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Assistant Professor – Universidade de São Paulo

Posted by on November 7th, 2011

Assistant Professor Universidade de São Paulo Tenured Faculty position in Evo-Devo The Department of Zoology, Institute of Biosciences, University of São Paulo, Brazil invites applicants for a tenured appointment in Evolutionary Developmental Biology at the level equivalent to that of Assistant Professor (Professor Doutor). Candidates should have a strong research focus on the developmental mechanisms[…]

Assistant/Associate Professor position in epigenetics, chromatin, and small RNA biology

Posted by on November 5th, 2011

The Department of Biology at Syracuse University (SU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position to support ongoing interests in epigenetics, chromatin, and small RNA biology at SU. We seek applicants who utilize biochemical, genetic, and/or genomic approaches to address chromatin- and/or small RNA-based mechanisms of epigenetic regulation within a developmental context such as,[…]

Comparative epithelial morphogenesis research positions (PhD, Postdoc)

Posted by on October 26th, 2011

From early 2012, a PhD studentship and a postdoctoral position are available in the Panfilio lab (in Cologne, Germany) to investigate morphogenesis of the insect extraembryonic membranes.  As protective covers for the embryo, these simple epithelia are a defining feature of the insects and have been linked to their evolutionary success.  However, in order to[…]

Postdoctoral position – MRC Department of Biomedical/Developmental Genetics, University of Sheffield, UK

Posted by on October 26th, 2011

Overview The Research Associate will work in the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics within the Department of Biomedical Science.  The department has an active community of researchers specialising in different aspects of developmental biology.  You will take part in a project aiming to understand how cell proliferation is temporally integrated with digit patterning[…]

Post-doctoral research scientist MRC-National Institute for Medical Research

Posted by on October 26th, 2011

Career Develpoment Fellow IRC32554   Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Division of Developmental Biology, MRC-NIMR. Funding is available for 2 years from the Simon’s Foundation, an international sponsor of autism research, for a project led by Drs John Jacob and James Briscoe. The successful candidate will build on prior genetic[…]

Postdoc position in gut morphogenesis

Posted by on October 4th, 2011

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Nascone-Yoder laboratory at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC, USA) to study the role of non-canonical Wnt/PCP signaling in Xenopus gut morphogenesis. The successful applicant will elucidate the cellular and molecular basis of gut tube lumen formation, gut tube elongation and rotation, and/or digestive epithelial morphogenesis.  We[…]

Phd Places fully funded Syracuse University Biology Department

Posted by on September 30th, 2011

Fully Funded PhD Places available in Developmental Biology and Neuroscience Syracuse University, New York, USA. Interneuron specification in the zebrafish spinal cord. The Lewis Lab recently moved to Syracuse University from Cambridge University in the UK. We use Genetics, Cell Biology and Developmental Biology to investigate how the correct number and pattern of different neurons[…]

PhD-student Position in Thalamus Development / Tissue Engineering in Zebrafish

Posted by on September 21st, 2011

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to study development and regeneration of the thalamus in zebrafish. Stroke is a prevalent and devastating disorder, and no treatment is currently available to restore lost neuronal function after stroke. In 10% of all stroke patients, a remote damage of the thalamus has been documented. We[…]

Post-doctoral position in Craniofacial development

Posted by on September 12th, 2011

A post-doctoral position is available immediately at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the laboratory of Dr. Samantha Brugmann to study vertebrate craniofacial development, patterning and disease. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or another related discipline. Applicants should be highly motivated, independent and organized. Successful[…]

Group Leader position available at MRC-NIMR London

Posted by on September 4th, 2011

Applications are invited for a Principal Investigator position to lead a new research group in Cell and Developmental Biology. We are particularly interested in candidates using quantitative approaches to study any aspect of the cellular and molecular dynamics of developing tissues. Candidates should have an outstanding track record and an ability to lead a team[…]