Physics and Physiology of Motile Cilia conference

27 Jan – 30 Jan 2019 Where: Physikzentrum Bad Honnef Scientific organizers: Benjamin Friedrich, TU Dresden; Veikko Geyer, TU Dresden; Timo Strünker, UKM Münster Across the animal and plant kingdom, motile cilia and flagella serve many important biological functions, including cellular propulsion, fluid transport, and sensory signaling – to name only a few. Unraveling the … Continued

Evolution of Multicellularity and Germ-Soma Specialization Postdoc position available in the Umen lab

The Umen laboratory at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for an NSF-funded project to work on the mechanism and evolution of germ and somatic cell differentiation in the multicellular green alga Volvox carteri. Candidates with training in molecular genetics and bioinformatics/genomics, including use of R and other script-based programming … Continued

Synthetic Biology Postdoctoral fellow and PhD student

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières – Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Synthetic biology has the potential to revolutionize the production of biofuels, chemicals, and others materials. As part of a SynBio-MicroAlgae funded project, the Plant Specialized Metabolism & Engineering Division seeks to develop non-model Chlamydomonas reinhardtii strain for production of valuable plant metabolites with opening for a Synthetic … Continued

GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE (GRC) and associated GORDON RESEARCH SEMINAR (GRS) on Cilia, Mucus, and Mucociliary Interactions– SAVE THE DATE

RS: February 16-17, 2019, Barga, Italy GRC: February 17-22, 2019, Barga, Italy Dear all, We would like to invite you to attend the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and the Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) on Cilia, Mucus, and Mucociliary Interactions. In 2019, the GRC will be held in conjunction with the “Cilia, Mucus & Mucociliary Interactions” … Continued

International Conference on Microbial Photosynthesis

The International Conference on Microbial Photosynthesis, taking place in beautiful Vancouver from August 9-12, 2018. It should be particularly interesting for Chlamydomonas researchers studying  any aspect of photosynthesis or related processes, as well as researchers working on other eukaryotic algal groups such as diatoms. Check out our website at This conference is sponsored by … Continued

PhD position at the University of Liège (Belgium)

Title ReACTs: Organellar Redox Signaling in Plants (Retrograde Arabidopsis Chlamydomonas Thiol Signaling) A 4-year PhD position is available for the project described below in the laboratory of Genetics and Physiology of Microalgae (ULiege, Belgium). The position is open from 1st January 2018. People interested should send their CV and motivation letter to Claire Remacle, email: … Continued