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POST DOCTORAL POSITION IN THE CENTER FOR NEURAL ENGINEERING
ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND MECHANICS DEPARTMENT
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

The Center for Neural Engineering in the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics at The Pennsylvania State University invites applicants for a postdoctoral position to work with Dr. Patrick Drew, Assistant Professor in the Center for Neural Engineering starting in the summer/fall of 2010.  The lab is interested in the control, dynamics and development of cerebral blood flow and uses two-photon microscopy, electrophysiology and intrinsic optical imaging.  Possible projects include: 1)Studying the pathways coupling neural activity and cortical blood flow in awake behaving mice.  2) Understanding the role of experience and neural activity in shaping the development and plasticity of the cerebral vasculature.

Qualifications for the position include a PhD in Neuroscience, Physiology, Biomedical Engineering or related field is required.  Experience working with animals, electrophysiology, optical imaging and MATLAB would be helpful, but is not required.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is for one year with a strong possibility of renewal for a second year.
Applicants should send a statement of research interests, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: Patrick Drew by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to the following postal address:  

Patrick Drew, Assistant Professor
Center for Neural Engineering  
Dept. Engineering Science and Mechanics & Dept. Neurosurgery
The Pennsylvania State University
212 Earth-Engineering Sciences Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-1473
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

Announcements

Call for grant proposal:

Visualizing Microcirculation via Laser Doppler Imaging
Research Grants: Call for Proposals
Next deadline - September 15th 2011

Aimago SA, a Swiss based Medical Device Company involved in the
research, development, and commercialization of Laser Doppler Imaging
(LDI) Technology (www.aimago.com) announces its 2011 Research Grants
competition in the Visualization of Microcirculation in Medicine. Aimago
makes this announcement with an endorsement from the Swiss Federal
Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) (www.epfl.ch) and in cooperation
with the European Society for Microcirculation (www.esmicrocirculation.eu)

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