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Comparative epithelial morphogenesis research positions (PhD, Postdoc)

Posted by , on 26 October 2011

From early 2012, a PhD studentship and a postdoctoral position are available in the Panfilio lab (in Cologne, Germany) to investigate morphogenesis of the insect extraembryonic membranes.  As protective covers ...

Postdoctoral position - MRC Department of Biomedical/Developmental Genetics, University of Sheffield, UK

Posted by , on 26 October 2011

Overview The Research Associate will work in the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics within the Department of Biomedical Science.  The department has an active community of researchers specialising ...

Post-doctoral research scientist MRC-National Institute for Medical Research

Posted by , on 26 October 2011

Career Develpoment Fellow IRC32554   Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Division of Developmental Biology, MRC-NIMR. Funding is available for 2 years from the Simon’s Foundation, ...

An Interview With Ottoline Leyser

Posted by , on 25 October 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) The Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge is a new research institute that aims to achieve an integrated understanding of plant development. Its Associate ...

In Development This Week (Vol. 138, Issue 22)

Posted by , on 25 October 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: The skin-healing touch of Lhx2 Skin repair after injury involves the recruitment of undifferentiated progenitor cells from nearby hair follicles ...

An Interview With Gordon Keller

Posted by , on 19 October 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) Gordon Keller is Director of the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. His research applies concepts from developmental ...

European Court rules against embryonic stem cell patents

Posted by , on 18 October 2011

The European Court of Justice has today announced a landmark decision banning patenting of inventions based on embryonic stem cells. Several senior stem cell biologists have expressed their concern that ...

Online materials for teaching plant biology to undergraduates: Teaching Tools in Plant Biology

Posted by , on 13 October 2011

Teaching Tools in Plant Biology is an online educational resource published by The Plant Cell and the American Society of Plant Biologists.  Each Teaching Tool includes a set of about ...

Yukiko Yamashita, a developmental biologist at U-M, named one of this year's MacArthur fellows

Posted by , on 13 October 2011

What would you do if you were given $500,000 to fund your research for five years, with no strings attached –– no proposals to write, no progress reports to submit? ...

Aging stem cells

Posted by , on 12 October 2011

There are so many factors for a stem cell to consider when deciding cell fates.  A recent paper from Development discusses how the age of a stem cell can affect ...

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