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IGNITE Research Fellow (PhD candidate): Comparative and functional genomics of oogenesis and animal-vegetal embryonic axis specification

Posted by on February 8th, 2018

There is a vacancy for a 3-year PhD position (Early Stage Researcher) for a fixed term of 3 years at the Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology affiliated with the project “Comparative Development of Animals”. The PhD position is financed by the MSC Innovative Training Network “IGNITE” (http://www.itn-ignite.eu). IGNITE is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network that will gather together this European excellence to train a new generation of scientists skilled in all aspects of invertebrate genomics.

The people behind the papers – David Turner & Peter Baillie-Johnson

Posted by on November 6th, 2017

Embryonic patterning is dependent on the establishment of the anteroposterior (AP) and dorsoventral axes early in development. In mammals this occurs by a breaking of symmetry in the epiblast, however the molecular mechanisms controlling this process are still not fully understood. This week we feature a paper published in the latest issue of Development that[…]

Uncovering the unexpected: New visions from the 3’ end of squint

Posted by on July 31st, 2012

Here I share the background story on my graduate work that was recently published in Development, “Dorsal activity of maternal squint is mediated by a non-coding function of the RNA”: I first joined Karuna Sampath’s group at Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory in 2005 during my undergraduate days. It was an exciting year in the lab[…]