Dr. Prusky’s laboratory at the Burke Neurological Institute, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medicine, is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to participate in a National Institutes of Health-funded translational neuroscience project aimed at understanding the role that mitochondrial dysfunction plays in the pathophysiology of age-related visual decline, and repairing the dysfunction as a therapy. The tools employed in the project include quantitative measures of visual behavior, immunohistochemistry, and multiphoton imaging among others, in rodents over the lifespan.
Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Genetics and Genomics, or Biomedical Sciences, and experience with one or more of the following: imaging, electrophysiology, neurovascular signaling, cell and molecular biology, behavioral analysis. Knowledge of retinal circuitry is desirable, but not required. The position is open immediately. Compensation includes National Institutes of Health scale salary and full health benefits. Please contact Glen Prusky Ph.D. at email@example.com.
The Burke Neurological Institute is an equal opportunity employer with competitive pay scales and benefit