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EvoDevo PhD position available in Sheffield, UK

Posted by on January 3rd, 2014

This PhD is part of the NERC funded Doctoral Training Partnership ACCE (Adapting to the Challenges of a Changing Environment). This is a partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool, York, and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. A PhD position is available in the Fraser laboratory at the University of Sheffield, Department of Animal[…]

Evo-Devo PhD Position (Molecular Evolution) in Cologne, Germany

Posted by on December 31st, 2013

From early 2014, a PhD studentship is available in the Panfilio lab to investigate hypotheses of macroevolutionary change in gene function.  The aim is to address the evolution of the Hox3/zen gene, which is highly conserved in most animals but has acquired novel roles within the insects.  Focusing on the orthologues and paralogues of two[…]

Post-doc position in computational modelling of planar polarity

Posted by on December 24th, 2013

This Wellcome Trust-funded post-doc position is available to carry out computational modelling of coordination of planar polarity as part of an interdisciplinary team using Drosophila epithelial development as a model system. The Strutt lab (MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics, University of Sheffield) studies  the planar polarity signalling pathways that control coordinated cell polarisation[…]

MRC DTA 4-Year PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology and Medicine

Posted by on December 19th, 2013

  Organisation: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Studentship starting: October 2014 Application Deadline: 10th January 2014 Interviews: 14th February 2014 We invite applications from committed and creative candidates for a 4 year MRC DTA PhD studentship. This studentship is aimed at individuals who have a clear idea of their preferred research[…]

MRC 4-yr PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology and Medicine – ‘Physical Biology of Stem Cells’

Posted by on December 19th, 2013

Organisation: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Studentship starting: 01 October 2014 Application Deadline: 1st April 2014 Interview Date: 29th April 2014 Programme Overview: This studentship is targeted to applicants with a Physical Sciences, Mathematical or Computational Sciences background, who are interested in applying their training to aspects of stem cell biology. This programme[…]

Wellcome Trust 4-yr (1+3) PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology & Medicine

Posted by on December 19th, 2013

Organisation: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Studentship starting: October 2014 Application Deadline: 10th January 2014 Interviews: 30th & 31st January 2014 Stem cells are defined by the dual capacity to self-renew and to differentiate. These properties sustain homeostatic cell turnover in adult tissues and enable repair and regeneration throughout the lifetime[…]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sampath Laboratory, University of Warwick, UK

Posted by on December 17th, 2013

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sampath Laboratory, University of Warwick, UK   A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Karuna Sampath in the Division of Biomedical Cell Biology at the University of Warwick, UK.  A key area of research in the laboratory is to understand maternal control of early developmental processes and RNA biology[…]

PhD position. Molecular and functional analysis of cardiac diversification by cell specific genomic approaches

Posted by on December 12th, 2013

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with knowledge in genetic, developmental biology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Experience in genomic approaches (ChIP-seq, RNA-seq), immuno-purification, bioinformatics and confocal microscopy would be also appreciated. Our GReD (Genetics, Reproduction and Development) Laboratory seeks to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms that control the formation of a eukaryotic[…]

Job opening: PhD position Wnt signaling and stem cell biology

Posted by on December 3rd, 2013

We have an opening for a PhD student at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. This research project will investigate the behaviour and control of Wnt-responsive stem cells in the mammary gland. You will be part of a young research team that uses a combination of in vivo and in vitro approaches to understand[…]

Systems biology PhD position in stem cells and cell migration – University of Aberdeen

Posted by on November 30th, 2013

A four-year PhD position is available to combine computer modelling with experimental work investigating stem cell specification, activity, and cell migration in the development and maintenance of the vertebrate cornea.   Further details are available here: http://tinyurl.com/pmxm2cy   The deadline for applications is 16th December.  Please feel free to contact Prof Martin Collinson (m.collinson@abdn.ac.uk) or[…]