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Fully Funded PhD Studentship for UK/EU Student in Developmental Gene Regulation

Posted by on November 21st, 2014

There is a fully funded PhD studentship opening in Barbara Jennings’s group at Oxford Brookes University (starting September 2015) to investigate developmental gene regulation in Drosophila. For further details about the studentship and how to apply please see http://bms.brookes.ac.uk/research/studentships/transcriptional-elongation The deadline for applications is December 14th 2014. (No Ratings Yet) Loading…

Reviews Editor for the Journal of Experimental Biology

Posted by on November 19th, 2014

Applications are sought for the role of Reviews Editor on The Journal of Experimental Biology, based in Cambridge, UK. Joining an experienced and successful team, this newly created role is an exciting opportunity for a talented scientific editor to make a significant contribution to the leading journal in comparative animal physiology. The Journal of Experimental Biology publishes[…]

Postdoctoral Position – Explaining Development, Evolutionary Novelty, and Evolvability

Posted by on November 18th, 2014

The Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral position in conjunction with the project “Integrating Generic and Genetic Explanations of Biological Phenomena,” sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. This project brings together scholars in philosophy and biology to address[…]

Group Leader Positions in Quantitative Biology and Modeling at Institut Pasteur

Posted by on November 13th, 2014

The Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) announces an international call for group leader positions in the field of quantitative biology and modeling in developmental systems. Successful applicants will be integrated into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment offered by an internationally renowned institute combining fundamental and translational research, in an attractive location in central Paris, in close[…]

Post-Doc position in models of pattern formation and morphogenesis

Posted by on November 11th, 2014

Post-Doc position in models of pattern formation and morphogenesis 1.Job/ project description: The main objective is to: a) Develop mathematical models of organ development (starting with but no restricted to teeth, hair and wings).  The mathematical models include intracellular gene networks, cell signalling and extra-cellular signal diffusion, bio-mechanical interactions between large collectives of cells (all[…]

Graduate position for a PhD in gene networks, pattern formation and morphogenesis

Posted by on November 11th, 2014

Graduate position for a PhD in gene networks, pattern formation and morphogenesis 1.Job/ project description: The main objectives of the PhD project is to: a) Develop mathematical models of organ development (starting with but no restricted to teeth, hair and wings).  The mathematical models include intracellular gene networks, cell signalling and extra-cellular signal diffusion, bio-mechanical[…]

Group Leader (Senior Research Associate)

Posted by on November 3rd, 2014

The Gurdon Institute is a world-renowned centre in the fields of developmental, cell, and cancer biology, located in the heart of the historic city of Cambridge, and part of the University’s School of Biological Sciences. Founded in 1991, its purpose is to provide the best possible environment for research, and to foster interactions and collaborations[…]

4 Yr PhD Programme in Developmental Mechanisms

Posted by on October 27th, 2014

Applications are open for the Wellcome Trust funded four year PhD programme in Developmental Mechanisms at Cambridge. We are looking for talented, motivated graduates or final year undergraduates, and are keen to attract outstanding applicants in the biological sciences, who are committed to doing a PhD. We are able to fund both EU and non-EU[…]

Public Engagement Officer

Posted by on October 24th, 2014

Department/Location: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Salary: £28,695-£37,394 Reference: PS03788 Closing date: 16 November 2014 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 June 2017 in the first instance. The Stem Cell Institute is a world-leading centre of excellence in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, supported by[…]

Post-doc and research assistant positions in Drosophila planar polarity

Posted by on October 22nd, 2014

Two Wellcome Trust-funded positions are available for candidates with a background in cell and/or developmental biology to join an interdisciplinary team investigating cell signalling and coordinated cell polarisation using Drosophila epithelial development as a model system. The Strutt lab (http://www.shef.ac.uk/bms/research/strutt) studies cell signalling and coordinated cell polarisation in animal tissues via analysis of the “core”[…]