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(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[…]

Epigenomics of Common Diseases

Posted by on June 8th, 2015

Epigenomics of Common Diseases 6-9 November 2015 Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK Conference hashtag: #ECD15 Bursary deadline: 8 September | Abstract deadline: 22 September | Registration deadline: 6 October The 5th Wellcome Trust Epigenomics of Common Diseases conference will bring together leading scientists from the fields of epigenomics, genetics and bioinformatics to discuss the[…]

Young Embryologist Network USA: Mouse livers and stem cell fate conversion

Posted by on June 4th, 2015

The next Boston Young Embryologist Network talks event will be held in the Warren Alpert Building at Harvard Medical School Thursday June 18th, 6-8pm. Food and drink will be provided for discussions and mingling! Please register with eventbrite to give an estimate of numbers for food. Short talks will be given by Siyeon Rhee, a graduate[…]

Organise a workshop- unique opportunity for postdocs!

Posted by on June 4th, 2015

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EuroStemCell newsletter May 2015: partners in focus

Posted by on June 3rd, 2015

EuroStemCell is a project funded by the EU that aims to help European citizens make sense of stem cells. It’s now in its third iteration, and has many more partners this time around. One of the benefits of this is more stories to tell – of interesting research happening all over Europe. This month we have lots of[…]

“Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance” Workshop – Funded Early Career Scientist Places Available

Posted by on May 29th, 2015

The next Company of Biologists Workshop is titled “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance” and we have 10 funded places available for early career scientists! This workshop is being organised by Edith Heard and Ruth Lehman and will take place from the 4th – 7th October 2015 at Wiston House, West Sussex, in the UK.  You can find more information about this workshop here. Only[…]

This year’s BSDB Autumn meeting is in the Algarve, together with the Portuguese and Spanish Developmental Biology Societies.

Posted by on May 27th, 2015

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the first joint meeting of the Portuguese, British and Spanish Societies for Developmental Biology, a unique occasion to gather the three scientific communities and celebrate science without frontiers. The meeting features an outstanding line up of speakers, and there will also be 16 talks[…]

Use of mathematics in developmental biology

Posted by on May 19th, 2015

I’m conducting a study on biologists’ use of math; in order to identify the main mathematical and statistical tools currently used in the field. The results of the study would help to inform the graduate and undergraduate curriculum in Biology and Mathematics–as well as the curriculum of related training programs outside of academia–so that they[…]

Stem cell treatments, proven and unproven

Posted by on May 18th, 2015

Hello! Read on for some fascinating stories of stem cell treatments – proven and unproven – and find out about a new website with great information to help you tell the difference. The Hubrecht Institute have discovered a new way of introducing molecular tools into cells – read all about it in our latest research spotlight. Plus a new[…]