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The people behind the papers #14

Posted by on February 15th, 2017

Embryonic stem cells express genes necessary for self-renewal, and also ‘prime’ lineage-specific genes which stay silent until differentiation; the molecular players and pathways that govern the timely gene expression are still being delineated. Today’s paper comes from the most recent issue of Development and reveals a role for the histone demethylase Jmjd2c in gene activation in stem cell[…]

Free webinar | Single-cell RNA-seq and cell heterogeneity in the central nervous system

Posted by on August 17th, 2016

Register here: http://bit.ly/single_cell_rna_seq_webinar  Interested in understanding RNA-seq and its application to the study of oligodendrocyte heterogeneity? Join Dr Gonçalo Castelo-Branco and Dr Amit Zeisel, of the the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysicsat the Karolinska Institutet, as they discuss the latest developments in single cell RNA-seq. Topics covered will include Technology development, applications, and challenges Investigation of[…]

Postdoctoral position in chromatin and epigenetic control of Drosophila development

Posted by on June 30th, 2016

Stockholm University, Sweden, invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Mattias Mannervik at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (http://www.su.se/mbw). The position is scheduled to start as soon as possible.   Transcriptional coregulators are proteins that facilitate communication between transcription factors and the basal transcription apparatus, in part by[…]

Adventures in Studying Brain Sex Differences

Posted by on May 8th, 2015

by Peg McCarthy and Bridget Nugent The biological phenomenon of hormonally induced sexual differentiation of the brain has been an empirical topic of study for over 50 years1 but much remains to be discovered in terms of both mechanism and functional impact. In the McCarthy lab we exploit the many advantages of the laboratory rat[…]

Postdoctoral position in chromatin regulation and epigenetic control of Drosophila development

Posted by on February 19th, 2015

Stockholm University, Sweden, invites applications for one postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Mattias Mannervik at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (http://www.su.se/mbw/research/research-groups/integrative-biology/group-mannervik). The position is scheduled to start as soon as possible. Transcriptional coregulators are proteins that facilitate communication between transcription factors and the basal transcription apparatus, in part by affecting[…]

A postdoctoral position is open in an INSERM laboratory (Marseille, France) Cardiac Developmental Biology

Posted by on June 24th, 2013

Our team focuses on epigenetic regulation of determination of cardiac cell lineages using stem cells and mouse embryos. The fellow will investigate how changes in the 3D chromatin configuration affect the development of the heart.  She/he will work with both wt mouse embryos (lineage tracing, micro-ChIP, 3C technologies, DNA microinjection) and from the second year[…]

Woods Hole Images round 3 – vote for a Development cover

Posted by on June 7th, 2013

It is time for round 3 of last years’ Woods Hole embryology course images! The regenerated planarian won the last round , but who will you vote for this time? Below are 4 great images, and you can decide which one will feature in the cover of Development. To see bigger versions, just click on[…]

Post-doctoral fellowship in Cologne, Germany

Posted by on April 22nd, 2013

The Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) is a multidisciplinary center at the University of Cologne providing a forum that brings together physician scientists with basic researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences to perform competitive basic, disease-oriented research. The mission of the CMMC is to advance the[…]

Post-doctoral position available: Neural crest development in Xenopus

Posted by on November 20th, 2012

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA   POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITION AVAILABLE   Neural Crest Development in Xenopus   £30,122 to £35,938 per annum   A Post Doctoral Research Associate position to investigate the Regulation of Neural Crest development by transcriptional pausing is available in the lab of Dr. Grant Wheeler, School[…]

Book review: Epigenetics in all its glory

Posted by on December 29th, 2011

This book review originally appeared in Development. Melissa Mann reviews “Epigenetics: Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development and Evolution” (Edited by Benedikt Hallgrímsson and Brian K. Hall). Book info: Epigenetics: Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development and Evolution Edited by Benedikt Hallgrímsson, Brian K. Hall University of California Press (2011) 472 pages ISBN 978-0520267091 (hardback),[…]