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The people behind the papers - Dan Dickinson

Posted by , on 29 September 2017

Cell polarisation is crucial for normal development and controlled by complex molecular interactions in the cytoplasm and at the membrane. Today we feature a paper recently published in Developmental Cell that describes  a single-cell biochemistry technique ...

Postdoctoral Position in Stem Cell & Brain Epigenomics at UC Davis School of Medicine

Posted by , on 28 September 2017

An NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow position is open at UC Davis School of Medicine. The postdoc opening is in the Knoepfler Lab. The focus of research will be on stem cell ...

Layered patterning systems in hair development

Posted by , on 28 September 2017

The story behind our recent paper  ‘Hierarchical patterning modes orchestrate hair follicle morphogenesis‘ , finding that distinct patterning mechanisms can co-exist during embryonic organ formation.   From the spots of ...

Evo-devo music

Posted by , on 27 September 2017

It’s rare to see your working life captured in a music video.  This made me happy, I hope you enjoy it. Click the title above.

Postdoctoral Training Fellow - Quantitative Biology

Posted by , on 27 September 2017

SUMMARY   An exciting interdisciplinary opportunity has come up in the newly established Quantitative Cell Biology laboratory headed by Dr Silvia Santos. We are seeking a creative, highly motivated postdoc ...

PokeMods! An educational outreach initiative

Posted by , on 27 September 2017

  Getting the next generation of scientists excited about Biology is an important part of our jobs as researchers. To that end Karine Nedoncelle, Aurelien Doucet and I created PokeMod ...

Investigating family trees in the fetal pancreas reveals that some cells contribute more than others

Posted by , on 27 September 2017

Organs develop from a few founding cells that divide to produce descendants. In a recent study published in the journal Nature Communications, the group of Professor Anne Grapin-Botton at DanStem ...

Postdoctoral Training Fellow - Eva-Maria Frickel Lab

Posted by , on 27 September 2017

An exciting role has come up to be a part of a pioneering biomedical research institute, dedicated to innovation and science. Dr Frickel’s laboratory focuses on elucidating the immune mechanisms ...

Research Assistant/Associate post at University College London

Posted by , on 26 September 2017

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Associate within the Division of Infection & Immunity at UCL in Dr Gillian Tomlinson’s laboratory. We are seeking a highly motivated individual interested in ...

“Skype a Scientist” - 30 minutes well spent

Posted by , on 26 September 2017

I recently participated in “Skype a Scientist” – a program self-described as one that “matches scientists with classrooms” and “give(s) students the opportunity to get to know a ‘real scientist’”. ...

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