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Biology Week 2015

Posted by on September 1st, 2015

An annual celebration of the biosciences, with events around the UK and beyond Biology Week showcases the important and amazing world of the biosciences, getting everyone from children to professional biologists involved in fun and interesting life science activities. Biology Week 2015 will run from Saturday 10th – Sunday 18th October. Get involved with the[…]

Development Community Survey

Posted by on September 1st, 2015

At Development, we’re always thinking about how we can best serve our community, and striving to ensure that the journal is publishing the most important and relevant research for its readership. To help us going forwards, we’re now asking for your feedback with a community survey designed to gauge how well Development represents and serves the modern developmental biology community.[…]

Development: Special Issue on Plant Development

Posted by on August 27th, 2015

Development is planning a Special Issue on Plant Development – in memory of Ian Sussex, one of the founding fathers of the plant developmental biology field. Ian passed away earlier this year (you can read more about his life in this Obituary, recently published in Developmental Biology), but his legacy lives on in his work and[…]

Useful databases and resources for developmental biologists

Posted by on August 20th, 2015

As you may have noticed, as part of our recent redesign we created a new Resources section on the site, which you can access via the menu bar. Within this section we have created three pages with links to websites that you may find useful:   – Societies: links to national and international developmental biology societies – Databases[…]

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[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- August 2015

Posted by on August 14th, 2015

Here is August’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – Ian Sussex, one of the founding fathers of plant developmental biology, recently passed away. Developmental Biology published an obituary. – Nature jobs published several articles providing advice to new PIs: how to manage your lab budget, to serve (or[…]

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[…]

16th International Xenopus Conference 28 August – 1 September, 2016

Posted by on August 13th, 2015

  First Announcement The 16th International Xenopus Conference Sunday 28 August – Thursday 1 September, 2016 Venue: Orthodox Academy of Crete, Chania Please join us for the 16th International Xenopus Conference to be held 28 August – 1 September 2016 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete. This conference has been held biennially since 1984 and brings together[…]

Resources for Developmental Biologists

Posted by on July 16th, 2015

At last week’s SDB Meeting in Utah, I attended the ‘Imaging Workshop’, which was designed to give attendees an overview of some of the imaging-based resources available to the community, and then to facilitate a free discussion among participants about the challenges – and their potential solutions – in the developmental biology imaging field. Several[…]

Celebrate the Node’s birthday at the SDB meeting!

Posted by on July 6th, 2015

This week will see the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) meeting take place in Snowbird, in Utah, and we will be there! Come by booth nr 12 (Rendezvous room) if you would like to say hello and chat about the Node! We also need your help: We would love to feature a meeting report about this[…]