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Developing a new look

Posted by on November 17th, 2015

This editorial first appeared in Development, and it was authored by Olivier Pourquié, Katherine Brown and Claire Moulton.   As you might have noticed, Development has been looking a little different recently, with a new website and a new masthead for the journal (see Box 1 for elements of our new branding). These changes mark the[…]

A new look at the (microscopic) world- 350 years since Hooke’s landmark book

Posted by on November 9th, 2015

  ‘These pores, or cells, were not very deep, but consisted of a great many little Boxes … [they] were indeed the first microscopical pores I ever saw, and perhaps, that were ever seen’   Last month I was fortunate enough to attend the conference ‘Cell: from Robert Hooke to Cell Therapy- a 350 year[…]

New intern at the Node!

Posted by on October 27th, 2015

Hello readers of the Node! My name is Helena, and for the next few months I’ll be helping to run the Node, while Cat concentrates on other projects to make the Node even better! I am Spanish, but I moved to the UK five years ago to study Biochemistry. I am currently doing my PhD[…]

Journal of Cell Science Special Issue on 3D Cell Biology: Call for Papers:

Posted by on October 22nd, 2015

Journal of Cell Science is pleased to welcome submissions for consideration for an upcoming Special Issue on 3D Cell Biology. We have a limited understanding of cells within their natural context of tissues and organs, but recent advances in imaging techniques, organoids and other more complex systems are making it easier for cell biology research[…]

Unique opportunity for early career scientists interested in cardiovascular rejuvenation

Posted by on October 22nd, 2015

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(Developmental) Biology around the internet- October 2015

Posted by on October 16th, 2015

Here is October’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – Developmental Biologist Eric Davidson, who was based at CalTech, has sadly passed away. You can learn more about Eric and his career in this Q&A published in Current Biology a few years ago. – Interesting piece[…]

2016 Workshop – Tissue mechanics in morphogenesis: Focus on theoretical modeling – May 9-13, 2016, Paris

Posted by on October 9th, 2015

We are happy to announce the forthcoming workshop on « Tissue mechanics in morphogenesis: Focus on theoretical modeling ». This is an informal workshop open to anyone, theorist or experimentalist, who is developing or is using theoretical models to understand tissue mechanics during morphogenesis. How tissues acquire and maintain their shape is a crucial question[…]

A new Special Collection on ‘Model Systems in Drug Discovery’

Posted by on October 6th, 2015

Model systems, including laboratory animals, microorganisms, and cell- and tissue-based systems, are central to the discovery and development of new and better drugs for the treatment of human disease. In the latest issue, Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) launches a Special Collection that illustrates the contribution of model systems to drug discovery and optimisation across[…]

BSDB student and postdoc survey

Posted by on October 6th, 2015

This is a news item which was first posted on the site. Please, note that not all items will be duplicated on The Node. To ensure you stay informed, please, take a minute to subscribe for email notifications on the site: simply enter your email address in the 3rd item of the side[…]

The Node in Portugal

Posted by on October 5th, 2015

This week the Node will be in Portugal! We are first attending the joint meeting of the Portuguese, Spanish and British Developmental Societies, that is taking place in the Algarve. Let us know if you are attending as well, as we would love to meet you and hear your thoughts about the Node. If you are[…]