Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL)

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION in Super-resolution Imaging of Synaptic Function

Dr. Vitaly Klyachko

St Louis, MO, United States

Fully Funded POSTDOCTORAL POSITION with the emphasis on super-resolution imaging in application to synaptic function is available at Washington University School of Medicine.  This position is fully funded by a R35/MIRA award from the NIH.

Research in this position will combine single-molecule imaging and other super-resolution microscopy techniques, with computational and molecular approaches to study (1) the mechanisms of synaptic transmission at individual synapses and (2) dysregulation in synaptic function in neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly Fragile X syndrome and autism. 

More information can be found on the departmental and lab websites: 


Qualified applicants are expected to hold a doctoral degree in biophysics, physics, biomedical engineering, or neuroscience and have extensive experience in imaging techniques and MATLAB programming. Trainee will work in a highly interactive multidisciplinary research environment at Washington University, which has been consistently ranked among the top five Medical Schools in the country. Highly competitive salary and benefits are available and will commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should provide their CV and the names of two/three references via email to:

Vitaly Klyachko, PhD


Department of Cell Biology and Physiology

Washington University School of Medicine

E-mail: klyachko@wustl.edu

Web site: www.klyachkolab.wustl.edu


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POSTDOCTORAL POSITION in Super-resolution Imaging of Synaptic Function