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Funded places still available for the workshop ‘Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance’!

Posted by on July 2nd, 2015

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EuroStemCell Newsletter June 2015: Stockholm, stem cells and summer

Posted by on July 2nd, 2015

This month’s newsletter has a focus on the recent annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, which was held in Stockholm at the end of June. If you weren’t able to be there, we have lots you can catch up on here. At the ISSCR, EuroStemCell discovered that they have recently published[…]

5 years, 5 posts- celebrating the Node’s 5th anniversary!

Posted by on July 2nd, 2015

Happy birthday to us! It has been 5 years since the Node was first launched, and we have come a long way. Over the last 5 years, over 1,500 posts have been published, almost as many users have registered and we can now boast over 5,000 visitors a month!     The only proper way[…]

A new look… but still the same Node!

Posted by on July 1st, 2015

As you may have noticed, the Node is looking a little different today! This year we are celebrating our 5th anniversary, and 5 years is a long time in the life of a website. As many of you told us in the survey we ran a few months ago, the Node looked old fashioned and[…]

Scheduled Node maintenance- 1st of July

Posted by on June 29th, 2015

We will be doing some maintenance work on the Node this Wednesday the 1st of July, and unfortunately this means there will be no access to the site then. You can expect the Node to be down from 7 a.m. (British Summer time) for up to 4 hours. We are sorry for the disruption, especially for[…]

8th International Meeting of the LASDB

Posted by on June 25th, 2015

Join us for the 8th International Conference of the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology in the Port of Santos, SP, Brazil (October 20th-23rd). We have a great line-up of speakers, a Genomic Editing and Analyses workshop, and a Comparative Embryology of Marine Invertebrate satellite course. Abstract submission deadline is June 30th!!!  For more information[…]

Survey on Supplementary Information

Posted by on June 23rd, 2015

At Development, and the other journals of The Company of Biologists, we are currently reviewing our policies and practises regarding Supplementary Information. As part of this, we are keen to find out your opinion on how Supplementary Information should be displayed, and what matters to you from a Supplementary Information policy viewpoint. To share you thoughts, please complete our[…]

Development at the ISSCR

Posted by on June 23rd, 2015

Tomorrow sees the start of the Annual ISSCR Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden. As one of the biggest conferences in the stem cell field – typically attracting around 4000 participants –  the ISSCR meeting showcases the latest and greatest in stem cell research and is a highlight on the Development team’s conference calendar. This year, both I (Katherine[…]

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- June 2015

Posted by on June 16th, 2015

Here is June’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research – Daniel St Johnston predicts the renaissance of a new wave of developmental biology, in this piece published in PLOS Biology. – The retirement debate– should older scientists stay at the bench or make way[…]

YEN Seminar on 24th June 2015 “Networking”@QMUL

Posted by on June 9th, 2015

Dear all who love embryology, The Young Embryologist Network (YEN) is hosting seminars across the UK and US. On Wednesday, 24th June, Queen Mary University of London is hosting the second seminar of 2015 in UK, please see the poster for details. Two young PIs at QMUL, Drs Jean Marie Delalande and Thomas Butts, are presenting on[…]