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Open Positions


Amygdala Neurons
Neurons of the rat Lateral nucleus of
the amygdala (LA) infected with
recombinant Lentivirus expressing
Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) in a
neuron specific manner.

We are currently looking to fill open positions for PhD candidates for the Cognition and Neuroscience program.

Our research is interdisciplinary, focusing on the fields of Neuroscience, Molecular Cell Biology, Psychiatry and Psychology. If you have an interest in the molecular basis of: synaptic plasticity, emotion, learning & memory, behavior and/or psychiatric disorders then you will likely be a good fit for our lab.


The qualities that we seek in applicants are:


  • Self motivated
  • Ambitious
  • Hard working
  • Curious
  • Intelligence
  • Prior laboratory experience
  • Attention to Detail


If you think you would like to join our lab, please contact me directly:


Jonathan Ploski, PhD

Office: BSB 10.534

Phone: 972-883-2014

[email protected]

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