Postdoctoral Position – Metacaspases in Model Green Algae: Mechanisms and Functions

Position Announcement – printable PDF   This position is a part of recruitment campaign to launch 5-year project supported by Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation and aimed to advance our mechanistic understanding of metacaspase family proteases. The project will develop through a close cooperation between five research groups located in Uppsala BioCenter, SLU and in … Continued

Scientific Meeting – Unity and Diversity of Ciliary Systems in Locomotion and Transport

Meeting Website   Date March 18-19, 2019 Location Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ View map Venue information Overview Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Professor Gáspár Jékely, Professor Raymond Goldstein FRS and Dr Kirsty Wan. Scanning electron microscope image of a ciliated planula larva of the cnidarian Nematostella … Continued

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