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

Posted by on October 23rd, 2019

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.   We invite interested candidates to apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships available[…]

Cancer Research UK’s Children and Young People’s Innovation Awards

Posted by on October 11th, 2019

Cancer Research UK have launched two funding calls to drive progress in our understanding of paediatric cancers. We would like to encourage proposals to investigate one or more of the following concepts- The basis of tumour initiation and progression Novel therapeutic approaches Development of novel biomarkers or methodologies to predict disease progression, to enhance efforts[…]

Features & Reviews Editor on Journal of Cell Science

Posted by on October 9th, 2019

Journal of Cell Science, 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 Michael Way, this is an exciting opportunity for a talented scientific editor to make a significant contribution to an important journal in the[…]

Down from the crest to clear the dead

Posted by on September 30th, 2019

Yunlu Zhu & Sarah Kucenas   Introduction Cells are the building blocks of life. However, in multi-cellular organisms, millions of cells are subject to death due to injury, infection and ordinary cell turnover (Galluzzi et al., 2018). For example, epithelial cells in the small intestine rapidly renew every 2 to 6 days in most mammals,[…]

Postdoctoral position at Rutgers University, the evolution of morphologies

Posted by on September 8th, 2019

An NSF-supported postdoctoral position is available in the Yakoby Lab https://yakoby.rutgers.edu/  to study the development and 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. In addition, genome manipulations of Drosophila species will be used to[…]

Introducing: DevoWormML

Posted by on September 2nd, 2019

  I am pleased to announce a new collaborative interest initiative called DevoWormML, based on work being done in the DevoWorm group. DevoWormML will meet on a weekly basis, and explore the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence to problems in developmental biology. These applications can be geared towards the analysis of imaging data,[…]

A podcast with Professor Anne Grapin-Botton

Posted by on August 22nd, 2019

Anne Grapin-Botton has a background in developmental biology and initially studied nervous system and endoderm development. Her laboratory is currently focusing on pancreas development with the overall goals of understanding how pancreatic cells differentiate during embryogenesis, and determining what limits the pancreatic cells’ regeneration in adults. Anne Grapin-Botton is a Director and a Group Leader at[…]

Post-Doc Position: Alternative-Splicing and RNA isoform expression in Wnt signalling

Posted by on August 18th, 2019

We are looking for an RNA molecular biologist/molecular developmental biologist (three years, BBSRC funded, currently proposed start date 1 January 2020, mostly based in Aberdeen) (apply by 26 August 2019) https://www.abdn.ac.uk/research/jobs/IMS165R This project will study alternative transcript expression, splicing and function of TCF/LEF genes in the Wnt signalling pathway. This is a close collaboration with[…]

Postdoc Helsinki: Models of organ pattern formation of morphogenesis

Posted by on July 19th, 2019

1.Basic job and project description: 1.Job/ project description: The postdoc could choose between three main research projects: a. Mathematical modeling of phenotypic evolution in populations with embryonic development. b. Mathematical modeling of gene network and embryonic development evolution. c. Mathematical modeling of organ development and their evolution in mammalian teeth or Drosophila wing or some[…]

POSTDOC IN DEVELOPMENTAL METABOLISM (Francis Crick Institute, London)

Posted by on July 12th, 2019

Roles of metabolism in the developmental origins of health and longevity A postdoctoral research position funded by the Wellcome Trust is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alex Gould at the Francis Crick Institute in London. The lab works on the mechanisms by which dietary nutrients during development can have profound long-term effects upon adult[…]