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(Developmental) Biology around the internet- November 2013

Posted by on November 19th, 2013

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News - Developmental biologist Jim Smith, director of MRC National Institute for Medical Research, has been announced as the new MRC Deputy Chief Executive and Chief of Strategy. - Elena Cattaneo is the winner of 2013 Stem Cell […]
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The Node at the joint meeting of the French Societies for Developmental Biology and for Genetics

Posted by on November 7th, 2013

Next week will see the first joint meeting of the French Society for Developmental Biology and the French Society for Genetics, taking place close to the beautiful Avignon in the South of France! The Node will be there, so please say hello to Cat, our community manager, if you see her around! She would love […]
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October news from EuroStemCell: stem cell winners

Posted by on October 31st, 2013

At EuroStemCell we’ve been watching The Node’s outreach series with interest. It’s really great to see public engagement featured ike this! Meanwhile, we’ve been beavering away on all kinds of activities, which you can find out more about in our October Newsletter, just out last night. There’s lots to celebrate this month - we launched […]
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(Developmental) Biology around the internet- October 2013

Posted by on October 16th, 2013

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: - The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was announced, awarded to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman  and Thomas C. Südhof for their work on vesicle trafficking. - The US government shutdown continues, with consequences […]
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Barcelona hosts major European conference on Drosophila research

Posted by on October 14th, 2013

      - On 16-19 October, 700 scientists will meet for the 23 European Drosophila Conference in the Palau de Congressos in Barcelona.       - Drosophila melanogaster, also known as the fruit fly, is a key model organism in genetics and essential for our understanding of disease.       - Jules Hoffmann, French researcher and 2011 Nobel Laureate in Medicine, […]
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Call for Papers for DMM Special Issue on Zebrafish

Posted by on October 9th, 2013

  Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is pleased to welcome submissions for a Special Issue scheduled for publication in late 2014. This issue will focus on translational advances made using the zebrafish model, including insights into disease mechanisms and therapeutic targets, new resources and technologies, and drug discovery and development. The issue will be guest edited […]
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Matthew H. Kaufman (1942-2013) – mouse developmental anatomist

Posted by on October 7th, 2013

This post was first published in Development.   Jonathan Bard, long-time colleague and friend in Edinburgh, recalls the life and work of the mouse developmental anatomist Matt Kaufman, who died in August 2013.   Matt Kaufman was the leading mouse developmental anatomist of his generation and played key roles in three major aspects of mouse research. […]
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A new facebook page for Development

Posted by on October 3rd, 2013

Development is now on Facebook! The journal promotes many of its papers and other content not only via its home page and email alerts, but also via its Twitter account. We use Twitter to highlight particularly interesting papers and reviews from our issues, and also other content such as interviews and movies. We also tweet from meetings. […]
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‘A day in the life of…’ a new series on the Node!

Posted by on October 2nd, 2013

To uncover the mysteries of development, developmental biologists use an amazingly wide range of systems - from cells in culture to live mouse embryos, and from classical model organisms to unusual critters. We read the papers and listen to the talks about the work using these organisms, but we only really know the details of […]
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Woods Hole images round 4- the winning movie

Posted by on September 30th, 2013

This year’s last Woods Hole competition had an exciting development- instead of choosing from 4 images, we asked the Node readers to choose from 4 stunning movies. It was probably hard to choose who to vote for, but in the end the beautiful movie of the ascidian metamorphosis was the big winner. The following collection […]
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