Job ID: 6743

Ph.D. Student in MADRID/Spain

Position: Ph.D. Student

Deadline: 31 May 2021

City: Madrid

Country: Spain




gencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) is looking for a highly motivated and talented early stage researcher to work on the ASTROTECH project, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (, which is funded by the European Community’s Framework programme Horizon 2020.
ESR will develop the research at the CAJAL INSTITUTE, in Madrid, Spain. The main topic of the research will be Neuroscience-Biological Engineering. The successful candidate will participate in events organized by the ASTROTECH network and carry out secondments for partner institutions.
Project title: Modulation of astrocyte-neuron signalling properties by optogenetic and photonic devices in control and a depression mouse model.
Main objectives: – Optical activation of astrocyte calcium signal and currents ex vivo by glioelectronic devices.
– In vivo astrocyte-neuron crosstalk by optogenetic stimulation with the glioelectronic devices in a mouse model of depression.
To apply, please send a curriculum vitae (CV), a brief (< 2 page) statement of research interests (cover letter), and contact information for at least two references to Dr. Gertrudis Perea at The review process will begin immediately. Please check recent publications from Perea lab (
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