20 Phd Positions in Neuroscience, Metabolism and Cell Signaling Available at Institute of Physiology, Prague, Czech Republic

20 Phd Positions in Neuroscience, Metabolism and Cell Signaling Available at Institute of Physiology, Prague, Czech Republic

Institute of Physiology (IPHYS) of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Prague, Czech Republic

Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IPHYS), the leading research institution in the field of normal and pathological physiology and biomedical research in the Czech Republic is looking for PhD candidates in the field of neuroscience, metabolism, signal transduction and protein biochemistry. PhD students are employees of the IPHYS enjoying a flat-rate university stipend and up to full-time salary and benefits. PhD studies at the IPHYS start in October 2019 and their main features include:

  • Research in the fields of neuroscience, cardiovascular physiology and metabolism
  • Experiments conducted at molecular to systemic (whole-organism) level
  • Close collaboration with leading clinical institutions
  • Work in the modern campus with on-site accommodation, and sports facilities

Following PhD projects are being offered by the departments:

  • Regulation of neural development by microtubule associated proteins and posttranslational modifications of tubulin.
    Molecular Neurobiology
  • Circadian clocks in the brain – their function and mechanisms of resetting
    Neurohumoral Regulations
  • Information processing and transmission in neuronal models
    Computational Neuroscience
  • Circadian transcriptome and proteome analyses of the fetal suprachiasmatic nuclei
    Neurohumoral Regulations
  • Ictogenicity of focal cortical dysplasia at single-cell and network level and possible therapeutic interventions
    Developmental Epileptology
  • Spatial processing in the dorsal and ventral visual stream of the human brain
    Neurophysiology of the Memory
  • Molecular mechanisms of membrane cholesterol effects on function of muscarinic receptors
    Neurochemistry
  • Modulation of nociceptive signaling at spinal cord level
    Functional Morphology
  • Molecular structure and function of P2X receptors and their role in regulation of neuroendocrine cell function
    Cellular and Molecular Neuroendocrinology
  • Effects of FGF21 on adipose tissue metabolism
    Adipose Tissue Biology
  • The role of intestine in differential metabolic effects of various lipid forms of dietary omega-3 fatty acids
    Adipose Tissue Biology
  • Bone marrow adipose tissue (BMAT) as a novel adipose depot in the regulation of the whole body metabolism and bone homeostasis
    Adipose Tissue Biology
  • Effects of antidiabetic lipids on major metabolic pathways
    Adipose Tissue Biology
  • Application of new stationary phases (HPLC, CE) for separation of biologically important metabolites
    Translational Metabolism
  • Impact of mitochondrial DNA diversity on metabolic phenotype and innate immunity
    Bioenergetics
  • The role of immune system in pulmonary hypertension
    Mitochondrial Physiology
  • Molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity in ATP synthase disorders
    Bioenergetics
  • Molecular mechanisms of 14-3-3 proteins in signaling complexes
    Structural Biology of Signaling Proteins
  • Influence of proteins in the protection against tooth caries
    Translational Metabolism
  • Physiological role of cation/proton antiporters in monovalent cation homeostasis
    Membrane Transport

For more information about the advertised PhD projects and the application procedure visit: http://www.fgu.cas.cz/students

The highly motivated and skilled PhD candidates are encouraged to get more information on the website of IPHYS and apply through a web portal also located there (link above). The candidates will be notified by the end of April 2018 about the outcome of the selection process and will receive detailed information about the next steps required to start their PhD studies.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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