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[Drosophila] PhD Position -University of Würzburg, Germany-

Pamela Menegazzi via dros%40net.bio.net (by pamela.menegazzi from uni-wuerzburg.de)
Tue Sep 12 10:10:02 EST 2017



PhD Student Position 


Neurobiology and Genetics, Würzburg, Germany


http://www.neurogenetics.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de/startseite/


 


We offer a
PhD position (36 Months, German salary scale TV-L E13 65%) to work on a project
aimed at understanding seasonal adaptation in Drosophila melanogaster.




Starting date: January 2018


 


Job description: The selected candidate will
investigate the link between the circadian clock and the physiological
processes that it modulates, especially those that are affected by day length.
We will use behavioral, molecular, and
histological approaches to understand whether 1) the master clock in the
brain of the fly is necessary for proper responses to day length, 2) what is
the effect of changing day length on the clock neurons at a cellular level, and
3) how clock mutants are impaired in their ability to interpret day length
information.


Requirements: The candidate is highly motivated
and holds a master degree in Biology or related fields. He /She has a good
command of written/spoken English. We also value, but do not consider
essential, prior experience in Drosophila research, molecular biology, and/or
bioinformatics.




To apply
send cover letter and CV (including contact details of two referees) via email to Dr. Pamela  Menegazzi
(pamela.menegazzi from uni-wuerzburg.de). Applications should be sent no later than
November, 1st, 2011.



Dr Pamela Menegazzi
Lehrstuhl für Neurobiologie und Genetik
Universität Würzburg
Biozentrum
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg
 
Phone: +49 (0) 931 31-85455
Fax.: +49 (0) 931 31-84452
pamela.menegazzi from uni-wuerzburg.de




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