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Advocating FOR grads and postdocs: the Future of Research symposium

Posted by , on 27 August 2014

You may have noticed a recent trend in the perception of the graduate and postdoctoral experience, be it in the state of our mental health; or perceived career goal of ...

Left-right asymmetry, embryonic development, and more

Posted by , on 26 August 2014

Hello there, first time posting on The Node! Every so often Wiley compiles a small selection of recent research on a particular topic, and the most recent is on the ...

Postdoctoral fellowship in neural stem cell and developmental neurobiology

Posted by , on 24 August 2014

The Division of Developmental Biology and Neuroscience along with Pediatric Neurosurgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (#3 children’s hospital in USA) have openings in Dr Tim Vogel’s lab for postdoctoral Research ...

Outreach Program: “Ciencia Al Tiro” (Science Immediately)

Posted by , on 21 August 2014

Ciencia Al Tiro (Science Immediately) is an Outreach program developed to encourage interest in science and technology. Our inspiration was to help the situation of education in Chile where there ...

Yoshiki Sasai: stem cell Sensei

Posted by , on 21 August 2014

This obituary first appeared in Development.   Stefano Piccolo looks back at the life and research of his friend and colleague Yoshiki Sasai.   On 5 August 2014, Yoshiki Sasai died at ...

The Node at the GSA Xenopus Meeting

Posted by , on 21 August 2014

The Node is on its way to California, to attend the GSA Xenopus meeting, starting in Monterey this Sunday (24th August). If you are attending the meeting, do say hello ...

Postdoctoral Position in Left-Right Asymmetric Organ Morphogenesis

Posted by , on 21 August 2014

NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Nascone-Yoder laboratory at North Carolina State University (NCSU) to study left-right asymmetric organ morphogenesis. The successful applicant will utilize both Xenopus and the ...

Accelerated Frogs: Developmental Biology meets Particle Physics

Posted by , on 20 August 2014

I previously wrote a post about the development of a 4-D X-Ray Tomography technique for imaging early Xenopus embryos. Frog embryos are opaque due to their yolky composition and this ...

Postdoc position - Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, UK

Posted by , on 20 August 2014

A 3-year postdoctoral position is available in the Sablowski lab at the Cell and Developmental Biology Dept., John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK. The successful candidate will work on a project ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 17)

Posted by , on 19 August 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   HSCs make a Runx1 for it The emergence of haematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) during early mammalian development is crucial ...

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