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Data Visualization with Flying Colors

Posted by on August 29th, 2019

The importance of barrier-free use of colors in images and graphs has been highlighted in letters to editors (Miall, 2007), papers (Geissbuehler and Lasser, 2013, Levine, 2009), editorials (anonymous, 2007), columns (Wong, 2011) and on numerous web pages. One of the recommendations is to use a color blindness simulator. Having a color vision deficiency myself,[…]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: In case you missed it…

Posted by on August 29th, 2019

We look back over the first 20 episodes of Genetics Unzipped to select some of our favourite bits that you might have missed.

Travelling Fellowships from The Company of Biologists: Apply now!

Posted by on August 28th, 2019

The Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms – offer Travelling Fellowships of up to £2,500 to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers wishing to make collaborative visits to other laboratories. These are designed to offset the cost of travel and other expenses. There is no restriction on nationality. They really[…]

Postdoctoral Position- Cell Division Cycle and Differentiation in Pluripotent Cells

Posted by on August 27th, 2019

A postdoctoral opportunity is available in The Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Baskin School of Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC). The department has a vibrant research community with strong focus on stem cell biology, RNA biology and Bioinformatics (home to UCSC genome browser).  Our lab is also affiliated with The Institute for the Biology[…]

Research Assistant/Associate – Rotifer Genome Editing

Posted by on August 27th, 2019

Position Summary: The Marine Biological Laboratory seeks a motivated, creative and innovative Research Assistant or Research Associate to join the laboratories of Kristin Gribble and David Mark Welch in the Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution. Our research combines comparative genomics, biochemistry, and life history to study aging, maternal effects, and DNA[…]

Research Assistant I, II, or III – Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Aging and Maternal Effects

Posted by on August 27th, 2019

Description: The Marine Biological Laboratory seeks a highly motivated individual to join the laboratory of Dr. Kristin Gribble in the position of Research Assistant I, II, or III.  The successful applicant will contribute to our projects on the biology of aging, maternal effects on offspring health and lifespan, life history, evolution, and ecology using an[…]

Postdoctoral Positions – Adipocyte Development and Obesity

Posted by on August 27th, 2019

Postdoctoral Felow positions are open in the Division of Endocrinology and the Division of Developmental Biology of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the laboratory of Dr. Sanchez-Gurmaches. The goal of Dr. Sanchez-Gurmaches lab is to understand the mechanisms that drive the normal and pathological formation and function of distinct types of adipocytes with the long-term goal[…]

Postdoctoral Scientist in craniofacial development

Posted by on August 25th, 2019

The laboratory of Drs. Sally A. Moody and Andre Tavares at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences ( seeks a beginning Postdoctoral Scientist to study aspects of craniofacial development using Xenopus and mouse. Studies will include evaluation of craniofacial phenotypes and transcriptional regulation. Techniques include embryo manipulations, qPCR, in-situ hybridization, RNA-seq, cell[…]

Postdoctoral Training Program in Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Posted by on August 23rd, 2019

The Section of Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, with support from the Gates Frontiers Fund, is inviting applications for our Postdoctoral Training Program. Member labs in the program use diverse model systems to address a broad range of questions in the areas of Developmental Biology, Disease Modeling and Regenerative Medicine:[…]

Postdoctoral Position to Study Mechanotransduction in the Heart

Posted by on August 23rd, 2019

The Radice laboratory in the Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) ( at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University is seeking a creative and exceptionally motivated postdoctoral researcher to investigate the mechanistic basis for how heart muscle cells sense and respond to mechanical force. Our current research emphasis is to identify how N-cadherin together with the underlying cytoskeleton transmits[…]