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Postdoc position (Francis Crick Institute, London): Developmental origins of health and longevity

Posted by on February 20th, 2018

An exciting opportunity to be part of a pioneering biomedical research institute, dedicated to innovation and science. A postdoctoral research post in the laboratory of Dr. Alex P. Gould is now available. We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to identify the, as yet unknown, molecular mechanisms by which dietary nutrients and oxidative stress[…]

Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurodevelopment

Posted by on January 18th, 2018

Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals who are interested in fundamental mechanisms of neuronal migration and axon guidance. The main focus of our research is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the development of neural circuits using the embryonic spinal cord as a model system (http://www.ucmm.umu.se/english/research/sara-wilson/). The fellowship is funded for two[…]

Postdoctoral Fellow Position – Genetics of Congenital Craniofacial and Neurodevelopment Malformations

Posted by on October 10th, 2017

An NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the Stottmann lab in the Divisions of Human Genetics and Developmental Biology.  Our interests are in the genetic basis of congenital malformations affecting the forebrain and craniofacial structures. Projects involve characterizing novel genes and mutations identified through forward genetic approaches in both mouse and human. We[…]

Postdoctoral Associate – Cell Polarity and Development of the Inner Ear

Posted by on May 28th, 2017

    How do we perceive sounds, gravity or head movements? It all starts during development, when sensory cells in the inner ear acquire a crown of motion detectors known as the stereocilia bundle. The Tarchini laboratory investigates the molecular mechanisms that corral and layer stereocilia into a functional bundle, a highly polarized architectural process that,[…]

Recognition and metrics for peer review activity: reviewercredits.com

Posted by on April 25th, 2017

In this post, I would like to introduce to “The Node” our website, reviewercredits.com, launched last July by myself and my friend Robert Fruscio. We are both physicians (I’m in critical care, he is in Gynecological oncology) and several times we chatted about peer review: we always realized how this activity is poorly recognized, despite[…]

Postdoctoral position, Bally-Cuif lab, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Posted by on April 18th, 2017

The laboratory of Zebrafish Neurogenetics, led by Dr. Laure Bally-Cuif at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to our ongoing research on adult neurogenesis in zebrafish. Our lab is interested in the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying basic adult neural stem cell properties, including[…]

Postdoctoral Research Associate – USC Craniofacial Biology

Posted by on December 7th, 2016

Postdoctoral Research Associate Craniofacial Biology – University of Southern California Health Science Campus We are seeking a promising postdoctoral research associate, with expertise in molecular biology and bioinformatics. The program’s goal is to create the next generation of cutting-edge dental and oral health researchers in the U.S. and to shape independent scientists who are able to[…]

PhD and postdoc positions in Luschnig Lab to study tricellular junctions

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016

The group of Stefan Luschnig at the Cluster of Excellence “Cells in Motion” (CiM) and the Institute of Neurobiology, University of Münster, invites applications for a PhD student and postdoc position The positions are available from February 2017 for three years. The Luschnig group investigates developmental, cellular, and molecular aspects of epithelial biology using a[…]

Postdoctoral position in muscle biology

Posted by on October 18th, 2016

Postdoctoral position in muscle biology At the Dept of Clinical Sciences, Umeå University, Sweden Project description: The selected candidate will work within the research project ”The molecular portfolio of the extraocular muscles”, led by Professor Fatima Pedrosa Domellöf at the Departments of Clinical Sciences at Umeå University, Sweden. The actual research project explores i) how[…]

Post-doctoral Position available – Cartilage Development and Disease, Pluripotent stem cells

Posted by on October 10th, 2016

We are looking for an outstanding, highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our innovative young department in the stem cell and regenerative medicine-focused laboratory of Dr. April Craft, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Our lab studies the development of musculoskeletal tissues, primarily cartilage, using human and mouse[…]