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Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Stem Cell Biology and Neural Development

Posted by on July 19th, 2019

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to join research projects investigating the molecular basis of neurodevelopmental disorders in the laboratory of Kristen Kroll at Washington University School of Medicine. We work in collaboration with Washington University’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, (, using directed differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells (embryonic stem cells[…]

Postdoc Helsinki: Models of organ pattern formation of morphogenesis

Posted by on July 19th, 2019

1.Basic job and project description: 1.Job/ project description: The postdoc could choose between three main research projects: a. Mathematical modeling of phenotypic evolution in populations with embryonic development. b. Mathematical modeling of gene network and embryonic development evolution. c. Mathematical modeling of organ development and their evolution in mammalian teeth or Drosophila wing or some[…]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Cut. Paste. Pair. Repeat.

Posted by on July 19th, 2019

We’re exploring the dark heart of the genome, untying nature’s shoelaces, and looking back at the discovery of RNA splicing.

Open position: Research Scientist in Craniofacial Biology, University of Southern California

Posted by on July 17th, 2019

The Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology (CCMB) at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC invites applications to fill a Research Scientist position to conduct in vivo study of craniofacial development, manage research projects, and visualize and disseminate scientific data. The successful candidate will work closely with the FaceBase Consortium to advance the mission of[…]

PhD in Systems Biology of Embryoid Self-Organization (Seville, Spain)

Posted by on July 17th, 2019

4 year PhD position, Seville Spain (deadline 25/07/19) We are looking for students with a Master degree to join our lab for a 4 year PhD position, application deadline 25/07/19. Our laboratory investigates fundamental questions of developmental biology by using mouse embryonic stem cells spheroids known as Embryoids. The successful candidate will develop a project[…]

Development at the single cell level

Posted by on July 17th, 2019

Development recently published a bumper Special Issue devoted to single cell approaches to developmental biology. A multitude of model systems featured – from Dicty to Drosophila to mouse to zebrafish – and the issue’s Reviews, Spotlight and Hypothesis gave an overview of the field’s current challenges and opportunities.     The cover was chosen by[…]

12-month Marie Curie fellowship on the regulatory genomics of regeneration

Posted by on July 15th, 2019

Marie Curie fellowship to develop ATAC-seq in Parhyale and study genome-wide regulatory responses during leg regeneration. Project supported by the Marie Curie EvoCell network. (No Ratings Yet) Loading…

Epigenetic regulation of cell fate choice and differentiation

Posted by on July 12th, 2019

A post-doctoral position is available to study  transcriptional regulation of lineage fidelity during fate specification and differentiation of ES cells.  This project focuses on uncovering epigenetic and co-factor-dependent mechanisms underlying these processes.    The Philpott lab has broad interests in understanding the fundamental mechanisms that determine cell fate choice and differentiation during embryonic development and[…]


Posted by on July 12th, 2019

Roles of metabolism in the developmental origins of health and longevity A postdoctoral research position funded by the Wellcome Trust is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alex Gould at the Francis Crick Institute in London. The lab works on the mechanisms by which dietary nutrients during development can have profound long-term effects upon adult[…]

Gene Regulatory Networks for Development Course – apply by 17 July

Posted by on July 11th, 2019

Applications are now open for this year’s Gene Regulatory Networks for Development at The Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, USA from October 13-26.  The application deadline is July 17th. The course is for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, staff scientists and faculty members. It focuses on using experimental data and computational modeling to analyze gene regulatory networks controlling development.[…]