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PhD Studentship in the Ryan Lab – Trinity College Dublin

The Ryan Lab at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is seeking applicants for a 4-year fully funded PhD studentship in the neuroscience of memory. The new research group, led by Dr. Tomás Ryan, is focused on investigating the fundamental neurobiology of memory engram cell formation and function.

Applicants should be in the final year of, or hold, a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, biology, or a related discipline. Significant undergraduate research experience is essential.

All postgraduate fees and a stipend of €18,000 per annum will be provided for a 4 year period.

The Ryan lab is located at the newly built, state of the art Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI), which has excellent facilities for mouse transgenics, histology, microscopy, and behavioral experiments.

Applications including a cover letter, CV, summary of scientific interests and reasons for being interested in our research group, and contact details for two referees should be made to

Deadline for application is April 20th 2017. Informal discussions prior to applications are very welcome.

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Last updated 21 March 2017 (Email).