[Comp-neuro] Fully funded PhD in Computational Neuroscience

Marcelo Montemurro m.montemurro at manchester.ac.uk
Thu Nov 14 14:13:27 CET 2013

applications are invited for a fully funded BBSRC PhD studentship to work on a project entitled 'Quantifying the role of melanopsin in the processing of complex visual information' under the supervision of Dr Marcelo Montemurro and Prof Robert Lucas at the Faculty of Life Sciences of The University of Manchester.  This studentship is available to UK/EU nationals only due to the nature of the funding and is due to start September 2014.

The successful applicant will work on the development of computational analysis methods based on information theory and their application to experimental data gathered at Lucas' lab. The student will also have the opportunity to receive training in experimental methods and actively participate in experiment design. The precise balance between the different approaches will be defined according to he the student's background and interests.

Further details can be found at:


The deadline for application is Tuesday 6 December, 5pm.

For any informal inquiries please write to: m.montemurro at manchester.ac.uk

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