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Eyes High Postdoctoral Scholar Position in muscle development and disease – University of Calgary, Canada

Posted by on August 29th, 2015

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Calgary, Canada is accepting applications for an Eyes High Post-doctoral Scholar position in the laboratory of Dr. Peng Huang. The position is funded by the University’s Eyes High rising stars strategy, which targets candidates of the highest caliber with track record that would be[…]

Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty, Division of Developmental Biology (DB) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).

Posted by on August 28th, 2015

DB, a large community of developmental biologists, is a highly collaborative interdisciplinary group of basic scientists and clinicians studying fundamental questions in developmental biology, the genetic basis of pediatric disease and regenerative medicine ( Being embedded in CCHMC, one of the top ranking pediatric research centers in the world, creates a unique environment where clinical[…]

Postdoctoral Position – Splicing and Disease – CECAD Cologne

Posted by on August 28th, 2015

The Uhlirova lab seeks talented, creative and motivated researchers to investigate how alterations of the essential and ubiquitous process of pre-mRNA splicing contribute to tissue-specific degeneration and cancer. The project combines state-of-the-art Drosophila genetics with studies in mammalian cells utilizing tools of cell biology, imaging, biochemistry, and genomics. We invite applicants with a Ph.D. degree, a[…]

Postdoc Position in Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis Lab

Posted by on August 26th, 2015

The Zaidel-Bar lab ( has an open position for a postdoctoral fellow to study the regulation of the actomyosin cortex in mammalian cells and C. elegans embryos. The lab is part of the Mechanobiology Institute (, which is the world’s leading center for interdisciplinary research in tissue, cellular and molecular mechanics.   Qualifications: PhD in[…]

Postdoctoral positions in London – Gut Signalling and Metabolism

Posted by on August 26th, 2015

The Miguel-Aliaga lab investigates the plasticity of the intestine and its neurons, particularly in relation to the regulation of food intake, nutrient storage and metabolic homeostasis. We are a productive lab, well funded by the ERC, MRC and BBSRC. We belong to the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and our lab is located in a new[…]

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted by on August 20th, 2015

  The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has two openings for postdoctoral researchers to work on projects using the cave fish system (Astyanax mexicanus) to address questions about the genetic basis of adaptation to new and extreme environments, with a particular focus on metabolic evolution. Candidates will use RNA-sequencing, whole genome sequencing, transgenics, and metabolomics[…]

Pluripotent Stem Cell Platform Research Associate

Posted by on August 20th, 2015

Department/Location: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, UK Salary: £28,695-£37,394 Reference: PS06912 Closing date: 20 September 2015 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 January 2018 in the first instance. The Pluripotent Stem Cell Platform (PSCP) is a hub in the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform,[…]

Postdoctoral position to study Wnt signaling and cell polarity

Posted by on August 18th, 2015

A postdoctoral position is available in the Sergei Sokol laboratory in the Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, to study Wnt signaling and cell polarity in vertebrate embryos and mammalian progenitor cells. Another research project involves noncanonical mechanisms of neural crest development. See the description of our interests[…]

Postdoctoral Position – Institut Pasteur, France

Posted by on August 17th, 2015

A postdoctoral Position is open in the lab of “Imaging and Regulation of Morphogenesis in Higher Vertebrates” at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. Our lab is interested in understanding morphogenesis of developing structures, at a cellular level. Using avian models we combine state-of-the-art live imaging microscopy, quantitative analyses, biophysical, cellular and molecular biology approaches[…]

Postdoctoral position – University of Southern California

Posted by on August 13th, 2015

A postdoctoral position is available to study the mechanisms regulating skeletal development and their relationship to skeletal birth defects using mouse models, molecular biology, and next-generation sequencing. Highly motivated candidates who recently obtained a Ph.D. and have a strong background in developmental biology are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those with model[…]