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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[…]

Spotlight on Neuroscience: Explore new ways to light up your research

Posted by on September 10th, 2020

A lot is changing in our world, but your research can not and will not stop! With this aim, “Spotlight on Neuroscience: Exploring new ways of to light up your research” has been organized to bring together key leaders in the neuroscience field for a series of live talks, Q&As and latest on-demand webinars. Taking place[…]

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[…]

POSTDOC POSITION OPEN AT RuiDiogoLab

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 (www.ruidiogolab.com), 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[…]

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[…]

Crafting plots for movies

Posted by on May 6th, 2020

In a previous blog I explained how animated plots can be made to illustrate the dynamics of data. Animated plots go nicely together with the movies from which the data was extracted. Here, I explain how to display a movie and plot side-by-side, starting from a stack of images and using only open source software.[…]

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[…]

Dynamic display of data with animated plots

Posted by on April 27th, 2020

Data from time-lapse experiments is often displayed in a graph or plot, to visualize the dynamics of biological systems (Goedhart, 2020). Ironically, the perception of the dynamics is largely lost in a static plot. That’s where animated plots come in. Animated plots are a great way to display the dynamics of the underlying data. Below, I[…]

Free, Cool, Developmental Biology Meeting In Your Own Living Room!

Posted by on April 21st, 2020

The Southeast Regional Society for Developmental Biology Conference will be held virtually in a Zoom Webinar on May 20-21.     Registration is required for all attendees by May 6, 2020 (limited space).  Registration is Free, please use Fee Waiver Code: FREE when completing your registration.   Abstract submission for short talks will be through April 30, with notification[…]

Irin ajo mi si Nigeria | My journey to Nigeria

Posted by on April 17th, 2020

My first impression of Nigeria remained loyal to what I would experience the following two weeks: very warm weather, very colourful attires, very warm and joyful hearts. Also, it is loud, there is always sound…