ORGANISATION/COMPANYRIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE07/01/2022 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
LOCATIONJapan › Saitama
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEKSee description
Laboratory for Neural Circuits and Behavior, Center for Brain Science (Laboratory head:Andrea Benucci)
Neuroscience, visual perception, decision-making, optical imaging, optogenetics, artificial neural networks
Our lab studies the neural basis of visual perception in mice trained to perform in behavioral tasks.
Using a combination of electrophysiological, fluorescence imaging, and optogenetic tools, we aim to understand how activations of population of neurons in the visual cortex give rise to a visual percept.
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Research Scientist or Postdoctoral Researcher, 1 position
Carries out research and other work in accordance with team research themes. Basically defined as those with a doctoral degree more than 5 years.
Carries out research and other work in accordance with team research themes under the direction of supervisors. Basically defined as those with a doctoral degree of 5 years or less.
The candidate will use of an all-optical methodology for the interrogation of cortical circuits. Patterned optogenetic perturbations will be combined with two-photon imaging of cortical responses during a perceptual decision-making task.
Branch and address
RIKEN Wako (2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198)
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