This position is fully funded (for 3.5 years) by Alzheimer’s Society for UK and ERC Starting Grant “BrainNanoFlow”.
Applicants should hold or expect to gain at least a 2:1 Bachelor Degree or equivalent in related subject area. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the project, applicants may have background studies in either biological or physical sciences.
Varela J, Rodrigues M, De S, Flagemeier P, Dobson CM, Klenerman D, Lee SF. “Optical structural analysis of individual α-synuclein oligomers”. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 4886–4890 (2018).
Godin A*, Varela J*, Gao Z*, Danne N, Dupuis J, Lounis B, Groc L, Cognet L. “Single-nanotube tracking reveals the nanoscale organization of the extracellular space in the live brain”. Nature Nanotechnology, 12, 238–243 (2017).
Varela J, Dupuis J, Etchepare L, Espana A, Cognet L and Groc L. “Targeting neurotransmitter receptors with nanoparticles in vivo allows single molecule tracking in brain tissue”. Nature Communications, 7:10947 (2016).
Varela J*, Ferreira J*, Dupuis JP*, Durand P, Bouchet D, and Groc L. “Single nanoparticle tracking of NMDA receptors in cultured and intact brain tissue”. Neurophotonics, 3:41808 (2016).
Xie L, Kang H, Xu Q, Chen MJ, Liao Y, Thiyagarajan M, O’Donnell J, Christensen DJ, Nicholson C, J. Iliff J, Takano T, Deane R, Nedergaard M, “Sleep drives metabolite clearance from the adult brain”. Science 342, 373–7 (2013).
Nicholson C, Hrabětová S, “Brain Extracellular Space: The Final Frontier of Neuroscience”. Biophysical Journal, 113, 2133–2142 (2017).
FTE Category A staff submitted: 50.45
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