An indefinite-term Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist position available in RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Head of Laboratory: Tadafumi Kato).
The goal of this laboratory is to clarify the causes of bipolar disorder to develop new treatment and diagnostic methods based on wide-ranged approaches including animal models, circuit genetics, in vivo imaging, genome, epigenetics, postmortem brains, iPS cells, bioinformatics, etc. We are especially focusing on the role of paraventricular thalamic nucleus.
A researcher who has skills in epigenetics and bioinformatics and is highly motivated to study the role of paraventricular thalamic nucleus in mood disorders is welcome.
For details, see: http://www.brain.riken.jp/en/careers/201704_02.html