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Blastoid: the backstory of the formation of blastocyst-like structure solely from stem cells.

Posted by on June 27th, 2018

In our recently published paper1, we showed that mouse stem cells self-organize into blastocyst-like structures, that we termed blastoids. Because blastoids can be generated in large numbers, can be finely manipulated, and implant in utero, they are a powerful tool to investigate the principles of pre- and post-implantation development. Here is the backstory of our[…]

Postdoctoral position at the Hubrecht & MERLN Institutes. Stem cell-based blastoids. Lab of Nicolas Rivron.

Posted by on June 12th, 2018

Hubrecht Institute for developmental biology and stem cell research. MERLN Institute for technology-driven regenerative medicine. Laboratory for stem cell-based development. 2 years The Netherlands   A two-year postdoctoral position is available at the laboratory for stem cell-based development headed by Nicolas Rivron. The laboratory is located at the MERLN institute for technology-driven regenerative medicine (Maastricht)[…]