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SciArt Profiles: Eva Pillai

Posted by on February 26th, 2021

In our sixth excursion into the overlap between science and art we meet Eva Pillai, a postdoc in Kristian Franze’s lab at the University of Cambridge.   Where are you originally from and what do you work on now? I’m from Malaysia and am currently working with Kristian Franze at the University of Cambridge. Here[…]

Stowers Research Conferences: Developmental Cell Biology

Posted by on February 25th, 2021 Stowers Research Conferences are biennial meetings that bring together researchers, faculty, and graduate students to inspire creative thought and collaboration in the basic sciences. April 22-23, 2021 Registration Deadline: April 21, 2021 Location: ZOOM Webinar Keynote Speakers: Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, Olivier Pourquie, Joanna Wysocka Session Speakers: Ed Munro, Hernan Garcia, Lila Solnica-Krezel, Samantha Morris, Celina[…]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Dogology – the genetics of our four-legged friends

Posted by on February 25th, 2021

We’re bringing you some scientific ‘tails’ -literally – as we explore the genetics of dog breeds and behaviour.

Avian insights into human ciliopathies

Posted by on February 22nd, 2021

Press release for a recent Development paper from Samantha Brugmann’s lab Ciliopathies are genetic disorders caused by defects in the structure and function of cilia, microtubule-based organelles present on the surface of almost every cell in the human body which play crucial roles in cell signalling. Ciliopathies present a wide range of often severe clinical[…]

“Beatriu de Pinós” Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted by on February 21st, 2021

Closing date for applications 1st of March 2021 Starting date end of 2021, beginning of 2022 The 2020 call for the Catalan “Beatriu de Pinós Postdoctoral Fellowships” is now open. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Araújo group, who are focused on identifying the molecular mechanisms underlying single-cell branching during development and disease.[…]

SciArt Profiles: Sofia Araújo

Posted by on February 19th, 2021

In our fifth SciArt Profile we meet Sofia Araújo, a Professor in the University of Barcelona.   Where are you originally from, where do you work now, and what do you work on now? I am originally from Portugal. I took my Ph.D. in the UK and now, after a postdoc and a career development[…]

Several positions in neurofilament biology (PhD, engineer & postdoc)

Posted by on February 18th, 2021

In the context of an ERC funded project, the laboratory of Dr. Bomont (NeuroMyoGene institute, Lyon, France) is recruiting several fellows. We are seeking highly motivated candidates for neuronal cytoskeleton, to work on a project aiming at fueling innovation in fundamental neurobiology and therapeutic development. This project is multidisciplinary and will be conducted in an[…]

Postdoctoral Position in Neurodevelopmental Epigenetics

Posted by on February 17th, 2021

The group of Prof. Dr. T. Vogel at the Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department Molecular Embryology, University of Freiburg is looking for a highly motivated Postdoc. One research focus of Prof. Vogel´s group lies on epigenetic mechanisms. In particular, we study histone modifications in stem cell specification during neurodevelopment and in CNS disease[…]

Postdoctoral position in Stem Cell Biology to study cell plasticity and chromatin architecture.

Posted by on February 17th, 2021

We offer one fully funded postdoctoral position up to five years in the Laboratory of Genome Integrity located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH, Bethesda, MD). NIH is the largest biomedical research agency in the world, fosters world-renowned researchers and provides access to state-of-the art innovative technologies and scientific resources.   Our laboratory uses[…]

EPFL Life Sciences Independent Research (ELISIR) scholar, Lausanne, Switzerland

Posted by on February 16th, 2021

The ELISIR program provides a stellar fresh PhD graduate the possibility to head a small team of scientists without going through a traditional post-doc, much in the spirit of analogous programs at MIT, Harvard or UCSF, to name but a few. This is a non-tenured position that can be held up to five years. More[…]