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The NSW state meeting of the ANZSCDB, Sydney Australia

Posted by on April 8th, 2014

The Australia and New Zealand Society for cell and developmental biology (ANZSCDB) supports several local state meetings held each year for members of the society to come together to present their work.  The emphasis is on giving early career researchers a chance to present their research, to meet with group heads and for everyone to[…]

Postdoctoral Position at Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Posted by on April 7th, 2014

Postdoctoral Position We invite applications for a postdoctoral research fellow to join the lab of “Imaging and Regulation of Morphogenesis in Higher Vertebrates” at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. Our lab is interested in understanding morphogenesis of developing structures, at a cellular level. Using avian models we combine state-of-the-art live imaging microscopy, quantitative analyses,[…]

Clinician Scientists

Posted by on April 4th, 2014

The Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is founded on the belief that deep understanding of stem cell biology will be transformative for future healthcare http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk The Institute is seeking clinician scientists at both junior and senior level to complement our existing programmes and contribute to translating ground-breaking developments in stem[…]

Independent Research Group Leaders

Posted by on April 4th, 2014

The Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is founded on the concept that deep understanding of stem cell biology will contribute to transforming future healthcare. The Institute is seeking new Group Leaders at both junior and senior level to complement our existing programmes and contribute to ground-breaking discoveries in stem cell[…]

Green Eggs and Serrano Ham

Posted by on April 4th, 2014

Scenes from Seville (my pics) and a transgenic embryo  (A. Fernandez-Miñan) After over a decade working in Europe, I recently returned to Costa Rica to start a lab at the University of Costa Rica (UCR), in San José. Life in the Tropics has its perks, such as regular sightings of sloths and raccoons from my[…]

Approaching limb regeneration in an emerging model crustacean

Posted by on April 1st, 2014

My name is Nikos. I just finished my PhD in the lab of Michalis Averof , starting my thesis at IMBB, in Crete and completing it at IGFL, in Lyon. My project aimed to introduce a new arthropod model to regeneration studies. Its main part was published recently (http://www.sciencemag.org/content/343/6172/788.abstract). In this Node post, I would[…]

This month on the Node- March 2014

Posted by on April 1st, 2014

2014 is continuing in full force on the Node. We had many interesting posts this month, as well as several job and PhD studentships advertised in our jobs page. Here are the highlights!   Research: – Fernando described a new technique called CLoNE, which allows cell labelling for lineage analysis of specific progenitor cells. –[…]