The Division of Molecular Genetics is seeking to hire a Ph.D. at the Associate Research Scientist level to immediately participate in the conduct of research project to study how sympathetic regulation of metabolism is impacted by aging. The applicant will be an experienced researcher with expertise in both neuroanatomy and the neurobiology of sympathetic regulation of peripheral targets to work in the Zeltser laboratory. The procedures for this project require expertise in multiple advanced techniques. The experienced researcher must be able to master state-of-the-art techniques to map and manipulate sympathetic circuits regulation discrete targets in the periphery, including stereotaxic injections, viral tracing, chemogenetics and fiber photometry. In parallel, this project also involves the analysis of physiological phenotypes in vivo, including thermogenesis, glucose uptake and lipolysis Columbia University is a preeminent research institution with a broad range of research activities in the health sciences.
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