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A biology-modeling crosstalk to uncover feather pattern evolution

Posted by , on 20 November 2019

Richard Bailleul, Jonathan Touboul and Marie Manceau   Patterning in question: 60 years of mathematical and biological studies The coat of Vertebrates displays a stunning diversity of motifs created by ...

10 days to apply for a Travelling Fellowship from The Company of Biologists!

Posted by , on 19 November 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 ...

Postdoc Position: Evolution and genetics of brains and behaviour in Heliconius butterflies

Posted by , on 19 November 2019

We invite applications for an ERC funded postdoctoral research position to study divergence in brains and behaviour in Heliconius butterflies with Dr Richard Merrill’s research group at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich. ...

PhD opportunities in stem cells, regeneration, and computational biology at the University of Edinburgh

Posted by , on 18 November 2019

We are looking for ambitious and motivated postgraduate candidates to join our new computational biology group at the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Edinburgh. We are using expertise in mathematical ...

The people behind the papers – George Britton and Aryeh Warmflash

Posted by , on 15 November 2019

This interview, the 71st in our series, was recently published in Development.  Our understanding of many fundamental aspects of early human development is still in its infancy, but a promising avenue for ...

BBSRC White Rose PhD studentship in stem cell biology

Posted by , on 15 November 2019

A BBSRC-funded PhD studentship is available for a joint project between the labs of Anestis Tsakiridis ( and Dan Bose ( at the University of Sheffield. Project description: Non-coding DNA ...

PhD studentship: Identifying mechanisms for cell division plane orientation in plants

Posted by , on 13 November 2019

Supervisors: Jill Harrison and Tom Gorochowski Project Description Summary: Plant shape is a primary determinant of productivity and yield because it affects light interception and photosynthesis. As plant cells are ...

CASE PhD studentship: Intercepting CLAVATA receptor-like kinase function to engineer ear size in wheat

Posted by , on 13 November 2019

Supervisors: Jill Harrison, Keith Edwards and Chris Burt (RAGT Seeds) Project Description Summary: Ensuring continuous global food security will be a major challenge of the 21st century, and wheat contributes ...

PhD position available investigating exosomes for diagnosis of congenital heart disease

Posted by , on 12 November 2019

PhD position available at Liverpool John Moores University, starting Feb 2020. Extraction of exosomes from maternal blood for analysis of miRNA cargo and glycoprotein epitopes.

Postdoctoral positions in Neurobiology

Posted by , on 12 November 2019

The Poulain lab ( at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC seeks talented and motivated postdocs! We use zebrafish as a vertebrate model system and a unique combination of genetic, ...

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