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Development presents… September webinar videos

Posted by , on 27 September 2021

On Wednesday 22 September Development hosted two researchers with interests in genes and development for our tenth Development presents… webinar
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#PostDocAppreciationWeek 2021

Posted by , on 24 September 2021

Thanks to everyone who responded to our call for shout out to, and stories about, the fabulous postdocs in your life.  It was wondering to hear from students thanking their …

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Reading the book of life – A brief history of DNA sequencing

Posted by , on 23 September 2021

We take a look at how we learned to read the book of life, from the earliest days of DNA sequencing to the very latest futuristic technologies.

‘Synchrony and rhythm interaction: from the brain to behavioural ecology’

Posted by , on 20 September 2021

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B: Synchrony and rhythm interaction: from the brain to behavioural ecology compiled and edited by Michael D Greenfield, Henkjan Honing, Sonja …

Developing News

Posted by , on 13 September 2021

Welcome to our light-hearted look at the goings-on in the world of developmental biology in the last two weeks (or so).

Development presents… September webinar

Posted by , on 13 September 2021

Wed 22 Sep – 09:00 BST. Chaired by Haruhiko Koseki with talks from Pablo Navarro and Hirosuke Shiura.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Meet the Robinson Crusoe Islanders – the genetic roots of speech and language development

Posted by , on 9 September 2021

We drop in on the Robinson Crusoe islanders to learn about their story and discover what their genes can teach us about speech and language development.

August in preprints

Posted by , on 8 September 2021

Welcome to our monthly scamper through the preprints on developmental biology and stem cells (and other related topics)

SciArt Profile: Elsa Quicazán-Rubio

Posted by , on 6 September 2021

In our 10th SciArt profile we meet Elsa Quicazán-Rubio, who explains how she is using art to make biology accessible to a broad audience

From the archives: Lab life

Posted by , on 3 September 2021

With a new academic year upon us, we thought it would be an excellent opportunity to highlight some older content on the Node that, we hope, will help your year …

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Development presents…

Nicola Festuccia presents ‘Esrrb and Nr5a2: a new set of essential pluripotency regulators’

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13 October 2021 – 15:00 BST. Chaired by James Briscoe

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Updated on 22 September 2021