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About: oikocris

Biography:
Professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of Barcelona. My lab is interested in EvoDevo and Genomics, specially in the impact of Gene Loss on the Evolution of the Mechanisms of Development. Our favorite animal model is Oikopleura dioca, and or main research line study heart and muscle development, tail elongation and the evolution of gene regulatory signalling networks. You can have a tiur on our post on TheNode "One day in our lab" https://thenode.biologists.com/day-life-oikopleura-lab/lablife/ Recently, we have started and EcoEvoDevo adventure, trying to understand how the mechanisms of development of marine embryos are ready to respond to climate change. Here you can have a look to this new line: https://natureecoevocommunity.nature.com/users/174964-cristian-canestro/posts/38121-filling-the-gap-between-ecology-and-evolutionary-developmental-biology-evodevo-to-better-understand-how-climate-change-may-affect-ocean-s-health
Website:
https://evodevogenomics-unibarcelona.weebly.com/

Posts by oikocris:

POSTDOC Marie-Curie call to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in BARCELONA

Posted by on April 18th, 2020

We are looking for a POSTDOC to join our EVODEVO-GENOMICS lab in the University of BARCELONA. Our lab studies the chordate model Oikopleura dioica to better the impact of gene loss on the evolution of  gene regulatory networks. In particular, our research focusses on heart development, long-non-coding RNAs and de novo genes. Click here for[…]

3 POSTDOC calls to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in BARCELONA

Posted by on December 28th, 2019

We are seeking EVODEVO POSTDOC candidates to apply any of the 3 currently open calls to join our lab in BARCELONA. Our lab studies the chordate model Oikopleura dioica to better the impact of gene loss on the evolution of mechanisms of development and gene regulatory networks, with special interest in heart and muscle development.[…]

3year-POSTDOC + Starting grant CALL: EvoDevoGenomics in Barcelona:

Posted by on December 9th, 2019

3 year-POSTDOC + Starting grant (OPENING-SOON BEATRIU de PINOS program) to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in BARCELONA We are seeking candidates to join our lab to study our favorite chordate model Oikopleura dioica, in which we are currently interested in chordate development, specially heart and muscle, and the impact of gene loss on the[…]

PhD fellowship OPEN CALL to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in Barcelona

Posted by on September 29th, 2019

We are seeking a PhD candidate to join our EvoDevo lab in the University of Barcelona to study our favorite chordate model Oikopleura dioica, in which we are currently interested in heart development, 4D imaging of early embryo cleaving, and early developmental responses to environmental challenges. To meet our unique Oikopleura model ->  Click here[…]

3year-POSTDOC + starting grant: EvoDevo in Barcelona (OPEN-CALL)

Posted by on January 31st, 2019

3 year-POSTDOC + Starting grant (OPEN-CALL BEATRIU de PINOS program) to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in Barcelona We are seeking candidates to join our lab to study our favorite chordate model Oikopleura dioica, in which we are currently interested in heart and muscle development, tail elongation and the impact of gene loss on the[…]