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Plant Developmental Biologist – Imaging specialist -Tsiantis Lab, Cologne Germany

Posted by on November 14th, 2018

The department of Comparative Development and Genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIZ) is seeking a   Plant Developmental Biologist – Imaging specialist (50%)   The successful applicant will be involved in research and contribute to operations in the area of Genetics and Evolution of Morphogenesis under the direction of the[…]

Plant Developmental Biologist – Tsiantis Lab, Cologne Germany

Posted by on November 14th, 2018

The department of Comparative Development and Genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (MPIZ) is seeking a   Plant Developmental Biologist   The successful applicant will be involved in research and contribute to operations in the area of Genetics and Evolution of Morphogenesis under the direction of the Director Prof. Miltos Tsiantis.[…]

Postdoctoral Position at University of California, Davis (Brown Lab)

Posted by on November 7th, 2018

One fully funded postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Nadean Brown, Department of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy at UC Davis. Highly motivated candidates are sought to join our investigation of Notch and Shh signal integration during mouse ocular morphogenesis, using cutting edge imaging, protein biochemical and in vivo genetic technologies. […]

Alan Turing’s patterning system can explain the arrangement of shark scales

Posted by on November 7th, 2018

Understanding how complex biological patterns arise is a long standing and fascinating area of scientific research. The patterning, or spatial arrangement, of vertebrate skin appendages (such as feathers, hair and scales) has enabled diverse adaptations, allowing animals to both survive and thrive in varied and challenging environments. Such adaptations include temperature control of mammalian hair1[…]

Two research associate positions to investigate the coordination of tissue patterning and growth in Drosophila through modelling and experiment

Posted by on November 7th, 2018

Two BBSRC/Wellcome Trust-funded positions at the University of Sheffield are available for candidates with a background in (i) cell and/or developmental biology and (ii) mathematical modelling to join an interdisciplinary team investigating the coordination of tissue patterning and growth using Drosophilaepithelial development as a model system. The Strutt lab (http://www.shef.ac.uk/bms/research/strutt) is a world leader in[…]

Behind the scenes of Kicheva Lab

Posted by on November 7th, 2018

Every year our Institute (IST Austria) opens its doors to the public during an outreach event called Open Campus. Visitors can participate in demonstrations and guided tours of the labs while scientists explain their research. But how do you show a variety of different activities performed in the lab within a 20 min tour? We[…]

Engineer / Technician position in Molecular Biology – Maurange team, IBDM, Marseille, France

Posted by on November 6th, 2018

An engineer/technician position is available on the Marseille-Luminy campus to work on tumorigenesis using the chick embryo as a model organism. The candidate will work in the context of a collaborative project between the lab of Dr Cédric Maurange and Dr Marie- Claire Delfini at the Institute for Developmental Biology of Marseille (IBDM). Funding is[…]

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[…]

Translational science: drawing the line

Posted by on November 6th, 2018

Humankind has been researching and engineering for as long as we have existed. It was a matter of survival back then and it is still is nowadays. This long and involved process that spanned over several millennia has enabled civilisations to rise and fall. Thousands of years of science and scholarly traditions have led to[…]

October in preprints

Posted by on November 1st, 2018

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental biology (and related) preprints.  This month we decided to reinstate our Plant Development section after a Twitter chat, and as it happened October had a glut of preprints covering all aspects of plant development. You’ll also find lots of regeneration (kidneys, colons, eyes, axons and whole colonial tunicates),[…]

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