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Student Internship in Neuroscience Discovery (6 months)

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Student Internship in Neuroscience Discovery (6 months)

Student Internship in Neuroscience Discovery (6 months)

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

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  • Job facts

We are looking for a student who will investigate the impact of microglia dyshomeostasis on synaptic functions and neuronal integrity; key pathological changes proposed to occur very early in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). The internship will support in vivo activities such as behavioural cognitive assessment and in vivo electrophysiology, offering the successful candidate a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in cutting-edge electrophysiology and biomarker technologies.


As the successful candidate, you will be part of the Discovery section of the Neuroscience department. During the internship you will:

  • Master surgical skills allowing for the monitoring of intra-hippocampal electrophysiology in transgenic mouse models
  • Perform electrophysiological recordings in awake mice
  • conduct cognitive behavioral assessments, immunohistochemistry
  • analyze data and present experimental findings at lab meetings
  • perform literature searches and conclude results in AD research field
  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

    Your career interests are in Biology/ Neurobiology/Neuroscience, you are motivated to learn new techniques to explore molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders.


    Moreover you are/have:

    • enrolled in a Master program at a university (please provide your proof of enrollment in the documents section)
    • practical research experience in in-vivo experiments and animal handling (FELASA B/LTK1 equivalent before start of internship)
    • a good command of English
    • able to work in a team setting and in a multicultural environment


    Attention non-EU/EFTA citizens:Due to legal regulations in Switzerland, you must provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory for your completion of studies as part of the application documents!

  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
    • Function Research
    • Subfunction Internship/Trainee Research/post-doc
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Entry Level
    • Job type Internship / Student
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Date 2016/10/13
    • Job-ID 3244180345
  • Get in touch
    Manuel Zumkeller-El ManchiWork location: Basel
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