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Postdoctoral positions in mammalian epigenetics

Posted by , on 30 September 2015

Applications are invited for postdoctoral positions in the laboratory “Epigenetic Regulation of Cell Identity” headed by Dr. Michael WEBER at the CNRS in Strasbourg (France). The positions are funded for ...

Postdoctoral Position - Developmental Biology and Biophysics

Posted by , on 29 September 2015

We are seeking outstanding and highly motivated postdoctoral candidates to join an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Gros lab (“Imaging and Regulation of Morphogenesis in Higher Vertebrates” lab) at the Pasteur ...

Question of the month- PhD internships

Posted by , on 28 September 2015

There is an increased awareness that only a small fraction of PhD students will ultimately secure a tenure-track position in academia. This has led to a discussion on whether graduate ...

From our sister journals- September 2015

Posted by , on 28 September 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.             Auditory hair cell defects in Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome ...

PLM10: the Physics of Living Matter is coming of age

Posted by , on 27 September 2015

This week, Cambridge (UK) hosted the 10th Symposium on the Physics of Living Matter (PLM10) ( For those of us who were at PLM1, it is surprising to see that ...

The Rapstract

Posted by , on 25 September 2015

In a world first, Phil Day presents a complete summary of a peer-reviewed scientific paper in the medium of rap: The Rapstract. Original paper: Dr. Carolina Barcellos-Machado et al., Reconstruction ...

Faculty Positions, University of Maryland, College Park

Posted by , on 24 September 2015

We seek to fill two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Both positions will have 70% research and 30% either teaching or extension responsibilities, depending on ...

Enabling research with human embryonic and fetal tissue resources

Posted by , on 24 September 2015

This Spotlight article was written by Dianne Gerrelli, Steven Lisgo, Andrew J. Copp and Susan Lindsay, and was first published in Development.   Congenital anomalies are a significant burden on human health. Understanding the developmental origins of ...

"Eppur (non) si muove": why cellular movements may not be essential to the formation of Turing patterns in biology.

Posted by , on 23 September 2015

D. Bullara* and Y. De Decker *   When Catarina Vicente (Community Manager of “The Node”) proposed us to write a post about our recent paper on pattern formation in ...

4-year PhD position at Sars Centre in Bergen/Norway

Posted by , on 23 September 2015

A 4-year PhD position is available in the group ‘ Evolution of nutrient and growth homeostasis in animals’ at the Sars Centre in Bergen/Norway. The successful candidate will study the ...

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