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Post-doctoral position in Lund/Sweden

04 May 2021

Post-doctoral position in Lund/Sweden

Job ID
28829
Place
Lund/Sweden

Description

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP IN TRANSLATIONAL NEUROGENETICS, LUND UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN


The purpose of this postdoctoral scholarship is to study the genetic regulation of Parkinson-like degeneration of dopaminergic neurons at the Translational Neurogenetics Unit under the supervision of Senior Lecturer Maria Swanberg. The studies are based on the Engrailed-1 hemizygous mouse model and range from in vivo-work to molecular biology techniques and bioinformatics.

As postdoc in the Translational Neurogenetics Unit, you will be part of MultiPark (Multidisciplinary research focused on Parkinson´s disease), a translational programme that ranges from experimental pre-clinical research to studies on the life situation of patients with neurodegenerative disorders.

The project includes work with:
• In vivo mouse models of Parkinson’s disease
• Histology, Western blot and qPCR
• RNAseq data and transcriptome analysis
• Experimental, translational and human genetics
• Bioinformatics

Desired start date is the 1st of September 2021, or according to agreement.

For more information information and instructions how to apply, visit: https://www.med.lu.se/intramed/stipendier_anslag_fraan_fakulteten/#item_148829

Job Information

Closing date:
2021-05-23
Employment start date:
2021-09-01
Contract length:
2 years
Institution:
Lund University
Department:
Department of Experimental Medical Science

Contact Information

Maria Swanberg
Translational Neurogenetics Unit, BMC A10, 221 84 Lund, SWEDEN

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