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PhD and Postdoc positions – Zaidel-Bar group in Tel-Aviv University

Posted by on August 31st, 2017

The Zaidel-Bar group studies Actomyosin Contractility and Tissue Morphogenesis from single proteins to the organism level. After seven successful years at the Mechanobiology Institute in Singapore the lab is moving to Tel-Aviv university in October 2017. This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated young scientists to join as MSc, PhD or Postdoctoral fellows. Tel-Aviv University is a top research and teaching[…]

Developmental Biologists meet in the Lion City

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

  Meeting Report: Congress of the International Society for Developmental Biology (ISDB 2017)   Singapore, the Lion City, attracted hundreds of developmental biologists from around the world to attend the 18th Congress of the International Society for Developmental Biology (ISDB 2017), June 18-22, at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The meeting takes place every[…]

Advocacy for Developmental Biology

Posted by on August 30th, 2017

To promote Developmental Biology and bring across the importance of fundamental research in this field, we all should have our elevator pitches ready at all times – whenever there is an opportunity to engage with audiences about our discipline – be it with the public, students, fellow scientists or policy makers. This is a first[…]

What Illustrators See that a Camera Can’t

Posted by on August 29th, 2017

Illustrator Natalya Zahn on the role of observation and visual interpretation in her work creating an addendum to Nieuwkoop and Faber’s classic Normal Table of Xenopus laevis   As an artist of science and nature subjects, I’m often asked what makes the work I do better than a photograph. It makes perfect sense to imagine that a[…]

In Development this Week (Vol. 144, Issue 17)

Posted by on August 29th, 2017

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   AdamTS-A keeps the CNS in shape The Drosophila central nervous system (CNS) is covered by a thick basement membrane that mediates interactions with glial cells and governs the shape of the tissue. Basement membranes are formed from a meshwork of secreted extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins and must be[…]

PhD position in cellular dynamics – Luschnig lab at University of Münster

Posted by on August 26th, 2017

  The Cluster of Excellence ”Cells in Motion“ (CiM) at the University of Münster invites applications for a   PhD student position (Salary Scale 13 TV-L / 65%) on   Cellular dynamics during epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila   in the group of Prof. Stefan Luschnig at the Institute of Neurobiology. The position is available from[…]

Postdoctoral position at the IIMCB Laboratory of Protein Metabolism in Development and Aging

Posted by on August 24th, 2017

Laboratory of Protein Metabolism in Development and Aging International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw is seeking a talented Postdoctoral fellow Location: Warsaw, a vibrant city with an international academic research environment. International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (www.iimcb.gov.pl) – one of the most dynamic and top ranked Polish research institutes. Job description: Laboratory[…]

PhD student position at the IIMCB Laboratory of Protein Metabolism in Development and Aging

Posted by on August 24th, 2017

Laboratory of Protein Metabolism in Development and Aging International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw is seeking PhD student Location: Warsaw, a vibrant city with an international academic research environment. International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (www.iimcb.gov.pl) – one of the most dynamic and top ranked Polish research institutes. Job description: Laboratory of Protein[…]

DanStem is taking stem cell research to the next phase

Posted by on August 24th, 2017

With a new grant of almost 15 million EUR from the Novo Nordisk Foundation, DanStem scientists will be focused on a new programme for translational hematology. The Programme could have a major impact on treatment of haematological malignancies. The primary aim is to identify novel treatments for patients with blood cancers AML (Acute Myeloid Leukaemia) and[…]

PhD position on Molecular mechanisms of muscle lineage reprogramming

Posted by on August 24th, 2017

The Division of Developmental Biology at the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, invites applications for a   PhD student position (Salary Scale E13 TV-L/65%) on   Molecular mechanisms of muscle lineage reprogramming   in the group of Dr. Christoph Schaub. The position will start at the earliest possible date and will be limited to three years with a[…]