The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking
a candidate for the position of:
Number of available positions: 2
Place of work: Translational Research in Neuropsychiatric Disorders; TREND
Researcher career profiles (R1-R4): R2
Field of science: Neuroscience
Scope of the project:
To investigate the interplay between metabolic and epigenetic factors in pathogenesis and inheritance of neuropsychiatric disorders Jawaid lab (Translational Research in Neuropsychiatric Disorders; TREND) investigates molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis and inheritance of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders with a specific focus on epigenetics and metabolism. This theme is backed by strong clinical and translational research showing a disease modifying effect of metabolic perturbations in neurodegenerative disorders ALS and FTLD (reviewed in Jawaid et al. Molecular Neurodegeneration 2018), role of miRNAs in memory impairment in neurodegenerative disorders (Jawaid et al. Nature Communication 2016, Jawaid et al. Molecular Neurobiology 2018), role of metabolic and microglial sensing in Alzheimer disease (Paolicelli, Jawaid et al. Neuron 2017), and a role of brain/circulating microRNAs and lipid metabolites in epigenetic inheritance of the effects of early life trauma (Gapp, Jawaid et al. Nature Neuroscience 2014, Steenwyk et al. (pre-print available on biorxiv).
Postdoctoral candidates are welcomed to propose their own research project, complementary to these studies and/or define specific experimental aims in consultation with Dr. Ali Jawaid.
Key responsibilities of the Postdoctoral Researcher include:
Job starting date: September, 2020
Duration of the position of up to two years.
Application procedure and deadline:
Closing date for applications: August 23th, 2020. We continuously monitor applications and may consider applications submitted after the deadline until the position is filled. We will contact the selected candidates only.
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Please, use ”TREND Lab” as a title of your message
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