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‘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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Research Specialist (Evolutionary Genetics)

Posted by on September 12th, 2020

The Rohner Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Research Specialist to further develop tools for the emerging research organism Astyanax mexicanus. Visit for more information on the research in the lab. The selected candidate will help with day to day operations of the lab and develop new[…]

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Evolutionary Genetics)

Posted by on September 12th, 2020

The Rohner Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher to develop an independent project investigating the molecular, genetic, or developmental mechanisms of how cavefish thrive under extreme metabolic conditions. The lab has previously found that the cavefish Astyanax mexicanus develop high-blood sugar and insulin resistance as part[…]

Senior Laboratory Research Scientist – Francis Crick Institute

Posted by on September 10th, 2020

Who are we? We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Laboratory Research Scientist to join the Santos laboratory headed by Dr Silvia Santos at the Francis Crick Institute. The lab focuses on understanding cell decision-making. Current areas of research include understanding regulatory mechanism of cell division and cellular differentiation, using human embryonic stem cells[…]

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in stem cells and intestinal regeneration- Patel lab U. of Bristol

Posted by on September 6th, 2020

We are looking for a passionate, intellectually curious and creative postdoctoral research fellow with a strong interest in tissue maintenance, regeneration and ageing to join our lab.   The Patel lab at the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol studies how tissues regenerate themselves after damage and how they maintain themselves over[…]


Posted by on September 1st, 2020

Postdoc Position: Visible Ape & Dissemination & Research Hiring Institution: Howard Univ.; Posted: 09-1-2020; Duration PostDoc: Sept2020-Aug2022 A postdoctoral researcher is sought to join the Rui Diogo lab (, at the Howard University College of Medicine, Department of Anatomy (Washington DC).   Within the field, this is one of the labs with a higher impact, number of[…]

Tissue Regeneration Lab Manager / Research Assistant

Posted by on September 1st, 2020

The Tissue Regeneration Laboratory within the Biology Department at Wake Forest University is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for the position of Lab Manager / Research Assistant to support our work uncovering mechanisms of tissue regeneration in axolotl salamanders. The primary tasks will include managing lab resources, caring for the lab’s axolotl colony,[…]