Description of the position:
This project aims to investigate the molecular regulators of neural stem cell lineage progression and their role in determining cell types and states in the developing central nervous system. The successful candidate will be directly supervised by Dr. Robert Beattie (expert in studying neural development using mouse models) and apply state-of-the-art single cell and molecular biology techniques such as Mosaic Analysis with Double Markers (MADM). The successful candidate will be admitted to the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics graduate program, where they will be expected to complete coursework in addition to their thesis-based research. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to apply for scholarships to contribute to the annual competitive stipend provided by Dr. Beattie.
- Excellent academic standing
- Strong work ethic and passion for discovery
- Interest in neuroscience, brain development, molecular biology and microscopy
- Experience or interest in using animal models
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
Deadline: June 15, 2022; Start Date: September 1, 2022
Please send your CV and cover letter directly to Dr. Beattie, highlighting your reasons for doing research and specifically why this position in the Beattie lab is interesting for you. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Robert Beattie, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
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Posting end date: 2022/06/30