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Occ Summary

A postdoctoral position is available to study the role of TRP channels in pain, with a focus on migraine pain. We are seeking highly motivated, hardworking and passionate researchers to join our team.

Work Performed:

- expertise in cellular, and biochemical techniques

- experience with mammalian cell culture

- microscopy (live and fixed cell imaging)

- immunoassays,

- in vivo mouse work (pain behavior, animal husbandry)

- tissue sectioning and staining

- trained in electrophysiology is a plus

- be self-motivated and have a strong work ethic, and work well with others.

- strong analytical skills

- strong communication and organizational skills

The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to training, career advancement, and intellectual contribution to scientific projects within the lab.

The candidate would be expected to write fellowship applications as appropriate for the development of your career, as well as the publication of scientific manuscript


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