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Our translational neuroscience laboratory is looking to hire a research fellow to join in our quest to understand the long-term effects of acute infection on the brain and behavior. The lab is conducting experiments to understand how sepsis survivorship alters neural circuits and neuroendocrine signaling. We seek a research fellow looking to hone their skills in computing, data science, and bioinformatics.
Develop and executing computing pipelines for the analysis of 1-photon microendoscopic calcium imaging data and simultaneous behavior in rodents. Develop pipelines for the analysis of high-throughput rodent behavior data. Execute bioinformatics analyses including the analysis of RNA sequencing data.
PhD in engineering, data science, bioinformatics, statistics, neuroscience, or a related field, as well as experience with at least one commonly used programming language. The successful applicant must be motivated to independently develop and troubleshoot analysis pipelines. Ability to work well with a team and impeccable organizational skills are needed. Excellent references required.
Basic neuroscience research experience including 1- or 2- photon calcium imaging and rodent behavior would be highly beneficial.
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