Opportunities

We are always looking for good students and post-docs

If you are interested in a quantitative approach to Neuroscience and Behaviour, come to visit us.
Students from Engineering, Physics and Mathematics and Biologists with a strong motivation for quantitative work are encouraged to contact Mikko: m.juusola@sheffield.ac.uk.

When contacting Mikko please include a clear statement of research interests in addition to a full CV.

 

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An exciting Ph.D. opportunity in our 2nd Laboratory in Beijing:

A Ph.D. studentship available to work on fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) visual learning and memory in the National Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning in Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.

This 4-year Ph.D. project involves using state-of-the-art 3D video-rate 2-photon microscopy system to record neural signals in the Drosophila brain centres. A fly's brain activity will be recorded at single cell level, while it learns to associate rewards or punishments to visual objects, behaving on a track-ball in a virtual reality system.

The project will be co-supervised by Profs. Mikko Juusola, Fei Dou and Dajun Xin. This exciting cutting-edge project would be ideal for a student, who has background in physics, engineering or quantitative biology with strong interest in learning to understand the brain, using both experimental and theoretical approaches.

Contract for Mikko for more details: m.juusola@sheffield.ac.uk

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Cool and memorable Ph.D. projects available in Sheffield 2016 onwards - apply now:

20/05/2015