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Postdoctoral Positions in Cellular Mechanics and Biophysics of Morphogenesis

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

  Positions are available to study the physical principles of morphogenesis in the Mechanics of Morphogenesis / Davidson Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Bioengineering. Our group focuses on studying the molecular, cellular, and tissue-scale processes that regulate mechanical properties and force-production during morphogenesis. Projects can involve quantitative cell biology, biophysics,[…]

Research Assistant: Rotifer Genome Editing

Posted by on December 4th, 2017

Position Description: The Marine Biological Laboratory seeks a Research Assistant II or III to join the laboratories of Kristin Gribble and David Mark Welch in the Josephine Bay Paul Center. The successful candidate will help develop genome editing techniques, including CRISPR/Cas9, in rotifers, a novel aquatic invertebrate model system for studies of aging, neurobiology, developmental[…]

Research Assistant (short term) – Brain tumour research

Posted by on December 1st, 2017

A Brain Research UK-sponsored research assistant position for a highly motivated scientist is available in the laboratory of Dr. Claudia Barros at the Peninsula School of Medicine of Plymouth University, UK. The project is an opportunity to characterise novel targets and its human orthologue genes potentially involved in brain tumour initiation and growth, which have[…]

Preprint Community Manager (Life Sciences)

Posted by on November 30th, 2017

Preprint Community Manager (Life Sciences) Based in Cambridge, UK   The Company of Biologists ( is launching a new preprint highlighting service for the biological community. We are looking for the right person to help us build and evolve this new service. Joining an experienced and successful publishing team, this is an exciting opportunity for[…]

Postdoctoral Position – Vascular Developmental Biology – University of Pittsburgh

Posted by on November 28th, 2017

An NIH R01-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Beth Roman in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. We study the interplay between molecular and biomechanical pathways in the control of endothelial cell behavior and vascular development and disease. Our primary focus is on endothelial bone morphogenetic protein[…]

PhD position at the Palacios’s lab, SBCS, QMUL, London

Posted by on November 24th, 2017

My ultimate scientific aim is to contribute to the understanding of diseases, and I believe that in order to achieve this goal we need to understand fundamental cell biophysical mechanisms underpinning health. My lab applies a biophysical approach to studying how cytoskeletons (actin, microtubules and spectrin) collaborate in the establishment of cell polarity and tissue[…]

Seeking postdoc in developmental biology

Posted by on November 23rd, 2017

Postdoc position in Developmental Biology in Mukhopadhyay lab, UT Southwestern, Dallas. The focus of the current research in the Mukhopadhyay laboratory is to understand mechanisms of cellular signaling at the level of the primary cilia, and its relevance to human health and disease. The first cellular organelle to be described in biology, the primary cilium[…]

Two Positions for Ph.D. Students: Pancreas Development and Stem Cells

Posted by on November 22nd, 2017

          Two Positions for Ph.D. Students Pancreas Development and Stem Cells German Centre for Diabetes Research Dresden   We seek two talented, highly motivated young scientists to pursue Ph.D. studies on: (1) the metabolic programming and epigenetics of pancreas progenitors (2) the function and differentiation pathways of adult pancreas stem cells   The group[…]

Postdoctoral position at the IIMCB Laboratory of Protein Metabolism in Development and Aging

Posted by on November 22nd, 2017

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw Laboratory of Protein Metabolism in Development and Aging is seeking a talented Postdoctoral fellow   Location: Warsaw, a vibrant city with an international academic research environment. International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology ( – one of the most dynamic and top ranked Polish research institutes. Job[…]

Senior Laboratory Research Scientist at the Crick Institute

Posted by on November 22nd, 2017

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Laboratory Scientist to join the quantitative cell biology laboratory headed by Dr Silvia Santos. The lab is a new addition to The Francis Crick Institute in London and focuses on understanding control principles in cell decision-making. Current areas of research include understanding control of cell division and[…]