Modulation of Stress and Resilience

Modulation of Stress and Resilience

We investigate the effects of acute and chronic stressors on cortical neuronal and glial networks in mice and explore pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to modulate stress vulnerability. For this, we use a broad set of behavioral testing and learning paradigms, in vivo-imaging techniques (two-photon microscopy, intrinsic optical signal imaging), electrophysiology as well as molecular approaches.

Successful candidates will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Anne-Kathrin Gellner and Prof. Valentin Stein. We are looking for outstanding and highly motivated, team-oriented candidates with a strong interest in  eurobiology. Prior research experience with animal experimentation, microscopy, or electrophysiology techniques is advantageous. Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Neuroscience, Biological Science, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field.

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Open positions:

1 PhD student position

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