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Postdoc position in Cell and Developmental Biology: Mechanisms of collective cell migration

Posted by , on 9 February 2021

A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Smutny at the Centre for Mechanochemical Cell Biology at Warwick Medical School, UK. The lab is focused on ...

Postdoc position

Posted by , on 27 July 2020

Open postdoc position! Interested in understanding how stretching affects tissue behaviour? Want to work in a brand new lab in a friendly and supportive environment? Join the Tissue Architecture Lab ...

Kink in the road: the notochord’s role in spine formation and scoliosis

Posted by , on 14 April 2020

By Jennifer Bagwell and Michel Bagnat   Our lab investigates the role of hydrostatic pressure as a morphogenetic force using zebrafish as a model system.  This work was originally focused ...

The people behind the papers – Daniel Osório, Elaine Chan, Joana Saramago and Ana Carvalho

Posted by , on 13 January 2020

This interview, the 73rd in our series, was recently published in Development.  Animal cytokinesis is driven by an actomyosin ring that assembles at the cell equator and constricts to physically separate the ...

Postdoctoral Position to Study Mechanotransduction in the Heart

Posted by , on 23 August 2019

The Radice laboratory in the Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) (http://cvrc.brownmedicine.org) at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University is seeking a creative and exceptionally motivated postdoctoral researcher to investigate the mechanistic basis for ...

The people behind the papers: Gabriel Krens and Carl-Philipp Heisenberg

Posted by , on 25 May 2017

Cell sorting is a critical process during development, as differently specified cells are segregated to the right parts of the embryo. Differences in cell adhesion and cortical tension are thought ...

How mechanical signals orchestrate stem cell fate

Posted by , on 23 August 2016

Controlling differentiation using biophysical cues from development Embryonic stem cells have the potential to become any cell type in the adult organism, but coaxing them to a specific fate continues ...

Journey to the East: from San Diego to Singapore

Posted by , on 18 July 2016

Axons in mature nervous systems regenerate poorly after injury, creating a major obstacle for recovery from neuronal injury. We know, however, that their regenerative capabilities are affected by both cell-extrinsic ...

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