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Postdoc position: Stem Cell Niche at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

Posted by on December 20th, 2018

Shoshkes Carmel lab has an opening for a passionate postdoctoral fellow in the field of Telocytes as niche cells. We are seeking for a candidate with a strong mouse genetics background. We apply “-omics”, genetics and live-imaging approaches to uncover key aspects in the cell biology of Telocytes, large stromal cells recently emerged to constitute[…]

Rare is Everywhere

Posted by on June 5th, 2018

The story behind FOXL1+ telocytes You can find our recently published Nature paper here   Our story began two decades ago when my mentor, Klaus H. Kaestner, identified and cloned the transcription factor FOXL1, as being expressed in the mesenchyme of the mouse fetal gut (Kaestner et al. 1997). The position of FOXL1+ mesenchymal cells[…]