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Drosophila Research Technician

Posted by , on 21 April 2016

Location: University of Exeter Research Group: James Wakefield (www.thewakefieldlab.com) Salary scale: £19,828 – £25,023 Duration: 1st June 2016 – 31st August 2018 (with possible 3 yr renewal) We wish to ...

Postdoctoral position in cell/developmental biology at Edinburgh University

Posted by , on 20 April 2016

A postdoctoral position is available to study the developmental mechanisms that pattern differentiation during organ development. Epithelial tubes often have a functional polarity written along their P-D axis, with specialised ...

Mole's Wow! So now you have your own lab! Part IX – The big fight

Posted by , on 20 April 2016

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.     Part I- ‘The imposter’ Part II- ‘The teaching monster’ ...

Gills, fins and the evolution of vertebrate paired appendages

Posted by , on 19 April 2016

The origin of paired fins is a major unresolved issue in vertebrate evolutionary biology, and has been a topic of debate among palaeontologists, comparative anatomists and developmental biologists for over ...

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 8)

Posted by , on 19 April 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   The origins of lung macrophages revealed Tissue-resident macrophages are phagocytic cells that are essential for the response to injury ...

Building genetic tools in Drosophila research: an interview with Gerald Rubin

Posted by , on 18 April 2016

This interview first featured on Disease Models and Mechanisms.   Gerald (Gerry) Rubin, pioneer in Drosophila genetics, is Founding Director of the HHMI-funded Janelia Research Campus. In this interview, Gerry ...

2016 Canadian Developmental Biology Conference Report

Posted by , on 17 April 2016

Surrounded by the breathtaking landscape of the Rocky Mountains, hundreds of graduate students and researchers gathered for the 8th biennial Canadian Developmental Biology Conference at the Banff Centre, minutes outside ...

The SDB-BSDB Interview Chain: Valeria Yartseva interviews Mathew Tata

Posted by , on 15 April 2016

Valeria Yartseva was the winner of last year’s Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) meeting poster competition. Her prize was to attend the spring meeting of the British Society for Developmental Biology ...

8th Young Embryologist Network Conference

Posted by , on 14 April 2016

8th Young Embryologist Network Conference 27th May 2016 09:15-18.00 UCL Institute of Child Health Registration and abstract submission are now open! The 8th Young Embryologist Network Conference aims to bring together developmental biologists from across ...

A DNA laboratory for everybody: Bento Lab

Posted by , on 14 April 2016

Bento Lab – a low-cost portable DNA laboratory has been funded on Kickstarter in less than 36 hours. The team, led by Philipp Boeing and Bethan Wolfenden aims to transform ...

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