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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 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[…]

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[…]

A bumpy – emotional – ride towards a PhD

Posted by on May 16th, 2018

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re sharing this blog post on the MRC WIMM blog from Gregorio Dias, who describes his experiences with stress and anxiety as a PhD student. If you’ve faced similar issues and want to share them with the community, just get in touch.   Working towards a PhD is an exciting, albeit[…]

Laboratory Technician Position – Millman Lab

Posted by on April 23rd, 2018

We are looking for someone to join our team in a NIH R01-funded laboratory technician position. The Millman lab is located at Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO) and is focused on developing a cellular therapy for diabetes using stem cell differentiation (https://endo.wustl.edu/millman-lab/). The primarily responsibilities of the position are assisting with mouse[…]

Faculty Position in Cardiovascular Developmental Biology

Posted by on March 27th, 2018

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in the tenure track. Appointment is expected at the Associate Professor level, but more senior individuals may apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and demonstrated excellence in research.   We are particularly interested in[…]

Studentship available in Claudio Stern’s lab

Posted by on February 6th, 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[…]

CSHL Mouse Course: my perspective and why you should apply too

Posted by on February 2nd, 2018

The deadline to apply for the 2018 Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is March 15th. If you don’t know much about the course or are on the fence about applying, I want to give you some background about my experiences from 2017, in hopes that I can[…]

Two laboratory technicians or biomedical laboratory scientists positions for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem)

Posted by on January 29th, 2018

DanStem seeks two laboratory technicians or biomedical laboratory scientists for tasks related to a research project in stem cells and type 1-diabetes. About DanStem  The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology – DanStem was established as a result of a series of international recruitments coupled with internationally recognized research groups focused on insulin[…]

The MBL Embryology Course: Questions and Answers

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

The Feburary 1st deadline to apply to the Embryology Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is quickly approaching. Maybe you’ve only just learned about the Embryology Course, or perhaps you’ve been meaning to apply to it for years but never pulled the trigger. Either way, I’m writing this blog post to (1) convince you[…]