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2021 LIDo Summer Research Placement – Maternal determinants in annelid embryos – London, UK

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

Job type: Summer placement for undergraduates

Location: London, UK

Closing Date: 12 April 2021

The Martín-Durán Lab at Queen Mary University of London will be hosting a LIDo research undergraduate this summer for 8-weeks (July-August 2021), under direct supervision of Dr. Allan Carrillo-Baltodano, PDRA in the lab.

The project aims to comprehensively identify maternal factors in conditional and autonomous ooyctes of annelid embryos, and study their role during cell fate commitment.

As part of the research placement, the student will get trained in multiple disciplines, including embryological manipulations, molecular biology and bioinformatic analyses, in addition to transferable skills such as science communication and time and task management.

Applicants must be in their second year of study and enrolled in one of the following institutions.

  • Kingston University
  • London South Bank University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Middlesex University
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of East London
  • University of West London
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Bedfordshire


Deadline for applications is Monday 12th April 2021 at 5pm. Application forms should be sent to


Find more info and the application form here:


Salary: London wage

Start date: 18 June 2021

Closing Date: 12 April 2021

Scientific fields: Cell biology, Evo-devo and eco-evo-devo, Early embryogenesis

Model systems: Other invertebrate

Duration: Fixed term

Minimum qualifications: Check elegibility in LIDo's website

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