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From the lab to the peak district

Posted by , on 31 August 2015

Thanks to the travelling fellowship, awarded by the Company of Biologists, I was fortunate enough to undertake a period of research in the laboratory of Prof. Marcelo N. Rivolta at ...

Eyes High Postdoctoral Scholar Position in muscle development and disease - University of Calgary, Canada

Posted by , on 29 August 2015

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Calgary, Canada is accepting applications for an Eyes High Post-doctoral Scholar position in the laboratory of Dr. Peng Huang. ...

Talking about Science using Comics: A Stem Cell example

Posted by , on 28 August 2015

  “A Stem Cell Adventure” is a comic book about stem cell research, and resulted from a project on science outreach carried out by several researchers at the Center for ...

Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty, Division of Developmental Biology (DB) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).

Posted by , on 28 August 2015

DB, a large community of developmental biologists, is a highly collaborative interdisciplinary group of basic scientists and clinicians studying fundamental questions in developmental biology, the genetic basis of pediatric disease ...

The case of philanthropy: bringing scientists and philanthropic donors together, for good

Posted by , on 28 August 2015

This editorial by Olivia Flatto was first published in Disease Models & Mechanisms.   Wealth is not new. Neither is charity. But the idea of using private wealth imaginatively, constructively, and systematically ...

Postdoctoral Position - Splicing and Disease - CECAD Cologne

Posted by , on 28 August 2015

The Uhlirova lab seeks talented, creative and motivated researchers to investigate how alterations of the essential and ubiquitous process of pre-mRNA splicing contribute to tissue-specific degeneration and cancer. The project ...

Tumour suppressor genes curb growth in neighbouring cells

Posted by , on 28 August 2015

The healthy development of an organism depends on its tissues and organs growing to the right size, stopping when they need to, and maintaining stability in their form and function. ...

Question of the month- peer review

Posted by , on 27 August 2015

This week the BioMedCentral blog put together a quiz to test how good you are at assessing the best course of action when faced with tricky peer review scenarios. These scenarios make for a ...

Development: Special Issue on Plant Development

Posted by , on 27 August 2015

Development is planning a Special Issue on Plant Development – in memory of Ian Sussex, one of the founding fathers of the plant developmental biology field. Ian passed away earlier this ...

Postdoc Position in Cytoskeleton and Morphogenesis Lab

Posted by , on 26 August 2015

The Zaidel-Bar lab ( has an open position for a postdoctoral fellow to study the regulation of the actomyosin cortex in mammalian cells and C. elegans embryos. The lab is ...

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