A PhD position is available in the lab of Fani Papagiannouli (@Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Kent and Greenwich) to study soma-germline communication and the role of cortical polarity in signaling regulation during Drosophila spermatogenesis. The position is funded by a Medway School of Pharmacy Post Graduate Research Scholarship. Stem cells are critical for[…]
Who were the ancient Britons? And what can modern genetic and archaeological techniques tell us about their lives and loves?
Xenbase (www.xenbase.org) is the Xenopus bioinformatics and genomics knowledgebase funded by the NIH/NICHHD. We have has two performance sites: the curation team at Cincinnati Children’s, Cincinnati OH (PI: Dr. Aaron Zorn) and the database management team at the University of Calgary in Canada (PI Dr. Peter Vize). Xenbase is seeking to fill 1 full time[…]
Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, the Vikings of the Scottish Isles and news from the front lines of the sperm wars.
Unearthing the story of Edith Rebecca Saunders, the ‘mother of British plant genetics’.
The Hamdoun and Lyons Laboratories at U.C. San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography (https://scripps.ucsd.edu) are seeking a highly motivated postdoc candidate for a joint fellowship at the intersection of evolutionary and ecological developmental biology. The successful candidate will be nominated for the competitive Scripps Postdoctoral Scholar (SPS) Award (https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02248). The Hamdoun Lab (www.hamdounlab.org) focuses[…]
The Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM), together with the Departments of Cell Biology & Physiology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Neurosurgery, Pathology and Immunology, and the Divisions of Nephrology and Gastroenterology within the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis invite applications at the level of assistant professor on the tenure track. Faculty in the CRM and these departments[…]
We’re digging into some of the mysteries around what’s often seen as the ultimate genetic disease: cancer.
We look back over the first 20 episodes of Genetics Unzipped to select some of our favourite bits that you might have missed.
As a first-year graduate student, I had the good fortune of accompanying Dr. Pierre Rasmont (U. Mons, Belgium) and his lab group on an expedition to collect bumble bees in Turkey. At our first stop onto the dry but flower-rich volcanic lands, we each dispersed to collect bees. At the time I was working to[…]