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Job #: A028
Posted Date: April 22, 2016
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Research Associate - Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Dr. Sreekanth Chalasani
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory
Work in the lab is centered on understanding how neural circuits in the brain transfrom environmental stimuli into appropriate behavioral outputs.
Position Description: We are seeking post-doctoral fellows to study how the nervous system responds to changes in the environment and executes behaviors. We are also actively seeking engineers who are interested in technology development. We use a combination of genetics, behavior analysis, and imaging in the C.elegans and zebrafish models.
Education: A strong background in cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, neuroscience or engineering is preferred.
Application Instructions: Please send your curriculum vitae and the names of three referees to:
Contact Information:

Sreekanth Chalasani PhD
Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

For more information on my lab, please visit: My Faculty Homepage and My Lab Website