Shark embryo

A day in the life of a shark lab

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Full-term development of quail chick by ICSI

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Gone Fishing. Zebrafish Meeting 2014, Madison, WI.

PCR machine

What do you call your PCR machine?

From Stem Cells to Human Development: the video

Posted by on November 13th, 2014

We have previously posted about the workshop that Development organised in September, titled ‘From Stem Cells to Human Development’. We provided a general summary of the meeting, as well as an overview of the stem cells ethics discussion that took place at the workshop. In addition, we have just published a video on this workshop on our YouTube […]
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Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair, Cancun, Mexico (4th Feb 2015- 7th Feb 2015)

Posted by on November 5th, 2014

4th - 7th February 2015 The major goal of this Fusion Conference is to bring together in a single forum the diverse group of researchers who study fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signaling. This will provide a unique opportunity to discuss new results and to target future research areas. Among the topics to be covered in this […]
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A new stem cell film plus more from EuroStemCell

Posted by on November 4th, 2014

Hello! We’ve got lots of new things to share, including a film and fact sheet combo that looks at cell fate, cell identity and reprogramming, a closer look at an unusual model organism, and an interview with stem cell scientist and Parkinson’s disease specialist Malin Parmar. Also featured in this news update: schools outreach in Scotland […]
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Barcelona BioMed Conference: Drosophila as a model in cancer (15 Jun 2015 to 17 Jun 2015)

Posted by on October 29th, 2014

Barcelona BioMed Conference: Drosophila as a model in cancer 15 - 17 Jun 2015 Cancer is a multi-hit process involving mutations in oncogenes and tumour suppressors, as well as interactions between the tumour cells and the surrounding normal tissue. The fruit fly, Drosophila, is an excellent, genetically-tractable system for modelling the development of cancer, due to the […]
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Human Stem Cell research: new ethical questions?

Posted by on October 21st, 2014

The Ethics Session at the Company of Biologists “From Stem Cells to Human Development” workshop Last September the Company Of Biologists organized an exciting three-day dive into the biology of human stem cells and their use to study human development and regeneration (look out for the full meeting report in Development, coming soon, and Katherine […]
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Gone Fishing. Zebrafish Meeting 2014, Madison, WI.

Posted by on October 15th, 2014

“In scientific thinking are always present elements of poetry. Science and music requires a thought homogeneous.” ~Albert Einstein. This year the biannual Zebrafish meeting started out in the best possible fashion, combining music with science. The exceptionally talented organist Dr. Graham Lieschke performed three pieces composed by Bach, and Overture Hall never sounded better! Having […]
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EuroStemCell September 2014 Newsletter: Creative stem cells

Posted by on October 10th, 2014

As September comes to a close, we’ve got a newsletter packed with creativity and colour! If you are anything like us, you will be wondering how you can get yourself to Sherbrooke or Barcelona to visit the amazing public stem cell exhibits that are currently open. Or failing that, perhaps you would like to drop […]
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Crossing fields- EMBO conference on interdisciplinary plant development

Posted by on October 8th, 2014

There is something exciting about biologists joining forces with physicists and/or mathematicians, and finding a common language to solve biological problems that are just too complex to understand without stepping outside the realm of ‘traditional’ biology. At the recent EMBO conference on plant development, interdisciplinary studies were the main focus. And as the organiser of […]
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‘From Stem Cells to Human Development’ – A Company of Biologists’ Workshop

Posted by on October 3rd, 2014

Last week, several of the Company of Biologists’ team de-camped to Surrey for our latest Workshop ‘From Stem Cells to Human Development’. Unlike previous events, this was a larger meeting, with 112 participants from all over the world. Organised by the editors of Development, the theme of the meeting (as implied by the title!) was […]
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The Future of Research Symposium:

The Funding of Research

Posted by on October 1st, 2014

This is the last of four posts relating to the Future of Research symposium which was announced in a previous blog post. Each of these posts will discuss a topic that is the focus of a workshop at the Symposium. Even if you can’t attend, please tweet @FORsymp with suggestions, or follow us to respond […]
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