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The Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowships

Posted by on August 30th, 2018

The Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms – offer Travelling Fellowships of up to £2,500 or currency equivalent to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers wishing to make collaborative visits to other laboratories. These are designed to offset the cost of travel and other expenses. There is no restriction on[…]

Postdoctoral Fellow (Helsinki, Finland)

Posted by on June 28th, 2018

The University of Helsinki is a leading Nordic university with a strong life science research. The Michon research team (http://www.biocenter.helsinki.fi/bi/michon) is located in the Institute of Biotechnology (http://www.biocenter.helsinki.fi/bi/), which is promoting cutting edge research in the biomedical field. Our team is interested in the epithelial cell behaviour in murine cornea and incisor renewal. We are[…]

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[…]

Updates from DORA – An interview with Stephen Curry

Posted by on February 7th, 2018

The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) was conceived in 2012 at an ASCB meeting, and has since its launch in 2013 has garnered thousands of signatories from individuals and organisations. Its aim is to improve the way in which the quality of research output is evaluated, with a key recommendation being the elimination of journal-based metrics[…]

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[…]

PHD STUDENTSHIP: NEURO-EVO-DEVO

Posted by on December 11th, 2017

We invite applications for a funded PhD position in the Department of Zoology in Central Cambridge on Downing Street with Dr Stephen Montgomery’s research group. Project title: Developmental basis of mushroom body expansion in Heliconius butterflies Project summary: Mushroom bodies (MBs) are the most enigmatic structures in the insect brain. They have ‘higher order’ functions,[…]

Marie Curie PhD fellowship / Molecular profiling of cells during regeneration: cell diversity and evolution across phyla

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

A 3-year PhD fellowship in evolutionary developmental biology and genomics is available in the lab of Michalis Averof, at the Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon (IGFL) in France. The fellowship is funded by the Marie Curie ITN programme EvoCELL. Some animals have the ability to regenerate parts of their body (limbs, tail, internal organs)[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (21)

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (20)

Posted by on December 4th, 2017

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]