Thursday, December 29, 2011

Looking for staffs

To launch new research projects at CDB in Kobe (details about my move)  regarding the evolution of vertebrate gene repertoire and its functional characterization, I am looking for staffs (PhD students or postdocs) with special focus detailed below:

・Bioinformatician with prior skills to analyze output of next-generation sequencers
・Pre-/post-doctoral researcher who is specialized in molecular evolution and phylogenetics
・Pre-/post-doctoral researcher who has prior experience in chromatin biochemistry for ChIP assays
・Pre-/post-doctoral researcher with skills of molecular developmental biology (RT-PCR, in situ hybridization, etc.)

At the moment, no position funded directly by CDB is advertized, but I welcome candidates applying for external fellowships/scholarships. Please don't hesitate to contact directly to me (shigehiro.kuraku (at)

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

'Good slip' into 2012 !

In this season, every German says 'Guten Rutsch!',
meaning 'Good slip (into the new year) !'. 

Today I organized several things to leave the apartment and the town soon.
I wish you all a happy new year.

Sunday, December 18, 2011

About my move

I included the info about my move in the page 'Author info' linked above. I am widely looking for staffs (Ph.D. students and postdocs) who can join in my new team in Kobe. I will probably also announce that in this page later as wel as in other sites.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Academic positions in Germany

I found a few interesting web sites summarizing descriptions of various academic positions in Germany as well as in other countries.

European University Institute


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