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Group leader on Neural Cell Biology

Posted by on January 15th, 2021

  i3S – Institute for Research and Innovation in Health (Porto, Portugal) is looking to recruit a senior researcher with an established international reputation in Neural Cell Biology and strong expertise in securing, managing and leading collaborative research projects and teams/institutional units. NCBio offers: 5-year contract as Research Coordinator, research equivalent to Full Professor, with[…]


Posted by on January 14th, 2021

The laboratory of Pamela Geyer invites mature, highly motivated candidates to apply for a position as postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa. These fellows will join a research team interested in understanding the impact of nuclear architecture in stem cell survival and aging. Prominent changes in nuclear morphology occur[…]

Postdoc in neural crest and tumor biology: The importance of HIF-2a for neural crest cell migration and its connection to tumor initiation

Posted by on January 13th, 2021

Announcement of post-doc scholarship at the Division of Pediatrics, Lund University, Sweden   The importance of HIF-2a for neural crest cell migration and its connection to tumor initiation¬† It is well known that hypoxia, i.e. low oxygen levels, predicts poor outcome and metastatic burden in a variety of solid tumors. Transcriptionally active Hypoxia Inducible Factors[…]

Image Analysis Specialist to DanStem and CPR, University of Copenhagen

Posted by on January 13th, 2021

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) addresses basic research questions in stem cell and developmental biology and has activities focused on the translation of promising basic research results into new strategies and targets for the development of new therapies for cancer and chronic diseases such as diabetes and liver failure. Learn[…]

PhD position in zebrafish brain development and RNA metabolism

Posted by on January 11th, 2021

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student interested in zebrafish brain development, RNA metabolism, gene editing and transcriptomic analyses to join the Nikolaou Lab at the University of Bath. The deadline for applications is 31st January 2021. The anticipated start date for this project is early October 2021. Applicants should hold, or expect[…]

Postbaccalaureate Program to Diversify STEM: Stowers Research Scholars

Posted by on January 7th, 2021

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research (Kansas City, Missouri) is now accepting applications for Stowers Research Scholars, a mentored 1-year postbaccalaureate research fellowship. Through guided research experience and academic career mentoring, this program aims to increase the number of NIH-defined underrepresented students in fundamental biological research. ¬†This year we are accepting up to three students[…]

Locum Reviews Editor for Development

Posted by on January 6th, 2021

We currently have an opening for a Reviews Editor as a maternity cover position on Development. As this is a temporary position, we are specifically looking for candidates with editorial experience. Core responsibilities of the position include: Commissioning, handling peer review and developmental editing of material for the front section of the journal Representing the[…]

PhD opportunity to investigate the role of Tau in synaptic architecture and function

Posted by on January 6th, 2021

We live in an ageing society with high incidence of cognitive, sensory and motor decline, as well as neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or Fronto-temporal Dementia (FTD). Although decay of synaptic functions is a clear hallmark of the aforementioned conditions, we know too little about the underlying causes. The overarching aim of this[…]

Postdoctoral Position in Developmental Neuroscience

Posted by on January 5th, 2021

A postdoctoral research associate position is available immediately to investigate the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) as physiological signaling molecules in axonal growth and guidance in the lab of Dr. Daniel M. Suter at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Specifically, the work will investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms of how ROS regulate[…]

3 Postdoctoral Positions in the BiOf lab in Bordeaux, France

Posted by on January 5th, 2021

The BiOf lab has developed a microfluidic technique, the Cellular Capsules Technology, that allows them to produce multicellular spheroids and organoids in a high throughput and controlled format. The applications in tissue engineering, oncology and regenerative medicine and toxicology testing are numerous. The recruited postdocs will be involved in the interdisciplinary projects pursued by[…]