PhD fellowship

Employeur Imperial College London
Lieu London, United Kingdom
Publié le 26. September 2014
Date d'expiration 3. November 2014
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Description du poste

Ph-D position is immediately available at Imperial College London and the Hertie Institute for Neuroscience University of Tuebingen in the Laboratory of Molecular Neuroregeneration, headed by Prof. Simone Di Giovanni. The research will focus on the role of epigenetic–dependent pathways in axonal regeneration, including after spinal injury. Experience in rodents’ research and/or sound background in cellular and molecular neuroscience as well as previous experience in the field of axonal injury /spinal injury are a competitive advantage. Only highly motivated candidates are encouraged to apply. Techniques employed in the lab include: gene cloning, gene expression and protein expression analysis, immunoprecipitation, ChIP assays, ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, electroporation, immunohistochemistry, live imaging, confocal microscopy and behavioural studies. Imperial College London and the Hertie Institute for Clinical Neuroscience are a state of the art Research Institutions with top levels scientists and facilities, including a Two Photon Microscopes, Transgenic animal facility, Deep sequencing and proteomics core facilities. The PhD can be carried out mainly in the UK at Imperial or in Germany at Hertie, however, limited periods of research may be carried out in the secondary Institution. For consideration, please send a CV, bibliography, a brief description of research experience and interest and the names of two references with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to s.di-giovanni@imperial.ac.uk

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