Internship position at CRG - APPLY NOW!

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Our Zenith student Tahnee Mackensen is recruiting an intern to work in the field of zebrafish neuroscience!

Project Title: Understanding the link between splicing and sleep/wake behaviour in zebrafish.

A trainee position is offered in the lab of Manuel Irimia at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain. It’s a non-funded, full-time position for 3-8 months, to work in the field of zebrafish neuroscience with a Zenith PhD student.

The work uses a variety of approaches to investigate zebrafish behavioural states in a splicing mutants including pharmacological assay, video-tracking and widely used molecular techniques such as PCRs and Western Blotting. The ideal candidate should have:

    • Basic background in life sciences, preferably biomedicine, biology, neurobiology
    • One full year of undergraduate (2 semesters) completed by the time the internship starts
    • High level of English
    • Ideally previous lab experience (not a requirement)
    • Ability to work independently following a period of elaborative training
    • Ability to generate reliable data with the potential for publication
    • Collaborative spirit and friendly attitude, eager to learn in a fast paced environment

The ideal time to start the internship is flexible but preferably around September 2023 or January 2024.

Applications should be addressed to and include CV, motivational letter, one contact for a reference letter (if needed) and university transcript.