Jobs

Research Associate (Postdoc)

Employer

Imperial College London

Location

London, England, United Kingdom

Principal Investigator

Magdalena Sastre

Contact

m.sastre@imperial.ac.uk

Description

This post will link into ongoing research carried out at the Division of Brain Sciences on gene therapy in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease carried out by  Magdalena Sastre and Nicholas Mazarakis. The post is funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust to investigate new gene therapies to treat Alzheimer’s patients at advanced stage of disease.

Requirements

The candidate should have strong interests in molecular biology and experience in animal models of neurodegeneration. Applicants must have, or have nearly completed, a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related discipline, preferably hold an animal licence, and have knowledge and expertise in viral vectors design. Animal surgery and behavior analysis is highly desirable.