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Internship: Investigating visual instinctive behavior in the mouse

Group
Type
Student Project
Location
Amsterdam
Description
This project is focused on the mechanisms behind specific instinctive visual behaviors in the mouse.
FTE
Fulltime
Period
6 months
Daily support
Mehran Ahmadlou
Senior Tutor


Description

The project is investigating the mechanisms behind specific instinctive visual behaviors in the mouse. Involved techniques can be viral injections for expression optogenetic proteins, genetic calcium indicators or fluorescent proteins used for tracing. Electrophysiology or imaging are also used to investigate the signal transformation from retinal image to behavioral response