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Yuki Oka
Principle Investigator

Avedis Tufenkjian
Research Technician
(626) 395-3373

1200 E. California Blvd, MC 216-76 Pasadena, CA 91125

We are located on the first floor (160CO) of the Mabel and Arnold Beckman Laboratories of Behavioral Biology


Interested? Join the team!

Postdoctoral positions are available in the Oka lab to study the molecular and neural mechanisms underlying body fluid homeostasis. Candidates should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in neuroscience or related areas, and be highly motivated with good social/communication skills. Experience with molecular biology, mouse genetics, or electrophysiology is preferred, but not required. Please send a current CV, brief description of your research interest, and names of three references to

Graduate Students | Undergrads
We welcome highly-motivated graduate students and undergraduates with background and/or enthusiasm in neuroscience. For additional information on ongoing research and projects, please contact Dr. Yuki Oka at

International Volunteers and Scholars
We welcome applications from foreign countries. However, Caltech requires the home institution to support the scholars. We cannot accept self-funded volunteers. For openings on specific projects, please contact Dr. Yuki Oka at For details of Student-Faculty program and SURF, please contact the SFP office.