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National Xenopus Resource – Manager Position

Posted by on February 26th, 2015

A new position is now available in the National Xenopus Resource (NXR) at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). This is an NXR Manager position that involves daily operational and scientific oversight of the MBL’s P40 NIH funded National Xenopus Resource. The NXR Manager will supervise a staff of 3-5 research assistants and technicians, coordinate custom[…]

Postdoctoral scientist position in Genome Editing in Xenopus at the Marine Biological Laboratory

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

A Postdoctoral Scientist position is available in the Horb Laboratory of the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering at the Marine Biological Laboratory ( The position will focus on the creation of Xenopus models of human disease through the generation of mutants using CRISPR/Cas and TALENs and to work on developing and[…]

Postdoctoral position in retinogenesis

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

A postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the transcriptional regulation of retinal progenitor cell proliferation and its interface with cellular bioenergetics. Our lab utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach that combines traditional mouse developmental genetics and molecular biology with live, dynamic tissue imaging and high throughput genomics. The ideal candidate for this position will be within a year of[…]

Postdoctoral Positions in Developmental Organogenesis

Posted by on February 19th, 2015

POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS are available to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling the development of the lymphatic vasculature and the visual system using available mouse models and 3D self-organizing stem cells and iPS. Highly motivated individuals who recently obtained a PhD. or MD degree and have a strong background in stem cells and molecular and[…]

Postdoctoral position in chromatin regulation and epigenetic control of Drosophila development

Posted by on February 19th, 2015

Stockholm University, Sweden, invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Mattias Mannervik at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute ( The position is scheduled to start as soon as possible. Transcriptional coregulators are proteins that facilitate communication between transcription factors and the basal transcription apparatus, in part by affecting[…]

Looking for PhD student to investigate how actin regulates YAP activity in skin regeneration and skin cancer

Posted by on February 15th, 2015

  We are looking for a PhD student with experience in Hippo/YAP cell biology, molecular biology and mouse handling, and a keen interest in dermatology and regeneration. Department of Anatomy, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW, Sydney. For inquiries and/or applications, please contact Dr. Annemiek Beverdam (   (No Ratings Yet) Loading…

Senior Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoformulation Safety Assessment using Xenopus laevis

Posted by on February 13th, 2015

Senior Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Nanoformulation Safety Assessment (to commence May 4th 2015) University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, in collaboration with Procarta Biosystems Ltd, Norwich, UK , Consorzio Interuniversitario Per Lo Sviluppo Dei Sistemi A Grande Interfase (CSGI), Florence, Italy and Nanovector, Turin, Italy, are looking to recruit an experienced researcher. The position will[…]

Postdoctoral & Technician Position Investigating the Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration

Posted by on February 10th, 2015

One postdoctoral and one technician positions, both fully funded for 3 years, are available in the laboratory of Dr. Natalia Sanchez-Soriano at the Institute of Translational Medicine, Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, University of Liverpool, UK. We are seeking highly motivated, collaborative, interactive but independent candidates to study fundamental microtubule- and transport-related mechanisms underlying[…]

Post-Doctoral Positions in Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Posted by on January 23rd, 2015

Fully funded post-doctoral positions are available to investigate molecular, genetic and cell biological mechanisms of development in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis in the Gibson lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.  Broad project goals are: 1) To utilize established genome engineering and advanced imaging methods to investigate the morphogenesis of polarized epithelia during early[…]

Postdoctoral Position for Evolutionary Neurobiologist at the EMBL/CRG Systems Biology Unit

Posted by on January 23rd, 2015

Our laboratory, at the EMBL/CRG Systems Biology Unit in Barcelona, is looking for an excellent and highly motivated postdoc to study the functions and evolutionary impact of neural-specific alternative splicing in vertebrates. The major goal of the project – funded by the European Research Council (ERC) – is to understand the in vivo functions and[…]