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How far is India from Europe?

Posted by on February 12th, 2016

The launch of a new partnership between EMBO and India made me think about what international connections mean to European research. One of the pleasures of being a research scientist is the opportunity to travel and explore different parts of the world. I’ve visited many countries and I have friends living and working all over,[…]

Zürich to Dresden and back: of small fish and big data

Posted by on February 9th, 2016

In Spring 2015, just a couple of months into my PhD, I started to settle with my new surroundings in Zürich, making friends in my PhD lab of Dr. Christian Mosimann, and learning the fine details of early zebrafish development. That is when suddenly one morning Christian casually asked me how I’d feel about moving[…]

A day in the life of an embryonic stem cell lab!

Posted by on February 5th, 2016

Hi everyone! I’m Helena. Some of you may know me as the current intern here at the Node, but next week, I will go back to Alfonso Martínez Arias’ lab at the University of Cambridge to continue working on my PhD. Our lab is interested in cell fate and differentiation in the context of early[…]

21st Century Journal Clubs

Posted by on February 2nd, 2016

Does anyone have 21st century ideas on how to run a diverse (not just developmental biology) departmental journal club? (+1 rating, 1 votes) Loading…

Mole- So now you have your own lab! Part VIII- Money Matters

Posted by on January 11th, 2016

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.   Part I- ‘The imposter’ Part II- ‘The teaching monster’ Part III- ‘The Pact’ Part IV- ‘The fit’ Part V- ‘The plan’ Part VI- ‘FCTWAWKI’ Part VII- ‘Beaten and bruised’ (+2 rating, 2 votes) Loading…

Mole- So now you have your own lab! Part VII- Beaten & Bruised

Posted by on December 29th, 2015

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.   Part I- ‘The imposter’ Part II- ‘The teaching monster’ Part III- ‘The Pact’ Part IV- ‘The fit’ Part V- ‘The plan’ Part VI- ‘FCTWAWKI’ (+2 rating, 2 votes) Loading…

A day in the life of a lamprey lab

Posted by on December 9th, 2015

My name is Tyler Square, and I am a PhD student in the Medeiros Lab at the University of Colorado at Boulder in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department. Also in the Medeiros lab is David Jandzik, a postdoc who was kind enough to provide most of the media for this post. Our lab primarily[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (7)

Posted by on December 4th, 2015

In 2014, the British Society of Developmental Biology (BSDB) has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention to provide highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong interest in Developmental Biology an opportunity to engage in practical research. Each year, 10 successful applicants spend 8 weeks in the research laboratories of their[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (6)

Posted by on December 3rd, 2015

In 2014, the British Society of Developmental Biology (BSDB) has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention to provide highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong interest in Developmental Biology an opportunity to engage in practical research. Each year, 10 successful applicants spend 8 weeks in the research laboratories of their[…]

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (5)

Posted by on December 2nd, 2015

In 2014, the British Society of Developmental Biology (BSDB) has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention to provide highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong interest in Developmental Biology an opportunity to engage in practical research. Each year, 10 successful applicants spend 8 weeks in the research laboratories of their[…]