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The people behind the papers – Madeleine Linneberg-Agerholm, Yan Fung Wong and Josh Brickman

Posted by , on 20 February 2020

This interview, the 75th in our series, was recently published in Development.  Our understanding of lineage decisions in early human development has been greatly aided by embryonic stem cell lines, which ...

Post-doctoral position in single cell decision making at UCL

Posted by , on 19 February 2020

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for a post-doctoral researcher position in the lab of Professor Jonathan Chubb in the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology ( ...

Bent into shape: The rules of tree form

Posted by , on 17 February 2020

From Knowable Magazine’s Special Report: Building Bodies. For an introduction to the series see Eva Emerson and Rosie Mestel’s Node post. How do trees find their sense of direction as ...

Research Group Leader in Animal Development, Evolution and Physiology (Lyon, France)

Posted by , on 14 February 2020

The Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon (IGFL) is a unique scientific environment. Teams investigate basic research questions at the interfaces of development, physiology and evolution. The main focus is ...

Stem Cell Culture Platform Manager to DanStem (UCPH)

Posted by , on 14 February 2020

DanStem is seeking a highly motivated and self-starting Cell Culture Specialist. Responsibilities: The Cell Culture Specialist will manage the Stem Cell Culture Platform ( at DanStem, a self-contained shared-resource facility dedicated ...

Postdoctoral Research in Human Stem Cell Biology, Neural Development, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Posted by , on 14 February 2020

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join research projects investigating the basis of neurodevelopmental disorders in the laboratory of Kristen Kroll at Washington University School of Medicine. We ...

PhD Studenship in soma-germline communication and signaling regulation in the Drosophila testis (Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Kent and Greenwich)

Posted by , on 13 February 2020

A PhD position is available in the lab of Fani Papagiannouli (@Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Kent and Greenwich) to study soma-germline communication and the role of cortical polarity ...

Creating pancreatic cells in the laboratory to cure people with diabetes

Posted by , on 13 February 2020

New research by the Serup group shows how the Notch signalling pathway works when the pancreas forms as the fetus develops. This discovery may lead to new opportunities to cure ...

Building Bodies

Posted by , on 13 February 2020

Dear developmental biologists, As editor-in-chief and executive editor of Knowable Magazine from Annual Reviews, we’re grateful for the invitation to write a post here at The Node about a special ...

Genetics Unzipped - How to argue with a racist

Posted by , on 13 February 2020

Adam Rutherford tells us how to argue with a racist, hunting for ghosts in the genome, and recreating the discovery of the double helix in Lego.

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