We value diversity and welcome applicants of any race, gender, gender identity, sexual preference, religion, or disability.
Graduate and MDDR student openings: We are always looking for new graduate students to join our team! The qualities we look for are a passion for science, creativity, attention to detail, an open communication style, and a desire to be part of a close-knit team.
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Mentorship Environment: Our research group values open communication, motivation, optimism, mutual respect, teamwork, and innovative thinking. Dr. Zuloaga is highly committed to individualized mentoring plans to help trainees achieve the scientific career they desire. At a minimum, the training environment will include: professional/career development, one-on-one meetings, group lab meetings, departmental neuroscience seminars and journal clubs, opportunities to present your work at national and international scientific conferences, and manuscript preparation for publication in high quality journals. In addition, Dr. Zuloaga has a strong funding record and will personally provide mentorship for fellowship grant applications when desired by the applicant. Opportunities for community outreach include the annual Albany Brain Bee, Brain Awareness Week, and Alzheimer’s Association activities.
About Dr. Zuloaga and Albany Medical College: Dr. Zuloaga is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics (DNET) at Albany Medical College. She has received external funding at every stage of her career, including pre-doctoral (AHA, American Heart Association and Sarver Heart Center), postdoctoral (awarded by NIH, AHA and Collin’s Medical Trust), career development/transitional (current AHA Scientist Development Grant) and independent (current NINDS R01s, Skarlow Memorial Trust). DNET is rapidly expanding, with six new faculty members being recruited in the past three years, each with a focus on promoting translational research. DNET is an integral part of a large and active neuroscience community in Albany, which includes SUNY Albany, Wadsworth Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the Neural Stem Cell Institute.