PhD at the Neurophotonics Centre

Posted: 2017-11-21

Our annual PhD recruitment competition is now open! Deadline for application is February 1st 2018.

See all the details here: PhD@CERVO

Urgently looking for a postdoc to design a new microscope - Michigan State University

Posted: 2017-11-21

My colleague at the new Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ-see brochure) Prof. Qiu Zhen, and I have funds to build a “next-generation” multimodal microscope with a sub-50 fs 1070 nm laser. (see for example Multimodal nonlinear optical imaging of unstained retinas in the epi-direction with a sub-40 fs Yb-fiber laser, GA Murashova, CA Mancuso, JL Canfield, S Sakami, K Palczewski, .
Biomedical Optics Express 8 (11), 5228-5242.; Stain-free histopathology by programmable supercontinuum pulses
H Tu, Y Liu, D Turchinovich, M Marjanovic, JK Lyngsø, J Lægsgaard, … Nature photonics 10 (8), 534-540.

If you have a recent graduate, or someone near graduation that would be interested in playing...

2 openings for PhD students - Germany

Posted: 2017-11-21

We currently have 2 openings for brilliant early stage researchers (PhD students) to join our group starting in January 2018 for 36 months as part of the EU-MSCA-ITN project DeLIVER (Super-resolution optical microscopy of nanosized pore dynamics in endothelial cells)

DeLIVER is an EU funded project which includes 6 academic and 3 industrial beneficiaries representing 6 European countries and 5 partners (in Europe, USA, China, and Australia). The multidisciplinary DeLIVER research network combines groups active in cutting edge research in optical physics and biomedicine dedicated to developing and utilizing novel super-resolving optical methods to unravel the structure and function of nanosized pores in endothelial cells, the main barrier...

Neuroscience recruitments for 3 positions at The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) at the University of British Columbia

Posted: 2017-11-14

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) at the University of British Columbia with the Departments of 1) Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2) Cellular and Physiological Sciences and 3) Microbiology and Immunology invite applications for 3 Assistant Professor positions in neuroscience.

The recruitments are in the areas of:

1) molecular biology and genetics with expertise in Manipulating Gene Expression in the Brain;

2) cellular and molecular neuroscience focusing on linking synaptic to network function;

3) central nervous system neuroinflammatory or neuroimmune mechanisms.

Please see the 3 PDF ads for details on requirements and applications.


Postdoctoral scientist to join our group at the University of Washington, Seattle

Posted: 2017-11-13

We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral scientist to join our group at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Our group focuses on developing novel optical spectroscopy and microscopy tools for quantitative chemical measurements in living biological systems. A position is currently open for developing nonlinear optical imaging techniques to study cancer cell growth, cell metabolism, and drug-cell interaction. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, physics, or bioengineering. Experience in one or more of the following areas are desired: 1. Multiphoton fluorescence microscopy/Quantitative optical imaging; 2. Optical instrumentation; 3. 3D cell culture; 4. Mouse tumor models.

Please email a cover letter and a CV to danfu@uw.edu.


Microscopy Research Associate Position at UC Berkeley

Posted: 2017-10-27

The CRL Molecular Imaging Center is hiring a Microscopy Research Associate.
Please see details here: http://bit.do/MICSRA

Departmental Overview

The Cancer Research Laboratory’s Molecular Imaging Center (MIC) and the new Zeiss Berkeley Brain-MIC, both under the direction of Specialist Holly Aaron, house a total of 18 major microscope systems. The MIC supports over 80 labs on campus, has over 250 users, and trains an average of 10 new users per month. This is one of the largest and busiest microscopy facilities in the country.

The facility now supports 18 major recharge instruments and four offline workstations. These systems are highly sensitive, sophisticated instruments with an average value of over half a million...

Imaging specialist at Dartmouth

Posted: 2017-10-13

Dartmouth College: Geisel School of Medicine: Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Research Scientist in Cellular and Molecular Imaging
Location: Hanover, NH

We are hiring an imaging specialist for the Dartmouth Biomedical community, which comprises the Geisel School of Medicine, the Departments of Biology and Chemistry, and the Thayer School of Engineering. We are looking for a person with substantive fluorescence imaging and analysis experience, who wants to work with laboratories to develop and establish new imaging approaches to drive a range of projects, examples being mammalian cell division; mitophagy and mitochondrial dynamics in yeast and mammals; protein design; early development in Drosophila, C. elegans, and plants; viral infection; and yeast...

Post-doc position available, Super-resolution microscopy & bacterial biophysics - Newcastle University UK

Posted: 2017-09-11


Do you want to push the limits of nanoscale optical imaging? Would you like to figure out fundamental principles of bacterial cell division?

Our interdisciplinary lab investigates fundamental principles of cell division and spatial organization in bacteria. To achieve this we develop novel experimental methods based on single molecule & super-resolution microscopy, microfabrication and microfluidics. E.g.: Science 355 739-743 (2017), PNAS 111 4566-4571 (2014), eLife...

University of British Columbia Murphy lab: PDF and graduate students wanted, automated in vivo imaging and optogenetics mouse cortex.

Posted: 2017-09-01

The Murphy lab at the University of British Columbia is looking for both graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to join a dynamic research team focused on the function of mouse cortex in both normal brain as well as models of stroke and neuropsychiatric disorders.


Applicants should have experience in quantitative methods and computer programming and/or behavioral neuroscience.  Software systems include both data acquisition and analysis using Python or/and Matlab. Current projects evolve around automated brain imaging using mouse home cages  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4909937/. The lab has a fully equipped makerspace with a 3D...

Associate Scientist at the University of Delaware

Posted: 2017-09-01

Associate Scientist
The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

The Delaware Biotechnology Institute is an interdisciplinary research unit at the University of Delaware. The vision is to create a better future through leadership in life science research at the University of Delaware. Most, but not all, of the Institute’s activities involve molecular and cellular studies of living systems and most, but not all, of the activities involve partnerships with other institutions in the region.

The Delaware Biotechnology Institute’s mission is to promote research, education, and technology transfer for biotechnology applications to the benefit of the environment, agriculture, and human health. Towards this end, the Institute has several goals:

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