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Question of the month- New Year wish list

Posted by , on 30 November 2015

It’s getting to that time of year when we think about the year to come and the things we hope it will bring: love, health, money… and maybe a little ...

From our sister journals- November 2015

Posted by , on 30 November 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.     Genome-wide lacZ profiling in the mouse Tuck, Estebel and colleagues have produced ...

Stable and bicistronic expression of two genes in somite- and lateral plate-derived tissues to study chick limb development

Posted by , on 27 November 2015

The electroporation technique is widely used in developmental biology to deliver foreign DNA into cells and study gene function. The chick embryos exhibit a remarkable easy access to perform electroporation ...

Post-doctoral Research Associate

Posted by , on 26 November 2015

We are seeking to appoint a Post-doctoral Bioinformatician to undertake research on the bioinformatics of eye cancers with Prof. Shin-ichi Ohnuma and Dr. Mandeep Sagoo. The work aims to understand ...

A call for abstracts: BMP Signalling in Cancer conference

Posted by , on 25 November 2015

15—17 March 2016 St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, UK   The aim of this Biochemical Society focused meeting is to explore the mechanisms of BMP signal transduction and regulation of signalling, ...

Postdoctoral position in Developmental Neurobiology in Barcelona

Posted by , on 24 November 2015

We are seeking for highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates interested in understanding how tissue compartmentalization and cell fate decisions take place in the Central Nervous System during embryonic development. The ...

Two Neuro-PhD Positions in Manchester: Mathematical Modelling & Neurodegeneration

Posted by , on 21 November 2015

Two positions are available as part of two Research Council-funded doctoral training programmes at The University of Manchester, the first one supported by the BBSRC and the second one by ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (4)

Posted by , on 20 November 2015

In 2014, the British Society of Developmental Biology (BSDB) has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention to provide highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong ...

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurodevelopment

Posted by , on 19 November 2015

Applications are invited from highly motivated and creative individuals who are interested in studying fundamental mechanisms of neuronal migration and axon guidance. The main focus of our research is to ...

Organ Design 101: Discovering the rules for building a pancreas

Posted by , on 19 November 2015

As we develop from wads of cells to fully formed humans, each of our organs goes through intricate processes to achieve the right combination and number of cells arranged in ...

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