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Tissue-specific genome editing in Ciona embryos by CRISPR/Cas9

PhD position in developmental neurobiology- 2

Posted by on December 12th, 2014

How do carbohydrates instruct brain development? APPLICATION DEADLINE 16th January 2015 Project Code: 2015-EastBio-001 The emergence of a brain at the front-end of a growing embryo requires very precise orchestration to make sure that the right structures form in the right place at the right times. Central to this process is not only the giving […]
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PhD position in developmental neurobiology- 1

Posted by on December 12th, 2014

Functional importance of HS carbohydrates in brain development. APPLICATION DEADLINE 5th January 2015 Project Code: 2015-CIP-012 Understanding the developmental mechanisms which create the CNS of healthy individuals is important for understanding neurological and psychiatric disorders with neurodevelopmental components. Although great strides have been made in identifying key regulators of this process our understanding is still rudimentary. Improving our knowledge base in […]
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Two Postdoc scholarships in Cancer Biology

Posted by on December 11th, 2014

Two Postdoc scholarships in Cancer Biology with focus on the EMT process at Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine http://www.umu.se/english/about-umu/news-events/grants/12-1803-14   Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM) (www.ucmm.umu.se) is an interdisciplinary research centre with several research groups that study areas of biological and medical relevance. Localized in a tight environment of diverse biomedical laboratories, UCMM forms […]
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Fully funded Healing Foundation PhD Studentship available to UK/EU or international students 2

Posted by on December 11th, 2014

Title: The role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) during tissue repair and regeneration Supervisors: Professors Enrique Amaya and Ralf Paus, University of Manchester Application deadline: January 30, 2015 Description: There has been a resurgent interest in identifying the mechanisms by which various organisms are able to regenerate fully functional appendages and organs, as this information […]
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Fully funded Healing Foundation PhD Studentship available to UK/EU or international students 1

Posted by on December 11th, 2014

Title: The role and regulation of metabolic reprogramming during successful appendage regeneration Supervisors: Professors Enrique Amaya and Royston Goodacre, University of Manchester Application deadline: January 30, 2015 Description: Many vertebrate species, including fish, amphibians and reptiles, have the ability to regenerate their appendages following amputation [1,2]. The regeneration process coordinates a variety of biological processes, […]
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PhD studentship in evolutionary developmental genetics of neural progenitor proliferation

Posted by on November 23rd, 2014

A fully funded studentship (fees and RCUK-level stipend) open to EU students is available under the supervision of Dr Thomas Butts in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary, University of London. The studentship is to study the evolution of neural development within vertebrates, particularly in relation to the control of neurogenesis. Within this broad area of interest […]
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Master, PhD, and Postdoc Positions in Brazil and France

Posted by on November 21st, 2014

We are recruiting researchers at different levels to join a 4-years international project, DEVODIVERSITY, funded by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherché (ANR) and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). The Brown Lab at the Instituto de Biociências in Brazil (USP) and the Tiozzo Lab at the Villefranche-sur-Mer Developmental Biology Laboratory in France (CNRS-UPMC) […]
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Fully Funded PhD Studentship for UK/EU Student in Developmental Gene Regulation

Posted by on November 21st, 2014

There is a fully funded PhD studentship opening in Barbara Jennings’s group at Oxford Brookes University (starting September 2015) to investigate developmental gene regulation in Drosophila. For further details about the studentship and how to apply please see http://bms.brookes.ac.uk/research/studentships/transcriptional-elongation The deadline for applications is December 14th 2014.
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Reviews Editor for the Journal of Experimental Biology

Posted by on November 19th, 2014

Applications are sought for the role of Reviews Editor on The Journal of Experimental Biology, based in Cambridge, UK. Joining an experienced and successful team, this newly created role is an exciting opportunity for a talented scientific editor to make a significant contribution to the leading journal in comparative animal physiology. The Journal of Experimental Biology publishes […]
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Postdoctoral Position – Explaining Development, Evolutionary Novelty, and Evolvability

Posted by on November 18th, 2014

The Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in conjunction with the project “Integrating Generic and Genetic Explanations of Biological Phenomena,” sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. This project brings together scholars in philosophy and biology to address […]
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