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Funding for international postdocs

Posted by , on 11 May 2012

Rupinder emailed the Node recently to ask if we knew any sources for postdoc funding for international postdocs. Many PhD graduates travel to another country for their postdoc, but a ...

Smart signaling in the developing brain

Posted by , on 10 May 2012

The WNT pathway functions in so many processes during development that it is easy to be jealous of its multi-tasking abilities.  A recent paper in Development describes the role of ...

Homeward bound

Posted by , on 10 May 2012

It’s been longer than I’d hoped since I last wrote, but a whole heck of a lot has been going on. Monday last week, the professor in charge of international ...

What does a cell know and how does it know it (Just a thought on Dennis Bray’s Wetware, Yale University Press) Alfonso Martinez Arias (Dpt Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK.

Posted by , on 10 May 2012

It is a time of gene counting, mapping, function guessing in a narrow way: a gene for this or a gene for that. If one reads the indexes of journals ...

Drosophila Research Technician

Posted by , on 9 May 2012

University College London – UCL Cancer Institute Full Time : The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £25,927 – £30,384 per annum., inclusive of London ...

The SDB-BSDB Interview Chain: Steffen Biechele interviews Stephen Fleenor

Posted by , on 9 May 2012

Winners of the student poster competition at the annual BSDB meeting get an amazing prize: they receive a registration for the annual SDB meeting in North America. And, vice versa, ...

PhD student position

Posted by , on 8 May 2012

PhD student position at the IBMB-CSIC, Barcelona Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology We are looking for: Enthusiastic researchers with a BSc or Masters Degree in biomedical sciences with interest in ...

25 years of Development

Posted by , on 8 May 2012

(The following editorials all appear in Development vol. 139, issue 11. Image: the very first Development cover from 1987, with images from a paper by Jim Smith, our second Editor ...

In Development this week (Vol. 139, Issue 11)

Posted by , on 8 May 2012

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Laminin cue for epithelial polarity During the development of many animal organs, mesenchymal cells co-ordinately polarize to form epithelial ...

Postdoctoral positions available

Posted by , on 5 May 2012

Postdoctoral Positions, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA   Postdoctoral Positions in Molecular and Developmental Biology are available to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling vertebrate organogenesis. We ...

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