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Engineer position in cell biology and biomaterials (IBDM, Marseille, France)

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018

An engineer position in cell biology and biomaterials is available starting from September 2018 in the group of André Le Bivic, at the Institute of Biology of Development of Marseille (IBDM), France. The project aims at understanding the impact of extracellular matrix stiffness on the development of human colon organoids, and in particular on the[…]

Position open – PhD student or Postdoctoral scholar

Posted by on June 28th, 2018

The López-Schier laboratory at the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich in Germany is seeking creative and highly motivated PhD students or postdoctoral scholars to work within our group of 9 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The working language of the laboratory is English.   Our group focuses on understanding the development, regeneration and function of sensory systems.[…]

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 ( is located in the Institute of Biotechnology (, 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[…]

Imaging specialist

Posted by on June 28th, 2018

  A staff research position for an imaging specialist is available in the Parichy lab at University of Virginia. The laboratory focuses on cellular interactions and morphogenetic behaviors, with particular emphasis on post-embryonic neural crest derivatives including pigment cells. The successful applicant will contribute to on-going studies, will have opportunities to design and pursue new[…]

Senior Research Position (Boston, MA)

Posted by on June 27th, 2018

The DRSC/TRiP Functional Genomics Resources in the Perrimon group at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA, is seeking a highly motivated senior-level research technician to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing molecular biology, cell culture, protein purification, and/or related techniques as part of an overall research program focused on[…]

BBSRC-funded postdoc position – neuronal ageing

Posted by on June 26th, 2018

BBSRC funded postdoc position in the laboratory of Natalia Sanchez-Soriano (, to study the cell biology of neuronal ageing and the underlying mechanisms.  The aim of the project is to understand the harmful changes that neurons undergo at the subcellular level during ageing, and unravel the cascade of events that cause them, with a focus[…]

Postdoctoral fellowship in Applied Developmental Immunology

Posted by on June 22nd, 2018

The Maehr lab ( is looking for a team member in the area of developmental immunology and human pluripotent stem cell-based disease models. Envisioned projects will utilize pluripotent stem cell differentiation approaches, together with assays of thymus and T cell development, to decipher the molecular underpinnings of human immune syndromes such as thymus dysfunction-based autoimmunity[…]

Research Assistant at Genetics, University of Cambridge (Germline Development)

Posted by on June 19th, 2018

The Karam Teixeira lab ( at the University of Cambridge (Department of Genetics) is looking to recruit a Research Assistant to support a range of projects being carried out in our research group. We are primarily interested in germline development (stem cell regulation and genome defense mechanisms) and we use the Drosophila ovary as a model system[…]

Post-doctoral position at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

Post-doctoral positions are available in Dr. Samantha Brugmann’s lab to study vertebrate craniofacial development and disease, with an emphasis on the role of the primary cilium in these processes. For information about specific research areas see   Qualifications: Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or another[…]

PhD in nerve/tumor interactions and nervous system development

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals dedicated to peruse a PhD and who are interested in nerve/tumour interactions and nervous system development.    PROJECT DESCRIPTION During tumour progression nerves and tumours interact resulting in tumour cells using nerves as a metastatic route out of the organ, through a process called perineural invasion (PNI). While this[…]