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Development introduces format-free submission

Posted by on April 20th, 2017

At Development, we are committed to making submission as easy as possible for our authors. We realise that submitting a paper to any journal can be a lengthy process: authors are asked to comply with detailed journal-specific guidelines without knowing whether the paper will be accepted or even peer-reviewed. We are therefore delighted to announce[…]

A New Way To Look At Human Development

Posted by on March 29th, 2017

  Throughout history, the desire of scientists to understand physiology and disease by thoroughly studying anatomical features, has always faced an intractable limitation: they cannot simply see through the tissue! Dissection has therefore been the modus operandi of anatomists: from Galen’s pioneering studies, to modern day biologists who routinely section tissues to label structures for[…]

Meet Our Scientists VIDEO: Marco Milán: “To study how cells communicate with each other, perhaps the best model organism is the fruit fly”

Posted by on February 15th, 2017

The “Meet Our Scientists” video entitled “Our relative the fly” presents the research performed by Marco Millán on the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of tissue growth during normal development, tissue homeostasis, and tumorigenesis.     Marco Milán, ICREA research professor, leads the Development and Growth Control Laboratory at IRB Barcelona. In the[…]

In Development this week (Vol. 144, Issue 2)

Posted by on January 17th, 2017

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   ECM: bridging the gap between germ layers The extracellular matrix (ECM) plays crucial roles during morphogenesis but how it is assembled and patterned in vivo is poorly understood. Here, Yuki Sato, Rusty Lansford and colleagues investigate this by examining the distribution of the ECM[…]

PhD and postdoc positions in Luschnig Lab to study tricellular junctions

Posted by on November 22nd, 2016

The group of Stefan Luschnig at the Cluster of Excellence “Cells in Motion” (CiM) and the Institute of Neurobiology, University of Münster, invites applications for a PhD student and postdoc position The positions are available from February 2017 for three years. The Luschnig group investigates developmental, cellular, and molecular aspects of epithelial biology using a[…]

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 22)

Posted by on November 15th, 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   A postnatal model for Zika virus infection Zika virus (ZIKV) infection results in embryonic microcephaly and has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. Disruption of the neural progenitor cells is considered to be the major cause of microcephaly; however,[…]

Post-doctoral Position available – Cartilage Development and Disease, Pluripotent stem cells

Posted by on October 10th, 2016

We are looking for an outstanding, highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our innovative young department in the stem cell and regenerative medicine-focused laboratory of Dr. April Craft, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Our lab studies the development of musculoskeletal tissues, primarily cartilage, using human and mouse[…]

New data reveals gene expression during mouse embryo development

Posted by on September 29th, 2016

This article was originally posted on the DMDD website dmdd.org.uk Knowing the ‘normal’ expression of genes during embryo development is key to understanding the differences that occur due to genetic mutations. As part of work to understand the underlying transcriptional processes for developing embryos from knockout mouse lines, DMDD has now released a gene expression[…]

In Development this week – Special Issue on Plant Development

Posted by on September 13th, 2016

The current issue of Development – our ‘Special Issue on Plant Development’ – contains a collection of review- and research-based articles focusing on plant development.   Below, you can find details of the review-based articles in this Special Issue:   Plant development: a Special Issue Ottoline Leyser introduces this Special Issue focusing on plant developmental biology,[…]

FaceBase: An online resource for craniofacial research

Posted by on August 16th, 2016

In 2009, FaceBase was launched in response to the need for more comprehensive analysis of craniofacial development: with so much craniofacial data being generated, there is a danger of relevant datasets being buried in the avalanche of genomic and other data. FaceBase is a curated, one-stop shop for facial development and research offering the community input and[…]