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Postdoctoral Position in Germline Stem Cell Biology – University of Cambridge

Posted by , on 27 October 2017

The Karam Teixeira laboratory ( at the University of Cambridge (Department of Genetics) is looking to recruit an outstanding Postdoctoral scientist to investigate the molecular mechanisms sheltering totipotency and controlling germline ...

A glimpse of a dynamic cell fate decision

Posted by , on 27 October 2017

Andras Paldi, Daniel Stockholm, Alice Moussy How do phenotypic differences between cells of the same clonal origin emerge? How exactly does the transition between the initial and final phenotypes occur? ...

PhD Advice From the Twitter Hive Mind

Posted by , on 26 October 2017

Doing a PhD is tough, the data from surveys supports that. However it is not insurmountable, and here we have a collection of some guidance from the Twitter community.  Let ...

Assistant Professor of Biology (Developmental Biologist)

Posted by , on 25 October 2017

The Department of Biology within the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a tenure track position in developmental biology at the rank ...

Christiana Ruhrberg, winner of the BSDB Cheryll Tickle Medal 2018

Posted by , on 24 October 2017

In 2016, the BSDB introduced the Cheryll Tickle Medal, which is being awarded annually to a mid-career, female scientist for her outstanding achievements in the field of Developmental Biology. The ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (12)

Posted by , on 24 October 2017

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage ...

Regulation of cell polarity by EGF signaling controls both organ architecture and cell fate

Posted by , on 23 October 2017

Scientists at DanStem discovered that cells’ sense of direction (cell polarity) determines their destiny. By discovering the signals that control cell polarity in the developing organism, scientists can now mimic ...

Life Science Research Professional

Posted by , on 20 October 2017

The O’Brien Lab ( is part of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Our goal is to uncover the ongoing dialog that adult ...

Postdoctoral Position in Tiling Light Sheet Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy

Posted by , on 20 October 2017

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. David Matus at Stony Brook University to investigate symbiotic and developmental processes with Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy. We have recently ...

Glia lead the way for pioneers to build the brain neuropil in C. elegans

Posted by , on 20 October 2017

It’s all about the wires. But what about the glue? Networks make us who we are. I am not talking about social networks but about neural networks that define how ...

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