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Human Research Potential – Research Training Network
“Neuronal Calcium Channels in Disease”
We offer a pre-doctoral position for four years or post-doctoral position for a maximum of three years (minimal 1-11/2 years) at the Leiden University of Medical Genetics. Training focuses on genetic research on migraine or on the generation and analysis of mice models for migraine, depending mostly on previous education/research and personal interest of the candidate. Candidates will work in a multi-disciplinary team including clinical researchers, geneticists and molecular biologists.
Depending on the topic, techniques that are currently operational in our research group and can be part of the research will include: PCR, cDNA cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, SNP analysis, linkage studies, automatic sequencing, mutation analysis, generation of targeting constructs, ES-cell technology, RNA in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, micro-array techniques.
Candidates should send a CV to Dr Rune R. Frants (R.R.Frants@lumc.nl) or Dr Arn M.J.M. van den Maagdenberg
Besides a bi-annual meeting with the other members of the Research Training Network candidates will have the opportunity to visit other network members for a for part of their research.
The starting date is immediately.
Candidates must meet the
criteria imposed by the EU Research Training Network Neuronal
Calcium Channels in Disease: they must be 35 or under when they start working in Leiden, must be resident in the EC (not the Netherlands) or
States (please check EC website for latest information; candidates are eligible from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Israel, Bulgaria, the Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia, Switzerland (special arrangement)).