Post-doctoral fellowships: 

Applicants with a PhD in neuroscience, biophysics, or related field, high-quality first-author paper(s), and eagerness to think and work creatively and energetically towards understanding cortical circuit organization and function are encouraged to apply. Experience with electrophysiology, imaging, optogenetics, viral methods, and computer programming is preferable but not required. The training experience will involve a wide variety of in vivo and in vitro experimental approaches. Send CV and list of references to Dr Shepherd (g-shepherd at

Graduate students:

Northwestern University graduate students interested in the lab are encouraged to contact Dr Shepherd.

Shepherd Lab

Department of Physiology & NUIN

Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University

303 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

Mouse corticospinal motor cortex

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