Mentor: Linda Overstreet-Wadiche, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, School of Medicine,


The Overstreet-Wadiche laboratory in the Department of Neurobiology is seeking a creative and motivated postdoctoral fellow. The lab uses transgenic mouse models to study the contribution of different cell types, including adult-born neurons and GABAergic interneurons, to the function of the dentate gyrus. Recent projects have focused on understanding the physiological properties of adult-born neurons (Dieni et al., Journal Neuroscience, 2013; Nature Communications, 2016) and showing how adult neurogenesis modifies synaptic connectivity of the existing circuit (Adlaf et al., Elife, 2017).


The ideal postdoctoral candidate will be dedicated to basic research with strong analytical and communication skills. Preferences will be given to candidates with experience in electrophysiological or imaging methods, but highly motivated candidates with alternate experience are also encouraged to apply. Interested individuals should contact Linda Overstreet-Wadiche directly and provide a brief summary of past and future research interests, CV and references ( 

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