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Bill Harris, winner of the BSDB Waddington Medal 2017

Posted by on April 13th, 2017

The Waddington Medal, the only national award in Developmental Biology, is awarded for outstanding research performance as well as services to the subject community. The medal is awarded annually at the BSDB Spring Meeting, where the recipient presents the Waddington Medal Lecture (note that all awards of the 2017 Spring Meeting are listed here). The BSDB[…]

Enrico Coen: the 2016 BSDB Waddington medal winner

Posted by on April 11th, 2016

The BSDB is delighted to announce Enrico Coen CBE FRS (John Innes Centre, Norwich) as the 2016 winner of theWaddington Medal. Professor Coen was awarded the medal for his pioneering contributions to understanding patterning and morphogenesis in plants, particularly snap dragon flowers. His work elegantly combines molecular genetics, diverse imaging techniques and computational modeling (see the[…]

An interview with Lewis Wolpert

Posted by on August 4th, 2015

This interview first featured in Development.   Lewis Wolpert is a retired developmental biologist who, over his long career, has made many important contributions to the field, from his French Flag model and the concept of positional information to the famous quote that it is “not birth, marriage or death, but gastrulation which is truly the[…]

BSDB Medal Award lectures now on YouTube

Posted by on May 13th, 2015

This is a news item which was first posted on the bsdb.org site. Please, note that not all items will be duplicated on The Node. To ensure you stay informed, please, take a minute to subscribe for email notifications on the bsdb.org site: simply enter your email address in the 3rd item of the side[…]

Waddington Medal Lecture 2014- Phil Ingham

Posted by on July 31st, 2014

Every year the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB) awards the Waddington Medal, its highest accolade, at the society’s Spring meeting. This year the Waddington Medal was awarded to Prof Phil Ingham, a geneticist and developmental biologist well known for his contributions to the field: from his PhD work on Drosophila‘s trithorax, to the identification of the vertebrate[…]