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Evolution of Sensation, 6th GOEvol Meeting – Registration until July 15th 2018!

Posted by on June 4th, 2018

Dear Colleagues and students, the GOEvol consortium proudly presents its 6th meeting #Sensation @GOEEvolution 2018 taking place in Göttingen from September 27th to 28th 2018. The perception of environmental stimuli, their processing and integration is essential for any organism. Apart from the more familiar senses like hearing, seeing or tasting, there are sensory tasks performed[…]

Unexpected role of Hunchback in retinal glia cell development

Posted by on January 24th, 2018

In our recently published work, we applied dynamic genome wide expression profiling of eye-antennal imaginal discs of Drosophila melanogaster to reveal Hunchback as central factor in retinal glia cell development. Here is the abstract: Drosophila melanogaster head development represents a valuable process to study the developmental control of various organs, such as the antennae, the dorsal[…]

We have PhD position available to start in October 2016 at the University Göttingen

Posted by on March 17th, 2016

We have PhD position available to start in October 2016 at the University Göttingen (3 yrs, 75% E 13 TV-L).   The main aim of the project will be to study intra-specific variation in compound eye size in Drosophila melanogaster. The successful PhD candidate will address this question by analyzing the genetic basis of eye[…]