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Node updates

Posted by on August 31st, 2011

Survey As you know we carried out a survey about the Node this summer. Thank you to those who answered our questions! It was very helpful. We’re currently analysing the results, and you can expect a report on the Node soon. One lucky survey participant, Greg Shanower of The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Philadelphia[…]

September desktop calendar

Posted by on August 30th, 2011

We’re as surprised as you are that September starts in a few days! Time to get a new desktop calendar. While it may look like an African violet, this is actually a staining of the four-cell stage of a slipper limpet (Crepidula fornicata) just about to cleave to the eight-cell stage. This image, taken by[…]

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[…]