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BSDB student and postdoc survey

Posted by on October 6th, 2015

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Postdoctoral position: Formation and Roles of Drosophila Axonal Endoplasmic Reticulum

Posted by on October 6th, 2015

A vacancy for a postdoctoral research associate is available for 2 years from 1 Jan 2016 in the first instance. Axonal endoplasmic reticulum is a poorly characterised compartment that is probably ubiquitous in axons, may mediate local and long-distance communication, and probably underlies a number of neurodegenerative mechanisms. We have developed ways to visualise axonal ER in[…]

The Node in Portugal

Posted by on October 5th, 2015

This week the Node will be in Portugal! We are first attending the joint meeting of the Portuguese, Spanish and British Developmental Societies, that is taking place in the Algarve. Let us know if you are attending as well, as we would love to meet you and hear your thoughts about the Node. If you are[…]

EmbryoMaker: a general modeling framework to simulate developing systems and perform experiments in silico.

Posted by on October 4th, 2015

One of the main challenges of Developmental Biology is to understand the complex developmental mechanisms giving rise to different organs or whole organisms. In most cases, these involve the interplay between cell-cell signalling and cell and tissue movements driven by one or several cell behaviours (such as cell proliferation, cell migration, etc.). Cell signalling will[…]

DMM Travel Grants for 2015

Posted by on October 2nd, 2015

Are you interested in attending a meeting or course in a DMM-relevant field during 2015? Apply for one of our new travel grants, valid for travel before the end of the year. Applicants will usually be PhD students and postdoctoral researchers at the beginning of their research careers, who will use the funding to support[…]

Upcoming Free Webinars sponsored by Abcam

Posted by on October 1st, 2015

Save the Dates!   Abcam is pleased to announce that our November calendar of free live webinars, presented by expert guest speakers, is now LIVE! Register for a webinar (or three!) today and come prepared with your questions for the live Q&A session at the end of every webinar. Can’t attend the live webinar? Not a[…]

This month on the Node- September 2015

Posted by on October 1st, 2015

  Research: – Are cellular movements essential for the formation of Turing patterns? Two theoretical chemists posted about their recent paper in Nature Communications! – David wrote his recent paper in Disease Models & Mechanisms, where he developed two novel and complementary strains that facilitate genetic studies in the mouse.   Discussion: – Are PhD internships[…]

Postdoctoral position in Developmental Biology – University of Manchester, UK

Posted by on October 1st, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Developmental Biology Closing date : 25/10/2015 Reference : LSX-07097 Employment type : Fixed term for 3 years (full time) Salary : £30,434 to £37,394 per annum Location : Takahashi lab, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, UK Our laboratory is looking for a highly motivated and skilful developmental biologist to work on a full-time Leverhulme[…]

Postdoctoral position in Neuroscience University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Posted by on October 1st, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Neuroscience : Oxford, United Kingdom Salary: Grade 7: £30,434 – £37,394 p.a. Stephen Goodwin’s lab, based at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, are looking to appoint a postdoctoral research scientist to work on a project entitled “Genetic Dissection of Sexual Behaviour”. Professor Goodwin and his group use Drosophila courtship[…]