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The people behind the papers – Ding Li and Jianbo Wang

Posted by , on 29 November 2019

This interview, the 72nd in our series, was recently published in Development.  Heart development in mammals is a beautifully complex process. Patterning, proliferation and differentiation are all coordinated with cell movements and ...

Research technician position in the Department of Tissue Dynamics & Regeneration

Posted by , on 26 November 2019

The Department of Tissue Dynamics & Regeneration (@ Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry) is recruiting a new research technician! The department of Dr. Jochen Rink studies the fascinating ability ...

Post-Doc Position: Alternative-Splicing and RNA isoform expression in Wnt signalling

Posted by , on 25 November 2019

We are looking for an RNA molecular biologist/molecular developmental biologist (three years, BBSRC funded, mostly based in Aberdeen) (apply by 5 January 2020, https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/research-fellow-molecular-biology–391526.html) This project will study alternative transcript ...

Post-doctoral Positions in Neuroelectronics and Engineering at Northeastern University

Posted by , on 25 November 2019

The Fang research group (https://www.northeastern.edu/fang/) seeks outstanding candidates to fill TWO post-doctoral positions in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston, USA. The candidates will ...

BBSRC PhD position: Wnt signalling in neural crest development.

Posted by , on 22 November 2019

A BBSRC-funded PhD studentship is available for a joint project between the labs of Steffen Scholpp, Living Systems Institute, University of Exeter (s.scholpp@exeter.ac.uk) and Robert Kelsh, University of Bath (bssrnk@bath.ac.uk). Dissecting ...

Living Systems Institute Exeter opens new PhD programme! Apply now!

Posted by , on 22 November 2019

Modern scientific innovation involves the integration of diverse disciplines and the bridging of pure and application-oriented research. This requires a new generation of bioscientists who are trained to think and ...

EDBC 2019: preprints workshop

Posted by , on 21 November 2019

For the first time in 20 years, researchers from across the continent gathered for the European Developmental Biology Congress in Alicante, Spain (October 23-26 2019). Fortunately, we won’t have to ...

How do new cell types evolve? Sea urchins show the way….

Posted by , on 21 November 2019

We know surprisingly little about how evolution has created new cell types. One of the best examples of a recently evolved cell type comes from early sea urchin development. Most ...

The Company of Biologists announces pilot transitional open access agreement with Jisc

Posted by , on 21 November 2019

The Company of Biologists, publisher of Development, is excited to announce a two-year pilot transitional open access (OA) agreement with Jisc from January 2020. The ‘Read and Publish’ deal will permit researchers ...

Post-doctoral position investigating cell biology of neurogenesis using human iPSCs

Posted by , on 20 November 2019

A short-term post-doc position is available with Professor Kate Storey, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee – immediately until 31 January 2021, with some flexibility if required. There may ...

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