The selected candidate will work on a collaborative project involving the laboratory of Dr. Abid Oueslati (https://abidlncf.wixsite.com/oueslati-laboratory) and the laboratory of Dr. Armen Saghatelyan (https://www.saghatelyanlab.com/research). This project aims to understand the role of protein aggregation, notably alpha-synuclein aggregation, in the pathogenesis of Parkinson’s disease and related neurodegeneration. The project will be essentially based on using a multidisciplinary approach, including optogenetic, calcium imaging in feely moving animals, two-photon imaging, brain tissue CLARITY and Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy.
The desired applicant must have a master in neuroscience or cell biology, or the equivalent, in addition to a strong academic record.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of 2-3 references to Dr. Oueslati (Abid.Oueslati@crchudequebec.ulaval.ca) and Dr Saghatelyan (firstname.lastname@example.org).