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All movies of the 2016 BSCB/BSDB Spring Meeting

Posted by on April 23rd, 2016

In 2016 the BSCB/BSDB Spring conference has yet again been a great success, and many prizes were announced, amongst them the BSDB’s Waddington, BSCB’s Hooke, BSCB’s Women in Cell Biology Early Career Award, BSDB’s Cheryll Tickle and BSDB’s Beddington medals. See below movies of the first four of the five medal talks and find more[…]

Transdifferentiation and Tissue Plasticity in Cardiovascular Rejuvenation: a workshop about protein teamwork, regeneration programs and tiny needles

Posted by on April 21st, 2016

It was on the 7th of February of 2016 when 20 leading scientists from all over the world headed to the historic Wiston House in West Sussex, England, to spend four days in focused atmosphere discussing new insights in cardiovascular research: the workshop for Transdifferentiation and Tissue Plasticity in Cardiovascular Rejuvenation. Supported by the Company[…]

2016 Canadian Developmental Biology Conference Report

Posted by on April 17th, 2016

Surrounded by the breathtaking landscape of the Rocky Mountains, hundreds of graduate students and researchers gathered for the 8th biennial Canadian Developmental Biology Conference at the Banff Centre, minutes outside of Banff, Alberta. This four-day conference was filled with a variety of stimulating seminars and poster sessions, reflecting some of the latest advances in the[…]

8th Young Embryologist Network Conference

Posted by on April 14th, 2016

8th Young Embryologist Network Conference 27th May 2016 09:15-18.00 UCL Institute of Child Health Registration and abstract submission are now open! The 8th Young Embryologist Network Conference aims to bring together developmental biologists from across the UK (and beyond) to discuss their work. This year, YEN is honoured to have Professor Paul Martin from the University of Bristol present The Sammy Lee Memorial[…]

BSCB/BSDB Spring Meeting 2016: BSDB medals & all other awards

Posted by on April 13th, 2016

The joint BSDB/BSCB spring meeting has yet again been a great and most successful event. As every year most of our Awards are announced on this meeting and the BSDB would like to congratulate all prize winners and awardees. Quick Access – Waddington | C Tickle | Beddington | Summary Enrico Coen: winner of the[…]

Funded places available for the workshop ‘Metabolism in Development and Disease’

Posted by on February 26th, 2016

  Places are still available for early career scientists interested in attending The Company of Biologists workshop ‘Metabolism in Development and Disease’. This is a unique opportunity to interact with the leaders in this field in a small and informal meeting. Apply until the 16th of March! For more information follow this link. (No Ratings[…]

From Stem Cells to Human Development- applications open!

Posted by on February 24th, 2016

  In 2014, Development organised a very successful meeting on how the use of stem cell technologies can inform our understanding of human development (you can read about it here or watch the movie below). The next edition of this meeting will take place in the USA this September and applications are now open! The deadline for[…]

2016 CSHL Xenopus Course (last few spots!) Deadline Feb 21

Posted by on February 12th, 2016

In order to encourage applicants to the 2016 Xenopus Course at Cold Spring Harbor, we able to offer substantial support to offset course costs thanks to support from the NICHD, Helmsley Charitable Trust, and HHMI to eligible candidates. We are particularly interested in scientists with an interdisciplinary or non-traditional background, or scientists new to Xenopus.[…]

Embryology Course at Friday Harbor Labs

Posted by on February 10th, 2016

Applications are still open for the Comparative Invertebrate Embryology course at the Friday Harbor Labs. It’s a great opportunity to work with diverse animal embryos. We attempt to provide an integrated view of animal development, bridging cell and molecular mechanisms with ecological and evolutionary processes. Marine invertebrate development can provide new perspectives on developmental mechanisms, eco-devo,[…]

Growth and regeneration – what’s the common thread?

Posted by on February 2nd, 2016

Last week, I attended the Keystone Symposium “Molecular and cellular basis of growth and regeneration”. This outstanding meeting was the second incarnation of a Keystone meeting on regeneration; the first having been held in 2012 – Development reviewed it here. The expansion in scope of this year’s meeting to encompass both growth and regeneration was,[…]