The Zador lab has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience who will be part of the International Brain Laboratory (IBL). The IBL (https://www.internationalbrainlab.com/) is a large-scale international collaboration in brain research, which combines the efforts of approximately 50 scientists in 22 laboratories toward understanding the brain-wide basis of a mouse visual decision-making task. The overall goal of this postdoc’s project will be to relate single neuron connectivity, gene expression and neural activity in the context of in the context of the IBL behavior, to better understand the contributions of different neuronal types to the IBL task. Specifically, the project will involve combining electrophysiological and imaging approaches (widefield and two-photon, including a mesoscope) with new approaches for high-throughput circuit/genomic approaches (including BARseq and MAPseq) developed in the Zador lab.
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Ph.D. and research experience in Neuroscience.
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