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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” ( 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[…]