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PhD position available to study regulation of macrophage migration in Drosophila

Posted by on March 11th, 2014

PhD position available to study regulation of macrophage migration in vivo using Drosophila Organisation: Department of Infection and Immunity, The Medical School, University of Sheffield Supervisor: Dr Iwan Evans Studentship starting: 1st October 2014 Application Deadline: 18th April 2014 Project: Inappropriate immune cell responses cause or exacerbate a wide range of human diseases including autoimmunity, atherosclerosis, cancer[…]

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

Posted by on March 3rd, 2014

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[…]

PhD Studentship: Microsoft Research – ‘Computation During Development: Characterising the Molecular Programs that Underlie Pluripotency and Differentiation in Embryonic Stem Cells’

Posted by on March 3rd, 2014

Supervisor: Dr. Brian Hendrich, Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge Microsoft Research Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Emmott   Application Deadline: 30 March 2014 PhD Start Date: 01 October 2014   Project Summary Embryonic stem (ES) cells are a unique type of cell derived from the inner cell mass of the developing blastocyst, which possess the ability to self-renew indefinitely,[…]

PhD Studentship at MRC-NIMR, UK in Vertebrate Developmental Biology

Posted by on March 2nd, 2014

DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERNING OF THE VERTEBRATE NERVOUS SYSTEM NIMR project supervisor: James Briscoe (Developmental Biology) The complex tissues and organs of every multicellular organism develop in a precise and reproducible manner from initially indistinguishable cells. A fundamental question is how such equipotent cells acquire the appropriate identity for their location. One example of this is the[…]

5-year Post-doctoral Fellowship to study planar polarity and tissue morphogenesis at the Crick.

Posted by on February 20th, 2014

A 5-year Wellcome Trust funded position is available in the lab of Dr Barry Thompson to study planar polarity and tissue morphogenesis. The lab will move to the new Francis Crick Institute in summer next year, which will be an exciting environment for multidisciplinary science. For more information: email: (No Ratings Yet)[…]

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência’s PhD Programme: applications for the 2015 class are now open!

Posted by on February 18th, 2014

Applications for the 2015 class of the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) PhD programme in Integrative Biology and Biomedicine are open until March 30th. This Programme is run in collaboration with ITQB (Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica) and the Champalimaud Foundation. The IGC PhD programme exposes students to a wide spectrum of different topics[…]

2 Postdoctoral positions available in the Tissue Mechanics Lab at MRC LMCB, University College London

Posted by on February 6th, 2014

  Research Associate (2 positions) University College London -MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology Full Time : The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £32,699 – £39,523 inclusive per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. The Mao lab studies the mechanics of tissue growth and regeneration, combining genetics, in vivo[…]

Young Group Leader Positions in Stem Cell Biology – Institut Pasteur, Paris

Posted by on January 31st, 2014

Young Group Leader Positions in Stem Cell Biology The Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) announces an international call for candidates wishing to establish independent research groups. The recruitments are part of the Revive Laboratory of Excellence (LabEx) programme on “Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology and Medicine”. Candidates will be integrated into the cutting edge interdisciplinary environment[…]

Post-doc opportunity in Melbourne, Australia. Investigating craniofacial development & neural tube closure

Posted by on January 31st, 2014

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated individual to join the Epidermal Development Laboratory in the Department of Medicine. The group has an interest in understanding the mechanisms underpinning epidermal development and homeostasis. As the Research Officer or Senior Research Officer, you will investigate the genetic pathways which regulate vertebrate craniofacial development, with a[…]

Technical assistant in IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland

Posted by on January 29th, 2014

IIMCB ( is the top-ranked Polish research institute in the field of biology. The institute provides cutting-edge equipment and facilities, including a newly established zebrafish facility, bioimaging facilities, strong bioinformatics cluster, and structural biology. The IIMCB is committed to provide a supportive and inclusive work environment. A full time technical assistant position is available starting[…]