The Neural Connectivity Development in Physiology and Disease Laboratory at the Burke-Cornell Neurological Institute, led by Yutaka Yoshida, Ph.D., is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow with laboratory experience in either molecular biology or neuroscience. The Yoshida laboratory is interested in formation, function, and regeneration of motor circuits controlling locomotor and skilled movements. We especially study descending motor circuits including corticospinal circuits using various techniques such as molecular biology, mouse genetics, trans-synaptic viruses, optogenetic and chemogenetic tools, and spinal cord injury.
Recent representative publications from the Yoshida lab:
To apply, interested candidates should complete the online application, upload a cover letter and a resume/CV, as well as include three contacts for references.
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