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Kicking It Up a Notch: Becoming a Culturally Relevant Science Educator

Posted by on January 19th, 2017

I want to talk about how you can take your science teaching to the next level, where young people, and especially underrepresented young people (people of color, LGBT, immigrants, girls, etc.), find what you’re teaching engaging, relevant to their lives, and which research shows that if done thoughtfully, enables them to achieve a higher level[…]

Post-doctoral position in Skeletal Evo-Devo: Canada

Posted by on October 28th, 2016

A post-doctoral position is available in the Franz-Odendaal Bone Development Lab to study the developmental basis of the vertebrate ocular skeleton in a comparative context. Highly motivated and independent individuals with excellent interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will take a key role in our research program which spans evo-devo, developmental genetics[…]

Mole- So now you have your own lab! Part II- The teaching monster

Posted by on March 31st, 2015

This cartoon was first published in the Journal of Cell Science. Read other articles and cartoons of Mole & Friends here.   To read part I- ‘The imposter’ click here. (+3 rating, 3 votes) Loading…

‘Education, Education, Education’

Posted by on October 15th, 2013

‘‘Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing.’’ Benjamin Franklin.   I am in Paris. I love Paris. It reeks of the arrogance and certainty still of the ‘City of Light’ title, and the popular French imagination that the events of 1789 were the crown that sat atop the Enlightenment and set the[…]

Bio Web Conferences – Critical discussions with developmental biologists for deep learning.

Posted by on February 10th, 2012

Dear Developmental biology community, I would like to bring to your attention a potentially valuable resource for your teaching and research endeavors.  I am a neurodevelopmental biologist at Smith College.  I started teaching a course in Developmental Biology back in 2005, and since then have been utilizing web conferencing technology to bring the research behind[…]

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[…]

What do students need to know about developmental biology ?

Posted by on June 29th, 2010

This is a question that I keep asking myself. I am starting work on the third edition of my textbook “Essential Developmental Biology”. Over the years the quantity of published material in developmental biology keeps rising exponentially. Papers nowadays are extremely detailed and technical compared to the way they were in the 1980s when the[…]