Shark embryo

A day in the life of a shark lab

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Full-term development of quail chick by ICSI

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Gone Fishing. Zebrafish Meeting 2014, Madison, WI.

PCR machine

What do you call your PCR machine?

Towards a synthetic embryo

Posted by on September 24th, 2014

Waddington, whose writings on the epigenetic landscape continue to influence developmental biology to this day, called the developing embryo “the most intriguing object that nature has to offer”(Waddington, 1966). The mechanisms of pattern formation and morphogenesis have fascinated biologists for centuries. One question that is difficult to answer is what are the minimal requirements for […]
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Company of Biologists Workshop – Growth, Division and Differentiation – Day 3 – afternoon

Posted by on October 7th, 2011

As a follow up to Ben Martynoga’s post from yesterday, here is some more information on the topics covered in this excellent workshop that took place a couple of weeks ago. After extensive revolutions around the cell cycle in many of the previous sessions, Ryoichiro Kageyama introduced quite a different rhythm to the meeting in […]
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Company of Biologists Workshop – Growth, Division and Differentiation – Day 2

Posted by on September 26th, 2011

-By Nitin Sabherwal, Eugen Nacu, Heike Laman, Irene Gutierrez Vallejo and Anna Kicheva The second day of the workshop has finished and it is the reporting time now. We had a wonderful day with fantastic talks and a nice walk around the area. The weather had also been beautifully supportive for these kinds of excursions […]
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PhD-student Position in Thalamus Development / Tissue Engineering in Zebrafish

Posted by on September 21st, 2011

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to study development and regeneration of the thalamus in zebrafish. Stroke is a prevalent and devastating disorder, and no treatment is currently available to restore lost neuronal function after stroke. In 10% of all stroke patients, a remote damage of the thalamus has been documented. We […]
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Stunning cysts

Posted by on October 6th, 2010

Hello to all of you Node readers!  My name is Erin Campbell and I’m the blogger behind HighMag Blog, a blog that features cell biology images a few times a week.  The great Eva Amsen contacted me about featuring some images on The Node, so I’m excited to be part of this growing community forum.  […]
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