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François Jacob Conference:

Posted by on February 11th, 2019

François Jacob Conference: Evolution, Structure and Function of Chromosomes High Order Structure Institut Pasteur, Paris June 4 (2pm) –June 7 (6pm) 2019 http://www.hic2019.conferences-pasteur.org/ (No Ratings Yet) Loading…

Postdoctoral Positions – Cell Biology/Biochemistry of Plant Reproduction

Posted by on December 13th, 2018

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Boavida laboratory in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University. The lab investigates the molecular mechanisms controlling gamete identity and function and cell-cell signaling in plant fertilization.   We are seeking highly motivated individuals who value achievement, are proactive, creative, detail-oriented, flexible and constructive team[…]

Postdoctoral Fellow — Endocrine controls of adult neural crest stem cells

Posted by on December 11th, 2018

A position for a postdoctoral fellow is available in the lab of Dr. David Parichy at University of Virginia to study functions of thyroid hormone and other circulating factors during the development and homeostasis of adult neural crest stem cells and their derivatives in zebrafish.    Major interests lie in understanding how specific hormones drive disparate[…]

Postdoctoral position in bioinformatics/developmental neurobiology

Posted by on November 21st, 2018

A postdoctoral position is available for an initial period of 2 years at the “Stem Cell and Brain Research Institute” (www.sbri.fr) in the lab of Dr. Olivier Raineteau. The project follows two recent studies from the team demonstrating transcriptional heterogeneity of postnatal neural progenitors (Donega et al., Cell Report, 2018), and their amenability to pharmacological[…]

Call for new preLighters

Posted by on November 6th, 2018

preLights, The Company of Biologist’s new preprint highlighting service, has now been running for more than eight months. At the heart of preLights is the community of early-career researchers who select and highlight interesting preprints in various fields. As the service is building momentum, we are ready to grow our team of preLighters and are[…]

Single cell ecology meeting

Posted by on October 30th, 2018

The Royal Society is organising the upcoming Single cell ecology meeting on 10-11 December 2018 in London, UK, on behalf of Professor Thomas Richards, Dr Ramon Massana and Professor Neil Hall. This will be an interdisciplinary meeting to explore the use of single cell technologies to understand the function, diversity and interactions of microbes. This[…]

Mouse embryology

Posted by on October 30th, 2018

Practical training course March13-15, 2019 Strasbourg, France Program and registration (No Ratings Yet) Loading…

Biology and Disease Mechanisms of Drosophila Axonal Endoplasmic Reticulum

Posted by on October 9th, 2018

We have a vacancy for a postdoctoral research associate, funded by a BBSRC grant, to work on the roles of spastic paraplegia gene products in formation of axonal ER, and identification of new genes and cellular processes involved in this. For some background on the project, see: https://elifesciences.org/articles/23882. Applicants should have a PhD in a biological[…]

A study using Drosophila sheds light on the metastatic behaviour of human tumours

Posted by on September 26th, 2018

Most solid tumours with metastatic potential show a high degree of chromosomal instability. A study published in the journal Developmental Cell demonstrates that chromosomal instability itself promotes invasive behaviour. The researchers identify the oncogene Fos and the tumour suppressor Capicua as necessary molecular elements mediating this invasive behaviour. Barcelona, 26 September 2018.- Metastatic tumours are[…]

Tenure track faculty position in Neurobiology-University of South Carolina

Posted by on September 10th, 2018

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor with a research program in neurobiology. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program focusing on cell-cell communication in neural development and/or disease. We are especially interested in[…]