The Thompson-Peer lab ( at the University of California, Irvine is hiring for Postdoctoral Fellows (PhD). These positions are funded by the NIH, and are available immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Our lab studies the ability of neurons to regenerate dendrites after injury.

Our new lab is housed in the department of Developmental and Cell Biology, and is embedded in a rich research environment at UC Irvine, through affiliations with the Reeve – Irvine Research Center ( ) and the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory ( ).

Research areas:
• Transcriptional changes underlying dendrite regeneration programs
• Role of neuronal excitability in dendrite regeneration
• Cellular mechanisms of regrowth after injury

Requirements: a PhD in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Neuroscience, or equivalent. Experience in developmental and/or cellular neuroscience, invertebrate genetics, and microscopy would be advantageous.

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, cover letter and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Close Date 3/31/2020