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Location change for BSDB Node meet-up

Posted by on April 28th, 2011

We’ve had to find a new location for Thursday’s (today’s) Node meetup at the BSDB meeting. Find us Thursday April 28 at 8PM in the Gulbenkian Cinema Cafe/Bar. This is the cafe with the big windows that you pass when you follow the footpath from Eliot Dining Hall to the Woolf College building. This happens[…]

International Tunicate Research Community Plans Integrated Database System

Posted by on April 14th, 2011

Meeting Report: First Tunicate Information System Meeting, Nice, France November 11-13 2010 Ken Hastings Montreal Neurological Institute and Biology Department McGill University Approximately 50 scientists, including members of the international tunicate research community and representatives of major bioinformatics databases, gathered in Nice, France, November 11-13, 2010 to consider the future development of tunicate informatics. This meeting, termed[…]

Node meet-up at the BSDB meeting

Posted by on April 13th, 2011

NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE! We’ll meet at the Gulbenkian Cinema Cafe/Bar at 8PM on Thursday, as Mungos is closed. This is the cafe that you walk past along the footpath from Elliot College to Woolf College, so when you go from dinner to posters you can drop in along the way. —— If you’d like to[…]

Meet other Node readers at BSDB meeting

Posted by on April 5th, 2011

We’re trying to gauge interest for an informal gathering of Node readers (in the form of drinks after dinner) at the upcoming BSDB meeting. We have a lot of readers among BSDB members, but don’t know if you’re all attending the meeting this year, and whether you’re interesting in meeting other readers and contributors. You[…]

GfE/JSDB meeting in Dresden

Posted by on March 24th, 2011

The joint GfE/JSDB meeting is currently underway in Dresden. The organizers have managed to keep the meeting going with a full schedule, despite some delegates from Japan being unable to attend after the earthquake and tsunami earlier this month. Three speakers had to cancel, but their speaking slots were taken over at the last moment.[…]

YEN Seminar Next Week – March 24

Posted by on March 17th, 2011

We are delighted to announce the first double-seminar session hosted by the Young Embryologist Network (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cdb/yen) on March 24th from 4pm – 6pm (& refreshments afterwards) in the A.V. Hill Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Building, UCL. The theme of this session is visualising biological processes and there will be 2 speakers: – Dr Florencia Cavodeassi (Steve Wilson Group, Dept[…]

Bird’s-eye view: CoB workshop on Cancer as a Microevolutionary Process

Posted by on March 15th, 2011

During the past week, a group of scientists followed in the footsteps of Winston Churchill and convened at the lovely Wilton Park in Sussex for a Company of Biologists Workshop to challenge central dogmas and provoke new ideas – this time in a quest to understand cancer as a microevolutionary process. The conference organisers –[…]

The Third USNCB Symposium on Frontiers in Biomechanics: Mechanics of Development

Posted by on March 8th, 2011

The Third USNCB Symposium on Frontiers in Biomechanics: Mechanics of Development June 21, 2011, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA In the fields of tissue engineering, synthetic biology, and regenerative medicine, much can be learned by studying how nature creates tissues and organs in the embryo. Accordingly, the last decade has seen rapidly expanding interest among[…]

The EMBO Meeting 2011 – Abstract submission and registration now open

Posted by on March 1st, 2011

10 – 13 September 2011, Vienna, Austria Featuring more than 120 world-class scientific speakers, including: Richard Axel, Susan Lindquist, Eric Wieschaus and Giacomo Rizzolatti. Three plenary lecture sessions: microbiology of infection, genome evolution and neuroscience. 21 concurrent sessions juxtaposing classical fields of research with those exploring new frontiers in molecular biology. Daily poster sessions, career[…]

BSCB-BSDB Meeting 2011 – Early Bird Deadline Approaching

Posted by on February 24th, 2011

Don’t miss the early bird registration deadline for this year’s BSCB-BSDB meeting. To receive the discounted price make sure you’re registered by Friday 4th March. The conference is the annual main meeting of the British Societies for Cell and Developmental Biology. This year it will be at Kent University in Canterbury from 27-30 April 2011.[…]