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Postdoctoral research fellow position in stem cells and regeneration- Patel lab U. of Bristol

Posted by on June 12th, 2020

We are looking for a highly motivated, 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[…]

How I defended my Ph.D. from a remote location in India amidst COVID-19 lockdown?

Posted by on June 2nd, 2020

Author: Suvimal Kumar Sindhu, Graduate Student @ Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208016, India Email: suvimal.sindhu@gmail.com   Having joined my Ph.D. programme at India Institute of Technology Kanpur in India, I always witnessed my senior colleagues defending their Ph.D. thesis with panache and grace; for juniors like me such visuals were highly captivating[…]

PhD Studentship in Cell and Developmental Biology: Cytoskeletal Regulation of Epidermal Stem Cells

Posted by on May 25th, 2020

The group of Chen Luxenburg at the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, invites applications for a PhD student position.   Our laboratory is looking for excellent and highly motivated PhD students to study the role of the actin cytoskeleton in skin development. Our goal is to understand how cytoskeleton derived signals regulate stem cell[…]

Getting involved in peer review

Posted by on May 19th, 2020

In pre-COVID19 times, back when conferences happened largely in person, early career researchers (ECRs) often asked me how they could get more direct invitations to be a reviewer. Peer review is a crucial part of the publishing ecosystem and therefore it’s not uncommon for group leaders to invite members of their lab to review articles[…]

Scientific conference reform: scientists respond to Sarabipour et al. 2020

Posted by on April 28th, 2020

I wrote to several colleagues in the process of highlighting (preLight here) a recent preprint on conference reform by Sarabipour et al., some involved in organising conferences, others invested in ECR career development, publishing, and publishing reform. Here are their comments (I will update this resource as I hear back from more people):     Jessica[…]

An Introduction to Writing Review Articles

Posted by on April 7th, 2020

Last week, I gave a talk (online, of course) about ‘Writing review articles’. It was aimed at graduate students who, as part of their training, had to identify a topic in the field of developmental biology and write a mini-review on that particular topic. However, my talk contained some general advice about writing review-type articles,[…]

16 PhD Positions in Münster (Germany): Imaging Cellular Processes and Disease

Posted by on March 31st, 2020

  The joint CiM-IMPRS graduate program of the International Max Planck Research School – Molecular Biomedicine and Münster’s Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre offers positions to pursue PhD projects in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics or computer science. We are looking for young scientists with a vivid interest in interdisciplinary projects to image[…]

CENTURI 2020 Postdoc call | 8 open positions in Marseille

Posted by on March 19th, 2020

  CENTURI is recruiting up to 8 Postdocs to start in October 2020, for two years! Recruited candidates will join our vibrant interdisciplinary community in Marseille (France).   Applications to our call will be open until April 17. Candidates can either apply to one of the advertised CENTURI projects or submit their own project, providing[…]

Call for letter of interest – Executive Director (Professor) of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem)

Posted by on March 6th, 2020

DanStem The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) addresses fundamental research questions in stem cell and developmental biology and seeks to develop translational activities based on this fundamental discovery science, producing new therapeutic strategies for chronic diseases. Current focus at DanStem is predominantly on fundamental research at the highest level, and the[…]

CENTURI recruits group leaders

Posted by on January 14th, 2020

  CENTURI seeks to attract outstanding computer scientists, physicists, or mathematicians with a theoretical and/or computational biology project. The selected candidates, who are expected to bridge biology and other disciplines will be affiliated to two institutes and will be offered competitive funding.   The questions that are being addressed by this interdisciplinary research initiative include:[…]