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Post-doctoral position at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

Post-doctoral positions are available in Dr. Samantha Brugmann’s lab to study vertebrate craniofacial development and disease, with an emphasis on the role of the primary cilium in these processes. For information about specific research areas see http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/divisions/p/plastic/labs/brugmann/default/.   Qualifications: Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or another[…]

PhD in nerve/tumor interactions and nervous system development

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals dedicated to peruse a PhD and who are interested in nerve/tumour interactions and nervous system development.    PROJECT DESCRIPTION During tumour progression nerves and tumours interact resulting in tumour cells using nerves as a metastatic route out of the organ, through a process called perineural invasion (PNI). While this[…]

New embryo phenotype data from the DMDD programme

Posted by on June 15th, 2018

Following our latest data release, the DMDD website (dmdd.org.uk) now contains detailed phenotype data for nearly 700 embryos from 82 different knockout mouse lines. Highlights include the identification of limb defects and cysts in Col4a2 knockouts and replication of the major features of Meckel syndrome in B9d2 knockouts. We have begun to add immunohistochemistry image[…]

Call for papers: Development at the single cell level

Posted by on June 14th, 2018

Development is pleased to welcome submissions for an upcoming special issue on ‘Development at the single cell level’. This special issue aims to showcase the best research in stem cell and developmental biology, building on the rapidly evolving tools of single cell analysis. The issue will be guest-edited by Allon Klein and Barbara Treutlein, working alongside our team of[…]

Polarizing morphogenesis: epithelia dance the polonaise

Posted by on June 13th, 2018

The story behind our recent paper: Counter-rotational cell flows drive morphological and cell fate asymmetries in mammalian hair follicles. Maureen Cetera, Liliya Leybova, Bradley Joyce & Danelle Devenport, Nature Cell Biology.    Planar cell polarity (PCP) is a fascinating biological problem because it spans such vast biological scales, from nanometers to meters of spatial organization. When[…]

Lessons from the 11th Annual NIH Career Symposium

Posted by on June 12th, 2018

For a Ph.D. holder, the idea that any career can be classified as “alternative” is obsolete. With a smaller percentage of postdocs going on to tenure-track positions every year, universities and research institutions are stepping up efforts to help recent graduates figure out how to put to good use all the specialized training that they[…]

The people behind the papers – Kana Ishimatsu, Tom Hiscock & Sean Megason

Posted by on June 12th, 2018

Somites are segmented structures  which give rise to numerous tissues in the vertebrate body. It has long been observed that somites scale in size with the overall size of the embryo, both as development proceeds and between individuals of different sizes, but the molecular underpinnings of this process have remained controversial. A new paper in[…]

Postdoctoral position at the Hubrecht & MERLN Institutes. Stem cell-based blastoids. Lab of Nicolas Rivron.

Posted by on June 12th, 2018

Hubrecht Institute for developmental biology and stem cell research. MERLN Institute for technology-driven regenerative medicine. Laboratory for stem cell-based development. 2 years The Netherlands   A two-year postdoctoral position is available at the laboratory for stem cell-based development headed by Nicolas Rivron. The laboratory is located at the MERLN institute for technology-driven regenerative medicine (Maastricht)[…]

Postdoctoral position in the functional analysis of autism risk genes

Posted by on June 12th, 2018

An NIH-funded post-doctoral position is available in the Hoffman Lab at Yale University School of Medicine.   Our lab studies the function of genes involved in autism spectrum disorders at the cellular, molecular, and circuit levels. To do this, we use zebrafish as a model system due to their transparent larvae and amenability to high-throughput[…]

Multiple Postdoctoral Fellow Positions at
 Johns Hopkins University

Posted by on June 11th, 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow positions (can join anytime between 2018 summer to 2019 spring) are available in Lee laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. These positions are not only for stem cell experts, but rather for who has expertise on non-stem cell fields.   Here are the focused research areas for this hiring for 3-4 Postdoctoral Fellows. – Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer’s[…]