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Postdoctoral Position

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Posted: 6/19/2014
Job Title: Postdoctoral Position
Employer: Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Description:

This position will focus on gestational vitamin D deficiency and the developing brain. In particular the project is aimed at discovering the convergent pathways between DVD-deficiency and maternal immune activation as epidemiological risk factors for schizophrenia. This project has funding to run experiments using an animal model of maternal vitamin D deficiency in Brisbane as well as parallel experiments using a model of maternal immune activation in collaboration with the group that is recognized as world leaders in this field based in Zurich.

Requirements:

Our primary target is the developing dopamine system. Therefore we are seeking applicants with a background in dopamine neurophysiology. In particular, prior experience with the use of cyclic voltammetry or microdialysis would be particularly attractive.

Contact:

Interested individuals can apply formally via UQ Jobs.


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