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Internship: investigating the role of myelin in cortical oscillation, cognition and behavior

Group
Type
Student Project
Description
The goal of this project is to test the contribution of myelin in cortical oscillations, cognition and behavior. The project includes mouse handling, ECoG (Electro-corticogram) and LFP (Local field potential) implantation, electrophysiological and behavior recording in freely moving animals.
FTE
fulltime
Period
At least 6 months full-time, starting from September

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Internship: Investigating the role of the striatum in a visually driven working memory task in mice

Type
Student Project
Description
The goal of this project is to test the contribution of the striatum to visually driven working memory in mice. The project includes mouse handling, training, conducting optogenetic experiments, analyzing behavioral data and doing some histology. The student is required to have at least basic (Matlab)-programming skills before the start of the internship.
FTE
fulltime
Period
At least 5 months full-time, starting from August/September 2018

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Internship: Neuroregeneration

Type
Student Project
Description
Molecular biological techniques (microarrays, viral vector construction, PCR, various types of biochemical techniques), cell and tissue culture, immunohistochemistry, behavioural assays to assess functional recovery
FTE
Full time
Period
to be determined

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Internship: Brain mechanisms of compulsivity

Type
Student Project
Description
Rodent behavioral testing and analysis; In vivo fast-scan cyclic voltammetry; Optogenetics and pharmacogenetics; Deep-brain stimulation; Lesion studies; In vivo electrophysiology; In vivo microdialysis; Immunohistochemistry. Please have a look at our group site for more detailed information.
Period
6-12 months

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Internship: Visual processing in awake behaving mice

Type
Student Project
Description
Animal handling and training, programming, extracellular recordings and/or two-photon imaging, data analysis, possibly extended with histological techniques and microscopy. Start dates between July 2017 – October 2017; respond as soon as possible. Start dates October 2017 – February 2018; respond before September 1st, 2017.
Period
to be determined

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Internship: Perceptual grouping

Type
Student Project
Description
Research techniques include psychophysics, eye-tracking, EEG, etc. Start dates between July 2017 – October 2017; respond as soon as possible. Start dates October 2017 – February 2018; respond before September 1st, 2017
FTE
1 FTE
Period
flexible

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