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Postdoc at the University of Vienna: evolution of animal body axes

Posted by on January 24th, 2020

A 2-year postdoctoral position in developmental biology is available in the group of Grigory Genikhovich at the Department of Neurosciences and Developmental Biology of the University of Vienna. The successful candidate will work on an Austrian Science Foundation-supported project “BMP shuttling and the evolution of animal bilaterality” performed in collaboration with the group of Prof.[…]

Off and On: it’s more complicated than we thought.

Posted by on January 23rd, 2020

We learn fairly early on when becoming biologists that both development and an organism’s response to environmental stressors require turning the right set of genes on in the right cells, at the right time. Clearly, for “on” to be meaningful, other genes have to be “off,” and many disordered conditions are associated with misexpression of[…]

Regeneration Next (@Duke University) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted by on January 23rd, 2020

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2020 Regeneration Next Postdoctoral Fellowships RNI is pleased to announce availability of funding to support up to four fellowships to help recruit and fund new (or recently hired) postdoctoral researchers at Duke. To this end, we invite letters of intent from faculty members who are recruiting or have very recently hired a[…]

Regeneration Next (@Duke University) Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship

Posted by on January 23rd, 2020

The Regeneration Next Initiative (RNI) was established by the Duke University School of Medicine to enhance discovery and applications in the broad field of tissue regeneration. RNI is pleased to announce a new 10-week summer research program designed to give undergraduate students hands-on experience in graduate level biomedical research in the area of tissue regeneration.[…]

The Node Network: a global directory of developmental and stem cell biologists

Posted by on January 23rd, 2020

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Node Network, a global directory of developmental and stem cell biologists. The Node Network is designed to help those organising conferences, assembling committees, seeking speakers for seminar series, looking for referees and so on to identify individuals who might not otherwise come to mind. The Network is[…]

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report – Vlad Arimia

Posted by on January 22nd, 2020

Established by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]

Postdoc position studying Butterfly Visual System Development

Posted by on January 21st, 2020

—–POSTDOCTORAL POSITION—– Butterfly Visual System Development We are seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join the Perry lab at the University of California, San Diego. Our group uses genetic and genomic approaches to study the development and evolution of neural systems. We use the insect visual system as a model to understand how the genome encodes[…]

Postdoc position studying Neural Evolution and Development

Posted by on January 21st, 2020

We are seeking outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join the Perry lab at the University of California, San Diego. Our group uses genetic and genomic approaches to study the development and evolution of neural systems. We use the insect visual system as a model to understand how the genome encodes the complexity of the brain and[…]

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report – Réiltín Ní Theimhneáin

Posted by on January 21st, 2020

Established by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report – Nivetha Manobharath

Posted by on January 20th, 2020

Established by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. Each year, ten successful applicants spend eight weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback[…]