Neuroscientist position in Sheba Medical Center

March 27, 2017

Neuroscientist position

The RNA biology and chemical modifications research group at the Sheba Medical Center and Tel- Aviv University is looking for a neuroscientist, either staff scientist or post-doctoral fellow. Our group studies the epitranscriptome, post-transcriptional RNA chemical modifications (such as N6- methyladenosine, m6A) and their role in RNA metabolism and cellular processes.

Examples of our recent studies can be reached through these links

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v530/n7591/full/nature16998.html

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/epi.13688/abstract;jsessionid=B8331094EE2AF2343 E0B0F52F1CAD2F9.f02t01

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/347/6225/1002.long http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v485/n7397/full/nature11112.html http://science.sciencemag.org/content/346/6214/1192.1.long

You will join a diverse team of scientists - biochemists, organic chemists, molecular and cellular biologists and bioinformaticians - equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, in the study of RNA modifications in neural activity processes in health and disease. Work will be conducted in collaboration with the Neuroscience lab at the Felsenstein Medical Research Center associated with the Department of Neurology at Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center.

The candidate should have completed a PhD in neuroscience/neurobiology and have experience in molecular and cellular neurobiology, electrophysiology and related disciplines. We offer competitive salaries.

Dan Dominissini (dandominissini@gmail.com) and Felix Benninger (felixbenninger@gmail.com