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The Woods Hole Embryology Experience

Posted by on January 12th, 2018

My first listen to Jimi Hendrix’s album, “Are you experienced?” was as a prepubescent kid who still had a Matchbox car collection. It’s hard to describe. A world of magic opened up for me; to the chagrin of my parents, I decided I wanted to be a musician instead of a scientist, and in a[…]

New insights into sex differences in Drosophila development and physiology

Posted by on May 27th, 2016

Bruno Hudry and Elizabeth J. Rideout Male and female fruit flies differ in many aspects of development and physiology. For example, males and females differ in abdominal pigmentation, sex comb formation, courtship behaviours, the development and wiring of the central nervous system, internal reproductive organs, and genital morphology. Many elegant studies on the genes that[…]

Scientific Copy Editor (Maternity Cover)

Posted by on May 15th, 2014

The Journal of Experimental Biology is the leading journal in the field of comparative physiology and publishes papers on the form and function of living organisms, from the molecular and subcellular to the integrated whole animal. We are currently seeking applications for the role of full-time Scientific Copy Editor to provide maternity cover. The role[…]


Posted by on December 6th, 2011

MRC NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, MILL HILL, LONDON   The successful applicant will study the roles of nutrient sensing and metabolism during Drosophila growth and development in the CNS and in other tissues (Nature 2007: 445, 275-280; Cell 2008: 133, 891-902; Nature 2011: 471, 508-12; Cell 2011: 146,435-47). A combination of genetics, physiology, molecular[…]

Group Leader Position in Physiology & Metabolism at MRC-NIMR London

Posted by on September 13th, 2011

The MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London seeks to appoint a Group Leader (tenure or tenure track) in the new Division of Physiology and Metabolism. We particularly encourage applicants using mammalian models to investigate the mechanisms by which growth and/or metabolism are regulated in health and disease. Research programs should complement those of the[…]