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Offre n°347 : Post-doctoral position in Myelin Repair Biology


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  • Type d'offre : Postdoctoral position
  • Ville : Paris (France)
  • Statut : Recrutement en cours
Date d'arrivée à l'ITMO : Mardi 04 Juin 2019

Post-doctoral position

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Myelin Repair Biology

Brain and Spine Institute, Paris, France

 

The Brain and Spine Institute – ICM – is an international brain and spinal cord research center whose innovative concept and structure brings together patients, doctors and researchers with the aim of rapidly developing treatments for disorders of the nervous system and enabling patients to benefit from them as quickly as possible.

 

Position

A two year post-doctoral/ Ingenieur d’Etude position is available in the laboratory of Anne Baron-Van Evercooren at the Institute of Brain and Spinal cord in Paris (ICM, France). The group (https://icm-institute.org/en/science-team) has a special interest in several aspects of myelin repair and has made seminal contributions to the fields of neural stem cells, myelin forming cells and their role in exogenous and endogenous myelin repair. The project in link with an international collaboration, aims to investigate the role of a pharmacological approach in primate oligodendrocyte differentiation and remyelination, using a model of optic nerve demyelination and up-to date molecular, cellular and physiological approaches to evaluate myelin repair. The candidate will evolve in a stimulating international environment and will benefit from various courses and internal meetings to further stimulate his/her scientific carreer

 

Qualification and experience

Highly qualified and motivated candidate, with a PhD in neurosciences and with a research experience in neurobiology Or School of Ingenieurs, Licence, Master

 

Profile, skills

Excellent knowledge in glial cells and animal models of myelin diseases,
Solid background in visual neurophysiology (ERG, VEP) and neurobiology,
Good training in pre-clinical studies in rodents and acceptance to be trained in methods applicable to primates
Training in immuno histochemistry, tissue imaging (acqusition and treatment)
Mastering statistical analysis
Spoken and written english is essential
Mastering classic, treatment softwares : Image J, Imaris, and Matlab
Evidence of scientific publications

 

Ability

Excellent organizational skills and motivation
Autonomy in project management
Excellent team working and communication skills

 

Applicants are invited to submit

A full CV
A brief statement of research experience and interests
Contact information for 2-3 references

 

Starting date : June/July 2019

 

Contact : anne.baron@upmc.fr

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