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Adding events to the Node calendar

Posted by on August 4th, 2011

I’ve just added some 2012 conferences to the events calendar, and thought I’d give a quick reminder on how to add events here. If you have an account on the Node, you will have received these instructions when your account was approved. (And if you don’t have a Node account, you can get one here.)[…]

Squid

Posted by on July 29th, 2011

The winner of the fourth round of Development cover images, collecting more than half of the total votes, was this squid embryo image, taken by Amber O’Connor from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Runners-up in this round of images (all taken by participants of the Woods Hole Embryology course in 2010) were a fly[…]

Job posting: Executive Editor for the journal Development

Posted by on July 13th, 2011

We’d like to draw your attention to one of the current job postings, even if you don’t normally look at the job ads page. After 8 very successful years with Development, Dr. Jane Alfred has decided to leave her position as Executive Editor. If you have editorial experience and are looking for a challenging role[…]

Executive Editor for the journal Development

Posted by on July 13th, 2011

(Based in Cambridge, UK) After 8 very successful years with Development, Dr. Jane Alfred has decided to leave her position as Executive Editor. If you have editorial experience and are looking for a challenging role on a prestigious journal this position may be of interest to you. Applications are sought for the role of Executive[…]

Select a Development cover – round 4

Posted by on July 11th, 2011

The Embryology course at Woods Hole is still ongoing, and you can read more about what they’ve been up to so far in David Gold’s post. The images below are the last of last year’s course images that have a chance at appearing on the cover of Development. Which of these images will be next[…]

the Node survey

Posted by on July 5th, 2011

Since its launch in June 2010, the Node has attracted thousands of visitors. Some have visited only once, others return every day. Some have written on the site, others only read. No matter which group you belong to, we now want to hear from YOU how your experience on the Node has been. We’ve created[…]

Time flies when you’re having fun

Posted by on June 22nd, 2011

Exactly one year ago today, we launched the Node. Since then, we’ve accumulated a good number of regular readers, and some enthusiastic contributors. We’ve covered meetings, research, news, images and other topics – all with a focus on developmental biology. It seems like this past year just flew by. Really, where did the time go?[…]

A trip down memory lane

Posted by on June 21st, 2011

Tomorrow is the Node’s first birthday, which means we’ve been online for a year now. We’ve taken a look at the archive of the past year as a reminder of what we’ve featured on the site. Please join us on this trip down memory lane. A quick look back at the Node’s first year: June[…]

Woods Hole image winner

Posted by on June 20th, 2011

Congratulations to Meii Chung of UT Austin, whose image of a Cerebratulus pilidium larva won first place in the latest voting round to choose a cover for Development from images taken by students of the 2010 Woods Hole Embryology course. Pilidium larva of the Nermertean, Cerebratulus lacteus. Acetylated tubulin (green), serotonin (red), nuclei (blue, DAPI).[…]

Put your party hats on

Posted by on June 13th, 2011

If you take a look at our Facebook and Twitter pages today, you might notice that they look slightly different. Our regular logo is temporarily replaced with a special logo to celebrate our upcoming first birthday. That’s right – it’s been one year already! Our official birthday is on June 22nd, and if you check[…]