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Group leader position in Marseille, France

Posted by on January 8th, 2014

CALL FOR A GROUP LEADER POSITION AT THE DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY INSTITUTE OF MARSEILLE The Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille (IBDM) is a leading research institute in Europe, with a unique focus on the study of developmental systems with interdisciplinary approaches using a wide range of animal models (Drosophila, Xenopus, C. elegans, chick, rat and mouse).[…]

1st joint meeting of the French Society for Developmental Biology (SFBD) and the network for Functional Studies on Model Organisms (EFOR)

Posted by on November 10th, 2013

Dear colleague, We are pleased to announce the 1st joint meeting of the French Society for Developmental Biology (SFBD) and the network for Functional Studies on Model Organisms (EFOR), to be held at the FIAP Jean Monnet center, 75014 Paris, Feb. 10-12, 2014. This symposium, which also stands as the annual meeting of the SFBD[…]

Post-doctoral position in Drosophila hematopoiesis: deciphering the niche function

Posted by on March 20th, 2012

A 3 years post-doctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Michèle Crozatier and Alain Vincent, at the Centre de Biologie du Développement CNRS/Toulouse University, France. One main topic of the lab concerns Drosophila hematopoiesis, the hematopoietic niche and the plasticity of cell fates in the lymph gland (http://www-cbd.ups-tlse.fr/spip.php?rubrique53). The candidate will further explore[…]

How to stay in contact with the French Community of Developmental Biologists?

Posted by on February 1st, 2011

I remember when I was a post doc abroad. Science was great, life in a foreign country was very nice, but there was one huge drawback for a French in exile: how to stay in contact with research in France (or any country…), especially when you are a newcomer in the developmental biology field? One[…]

News roundup

Posted by on January 31st, 2011

Just a quick roundup of some interesting bits of news. Embryo research in France This one’s rather interesting to read together with the interview with Margaret Buckingham we posted last week. France has very strict regulations in place for research on embryos or ESCs. Now, Nature reports that researchers in France are urging their government[…]

An interview with Margaret Buckingham: President of the French Society of Developmental Biology

Posted by on January 27th, 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development) Margaret Buckingham is Professor in the Department of Developmental Biology at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and she is also the current President of the French Society of Developmental Biology (Société Française de Biologie du Développement, SFBD). We spoke with her about the role of the SFBD and about[…]

Development Editors Meeting

Posted by on July 19th, 2010

On July 9, the editors of Development met in Strasbourg (or joined over the phone) for a meeting. Because Development‘s editors are spread out all over the world, these meetings are a rare opportunity to get everyone together to discuss the journal. Editors all get a chance to share ideas they have for the journal,[…]

An interview with Thomas Lecuit

Posted by on July 16th, 2010

(This interview by Kathryn Senior originally appeared in Development on July 13) Thomas Lecuit heads up a multidisciplinary team of 10 scientists at the Developmental Biology Institute of Marseilles (IBDML) in France. He is deeply interested in how the tissues that form our organs acquire and maintain their proper architecture and has special expertise in[…]