A post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of M. Laura Feltri, in the Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration at the Jacob School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of Buffalo, NY, to investigate the molecular basis of myelination, axonal support and myelin diseases.
Build on a line of research related to axon-glial interaction
Provide input on existing projects
General laboratory duties, attending lab meetings, and general participation and support in the activities of the Institute
We use a combination of innovative sub-fractionation techniques, animal models and co-culture systems to study cell-cell communications, adhesion, mechano transduction and mechanisms of axonal support in glia cells.
Publications to reference:
1. Poitelon, Y. et al. Nat Neurosci 19, 879-887 (2016).
2. Weinstock et al, Neuron (2020).
3. Della Flora et al. e-Life (2021).
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A PhD or MD degree with strong background in molecular and cell biology, and neuroscience.
Great enthusiasm and dedication and the desire to transition to an independent research career.
Experience with mouse genetic models, primary neural cultures and 3D cultures from rodents and humans, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, live imaging, proteomic.