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Postdoctoral position examining craniofacial PDGFR dynamics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Posted by , on 28 February 2018

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available as early as April 1st in the laboratory of Katherine Fantauzzo in the Department of Craniofacial Biology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical ...

What an amazing workshop by Madeline Lancaster, Denis Jabaudon and The Company of Biologists!

Posted by , on 28 February 2018

How do cells give rise to the functional architecture of the brain? This is no longer a neuroscience-only question. Indeed, it is a cellular, genetic, developmental, mechanical, and material problem ...

PhD Studentship in Claudio Stern's lab still available

Posted by , on 28 February 2018

Please note that a PhD studentship is still available in Claudio Stern’s lab. See previous post here:   Studentship available in Claudio Stern’s lab  

PhD position - Shutting down the power of brain tumour initiation cells

Posted by , on 26 February 2018

A PhD studentship is available in Dr. Claudia Barros’ group, Peninsula School of Medicine, Plymouth University, UK. The project is devoted to characterise the role of novel candidate genes in ...

Understanding cell- and tissue-level decision-making – a tense and crowded situation in the skin!

Posted by , on 23 February 2018

The story behind our paper: Yekaterina A. Miroshnikova*, Huy Q. Le*, David Schneider*, Torsten Thalheim, Matthias Rübsam, Nadine Bremicker, Julien Polleux, Nadine Kamprad, Marco Tarantola, Irène Wang, Martial Balland, Carien M. ...

Introducing preLights: preprint highlights, selected by the biological community

Posted by , on 23 February 2018

This editorial by Katherine Brown and Olivier Pourquié was published in Development on 22/02/18. We are excited to announce the launch of preLights (, a new service from The Company of ...

MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology Studentship

Posted by , on 23 February 2018

Are you interested in applying mathematics, statistics or machine learning to biomedical problems? Apply now for a MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology Studentship, to start in October 2018.  The ...

Using human development to improve myogenesis from human pluripotent stem cells

Posted by , on 21 February 2018

A discussion of our recent paper: Hicks et al., ERBB3 and NGFR mark a distinct skeletal muscle progenitor cell in human development and hPSCs. Nature Cell Biology, January 1 2018 ...

Postdoc position (Francis Crick Institute, London): Developmental origins of health and longevity

Posted by , on 20 February 2018

An exciting opportunity to be part of a pioneering biomedical research institute, dedicated to innovation and science. A postdoctoral research post in the laboratory of Dr. Alex P. Gould is ...

A droso4school CPD event for teachers

Posted by , on 20 February 2018

The droso4schools initiative is an educational outreach programme run by the Manchester Fly Facility, which I had the opportunity to be actively involved in during a month-long placement (see my ...

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