.D./Ph.D.

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Eric Miller
333 Bostwick Avenue NE

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