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Meeting report of the Cambridge Fly Club Symposium – Past, Present and Future of Drosophila Research

Posted by on May 10th, 2019

By Ghislain Gillard, Maria J. Gomez Lamarca, Robert Krautz, Rosa Park, David Salvador-Garcia, Yara Sanchez-Corrales and Jelle van den Ameele   On the 28th of January, the Cambridge Fly Club held its very first Symposium in the beautiful environment of Wolfson College, Cambridge, UK. This meeting, titled “Past, Present and Future of Drosophila research” was[…]

England, embryos, and axial columns: a Travelling Fellowship connecting Chicago to Cambridge

Posted by on April 21st, 2015

Greetings from Chicago! My name is Kate Criswell and I am a graduate student at the University of Chicago, working with Dr. Mike Coates on axial column evolution and development in fishes. I just finished up a five-week visit, sponsored by the Development Travelling Fellowship, to the University of Cambridge to work with Dr. Andrew[…]

MRC DTA 4-Year PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology and Medicine

Posted by on December 19th, 2013

  Organisation: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Studentship starting: October 2014 Application Deadline: 10th January 2014 Interviews: 14th February 2014 We invite applications from committed and creative candidates for a 4 year MRC DTA PhD studentship. This studentship is aimed at individuals who have a clear idea of their preferred research[…]

Wellcome Trust 4-yr (1+3) PhD Programme in Stem Cell Biology & Medicine

Posted by on December 19th, 2013

Organisation: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute Studentship starting: October 2014 Application Deadline: 10th January 2014 Interviews: 30th & 31st January 2014 Stem cells are defined by the dual capacity to self-renew and to differentiate. These properties sustain homeostatic cell turnover in adult tissues and enable repair and regeneration throughout the lifetime[…]

Intestinal stem cells- from a foetal development perspective

Posted by on December 18th, 2013

My name is Rob Fordham and I’ve just finished my PhD at the Wellcome Trust/MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, supervised by Dr Kim Jensen (now Associate Professor at the Biotech Research and Innovation Center (BRIC), University of Copenhagen), and Professor Roger Pedersen.* During my PhD I was fascinated with intestinal development- and[…]

Flow Cytometry Core Facility Manager

Posted by on August 23rd, 2012

The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Stem Cell Institute provides outstanding scientists with the opportunity to undertake ground-breaking research into the fundamental properties of mammalian stem cells. The Institute offers a comprehensive flow cytometry service to its members. The facility comprises MoFlo and FACSAria l cell sorters, Cyan and LSR-Fortessa analysers, and associated flow cytometry equipment.[…]

An Interview With Ottoline Leyser

Posted by on October 25th, 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) The Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge is a new research institute that aims to achieve an integrated understanding of plant development. Its Associate Director is the new plant Editor of Development, Ottoline Leyser, who is also Professor of Plant Development at the University of Cambridge. We recently caught[…]

The Node Launch Party

Posted by on July 6th, 2010

Yes, we’ve been live for a few weeks, but you’re not truly and fully launched as a website these days without a proper launch party, so we had ours last night in Cambridge (UK). The Gurdon Institute was kind enough to open their doors to us, and we invited all of their labs as well[…]