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Genetics Unzipped podcast – Interview with Mary-Claire King

Posted by on March 20th, 2019

In this episode of Genetics Unzipped we have a very special interview with leading geneticist Mary-Claire King.

Imaging by computer and drawing by hand

Posted by on March 19th, 2019

An artist and a cultural historian of science visiting the European Molecular Biology Lab (EMBL) Gemma Anderson (University of Exeter) and Janina Wellmann (MECS, Leuphana University Lüneburg) Since Steve Woolgar’s and Bruno Latour’s study Laboratory Life was published in 1979 it has become part of the repertoire of STS scholars and anthropologists to visit the[…]

CENTURI recruits up to 5 postdoctoral fellows

Posted by on March 18th, 2019

The Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI) recruits up to 5 highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to work in an interdisciplinary life science environment. CENTURI postdocs will have the opportunity to develop their project with more than one research group, bridging biology to other disciplines. Candidates will have a background in any of the following fields:[…]

Group Leader Positions (Researcher I, code 1110) – 6 year contracts

Posted by on March 16th, 2019

University of Bergen Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognized research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at seven faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across[…]

Postdoctoral position studying PDGFR dynamics during mouse craniofacial development at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Posted by on March 14th, 2019

A full-time NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Katherine Fantauzzo in the Department of Craniofacial Biology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to study the dynamics of PDGFR dimer formation and identify PDGFR dimer-specific interacting proteins in the craniofacial mesenchyme, with the ultimate goal of providing therapeutic directions aimed at[…]

Zebrafish laboratory technician at Boston College

Posted by on March 14th, 2019

The McMenamin Lab at Boston College is looking for a qualified and highly motivated person to serve as a technician. Our lab uses highly interdisciplinary approaches answer fundamental questions about skeleton development, the molecular and endocrine regulation of developmental coordination, and the evolution of life history variation in vertebrates. We use the zebrafish model to[…]

Development Special Issue: Chromatin and Epigenetics

Posted by on March 14th, 2019

Development invites you to submit your latest research for our upcoming special issue: Chromatin and Epigenetics. This issue will be coordinated by several of our Academic Editors who are experts in this field: Benoit Bruneau, Haruhiko Koseki, Susan Strome and Maria Elena Torres-Padilla. Recent years have seen huge advances in our understanding of how DNA and histone modifications, chromatin[…]

The people behind the papers – Sungwook Choi

Posted by on March 13th, 2019

This interview, the 59th in our series, was recently published in Development The control of timing in development is crucial, both within and between tissues. Heterochrony involves shifts in the rate of development of some tissues relative to others, and although the first heterochronic genes were identified in Caenorhabditis elegans in the early 1980s, their role in inter-tissue developmental[…]

FlyBase phenotype curator position.

Posted by on March 12th, 2019

We are seeking a biocurator to join the FlyBase group at the University of Cambridge, UK. If you are looking for a fulfilling, fly-related career away from the lab, and enjoy the challenge of organizing complex data clearly and concisely, then this is the job for you! FlyBase curators extract biological information from scientific articles[…]

University of Bath – Graduate Research Assistant/Technician (Part-time, fixed-term post)

Posted by on March 11th, 2019

We seek to appoint a Research Technician/Graduate Research Assistant to work on a research project elucidating a signalling pathway governed by the imprinted genes Dlk1 and Grb10. The pathway regulates fetal growth, lean to adipose body proportions and energy homeostasis, with relevance to growth disorders, obesity and diabetes. The successful candidate will use biochemical, cell and molecular biology[…]