The research team led by Henrike Hartung located at the Neuroscience Center, Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE), University of Helsinki, Finland is looking for a PhD student in neurophysiology starting in February 2021 or as soon as the best applicants are available. The researchers will work on the project “Developmental origin of neuropsychiatric disorders: Effect of early-life stress on prefrontal-amygdala circuits” funded by the Academy of Finland. The main objectives of the successful candidates will be to investigate the development of prefrontal-amygdala circuits after early-life stress exposure. The research will be carried out in rodent models using mainly in vitro and in vivo electrophysiological recording techniques. We are looking for highly motivated, determined and innovative researchers to join our team. The closing date is 31.10.2020 but review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Graduate School Life Science Munich: Call for PhD applications. The Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM) is part of the Faculty of Biology and the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy of the Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität (LMU) of Munich. These faculties are ranked among the top biology and biochemistry educational institutions in Europe. The LSM seeks to prepare young motivated researchers by offering a structured international doctoral programme in life sciences. The programme is open to MSc graduates and in exceptional cases to BSc with honours (4 year degree with a written thesis). The graduate school does not charge tuition fees and the entire curriculum is in the English language, no knowledge of German is necessary. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2020. 

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