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Pluripotent Stem Cell Platform Executive Manager

Posted by on November 7th, 2013

Salary: £37,382 – £47,314 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2017 in the first instance. As part of the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform (UKRMP), three UK Research Councils; Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Medical Research Council have invested £25m in research[…]

Two year position in Cell and Developmental Biology, Swarthmore College

Posted by on November 5th, 2013

    TWO-YEAR VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY Department of Biology, Swarthmore College   The Department of Biology at Swarthmore College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. Teaching responsibilities include participation in a team-taught introductory biology course as well as teaching intermediate-level courses[…]

An interview with Benoit Bruneau

Posted by on November 5th, 2013

This interview first appeared in Development.   Benoit Bruneau is a developmental biologist based at the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco. His lab studies the transcription factors and chromatin remodelling complexes that regulate cardiac organogenesis and differentiation, with the aim of uncovering the basis for congenital heart defects. Benoit has recently become an editor for Development,[…]

In Development this week (Vol.140, Issue 22)

Posted by on November 5th, 2013

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Profiling the mammalian brain In mammals, adult neurogenesis is highly restricted to the subventricular zone and to the subgranular zone (SGZ) of the hippocampal dentate gyrus. Is neurogenesis in these regions a recapitulation of developmental neural production, or does it involve distinct molecular and[…]

Making Some Noise About Morphogens

Posted by on November 1st, 2013

Greetings, Node readers! We at The University of Chicago have just resumed our yearly Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology Journal Club. I would like to take this opportunity to thank this year’s student organizer, Steve Briscoe. Steve is a 3rd year student in the DRSB program and a member of Dr. Cliff Ragsdale’s laboratory.[…]

This month on the Node- October 2013

Posted by on November 1st, 2013

  The Node was full of activity in October. Here are some of the highlights! New series – ‘A day in the life’ is our new series on the model organisms used in developmental biology. Check out the current posts already available:    A day in the life of a Xenopus lab    A day in the[…]