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DMM Travel Grants for 2015

Posted by on October 2nd, 2015

Are you interested in attending a meeting or course in a DMM-relevant field during 2015? Apply for one of our new travel grants, valid for travel before the end of the year. Applicants will usually be PhD students and postdoctoral researchers at the beginning of their research careers, who will use the funding to support[…]

Mole’s Comedia I. Inferno. Canto 1–19.

Posted by on September 16th, 2015

This Sticky Wicket article first featured in Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.     Text translated from the Italian. I think. With profound apologies to Dante Alighieri (D.A.)   Midway (or more? I hope not) on the journey of my independent career I found myself in a[…]

Special Fellowships for Masters and 1st year PhD students to participate at joint BSDB/SPBD/SEBD Meeting

Posted by on September 2nd, 2015

Great success, at least 25 Masters and PhD students applied to these fellowships.   We want to encourage the participation at our meeting ( of the future generation of developmental biologists, and found some extra funding that allows us to offer up to 10 fellowships to Masters students (with lab experience already) and 1st year[…]

From the lab to the peak district

Posted by on August 31st, 2015

Thanks to the travelling fellowship, awarded by the Company of Biologists, I was fortunate enough to undertake a period of research in the laboratory of Prof. Marcelo N. Rivolta at The University of Sheffield, England. I am a 3rd year PhD student in the Laboratory of Developmental Biology at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.[…]

The case of philanthropy: bringing scientists and philanthropic donors together, for good

Posted by on August 28th, 2015

This editorial by Olivia Flatto was first published in Disease Models & Mechanisms.   Wealth is not new. Neither is charity. But the idea of using private wealth imaginatively, constructively, and systematically to attack the fundamental problems of mankind is new.” – John Gardner   Philanthropy, derived from private wealth, stands unique as a vital source of[…]

Visiting a collaborator’s lab? Apply for a travelling fellowship!

Posted by on August 19th, 2015

Are you a postdoc or student planning to visit a collaborator’s lab? Need help to offset your costs and expenses? Then apply for a Development travelling fellowship! You can be awarded up to £2,500 (or currency equivalent), and there are no restrictions on nationality. The next deadline for application is the 31st of August. For more information click here.   You[…]

Travel Grants: Epigenetics, Obesity & Metabolism conference

Posted by on August 13th, 2015

Funds, especially for travel have been tightly squeezed in recent times and here at Abcam we know of how difficult it is for scientists, especially those starting out in their careers to attend conferences. Abcam is committed to bringing scientists together to share information, strengthen relationship and forge new collaborations. With this ethos, we’re very[…]

Conference Travel Grants: $1000 grants for biologists

Posted by on June 25th, 2015

We’re really excited to be providing travel grants to support life science researchers and would like to share the opportunity with you. As a lot of us on the Axol team have an academic research background in the life sciences, we are really aware of how important funding to attend conferences is. To help, we are[…]

Organise a workshop- unique opportunity for postdocs!

Posted by on June 4th, 2015

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Finding Collaborators: from London to Stuttgart

Posted by on May 28th, 2015

I’m Dr Rie Saba, a postdoc at Translational Cardiovascular Therapeutics, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London (UK), studying the role of endocardium in the mammalian heart development. The endocardium contributes to cardiogenesis by playing many crucial roles, such as regulating trabeculation and atrioventricular canal formation. However, our knowledge of the early phase[…]