Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Nano-Neurotechnology

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A new Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity has opened at Krembil Discovery Tower | University Health Network.

The laboratories of Dr. Taufik Valiante (University Health Network – www.neurontobrainlaboratory.ca) and Prof. Joyce Poon (Department of Nanophotonics, Integration, and Neural Technology at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics – www.mpi-halle.mpg.de/NINT) are recruiting a jointly co-supervised Postdoctoral Fellow for projects on nano-neurotechnology. The postdoctoral fellow will be awarded a fellowship from the Max Planck Institute and undertake research at the Krembil Research Institute at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Integrate implantable microchip neuroprobes into electronic and imaging systems and deploy the devices in in vivo and in vitro experiments
  • Design, develop and test hardware and device platforms for multi-modal recording and stimulation of human slice cultures and other tissue cultures
  • Conduct experiments in collaboration with neuroscience researchers to validate the operation of the neurotechnologies
  • Collaborate with engineering and neuroscience colleagues to implement real-time feedback on multi-modal recording and stimulation experiments
  • Train and work closely with other postdoctoral fellows and students
  • Present research results in international scientific journals and conferences

Open until filled

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