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Postdoctoral position in the developmental neurobiology of autism

Posted by on June 7th, 2012

The Page laboratory at The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida has a postdoctoral position available to investigate the role of genetic risk factors for autism in brain development, using mouse or Drosophila as a model system. This project will investigate brain growth, patterning and connectivity at a mechanistic level using genetic models as well advanced imaging[…]

Postdoctoral position in invertebrate stem cell biology

Posted by on May 22nd, 2012

Postdoc position available at School of Natural Sciences and Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), National University of Ireland, Galway, to study the molecular mechanisms that control pluripotency and early lineage commitment in stem cells of the cnidarian Hydractinia. This animal is an established cnidarian genetic model organism, amenable to gene expression analysis and manipulation and classical[…]

Senior Research Assistant

Posted by on May 17th, 2012

A research assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Brad Davidson, soon to be located in the Department of Biology at Swarthmore College.  We investigate fundamental questions of Cell Signal Integration and Gene Network Evolution by focusing on the earliest steps of heart cell specification. For more information see http://www.mcrp.med.arizona.edu/html/braddavidson/index.html. This position is a great match[…]

Postdoctoral Position in Zebrafish Lab at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Indiana, USA

Posted by on May 16th, 2012

A postdoctoral position is available in the zebrafish laboratory of Ryan M. Anderson at the Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana (http://www.wellscenter.iupui.edu/researchers/ryan-m-anderson). We use zebrafish as a genetic/epigenetic model to study pancreatic endocrine cell differentiation during development and regeneration. The fellow will study cell reprogramming in vivo using newly isolated mutants[…]

Drosophila Research Technician

Posted by on May 9th, 2012

University College London – UCL Cancer Institute Full Time : The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £25,927 – £30,384 per annum., inclusive of London Allowance. The successful applicant will use molecular biology, Drosophila genetics and immunohistochemistry to study the molecular mechanisms regulating gene expression during development. They will also[…]

PhD student position

Posted by on May 8th, 2012

PhD student position at the IBMB-CSIC, Barcelona Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology  http://www.ibmb.csic.es/index.php?pg=laboratorio&idLaboratorio=18&tab=lab_home We are looking for: Enthusiastic researchers with a BSc or Masters Degree in biomedical sciences with interest in Developmental Neurobiology Good academic records are required Good spoken and written command of English We offer: A highly multidisciplinary and competitive training programme in biomedical[…]

Postdoctoral positions available

Posted by on May 5th, 2012

Postdoctoral Positions, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA   Postdoctoral Positions in Molecular and Developmental Biology are available to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling vertebrate organogenesis. We are particularly interested in the development of the lymphatic vasculature and the visual system. We use available mouse models to understand the mechanisms regulating these[…]

Postdoctoral Position in Skeletal Patterning

Posted by on April 10th, 2012

A postdoctoral position studying skeletal development is available in the laboratory of Dr. Amy Merrill at the University of Southern California’s Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology (CCMB).  CCMB offers a highly supportive and interactive environment with a strong research profile in craniofacial development and repair.  Work conducted in the Merrill laboratory integrates human genetics and[…]

Post-doctoral position in Drosophila hematopoiesis: deciphering the niche function

Posted by on March 20th, 2012

A 3 years post-doctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Michèle Crozatier and Alain Vincent, at the Centre de Biologie du Développement CNRS/Toulouse University, France. One main topic of the lab concerns Drosophila hematopoiesis, the hematopoietic niche and the plasticity of cell fates in the lymph gland (http://www-cbd.ups-tlse.fr/spip.php?rubrique53). The candidate will further explore[…]

Postdoctoral Research Associate CSCR Wellcome Trust (Hendrich Lab)

Posted by on March 7th, 2012

The Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research provides outstanding scientists with the opportunity and resources to undertake ground-breaking research into the fundamental properties of mammalian stem cells. Postdoctoral Research Associate in Transcriptional control of embryonic stem cell differentiation PS14181 Salary £ 27,578 – £35,938 Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to investigate the[…]