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Development presents... April webinar

Posted by , on 30 March 2021

The seventh webinar in our Development presents… series will be chaired by Development Editor, François Guillemot (The Francis Crick Institute), who has brought together three exciting talks on the development ...

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Imaging Network, University of Münster (Germany)

Posted by , on 30 March 2021

The Microscopy Unit of the Imaging Network at the University of Münster, Germany, is seeking to fill the position of a Postdoctoral Research Associate Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (salary level TV-L E ...

MCC loss during mucociliary epithelium remodeling: new insight into a debated topic and a decade mystery.

Posted by , on 29 March 2021

Introduction In mucociliary epithelia, such as the mammalian airway epithelium or the embryonic epidermis of Xenopus tadpoles, the correct balance between multiciliated cells (MCCs) and secretory cells provides the functional ...

An interview with Cagney Coomer

Posted by , on 29 March 2021

This interview by Aidan Maartens was recently published in Development. Dr Cagney Coomer received her PhD with Ann Morris at the University of Kentucky, where she studied zebrafish retinal development ...

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

Posted by , on 25 March 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 ...

Is it in yet? How the direct transdifferentiation of glia-to-neurons ensures nimble male mating

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

By Rachel Bonnington, Carla Lloret Fernández and Laura Molina García Classically, developmental programmes were believed to be a one-way linear process in which cells progressively acquire their differentiated identities, each ...

Genetics Unnzipped podcast: Giving nature a helping hand

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

In the latest Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking a look at how humans have made our mark on the species we share the planet with.

Postdoctoral positions to study mechanisms and biology of neural APA and splicing (NYC)

Posted by , on 23 March 2021

The Eric Lai lab at Sloan Kettering Institute, NYC ( has availability for two postdoctoral candidates to join our efforts on alternative mRNA processing in neurons, including regulated splicing and ...

The Node is looking for a new Community Manager

Posted by , on 23 March 2021

I joined the Node and Development out of a postdoc in 2016 and now after five enjoyable years I’m moving on. I’ll write something a bit more reflective closer to ...

Postdoc position studying polarized axon outgrowth in Ciona

Posted by , on 19 March 2021

We have an open position immediately available for a postdoc to study the transcriptional regulation of polarized axon outgrowth in the simple embryos of the tunicate Ciona, taking advantage of ...

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