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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (31/01/2013 02.07)

Development and application of opto-neural prosthetic devices as a therapeutic approach for Retinitis pigmentosa

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The position is made available within a TELETHON multicentric study, grant n. GGP12033 (2012-2014). The project objective is to set-up an efficient bio-organic photovoltaic interface, to realize an artificial visual prosthesis. We expect that the polymer-based prosthesis activates retinal ganglion cell activity upon physiological illumination. More specifically, the candidate will be asked to autonomously work in a cell-culture facility, to realize mammalian cell cultures. Preferential title will be the knowledge of electrophysiology techniques. He/she will work in a strongly interdisciplinary research team, composed by engineers, physicists and material scientists, in order to explore different technological solutions for the realization of polymer-based opto-cell interfaces by adoption of simple biological models, namely immortalized cell lines.

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Research Fields

Biological sciences
Neurosciences
Physics

Selection process

In order to participate in the selection, please read the notice of selection (“bando”) available at the following website: http://www.polimi.it/lavora-con-noi/collaborazioni-di-ricerca/assegnidiricerca/


Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.polimi.it/lavora-con-noi/collaborazioni-di-ricerca/assegnidiricerca/
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Application deadline

16/02/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

47170

Funding organisation / Contacts
Politecnico di Milano

Public research
MILANO - Italy
www.fisi.polimi.it
E-mails
assegniricerca@polimi.it

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