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CBN scientists investigate excess protein production in brain cells

In today’s online edition of Nature Neuroscience, professors Karl Herrup, Ronald Hart and Jiali Li in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, and Alexander Kusnecov, associate professor in behavioral and systems neuroscience in the Department of Psychology, provide new information about A-T disease, a rare genetic childhood disorder that occurs in an estimated 1 in 40,000 births.

Recruiting Assistant Professor of Cryo-Electron Microscopy

The Center for Integrative Proteomics Research and the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, seek to hire an outstanding tenure track assistant professor in the area of Cryo-Electron Microscopy. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., a distinguished record of scholarship, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and the leadership abilities to develop and support a world-class research program. The Center is located in a newly built 75,000-square-foot facility dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary research in the biological and biomedical sciences using complementary quantitative tools of measurement and analysis. The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience is part of the Division of Life Sciences, a group of Rutgers Departments and Institutes that represent further opportunities for collaboration. Together the Center and the Department will provide access to a broad array of excellent research facilities and a competitive start-up package.

The Center and the Department are located adjacent to the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, and are less than one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

Interested individuals should apply online through the Department’s recruitment website (http://cbnsearch.rutgers.edu) with a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three individuals who will provide a letter of reference.

The Search Committee will begin its deliberations on October 15, 2013.  Applications received after December 1, 2013 will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Dr. Robin Davis leads the effort to create the Rutgers Neuroscience Consortium

Drs. Robin Davis, Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut and Cheryl Dreyfus have been involved in establishing the Rutgers Neuroscience Consortium.

Bike Ride Makes Dr. Lori Covey's Work Possible

Dr. Lori Covey was awarded the Century for the Cure Research Award.

Join us for CBN Convocation!

Following University Commencement, CBN graduates will be honored during a departmental convocation on Sunday, May 19, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Werblin Recreation Center on Busch Campus.  The Marshaling and the reception will begain at 3:30 pm.