Postdoc position available immediately: 2-year contract, full-time. We are looking for highly motivated candidates holding a master’s degree, with at least three years reserach ecperience, or a PhD related to stem cell and/or neurobiology fields.

The selected candidate will work at the Veneto Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) in the lab of Mario Bortolozzi (PhD, Associate Professor at the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy “G Galilei” at University of Padua).

He/she will study the structure and functionality of midbrain organoids level, using a combination of electrophysiology (patch-clamp) and imaging equipment (wide-field, confocal, 2 photon-STED). The results will be correlated to key pathological pathways, including alpha-synuclein aggregation, lysosomal and endoplasmic reticulum stress.

The multisciplinary nature of this new research project is evident from the broad range of expertise of the PIs and Italian centres involved: VIMM, University of Milan, Policlininco of Milan and Humanitas University.

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Interested candidates shoutd send an email to, including:

  • a cover letter
  • full CV
  • reference letter and/or names and contact information of at least two professional references