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Associate Professor (or Professor) in Evolution and Development

Posted by on December 18th, 2017

Faculty Positions 2018 UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, UK Department of Zoology   (1) Associate Professor (or Professor) in Evolution and Development Department of Zoology, Oxford (in association with Merton College) Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong background in evolutionary or comparative developmental biology. https://tinyurl.com/yamkmx3q Also: (2) Associate Professor (or Professor) in Comparative Physiology/ Organismal[…]

Postdoctoral and PhD position in Drosophila developmental biology

Posted by on December 18th, 2017

Laboratory: Laboratory of developmental biology, dr. Alena Krejci, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, Ceske Budejovice, Czech republic http://kmb.prf.jcu.cz/en/laboratories/en-krejci-lab In the lab we aim to dissect the interplay between metabolism and major signalling pathways, with emphasis on the Notch signalling pathway.   Project: Metabolic stress as regulator of Notch signalling The Notch pathway has been[…]

A fly on the wall account of scicomm in action

Posted by on December 18th, 2017

My name is Charlotte Blackburn; I am a Zoology graduate currently studying at the University of Edinburgh for an MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement … yes, that is something of a mouthful! I recently had the opportunity to participate in the droso4schools science communication project of the Manchester Fly Facility, and would like[…]

Research positions, Mokalled Lab, Washington University School of Medicine

Posted by on December 18th, 2017

The Mokalled lab at Washington University School of Medicine is hiring at all levels (http://www.mokalledlab.com/).  Our lab uses zebrafish and mouse model systems to study neural regeneration after spinal cord injury or disease.  Candidates with enthusiasm for neuroscience, regenerative biology, and zebrafish research are encouraged to forward a cover letter, CV, and list of 3 or[…]

In Development this week (Vol. 144, Issue 24)

Posted by on December 18th, 2017

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development – the last one of the year! Happy reading…and happy holidays!   Branched actin keeps Nrf2 in check in the skin The Arp2/3 complex is responsible for the assembly of branched actin filaments. Although its cellular functions are well understood, less is known about the[…]

PhD student

Posted by on December 18th, 2017

  The Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Biomedicine in Muenster, Germany has an opening for a PhD student (position-code 15-2017)   The position is available in the group of Dr. Ivan Bedzhov that is focused on understanding the self-organization of early mammalian embryos and stem cells. The successful candidate will investigate the mechanisms of spatiotemporal organization and[…]

PhD student position –  Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine

Posted by on December 15th, 2017

TheMax-Planck-Institute for Molecular Biomedicine in Muenster, Germany has an opening for a PhD student (position-code 15-2017). The position The position is available in the group of Dr. Ivan Bedzhov that is focused on understanding the self-organization of early mammalian embryos and stem cells. The successful candidate will investigate the mechanisms of spatiotemporal organization and cell fate transitions of[…]

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Cell Biology of Tubulogenesis and its impact on Cell Differentiation

Posted by on December 14th, 2017

Background: The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology – DanStem has been established as a result of a series of international recruitments coupled with internationally recognized research groups focused on insulin producing beta cells and cancer research already located at the University of Copenhagen. DanStem addresses basic research questions in stem cell and developmental[…]

Postdoc in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-based Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by on December 14th, 2017

Background:    The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology – DanStem has been established as a result of a series of international recruitments coupled with internationally recognized research groups focused on insulin producing beta cells and cancer research already located at the University of Copenhagen. DanStem addresses basic research questions in stem cell[…]

A community approach to science communication

Posted by on December 14th, 2017

Science communication (scicomm) has become a buzz term in the current science landscape. I fully support its importance and have been a scicomm “activist” for over 6 years. My initiatives promote the enormous importance of Developmental Biology as a key discipline of the biomedical sciences (see our advocacy campaign); within this context, I put specific[…]