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Cover winner: bat embryo

Posted by on September 27th, 2012

It was a close race at times, but the bat embryo was able to maintain its lead to become the winner of the latest Woods Hole image competition. This bat will appear on the cover of Development soon: The image shows an Alcian blue staining of a Stage 17 bat (Carollia perspicillata) embryo, and was[…]

Update about the Node updates

Posted by on September 12th, 2012

Have you updated your profile on the Node yet, as suggested in this post? If not, you have a few more weeks: we’re delaying the public profiles (and other updates) while we fix some existing issues with the site. The site updates are ready to go, and we’re really excited about them, but we want[…]

Vote for a Development cover – Woods Hole – Round 4

Posted by on September 5th, 2012

This is the final round of images from the 2011 Woods Hole embryology course. The students of the 2012 course have also taken some beautiful images, and you’ll see those on the Node later this year. But for now, vote in the poll below the images for the one you would like to see on[…]

This Month on the Node – August 2012

Posted by on August 31st, 2012

A detailed view of mice and fish Michael Wong wrote about the 3D mouse embryo atlas he has worked on. The high-resolution atlas of an E15.5 mouse embryo allows for easier phenotyping of mutant strains, which can then be compared to the wildtype. “If you have two groups of mouse embryos, one wild-type and one[…]

Public profiles on the Node

Posted by on August 30th, 2012

When you click on an author’s name on a Node post, you are currently shown a page with all of the posts by that author. You can try it on this post. In a few weeks, this is going to change! We will soon have profile pages for everyone who has written (or will write)[…]

The SDB-BSDB Interview Chain: Stephen Fleenor interviews John Young

Posted by on August 16th, 2012

A few months ago, we published an interview with Stephen Fleenor, who won the poster award at the BSDB meeting. He won attendance to the SDB meeting in Montreal, where he passed on the baton and interviewed the winner of the SDB poster prize, John Young: Stephen Fleenor: In which lab do you work? John[…]

Cover winner: fly embryo

Posted by on August 6th, 2012

With an overwhelming majority, this crisp fly embryo staining won the third round of cover voting, in which readers of the Node chose from images taken in the 2011 Woods Hole Embryology course to select a cover for an upcoming issue of Development. It shows a ventral view of stage 16 Drosophila melanogaster embryo immunostained[…]

This Month on the Node – July 2012

Posted by on July 31st, 2012

What was new on the Node this past month? “Developments in development” essay competition Congratulations to Joanna Asprer and Máté Varga, whose essays were selected by the judges in our recent essay competition. Read both essays on the Node, and then vote for your favourite. The final winning essay will be published in Development. –An[…]

SDB Meeting on Twitter

Posted by on July 30th, 2012

You’ve probably already read Patricia Gongal’s summary of the recent SDB meeting (and if not, go do that now!) but many others have also reported from Montreal through Twitter. We’ve collected some of the tweets from the conference below: (+1 rating, 1 votes) Loading…

Pick a winner – essay competition

Posted by on July 19th, 2012

Now that you’ve had a chance to read both shortlisted essays in the “Developments in development” essay competition, it’s time to vote for the one that you think should be published in Development. Here are the links to the full essays: An Excitingly Predictable ‘Omic Future – by Joanna Asprer There‘ll be dragons? – The[…]