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6 Faculty positions at all levels at Durham, UK – Deadline 30th January

Posted by on January 19th, 2021

Hi everyone, We at Durham Biosciences (UK) are looking to recruit 6 Assistant/Associate/Full professors in a range of biological disciplines. Please see the job ads here: We have put together a quick website for people who are interested about working at Durham, and we are happy to answer questions informally: Please note that[…]

Cell State Workshop Transitions to Virtual Format

Posted by on January 19th, 2021

In December, The Company of Biologists hosted its first virtual workshop on Cell State Transitions: Approaches, Experimental Systems and Models. Ten early-career researchers were given the opportunity to participate along with several invited senior scientists. Instead of meeting in-person at the Wiston House, we used the Remo platform to convene online, utilizing a virtual stage[…]

PhD student position in neurobiology at Stockholm University

Posted by on January 19th, 2021

PhD student position in neurobiology at Stockholm University at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute.  Research at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (MBW) experimentally addresses fundamental problems in molecular cell biology, integrative biology, and infection and immunobiology. State-of-the art and advanced methodologies are applied in a professional research environment characterized by[…]

Postdoc Position, Neural Regeneration, Echeverri Lab, MBL

Posted by on January 18th, 2021

The Echeverri lab at the MBL seeks a highly motivated individual to join the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering as a Postdoctoral Researcher. The successful candidate will work on in vitro models for neural regeneration. .The specific goal of the project is to examine how pathways that are essential for regeneration[…]

BSDB Beddington medal nomination deadline: February 15th 2021

Posted by on January 18th, 2021

The Beddington Medal is the BSDB’s major commendation to promising young biologists, awarded for the best PhD thesis in Developmental Biology defended in the year previous to the award. It was announced in 2002 [letter #23/2] and first awarded in 2004.   Rosa Beddington was one of the greatest talents and inspirational leaders in the[…]

Ph.D. Position in Computer Science and Developmental Biology

Posted by on January 16th, 2021

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate strongly interested in interdisciplinary science, to join our groups (van de Pavert and Guignard labs) and work on a project at the crossroad between Computer Science and Developmental Biology as a Ph.D student. Deadline: February 26 2021 Link to the poster Apply here Quantification and modelling of embryonic[…]

Group leader on Neural Cell Biology

Posted by on January 15th, 2021

  i3S – Institute for Research and Innovation in Health (Porto, Portugal) is looking to recruit a senior researcher with an established international reputation in Neural Cell Biology and strong expertise in securing, managing and leading collaborative research projects and teams/institutional units. NCBio offers: 5-year contract as Research Coordinator, research equivalent to Full Professor, with[…]

Development presents… January webinar videos

Posted by on January 15th, 2021

Yesterday we held the fourth webinar in our series, this time chaired by Development Editor Swathi Arur. Here you’ll find recordings of the  talks and their live Q&A sessions moderated by Swathi.   Brandon Scott Carpenter (from David Katz’s lab at Emory University School of Medicine) ‘C. elegans establishes germline versus soma by balancing inherited histone methylation’ Brandon’s paper[…]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes and Vaccines – Where mRNA COVID-19 vaccines came from and how they work

Posted by on January 14th, 2021

We take a look at the history of mRNA, the development of mRNA vaccines and how they’ve been pressed into service at breakneck speed to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.


Posted by on January 14th, 2021

The laboratory of Pamela Geyer invites mature, highly motivated candidates to apply for a position as postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa. These fellows will join a research team interested in understanding the impact of nuclear architecture in stem cell survival and aging. Prominent changes in nuclear morphology occur[…]