Laboratory of Neurobiology is currently looking for MSc student

Position in the project:  MSc student

Scientific discipline: neuroscience

Job type: stipend

Number of job offers:  1

Remuneration/stipend amount/month: 2000 PLN

Position starts on:  1.02.2017

Maximum  period of contract/stipend agreement: 21 months

Institution :  Laboratory of Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of The Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

Project leader:  Anna Beroun, PhD

Project title: Addicted brain: mapping neural correlates of alcohol relapse

Project description: The project focuses on synaptic plasticity of alcohol addiction, specifically adaptations occurring in alcohol relapse. Within two brain structures – basolateral amygdala and nucleus accumbens – that are principal to execution of motivated behavior, we aim on locating and characterizing neurons that respond to alcohol-associated cues. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  1. Molecular biology techniques
  2. Animal (mice) behavioral tests
  3. Introduction to electrophysiology techniques

Profile of candidates/requirements:

  1. Deep interest in neurosciences and laboratory work
  2. Experience in laboratory techniques (i.e. summer internships)
  3. Fluency in English (written and spoken)

Required documents:

  1. Motivation letter
  2. CV

Please submit the following documents to:

Application deadline: 25.01.2017

For more details about the Laboratory of Neurobiology please visit:

Please include in your offer:

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Date of publication
12 January 2017