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In Vivo Neuroscientist – Electrophysiology (345690BR)





Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description 60 million adults in the US experience mental illness in a given year. In about 13 million of these patients, the illness is severe and substantially interferes with one or more major aspects of their lives. The Neuroscience Department at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research is committed to developing transformative therapies to treat such disorders.
We are seeking an experienced and a highly passionate scientist to join our In Vivo Electrophysiology lab. The individual will design and execute experiments in genetic and pharmacological rodent models using in vivo electrophysiology approaches to support multiple programs in neuropsychiatric, neurodevelopmental, and neurodegenerative disorders. The successful hire will also assist in developing novel assays and analytical approaches to generate preclinical and translational, disease-relevant endpoints.

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Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Design and execute in vivo electrophysiology assays such as resting state EEG, auditory-evoked potentials, seizure detection, local field potentials
• Perform extensive animal handling, dosing, and surgical procedures
• Use computational approaches (e.g. ,Matlab, Python) to analyze electrophysiology data
• Analyze and interpret data and present findings to project teams

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