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Postdoctoral position to study cardiovascular development

Posted by on October 31st, 2017

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sophie Astrof at Thomas Jefferson University to study roles of cell-extracellular matrix (ECM) interactions in cardiovascular development and congenital heart disease. We have recently discovered that progenitors within the second heart field (SHF) give rise to endothelial cells composing pharyngeal arch arteries. Projects in the[…]

Postdoctoral position in vascular development using spatial transcriptomics, tissue clearing, and light-sheet microscopy

Posted by on October 31st, 2017

An NIH funded T32 postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Pediatric Heart Lung Center (PHLC), at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in Aurora CO. The focus of the interdisciplinary programs within the PHLC is research with a special emphasis on new understanding and novel strategies for the treatment of childhood cardiovascular and[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (14)

Posted by on October 31st, 2017

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]

In Development this week (Vol. 144, Issue 21)

Posted by on October 31st, 2017

Here are the highlights form the current issue of Development:   Making matrix in the inner ear The tectorial membrane (TM) is an extracellular matrix (ECM) that overlies the organ of Corti in the inner ear and is crucial for our sense of hearing. It is composed of collagen fibrils embedded in a tectorin-based matrix.[…]

[NEUBIAS] Bioimage Analyst School, Jan 2018

Posted by on October 31st, 2017

Dear Colleagues, The 2nd NEUBIAS school for Bioimage Analysts will be organized in Jan. 2018 in Szeged, Hungary, and the registration is now open (Organizers: Jean-Yves Tinevez & Kota Miura). Please visit the linked URL below for more details. This school is the most advanced among three levels of NEUBIAS school. Deadline for the registration[…]

Postdoc and graduate positions available to study growth control in animal development

Posted by on October 31st, 2017

The lab of Savraj Grewal (University of Calgary, Canada) is looking to recruit new postdocs and grad students. Our lab investigates how growth is controlled during animal development. We use a combination of molecular and genetic approaches to investigate the cell-cell signalling pathways and the genetic mechanisms that govern the control of cell, tissue and[…]

Postdoctoral Scientist – Marine Biological Laboratory

Posted by on October 30th, 2017

The Marine Biological Laboratory seeks a motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to join the laboratories of Kristin Gribble and David Mark Welch in the Josephine Bay Paul Center. The successful candidate will develop genome editing techniques, including CRISPR/Cas9, in rotifers, a novel aquatic invertebrate model system for studies of aging, neurobiology, developmental biology, ecology, and evolution. Specific[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (13)

Posted by on October 30th, 2017

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]

Postdoctoral position in Neurobiology – Lyon, France

Posted by on October 30th, 2017

A ERC funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Julien Courchet at the NeuroMyoGene Institute within the University of Lyon, France.   Our group studies the molecular mechanisms underlying axon outgrowth and neural circuits formation in the mouse cerebral cortex. Our current research is supported by an ERC Starting Grant and funds from[…]

MRC WIMM Prize PhD Studentships 2018

Posted by on October 30th, 2017

The MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) has fully funded 4-year Prize PhD (DPhil) Studentships available to start in October 2018. These Studentships are open to outstanding students of any nationality who wish to train in experimental and/or computational biology. The Institute is a world leading molecular and cell biology centre that focuses on research[…]