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From Image to Insight – Morphogenesis Meets Data Science

Posted by on September 26th, 2020

A wave of innovations is advancing data-driven computational analysis and machine learning – time for developmental biologists to hop on the surf board! This post, inspired by our recent data-driven work on lateral line morphogenesis, provides a brief primer on key concepts and terms. written by Jonas Hartmann & Darren Gilmour From machine translation to[…]

‘Another look’ at peer review: reviewing review articles

Posted by on September 25th, 2020

If this post causes a sense of déjà vu, it might be because you’ve read our recent articles: An Introduction to Writing Review Articles and Getting involved in peer review. For #PeerRevWeek2020, I thought I’d explore the intersection of these two topics. Although there are guides to train potential peer reviewers for reviewing research articles, the[…]

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position Department of Genetics & Development, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Posted by on September 24th, 2020

The Department of Genetics and Development invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking outstanding applicants who use genetic approaches to study developmental or physiological processes. Our department spans a broad range of interests including developmental biology, physiology, DNA repair and recombination, cancer and human genetics. Applicants must hold[…]

Postdoctoral position at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Posted by on September 24th, 2020

A postdoctoral position is immediately available for highly motivated recent PhD or MD/PhD graduates in the Singh Lab ( at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to participate in basic studies controlling epithelial polarity as well as more translational efforts to develop innovative therapeutic approaches for colorectal cancer (CRC).[…]

PhD position @ YUN lab CRTD & MPI CBG Germany

Posted by on September 24th, 2020

The research group of Dr Max Yun, ‘Regeneration of Complex Structures in Adult Vertebrates’ at DFG/CRTD Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden (Germany) & MPI-CBG is searching for a PhD candidate. The major focus of the group is to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying regeneration in adult vertebrates, using salamanders (newts and axolotls) as[…]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Future of Cancer: How Genomics is Transforming Research and Treatment for All

Posted by on September 24th, 2020

In this episode, sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific, we’re taking a look at how genomic technologies are transforming cancer care – now and in the future, and the importance of making sure that these advances are available to all.

Cardiac Development Researcher

Posted by on September 23rd, 2020

Research position investigating the mechanisms underlying cardiac morphogenesis The Bloomekatz laboratory in the Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS is seeking a researcher to assist in our investigations of cardiac morphogenesis and disease using zebrafish. Please see our website for details on our research. The successful candidate will have[…]

Assistant or Associate Professor in Plant Developmental Biology

Posted by on September 23rd, 2020

Faculty Position in Plant Developmental Biology Department of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences and Mathematics Auburn University The Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning Fall 2021 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Plant Developmental Biology. We seek a highly collaborative candidate who will examine[…]

Development presents…A new developmental biology webinar series

Posted by on September 23rd, 2020

Development presents… is a new webinar series showcasing the latest developmental biology and stem cell research. The webinars are chaired each month by a different Development Editor, who invites talks from authors of exciting new papers and preprints. First authors are particularly encouraged to present their work – we hope the series will become a[…]

Post-doctoral Fellow, Molecular Determinants of Glioma Initiation and Progression

Posted by on September 22nd, 2020

Apply your developmental biology / neurobiology skills to the problem of brain cancer. The lab of Dr. Jennifer Chan is seeking to recruit a motivated postdoctoral fellow to investigate cell fate decisions during the process of brain tumour development and progression.  Research activities in the lab focus on growth factor signalling and transcriptional regulation as[…]