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A day in the life of a Marchantia lab

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An interview with Juergen Knoblich

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Adventures in Studying Brain Sex Differences

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Three dimensional human lung tissue in a dish

A day in the life of a lizard lab

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015

Welcome to the Eublephosphere!   Eublephosphere (noun) – A place in which those who study the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) reside. Our names are Noeline Subramaniam and Kathy Jacyniak and we are Master’s students at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Under the supervision of Dr. Matthew Vickaryous, we have become budding regenerative biologists! […]
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Mole’s Wow! So now you have your own lab! Part III- The pact

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.   To read part I- ‘The imposter’ click here. To read part II- ‘The teaching monster’ click here.
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A day in the life of a Marchantia lab

Posted by on May 12th, 2015

Cecilia Lara-Mondragón and Mario Arteaga-Vázquez Hello, my name is Cecilia Lara. I am an undergrad student working under the supervision of Dr. Mario Arteaga-Vazquez at the Laboratory of Epigenetics and Developmental Biology. Our lab is part of the Institute for Biotechnology and Applied Ecology at the University of Veracruz (INBIOTECA-UV). The INBIOTECA-UV is located in […]
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NIMR Canvas -Patches from the developmental biologists at NIMR

Posted by on April 20th, 2015

The MRC National Institute for Medical Research has celebrated its centenary in 2014. On 1st April 2015 NIMR ceased to exist, as it became part of the new Francis Crick Institute. To commemorate this event, I proposed to produce a textile artwork as a lasting memento of NIMR. Each current research lab, support section and […]
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A day in the life of a Planarian lab

Posted by on April 12th, 2015

Greetings and warm welcome to the “Planarian lab @ Oxford” The lab is based in the Department of Zoology in The Tinbergen Building on South parks Road in the “Land of dreaming spires; Oxford”. Zoology Department in Oxford, has a rich heritage across the biological sciences, including association with three Nobel laureates (Peter Medawar, Niko […]
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Best method to measure force transmission between cells

Posted by on April 6th, 2015

We have been trying to implement FRET in the lab and transfect our cells with mechanical biosensors, but so far we haven’t managed to successfully force our cells to express our constructs. After some digging, we realised that this technique does not work for all cell types. Its success seems to be highly dependent on cell […]
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Mole’s Wow! So now you have your own lab! Part II- The teaching monster

Posted by on March 31st, 2015

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.   To read part I- ‘The imposter’ click here.
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Mole’s Wow! So now you have your own lab! Part I- The imposter

Posted by on March 31st, 2015

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.     To read part II- ‘The teaching monster’ click here.
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BSDB Gurdon Summer Studenships – DEADLINE!

Posted by on March 12th, 2015

End of March is the application deadline for the Gurdon Studentship scheme. This scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. We look for students with a strong academic record and clear career vision, who have taken the initiative to establish contacts […]
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A day in the life of an Axolotl lab

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

Annie Espinal-Centeno & Luis Alfredo Cruz-Ramírez Hello! I am Annie, a research assistant in the group of Molecular and Developmental Complexity, under the supervision of Dr. Luis Alfredo Cruz-Ramírez. Our group is part of the National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity (LANGEBIO) at Irapuato, Mexico. We are a relatively new group as we only started […]
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