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New DMDD embryonic-lethal mouse data now available

Posted by , on 15 August 2016

  This post was originally posted on the DMDD blog.   New embryonic-lethal knockout mouse lines are now available on the DMDD database. If you haven’t previously taken a look ...

Postdoc in Bioinformatics

Posted by , on 12 August 2016

A postdoctoral position is available for a bioinformatician to investigate the mechanisms by which microRNAs, transcription factors and developmental signals control skeletal and cardiac muscle differentiation. The post is based ...

A new role of an insect steroid hormone: The link between mating and germline stem cells

Posted by , on 11 August 2016

Tomotsune Ameku, Ryusuke Niwa’s lab, University of Tsukuba, Japan.   Steroid hormones have crucial roles in regulating a broad range of biological processes in most multicellular organisms. They are produced ...

How many and which genes for multicellularity?

Posted by , on 9 August 2016

My research interest is the evolution of multicellularity. How did cells ‘learn’ to communicate with each other to build a structure that is more complex than its parts and shows ...

Lab Manager Position (50% employment)

Posted by , on 3 August 2016

The Laboratory of Regulatory Evolution (Tschopp group) at the Zoological Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland, is hiring for a lab manager position. We are interested in how phenotypic diversity is ...

Multiple PhD Positions in Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics

Posted by , on 2 August 2016

The Fribourg Graduate School of Life Sciences (FGLS) is an interdisciplinary and international graduate school, which offers a coordinated doctoral programme in life sciences at the University of Fribourg. It ...

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 15)

Posted by , on 2 August 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Defining Polycomb complexes with AEBP2 Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) directs methylation of histone H3 K27 (H3K27me), a repressive ...

Two PhD positions in Regulatory Evolution, Tschopp group, University of Basel, Switzerland

Posted by , on 1 August 2016

The Laboratory of Regulatory Evolution (Tschopp group) at the Zoological Institute, University of Basel, is hiring for two fully funded PhD positions. Our research interests focus on two main questions: ...

MBL Embryology Course 2016

Posted by , on 1 August 2016

“My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as ...

July in preprints

Posted by , on 1 August 2016

Our latest monthly trawl for preprints. See June’s post for background, and let us know if we missed anything This month we found preprints on various themes in developmental biology, as well as ...

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