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Postdoctoral Fellow - Zador Lab


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Job Location

1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, NY 11724
United States

Job Description

Position Description
The Zador lab has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience who will be part of the International Brain Laboratory (IBL). The IBL ( is a large-scale international collaboration in brain research, which combines the efforts of approximately 50 scientists in 22 laboratories toward understanding the brain-wide basis of a mouse visual decision-making task. The overall goal of this postdoc’s project will be to relate single neuron connectivity, gene expression and neural activity in the context of in the context of the IBL behavior, to better understand the contributions of different neuronal types to the IBL task. Specifically, the project will involve combining electrophysiological and imaging approaches (widefield and two-photon, including a mesoscope) with new approaches for high-throughput circuit/genomic approaches (including BARseq and MAPseq) developed in the Zador lab.


Position Requirements
Ph.D. and research experience in Neuroscience.

CSHL and The International Brain Laboratory recognize that in our society, individuals and groups are discriminated against both directly and indirectly on the grounds of: age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including ethnic origin, nationality and colour), religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Our collaboration is committed to opposing all forms of discrimination, raising awareness and tackling the causes and consequences of discrimination. We pledge to provide a learning and working environment in which the rights and dignity of all members are respected and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment including bullying; to making a diverse mix of talented people feel valued, motivated and enabled to do their best work and to creating a safe, welcoming working environment accessible to all. We encourage individuals who will contribute to achieving these aims to apply.

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