the community site for and by developmental biologists

Displaying posts with the tag: chicken [Clear Filter]

It’s alive! But what is it?

Posted by on July 5th, 2018

Iain Martyn & Tatiane Kanno share their experiences of the discovery of the human organizer   “It’s alive!”     Iain’s first impressions   “Hybrid human chicken embryos: HALF HUMAN – HALF CHICKEN abomination created in US lab” was my favourite headline reporting on our work1.  While the headline and accompanying article managed to miss the[…]

Avian Model Systems 7: Nagoya Chick Meeting

Posted by on February 21st, 2012

    After the devastating earthquake last year forced us to cancel the chick meeting, we are happy to announce that the next chick meeting will be held in Nagoya, Japan. The meeting will be held from 14th to 18th November 2012. Please check the website for further details. (+6 rating, 6 votes) Loading…

Post-doc position: Canada

Posted by on July 28th, 2011

I currently have an opening in my research group for a post-doc to investigate the development of the vertebrate skeleton.  Our lab studies the development of the neural crest derived skeleton in a comparative manner in chicken and fish embryos (zebrafish and Mexican tetra).   This position will focus on the signals involved in the patterning[…]

Chicken, blogger, farmer, scientist

Posted by on September 13th, 2010

Here’s an uplifting story about how a farmer and a developmental biologist met online and started a collaboration. Earlier this month, I attended the annual Science Online conference in London. This year’s speakers included Sir Martin Rees of the Royal Society, former Member of UK Parliament Evan Harris, and a good selection of people who[…]