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Postdoctoral positions to study the Hippo pathway

Posted by on November 25th, 2011

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is the largest cancer research group in Australia, uniquely integrating basic, translational and clinical research with patient care in the setting of a specialist cancer hospital. You will be part of the Cell Growth and Proliferation Laboratory, led by Dr Kieran Harvey, which is investigating organ size-control and tumorigenesis controlled by[…]

Post-doctoral scientist –Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Posted by on November 21st, 2011

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research scientist post in Melbourne, to join a newly funded research group within the Cancer Cell Biology Program. The research focuses on understanding the mechanisms regulating the growth of neural stem cell derived tumours in Drosophila. We are part of a vibrant fly community working alongside 400 cancer biologists[…]

Postdoc Position, University of Cambridge

Posted by on November 11th, 2011

Research Associate University of Cambridge – Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Haematology Salary: £27,428 – £35,788 pa The funds for this post are available until 30 April 2014 in the first instance. Applications are invited for the post of a postdoctoral Research Associate in the group of Dr. Katrin Ottersbach. Research in this[…]

Assistant Professor of Evo-Devo

Posted by on November 10th, 2011

California State University Monterey Bay Tenure Track- Full Time Starting Date Fall 2012 The Department of Biology in the Division of Science and Environmental Policy, California State University Monterey Bay invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Developmental Biology.  Candidates should have a PhD in Biology or related field at time of[…]

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[…]