Job ID: 81275

Postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 2 August 2022

Employment Start Date: 15 October 2022

Contract Length: Two years with possibility of extension

City: New York

Country: United States

Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Department: Psychiatry


Postdoctoral position available on the molecular/cell biology of neurodegeneration and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Emphasis on mechanisms of neuroprotection and angiogenesis and on effects of FAD mutants on neuronal survival, angiogenesis/vascular functions, cell signaling, neuronal and endothelial transcriptome and processing of receptors by γ-secretase. Experience with animal models, primary neuronal/endothelial cell culturing and gene expression analysis helpful. Icahn School of Medicine has an excellent faculty of neuroscientists and prominent researchers on Alzheimer’s disease, researchers working on this project will benefit from collaborative scientific environment and state of the art resources of the campus.  More information in: Pandey et al., (2022) Alzheimers Dement. (, Yoon et al., (2021) Mol. Psychiatry 26(6):1996; Al Rahim et al., (2020) Brain Commun. 2(2):fcaa100; Warren et al., (2018) Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 75: 2813; Marambaud et al., (2003) Cell 114: 635; Georgakopoulos et al., (2006) EMBO J. 25: 1242; Baki et al., (2008) J. Neurosci. 28: 483; Barthet et al., (2013) Neurobiol. Aging 34: 499. Contact: Anastasios Georgakopoulos at Tassos.Georgakopoulos@ or Nikos Robakis, at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY.