The activity of the 'Optical Approaches to Brain Function’ Research Line focuses on the study of the brain microcircuits involved in the processing of sensory information and on the development of innovative optical methods to probe their function.
The project will investigate the neural circuits underlying sensory perception in the somatosensory system. Electrophysiological and imaging methods coupled to behavioural analysis will be used to map network function during cell-specific optogenetic manipulations.
The ideal candidate for this position should have:
Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia was founded with the objective of promoting the country's technological development and further education in science and technology.
In this sense, in fact, IIT is committed to achieve its scientific program, which sees in the integration between basic scientific research and the development of technical applications, a major inspirational principle.
The research activities cover areas of science of high innovative content, representing the most advanced frontiers of modern technology, with wide application possibilities in various fields from medicine to industry, from computer science to robotics, life sciences, and nanobiotechnology.
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