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Genetics Unzipped: A menagerie of malignancy - Cancer across the animal kingdom

Posted by , on 18 November 2021

We find out how studying tumours across the animal kingdom, from naked mole rats to elephants, can reveal insights into cancer in our own species.

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report - Stephanie Leadbitter

Posted by , on 17 November 2021

Mechanical regulation of cell division in developing tissues: Speed Vs Strength During embryogenesis, dynamic mechanical forces act on developing tissues, inducing cellular mechano-responses. These changes in cellular behaviours such as ...

Canine Somatic Cell Reprogramming and Its Facilitation through Inhibition of Endogenous p53

Posted by , on 15 November 2021

Numerous efforts have been made to establish bona fide iPSCs from companion animals such dogs and cats. Generation of iPSCs from companion animals would provide useful unrestricted cell resources with a vast ...

Post-doctoral developmental biologist/bioengineer

Posted by , on 15 November 2021

In the laboratories of Austin Smith and Ge Guo we study the regulatory principles of pluripotency in stem cells and embryos. Recently, we discovered that human naïve pluripotent stem cells ...

SciArt profile: Maria Diaz de la Loza

Posted by , on 15 November 2021

In our latest profile, we feature Maria Diaz de la Loza, a freelance illustrator and researcher in the Stramer lab at King's College London

Computational biologist/bioinformatician

Posted by , on 15 November 2021

Working with the world-leading team of Prof Austin Smith, you will lead a programme of comparative ‘omics analyses to uncover the regulatory networks of pluripotency in stem cells and embryos ...

PhD position: Floral preferences of bumblebees across a range of European climates

Posted by , on 14 November 2021

3.5-years fully funded PhD position at Durham University, UK. All nationals are eligible to apply! https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/floral-preferences-of-bumblebees-across-a-range-of-european-climates/?p137456   Floral preferences of bumblebees across a range of European climates    Deadline: 7th ...

CTR funded PhD Studentship

Posted by , on 12 November 2021

The Centre for Trophoblast Research (CTR) was founded in 2007 as a Centre of excellence to promote scientific study of the placenta, early development and maternal-fetal interactions during pregnancy. It ...

PhD position in Developmental Biology “microRNA dynamics and function during neurogenesis” – Maurange Lab, IBDM, Marseille, France

Posted by , on 12 November 2021

We welcome applications from highly motivated, curiosity-driven PhD candidates, interested in the topic of Developmental Neurobiology, to join Cédric Maurange’s team. The position is funded for 3 years. Research in our team is focusing on ...

PhD Position in Zebrafish Neuroscience

Posted by , on 11 November 2021

The Robles laboratory at Purdue University is seeking creative and highly motivated PhD student scholars to work within our group studying the development and function of visual circuits in the ...

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