One Postdoctoral position in the following areas: “Hypothalamic control of food intake” or “Whole body regulation of energy expenditure”.
Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Unicamp
The Laboratory of Cell Signaling, member of the Research Center on Obesity and Comorbidities (OCRC) of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), São Paulo, Brazil, offers a postdoctoral fellowship position in the following areas: “Hypothalamic control of food intake”/“Whole body regulation of energy expenditure”.
Candidates must have completed their PhD; experience in morphological analysis by light and confocal microscopy; extensive knowledge of cell and molecular biology techniques (emphasis on cell culture of neuronal precursor cells of the adult brain of mice), viability and cell cycle analyzes (biochemical and immunodetection by flow cytometry), high resolution respirometry (seahorse), molecular biology (qRT-PCR, transfection-siRNA, microarray). Also, will be expected capacity to work in a multidisciplinary environment. The project will be conducted under the supervision of Licio A. Velloso, MD, PhD, and funded by FAPESP. Applicants are requested to send the following documents:
1) Statement of interest, describing the reasons for your interest in this position and the main lab techniques that you are skilled in;
2) Two recommendation letters;
3) Short summary of your PhD thesis;
4) Short CV.