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Postdoctoral Position in Cardiovascular Development and Congenital Heart Disease

Posted by on May 25th, 2018

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[…]

The people behind the papers – Pauline Anne & Christian Hardtke

Posted by on May 25th, 2018

Short CLE peptides regulate a wide variety of processes during plant development. In the developing root, the receptors and co-receptors for CLEs have remained largely unclear, as have the relationships between different CLEs and different (co-)receptors. A new paper in Development addresses this problem by reporting a new receptor kinase involved in CLE signaling. We caught[…]

Research Technician at EMBL Barcelona

Posted by on May 25th, 2018

We are seeking to recruit a research technician to work in the research group of Dr Vikas Trivedi at the newly established European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Barcelona. We are situated in the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB), one of the largest infrastructures in Southern Europe dedicated to translational research and which is located on[…]

Venn, Euler, upset: visualize overlaps in datasets

Posted by on May 25th, 2018

Visualizations for comparing datasets is a topic in all my data viz classes. Current solutions for comparing 2,3, 4 and more datasets are diverse and some are controversial. A one-fits-all solution does not exist, but there are well-working solutions, and some that should be avoided. 1-3 datasets Comparing two or three datasets works well in[…]

The story of my PhD…

Posted by on May 25th, 2018

(Chapter II – The Travelling Fellowship)   Hi! My name is André Dias and I am a PhD student in Portugal. I work in a wonderful institute called Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, under the supervision of Moisés Mallo. I started my PhD at the beginning of 2017 and since then it has been a fantastic[…]

A long (microbial) journey…

Posted by on May 24th, 2018

In this post, Prof. Genoveva F. Esteban (Bournemouth University) goes hunting for protozoa at a Company of Biologists Workshop   This is the story of a journey that started a few years back with the finding of a rare community of single-celled organisms in a small and isolated nature reserve’s pond in Dorset. This microbial community[…]

Facility Technician at Sars Centre in Bergen, Norway

Posted by on May 24th, 2018

A 60% temporary position as Facility Technician is available from July in the newly established research group of Dr. Pawel Burkhardt at the Sars Centre. The position is initially available for a period of 2 years, during the design and building phase of the group’s animal facility and may be extended dependent upon research activities[…]

Studentship available in Claudio Stern’s lab

Posted by on May 24th, 2018

Primary supervisor: Professor Claudio Stern FMedSci FRS, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London Project title: “Dynamics of cell behaviour during somite formation”   A studentship funded by the Anatomical Society is available in Claudio Stern’s lab. The project will study the mechanisms of somite formation, to elucidate the molecular and physical mechanisms[…]

ERC-Funded Post-doctoral Researchers in Stem Cell Research / Wickström Lab

Posted by on May 23rd, 2018

The group of Sara Wickström, funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant in 2018, is looking for   ERC-Funded Post-doctoral Researchers in Stem Cell Research   for 2 years starting from 1.8.2018 with possibility of extension up to 4 years. We are looking for talented and highly motivated scientists to join a young and dynamic research[…]

DanStem embarks on a strategic partnership with Helmholtz Zentrum München

Posted by on May 23rd, 2018

Translational stem cell research for type 1 diabetes therapy is in prime focus with a new strategic alliance between The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) and Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU). Through the establishment of a strong R&D platform for manufacturing of human pluripotent stem cell-derived pancreatic islet cells for future stem[…]

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