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Posted by on March 28th, 2012

If you’ve recently visited our Facebook page, you may have already seen them, but we have some new banners – of both the physical and digital kind. First of all, we have a new banner to take to conferences. If you’re going to some of the conferences where The Company of Biologists has a stand,[…]

This Month on the Node – February 2012

Posted by on February 29th, 2012

Even with an extra day, February is always over before you know it. Nevertheless, a lot of interesting content appeared on the Node in this short month. Have a look at some of these highlights: Resources Michael Barresi shared an educational approach he’s been using in the undergraduate developmental biology course he teaches: “My students[…]

GSA conference tips

Posted by on February 28th, 2012

The Genetics Society of America has published a very useful list of tips for first time conference attendees, called “How to Get the Most Out of a Conference“. It’s written with GSA conferences in mind, but it’s applicable to most big meetings, and useful for returning attendees as well! Reposted with permission. Original list on[…]

Dates for your calendar

Posted by on February 20th, 2012

My inbox is full of abstract submission deadline reminders and meeting registration announcements, so I thought I’d share a few. Which conferences are you planning to go to this year?   Abstract submission deadlines: * February 21 (tomorrow!) – Abstract submission deadline for the JSDB/JSCB meeting (May 28-31, Kobe) * March 2 – Abstract submission[…]

This month on the Node – January 2012

Posted by on January 31st, 2012

This round-up also includes a few posts from the end of December that didn’t make it into December’s post due to holiday scheduling. Developmental Biology Bingo Game We made a bingo game! You all left many suggestions for words to include in a developmental biology bingo game, and BenchFly turned that into a playable game.[…]

Interested in writing for the Node?

Posted by on January 24th, 2012

This form is no longer in use. You can now sign up for our writing ideas mailing list on this page.   New readers of the Node, did you know that you can contribute to the site as well? If not, see the registration page for more information. But what if you already have an account,[…]

Dates for your calendar

Posted by on January 16th, 2012

Conference season is about to kick off, so here are a few registration dates for various meetings you might want to attend. If you know of any others, please leave a comment below. And of course keep checking the events calendar (and add any events not on there yet – see the help page for[…]

This month on the Node – December 2011

Posted by on December 30th, 2011

Many of you may have a few days off from work at the moment. If you want to catch up on what you missed on the Node this month, read on: BenchFly bingo game Benchfly, a site with free video protocols and other resources for researchers, has created “Group Meeting Bingo”. The site generates bingo[…]

Dates for your calendar

Posted by on December 9th, 2011

Dates for your calendar This is a selection of upcoming dates of interest, but it’s by no means an exhaustive list. We’ll try to do these once in a while, but don’t hesitate to write your own posts to let people know about similar deadlines, or leave a comment below. Also make sure to check[…]

This month on the Node – November 2011

Posted by on November 30th, 2011

What was new on the Node this month? Here are a few of the highlights from November: New Research: Several exciting new research papers were discussed on the Node this month. In one post, Stas Shvartsman introduces a recent Development paper from his own lab that describes a method to quantify the spatial range of[…]