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2018 JDB Travel Award

Posted by on October 11th, 2017

  The Journal of Developmental Biology are inviting applications for the 2018 JDB Travel Award. The award is for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students to attend a conference of their choice in 2018). The award will consist of 800 CHF (Swiss Francs), and nominations must be in by 15/10/17 Find out more on the JDB[…]

Apply for a grant to study knockout mice

Posted by on May 23rd, 2016

The MRC has now launched its first, cross-Board Call for Pump Priming Awards for preliminary research using IMPC knockout mice ( The aim of this initiative is to capitalise on MRC’s (and others’) investments in the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium (IMPC) ( and make best use of the resources, data and tools available. The expectation[…]

Travelling to a conference? Apply now for a DMM travel grant!

Posted by on March 9th, 2016

Are you interested in attending a meeting or course in a DMM-relevant field? Apply for one of our travel grants of up to £600 (or currency equivalent). The first application deadline is 29 April 2016. Applicants will usually be PhD students and postdoctoral researchers at the beginning of their research careers, who will use the[…]

Question Of The Month- developmental biology funding

Posted by on March 24th, 2015

In our recent survey many of you told us that you like the Node to be even more a place where the community can discuss and share ideas. We totally agree, but to make this happen we need your help and participation! To encourage more discussions we decided to launch a new feature called Question of the[…]

The Future of Research Symposium:

The Funding of Research

Posted by on October 1st, 2014

This is the last of four posts relating to the Future of Research symposium which was announced in a previous blog post. Each of these posts will discuss a topic that is the focus of a workshop at the Symposium. Even if you can’t attend, please tweet @FORsymp with suggestions, or follow us to respond[…]

Advocating FOR grads and postdocs: the Future of Research symposium

Posted by on August 27th, 2014

You may have noticed a recent trend in the perception of the graduate and postdoctoral experience, be it in the state of our mental health; or perceived career goal of “academia-or-bust”; or maybe you’re just keeping your pulse on leading US academics warning of the imminent dangers of a flawed biomedical research system or the[…]

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).[…]

The end of biology?

Posted by on July 9th, 2013

  ‘England is the only nation on earth that has managed to limit the power of kings by resisting them, and has finally established a wise system of government in which the ruler is all-powerful when it comes to doing good, and has his hands tied if he attempts to do evil.’ Voltaire, Lettres philosophiques[…]

FlyBase 2012 User Survey

Posted by on March 20th, 2012

Dear Colleagues,   FlyBase has begun to plan for the competitive renewal of FlyBase funding, which will be submitted to NIH in several months. EXTENSIVE INPUT from the community of FlyBase users is invaluable in two ways. (1) It is a crucial source of input to help us determine our priorities for the next five year period. (2) The[…]

A Career in Science Management

Posted by on February 13th, 2012

Last June, Eva summarised the Node’s alternative careers stories, personal accounts of how scientists made their transitions from research into various alternative career paths. As a friend of Andrea Hutterer, who is now the Fellowships Manager at EMBO, I witnessed her exciting leap from the bench into science management back in 2010, and now asked[…]