Graduate Student Position Details

Neural control of breathing
PhD
Silvia Pagliardini
Assistant professor
Physiology
2018-01-01
Dr. Silvia Pagliardini is currently looking for graduate students at MSc and PhD level interested in working on the following projects concerning neural control of breathing: 1) role of central pattern generators in respiratory control and sleep disordered breathing; 2) state dependent modulation of respiratory muscle activity. Research will use a combination of anatomical, electrophysiological, chemogenetic and optogenetic techniques.
Candidate should have a strong background in neurophysiology and neuroscience, be highly motivated and with good interpersonal and communication skills.
Applications should include a motivation letter, a curriculum vitae, a copy of undergraduate transcripts, two contact references and a short summary of past research experience. For international students, proof of English proficiency is required at the time of application.
respiratory control
neuroscience
sleep disordered breathing
Silvia Pagliardini
silviap@ualberta.ca
http://www.physiology.ualberta.ca/en/People/FacultyMembers/SilviaPagliardini.aspx
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