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Research Assistant/Associate in Optogenetics and Live-Imaging

Posted by on October 8th, 2019

The Buckley lab at the department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (PDN), University of Cambridge is recruiting a Research Assistant or Research Associate to help further develop their optogenetic technology. The lab uses optogenetic and live confocal imaging approaches within the whole zebrafish neural tube and mammalian embryo stem cell (mESC) culture to manipulate the[…]

Engineer position in Molecular Biology – Lecuit team, IBDM, Marseille, France

Posted by on October 7th, 2019

An Engineer position in Molecular Biology is available starting January 2020 in the group of Thomas Lecuit at the Developmental Biology Institute of Marseille (IBDM, CNRS UMR7288), Marseille, France. Funding is provided by an ERC grant. The appointment will be made for 1 year, with a possible extension to up to 4 years. We are[…]

Postdoc at MBL: Exploring the Functional Role of Genetic Hypervariation in Aquatic Bacteria

Posted by on October 4th, 2019

Position Summary: The MBL is seeking a candidate for the position of Postdoctoral Scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Blair Paul to investigate accelerated protein evolution in aquatic bacteria.  The lab uses computational and molecular tools to study processes that diversify microbial genes and to understand the functional importance of hypervariable proteins. To this end,[…]

Graduate Student Position in Development of Brain Folding

Posted by on October 3rd, 2019

The Lawton Lab is seeking a talented and motivated graduate student to study the cell and tissue mechanics regulating cerebellar morphogenesis and brain folding.   The beautiful and robust folds of the human cerebral cortex and the cerebellum increase the synaptic volume and compartmentalize the neural circuits. We have previously shown that the murine cerebellum[…]

Post-doctoral Fellow, Molecular Determinants of Glioma Initiation and Progression

Posted by on October 2nd, 2019

Apply your developmental biology / molecular biology / neurobiology skills to the problem of brain cancer. The lab of Dr. Jennifer Chan seeks to recruit a motivated postdoctoral fellow to investigate cell fate decisions during the process of brain tumour development and progression.  Research in the lab focuses on growth factor signalling and transcriptional regulation[…]

Postdoctoral Training Fellow – Niakan Laboratory

Posted by on October 2nd, 2019

Job title:          Postdoctoral Training Fellow Location:         The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London Contract:         Fixed-term, 4 years, full time Salary:             Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience Vacancy ID:     12287 Short summary Dr Niakan’s laboratory focuses on understanding the mechanisms of lineage specification in human embryos and the derivation[…]

PhD fellowship OPEN CALL to join our lab on EvoDevoGenomics in Barcelona

Posted by on September 29th, 2019

We are seeking a PhD candidate to join our EvoDevo lab in the University of Barcelona to study our favorite chordate model Oikopleura dioica, in which we are currently interested in heart development, 4D imaging of early embryo cleaving, and early developmental responses to environmental challenges. To meet our unique Oikopleura model ->  Click here[…]

Tenure-track faculty Positions in Neurobiology – Molecular or Cellular Neurobiology and Neurobiology of Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Posted by on September 25th, 2019

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in neurobiology. The successful candidates will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research programs in: 1) Molecular or Cellular Neurobiology relevant to neural development and/or disease focused on cell-cell interactions; or 2) Molecular or Cellular Neurobiology[…]

Group Leader – Developmental Biology at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Posted by on September 25th, 2019

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding group leader who aims to explore bold new areas of biological inquiry and carry out interdisciplinary research to investigate multicellular development at all scales. How organisms respond and adapt to their environment, during development and throughout their lifetime, is of central interest. The Developmental Biology Unit seeks to[…]

PhD project on the interaction between the enteric nervous system and colorectal cancer

Posted by on September 23rd, 2019

The research group headed by Werend Boesmans and Veerle Melotte is looking for a highly motivated and talented PhD student to investigate the role of the intrinsic innervation of the gut in cancer. The enteric nervous system, also known as the second brain, is a mostly ignored member of the tumor microenvironment but is linked[…]