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Lab Manager/Research Assistant–Marine Invertebrate EvoDevo

Posted by on November 27th, 2020

We seek a motivated and organized individual to join the Lyons Lab ( at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography ( to serve as lab manger and research assistant.  The individual will assist the lab in funded projects on molluscan neurodevelopment, developmental gene regulatory networks, and biomineralization.  The successful candidate will be responsible for lab organization,[…]

Post-doctoral position @EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Posted by on November 26th, 2020

Our laboratory at the Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland is looking for a postdoc to work in the field of gene regulation during mammalian development, by using in vitro cultured, ES cells-derived gastruloids (pseudo-embryos) as a model system. Key-words: Transcriptional regulation, enhancers, CRISPR/cas9, mutant gastruloids, epigenetic profiling, 3D chromatin structure, single-cell RNA-seq[…]

Features & Reviews Editor – Disease Models & Mechanisms

Posted by on November 26th, 2020

Based in Cambridge, UK Disease Models & Mechanisms, published by The Company of Biologists, is seeking enthusiastic and motivated applicants for the role of Features & Reviews Editor. Joining an experienced and successful team, including Editor-in-Chief Liz Patton, this is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to a growing Open Access journal in[…]

4-year PhD position: Nutritional regulation of growth in sea anemones

Posted by on November 25th, 2020

There is a 4-year PhD position available at the Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology ( in the lab of Dr. Patrick Steinmetz. The successful applicant will study how starvation-induced degrowth is controlled in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. The project may also involve studying key aspects of degrowth in the sea anemone Aiptasia[…]

Group leader position at IMBA

Posted by on November 24th, 2020

Hi all, IMBA is opening a search for a group leader. It is an absolutely great place to do 100% basic research. Full freedom, no questions asked. You can find all info here. The deadline is the 10th of January. Best wishes, Nicolas Rivron (+1 rating, 1 votes)Loading…

Postdoc Associate development and evolution of morphologies Rutgers University

Posted by on November 21st, 2020

An NSF-supported postdoctoral position is available in the Yakoby Lab for a highly-motivated and productive individual with an interest in studying the evolution of tissue patterning and morphogenesis in Drosophila oogenesis. The project includes the prediction and validation of cis-Regulatory Modules (CRMs) in the follicular epithelium of several Drosophila species. Applicants with a Ph.D. and[…]


Posted by on November 20th, 2020

We are seeking candidates to apply for two upcoming calls for Postdoctoral Researchers from the Spanish Government (Juan de la Cierva). Candidates should have an interest in Developmental Neurobiology, with expertise ranging from embryology, to stem cell biology, bioinformatics and/or quantitative biology to investigate development of the vertebrate Central Nervous System (CNS) in health and[…]

Postdoc opportunity in Morphogenesis & Developmental Mechanobiology

Posted by on November 17th, 2020

The Nerurkar Lab is looking for Postdoctoral Researchers with an interest in the interplay between molecular and mechanical aspects of vertebrate morphogenesis. Using the chick embryo, we combine live in vivo imaging, embryology and molecular genetics with engineering and physics approaches to study how developmental signals modulate physical forces that shape the embryo, and how[…]

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities to Study Gene Regulatory Dynamics in induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)

Posted by on November 16th, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (N.I.S.T.) is recruiting recent PhD’s. The laboratory is located near Washington, DC. Our research program focuses on characterizing the dynamics of gene regulatory networks in human iPSCs and in developing quantitative models that describe the pluripotency landscape. Possible start dates: 6/2021 – 12/2021   We invite interested candidates to[…]

Vascular control of heart development and regeneration: PhD and Postdoc positions available

Posted by on November 16th, 2020

The Marín-Juez laboratory, at the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center,is recruiting a PhD student and a postdoctoral fellow (4-year fully funded positions). Our laboratory is interested in the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating cardiac regeneration. The successful applicant will join the Marín-Juez laboratory at the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center, where he/she will have access to state-of-the-art[…]