Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Neuroscience - Sheng lab - Genentech Research

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Neurobiology lab of Morgan Sheng is seeking a postdoctoral candidate to perform original basic research in the area of neurobiology, especially the molecular and cellular mechanisms of synaptic function and/or nervous system disease. He/she will perform independent laboratory research applying skills to address fundamental questions, formulate hypotheses, design and execute experiments, interpret data and write and publish papers. For more information about the Morgan Sheng’s lab, please visit For information about the Postdoctoral Program at Genentech, please go to

A Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, neurobiology or related field is required. The candidate must have direct experience in applying basic laboratory methods relating to the above disciplines and qualified candidates must also have advanced at least one research project as evidenced by a first author paper published or accepted in a well recognized peer-reviewed journal.

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