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PhD Studentship in Claudio Stern’s lab still available

Posted by on February 28th, 2018

Please note that a PhD studentship is still available in Claudio Stern’s lab. See previous post here:   Studentship available in Claudio Stern’s lab   (No Ratings Yet) Loading…

PhD Studentship – Shutting down the power of brain tumour initiation cells

Posted by on February 26th, 2018

A PhD studentship is available in Dr. Claudia Barros’ group, Peninsula School of Medicine, Plymouth University, UK. The project is devoted to characterise the role of novel candidate genes in brain tumour initiation identified in the laboratory. It will focus on investigating pathways acting in mitochondria, the cells’ power plants, but it is not restricted[…]

Postdoctoral Position in Mammalian Retinal Development at University of California, Davis

Posted by on February 24th, 2018

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Nadean Brown, Department of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy at the UC Davis School of Medicine. Highly motivated candidates are sought to join a new project investigating signal integration and the embryological origin of ocular fates. Details about the lab can be found at:[…]

MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology Studentship

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018

Are you interested in applying mathematics, statistics or machine learning to biomedical problems? Apply now for a MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology Studentship, to start in October 2018.  The studentship is fully-funded for four years, including a stipend of £18,000 p.a. and all University and College fees paid. The studentship is open to applicants[…]

PhD position in Queen Mary University of London: Evolution of axis specification in annelid worms

Posted by on February 23rd, 2018

A PhD studentship is available for a project on the evolution of axis specification modes in spiral cleaving animals. The project will focus on the annelid species Owenia fusiformis, which occupies a key phylogenetic position as the sister lineage to all remaining annelids, and it has recently proven very informative for the study of animal[…]

Postdoc position (Francis Crick Institute, London): Developmental origins of health and longevity

Posted by on February 20th, 2018

An exciting opportunity to be part of a pioneering biomedical research institute, dedicated to innovation and science. A postdoctoral research post in the laboratory of Dr. Alex P. Gould is now available. We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to identify the, as yet unknown, molecular mechanisms by which dietary nutrients and oxidative stress[…]

PhD positions in Marseille (France) – Turing Centre for Living Systems (CENTURI)

Posted by on February 15th, 2018

The Turing Centre for Living Systems aims at attracting students willing to work in an interdisciplinary life-science environment and with backgrounds in cell or developmental biology, immunology, neurosciences, theoretical physics, biophysics, computer science, bioinformatics, applied mathematics, engineering. Candidates are asked to select the projects in order of interest (up to 3) and rank them in the application form.  […]

Research Assistant/Associate: Zebrafish Optogenetics and Live-Imaging

Posted by on February 13th, 2018

The Buckley lab at the department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (PDN), University of Cambridge is recruiting a postdoctoral research associate or research assistant. The lab uses cutting edge optogenetic and live confocal imaging approaches within the whole zebrafish neural tube to manipulate the polarity of single cells (Buckley et al., 2016, PMID: 26766447). In[…]

2-year Postdoctoral position (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France) – Cell migration in the early embryo

Posted by on February 13th, 2018

An ANR funded postdoc position is available in the research group “Cell migration and morphogenesis in the early embryo”, in the Laboratory for Optics and Bioscience, at Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau, 25km from Paris, France).   PROJECT We are generally interested in understanding of how the complex environment that cells experience in vivo (neighboring cells, extracellular[…]

2-year Postdoctoral position (University of Birmingham) – Research Fellow in Cardiovascular genetics and development

Posted by on February 13th, 2018

Applications are invited from outstanding individuals to work under the supervision of Dr Rui Monteiro, Birmingham Fellow, on a BHF funded research project to study the role of TGFb signalling in angiogenic and haemogenic endothelial cell programming. The Monteiro Lab are interested in learning how extrinsic signalling impinges on lineage fate decisions in development and[…]