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Parenting in Science

Posted by on October 31st, 2011

After the interview with Ottoline Leyser was posted last week, a discussion on Twitter focussed on the last part of the interview, about parenting. That interview question referred to a little booklet Leyser published a few years ago, after winning the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award in 2007. The book, called “Mothers in Science: 64 […]
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This month on the Node – October 2011

Posted by on October 31st, 2011

What was new on the Node this month? Here are a few of the highlights from October: MacArthur genius grant for Yukiko Yamashita Sasha Terashima interviewed Yukiko Yamashita, one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows. The MacArthur foundation hands out “genius grants” of half a million dollars to a select group of people in all areas […]
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November desktop calendar

Posted by on October 28th, 2011

It’s that time of the month again, when we upload the desktop calendar for next month. This time an image that you may remember from April - either from the contest on the Node or from the pub quiz at the BSDB meeting. It’s a sea biscuit during metamorphosis from larval to adult stage. This […]
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Some of the things we have done during these two weeks

Posted by on October 27th, 2011

We have now finished the first two weeks of the course. Over these two weeks the students have learned about Drosophila as a model organism and how to set-up a Drosophila lab. They have learn about the genetics of Drosophila, which took quite some time, but now I am sure it is almost like their […]
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Comparative epithelial morphogenesis research positions (PhD, Postdoc)

Posted by on October 26th, 2011

From early 2012, a PhD studentship and a postdoctoral position are available in the Panfilio lab (in Cologne, Germany) to investigate morphogenesis of the insect extraembryonic membranes.  As protective covers for the embryo, these simple epithelia are a defining feature of the insects and have been linked to their evolutionary success.  However, in order to […]
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Postdoctoral position – MRC Department of Biomedical/Developmental Genetics, University of Sheffield, UK

Posted by on October 26th, 2011

Overview The Research Associate will work in the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics within the Department of Biomedical Science.  The department has an active community of researchers specialising in different aspects of developmental biology.  You will take part in a project aiming to understand how cell proliferation is temporally integrated with digit patterning […]
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Post-doctoral research scientist MRC-National Institute for Medical Research

Posted by on October 26th, 2011

Career Develpoment Fellow IRC32554   Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Division of Developmental Biology, MRC-NIMR. Funding is available for 2 years from the Simon’s Foundation, an international sponsor of autism research, for a project led by Drs John Jacob and James Briscoe. The successful candidate will build on prior genetic […]
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An Interview With Ottoline Leyser

Posted by on October 25th, 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) The Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge is a new research institute that aims to achieve an integrated understanding of plant development. Its Associate Director is the new plant Editor of Development, Ottoline Leyser, who is also Professor of Plant Development at the University of Cambridge. We recently caught […]
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In Development This Week (Vol. 138, Issue 22)

Posted by on October 25th, 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: The skin-healing touch of Lhx2 Skin repair after injury involves the recruitment of undifferentiated progenitor cells from nearby hair follicles (HFs) into the regenerating epidermis. The bulge and the secondary hair germ of HFs contain distinct populations of epithelial stem cells, and now Vladimir Botchkarev […]
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An Interview With Gordon Keller

Posted by on October 19th, 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) Gordon Keller is Director of the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. His research applies concepts from developmental biology to the investigation of the lineage-specific differentiation of mouse and human embryonic stem (ES) cells. He became an Editor of Development in 2011, and […]
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