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2 year funded Postdoc position for light sheet imaging of algal-salamander endosymbiosis!

Posted by on September 18th, 2019

Postdoctoral Position in applying light sheet microscopy to understanding algal-spotted salamander endosymbiosis   A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. David Matus at Stony Brook University to investigate symbiotic and developmental processes with Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy. We have recently received funding for two years of postdoctoral support to develop protocols for[…]

Post-doc position

Posted by on September 18th, 2019

The Developmental Biology Group (Prof. I. Lohmann) at the Centre for Organismal Studies (COS) in Heidelberg, Germany is looking for a   POST-DOC    to study the role of HOX transcription factors in controlling cellular plasticity and cell fate maintenance.   You will join the Lohmann lab (http://ilohmann-lab.org), which is located at the Centre for Organismal[…]

Faculty position in Evolutionary Developmental Biology at the University of Oklahoma

Posted by on September 17th, 2019

The University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences is excited to announce three open faculty positions at any rank in the Department of Biology. As part of our Biology of Behavior strategic initiative, the department invites individuals with creative, innovative, and dynamic research programs who are interested in joining a strong group of researchers[…]

Inflate your embryo

Posted by on September 17th, 2019

How would you create a hole between two sticky surfaces? Simply crack it! At a first glance, trying to pull apart the two surfaces seems to be a good idea, but in practice, you might need a lot of energy. However, it seems that the mouse embryo has found a smart and efficient way to do[…]

Postdoc opening in marine cell biology and genomics at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Posted by on September 17th, 2019

  The Hamdoun and Lyons Laboratories at U.C. San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography (https://scripps.ucsd.edu) are seeking a highly motivated postdoc candidate for a joint fellowship at the intersection of evolutionary and ecological developmental biology.  The successful candidate will be nominated for the competitive Scripps Postdoctoral Scholar (SPS) Award (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02248).  The Hamdoun Lab (www.hamdounlab.org) focuses[…]

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Posted by on September 17th, 2019

The Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology (CDIB) https://www.uab.edu/medicine/cdib/ at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks highly-qualified applicants for a position of tenure-earning Assistant Professor with a research focus on mechanisms regulating development and organogenesis, developmental origins of birth defects, or developmental programs involved in tissue growth and regeneration. Applicants with a[…]

Cluster Hire for Assistant Professor in Regenerative Medicine

Posted by on September 16th, 2019

The Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM), together with the Departments of Cell Biology & Physiology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurosurgery, Pathology and Immunology, and the Divisions of Nephrology and Gastroenterology within the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis invite applications at the level of assistant professor on the tenure track. Faculty in the CRM and these departments[…]

Workshop commentary: past, present and future of choroid plexus and cerebrospinal fluid biology

Posted by on September 16th, 2019

Written by: Aida Rodrigo Albors, Laura Pellegrini and Neil Dani. This July, The Company of Biologists Workshops together with Maria K. Lehtinen and Fiona Doetsch organized a meeting titled “New Frontiers in the Brain: Unexpected Roles of the Choroid Plexus-Cerebrospinal Fluid System in Health and Disease”. Set in the gorgeous countryside of Steyning in the United[…]

Stowers Research Conferences: Developmental Cell Biology

Posted by on September 12th, 2019

Stowers Research Conferences are biennial meetings that bring together researchers, faculty, and graduate students to inspire creative thought and collaboration in the basic sciences. The Developmental Cell Biology meeting will include 11 speakers with 13 talks chosen from abstracts, 2 poster sessions and a conference party to close the meeting. April 22-24, 2020 Abstract Deadline: January[…]

The people behind the papers – Maurício Rocha-Martins and Mariana Silveira

Posted by on September 12th, 2019

This interview, the 68th in our series, was recently published in Development. See also the Press Release associated with the paper and also Brazilian newspaper Folha’s piece on the work  Retinal ganglion cells connect the retina to the brain, and their degeneration underlies glaucoma, which is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in humans and currently untreatable.[…]