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<p class="gmail-MsoBodyText" style="text-align:justify;margin:0cm 0cm 6pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Two
postdoctoral positions will be available at Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia) to
work with me (Stefano Panzeri </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><a href="https://www.iit.it/people/stefano-panzeri" style="color:blue">https://www.iit.it/people/stefano-panzeri</a><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51)">)</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">, in the laboratory of
Neural Computation.</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)">The laboratory investigates, by
developing and using advanced data analysis methods and neural network models,
how circuits of neurons in the brain encode information and use it to produce
appropriate behaviors. The positions on offer would leave the candidate the
choice of developing a research project of mutual interest within this research
area. The laboratory offers a wide range of interdisciplinary expertise in
computational neuroscience, including both advanced neural analysis techniques
and neural network modeling.  The laboratory also offers a thriving,
ambitious research environment which is well funded (including several grants
from the NIH Brain Initiative). Moreover, the laboratory offers extensive long-term
international collaborations with empirical neuroscience laboratories
(including Chris Harvey at Harvard Medical School, Wei Lee at Children’s
Hospital, Christoph Kayser at Bielefeld, Nikos Logothetis at Tuebingen, Mathew
Diamond at SISSA, Tommaso Fellin and Cristina Becchio at the IIT, Alex Thiele
at Newcastle) and ample opportunities for advanced training and personal
scientific growth.    </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif"></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)">I seek candidates holding a PhD in a
numerate or neuroscientific discipline, with a solid computational background
and a keen interest in neuroscience. They must be highly motivated and creative
individuals who want to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary research
environment and be willing to interact with both experimental and theoretical
neuroscientists. </span></p>

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<p class="gmail-MsoBodyText" style="text-align:justify;margin:0cm 0cm 6pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">The
successful candidate will have the opportunity to conduct research at the IIT
center in Rovereto (Italy), or at the IIT headquarters in Genova, (Italy).</span></p>

<p class="gmail-MsoBodyText" style="text-align:justify;margin:0cm 0cm 6pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">For
representative recent publications from my lab, please see:</span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)">Runyan C. A., et al (2017) Distinct
timescales of population coding across cortex, Nature: 548: 92-96. </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)"> </span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)">Panzeri S., et al (2017) Cracking the
neural code for sensory perception by combining statistics, intervention and
behaviour. Neuron 93: 491-507</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;background-image:initial;background-position:initial;background-size:initial;background-repeat:initial;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:rgb(26,26,26)">Safaai, H., et al (2015) Modelling
the effect of Locus Coeruleous firing on single trial cortical state dynamics
and sensory processing. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112(41): 12834–12839</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif"></span></p>

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Google Scholar web pages:</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:black">Applications (full CV, statement of research interest and name and
contact of 2 referees) should be sent by e-mail to <a href="mailto:stefano.panzeri@iit.it">stefano.panzeri@iit.it</a>,
quoting “Postdoctoral position in Computational Neuroscience” in the subject
line. The deadline for applications is May 
18th, 2019. Applications will be examined until the position is filled. Interested
applicants are advised to contact me by email informally as soon as possible to
discuss about the science and the position informally.</span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;font-size:12pt;font-family:Cambria,serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;color:black">Stefano Panzeri</span></p>

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