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2nd Advances in Stem Cell Biology course – June 30-July 12, 2014 – Institut Pasteur, Paris (Labex Revive)

Posted by on January 31st, 2014

    This two-week course combines lectures and practical sessions to leading edge technologies and questions in stem cells biology in the context of organogenesis and regeneration in different organisms. This course is intended for research scientists and PhD students who already have laboratory experience and a good knowledge (equivalent to a Master level) in[…]

Cancer stem cells: quite beautiful, mainly scary…

Posted by on January 31st, 2014

Of all the types of stem cells, there is a kind than can be a lot more scary than beautiful: the cancer stem cell. Although the concept of cancer stem cell is still controversial among the scientific community, it is of great medical interest to further understand these cells so that we develop better strategies[…]

Young Group Leader Positions in Stem Cell Biology – Institut Pasteur, Paris

Posted by on January 31st, 2014

Young Group Leader Positions in Stem Cell Biology The Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) announces an international call for candidates wishing to establish independent research groups. The recruitments are part of the Revive Laboratory of Excellence (LabEx) programme on “Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology and Medicine”. Candidates will be integrated into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment[…]

Post-doc opportunity in Melbourne, Australia. Investigating craniofacial development & neural tube closure

Posted by on January 31st, 2014

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated individual to join the Epidermal Development Laboratory in the Department of Medicine. The group has an interest in understanding the mechanisms underpinning epidermal development and homeostasis. As the Research Officer or Senior Research Officer, you will investigate the genetic pathways which regulate vertebrate craniofacial development, with a[…]

Technical assistant in IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

Posted by on January 29th, 2014

IIMCB (http://iimcb.gov.pl) is the top-ranked Polish research institute in the field of biology. The institute provides cutting-edge equipment and facilities, including a newly established zebrafish facility, bioimaging facilities, strong bioinformatics cluster, and structural biology. The IIMCB is committed to provide a supportive and inclusive work environment. A full time technical assistant position is available starting[…]

Two postdoctoral positions in zebrafish developmental genomics, IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

Posted by on January 29th, 2014

Two postdoctoral positions in zebrafish developmental genomics, IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland IIMCB (http://iimcb.gov.pl) is the top-ranked Polish research institute in the field of biology. The institute provides cutting-edge equipment and facilities, including a newly established zebrafish facility, bioimaging facilities, strong bioinformatics cluster, and structural biology. IIMCB is committed to provide a supportive and inclusive work environment.[…]

18 months post-doctoral position at iBV in Nice, France

Posted by on January 28th, 2014

A post-doctoral position is available in the Neurodevelopment Team at the iBV, Nice, France, to create and study new mouse genetic models that, together with the established Otx2 conditional knockout model, will help disentangling the roles of Otx proteins in retinal development and function. The project will use the CRISPR/Cas9 strategy to generate new alleles[…]

2 year engineer position

Posted by on January 27th, 2014

The team “Physics of the Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis” wishes to recruit an engineer during 24 month on a project funded by the BPI-France (ex-OSEO). One of the perspectives of this contract is to set-up a strong application for a permanent position in the team. Our team studies the physical rules regulating cell architecture and internal[…]

3 year PhD Position at the biophysics / cell-based therapy interface

Posted by on January 27th, 2014

The team “Physics of the Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis” is looking for a PhD candidate to apply for a 3-year scholarship from the IRTELIS program (CEA). The work will be performed in Paris, at the Hospital Saint Louis, in collaboration with Cell Therapy Unit. Our team studies the physical rules regulating cell architecture and internal organization.[…]

A day in the life of a Parhyale Lab

Posted by on January 27th, 2014

A typical day spent in our lab’s aquarium room will find me soaked, top-to-bottom, in seawater. The other members of my lab seem not to have this issue, but I’ve always seemed to get “in” to my science, literally, when it comes to these types of chores. The trouble with marine models is that they[…]