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Genetics Unzipped – Genetics at your fingertips: stories from the science of identity

Posted by , on 30 June 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking at the stories at your fingertips. Dr Sally Le Page uncovers how excrement espionage could bring down a superpower, …
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Research Highlight: Decipher the Relationship between Cell Cycle Patterns and Fate Determination in Trunk Migratory Neural Crest Cells

Posted by , on 29 June 2022

On June 8th 2022, a paper titled “Trunk Neural Crest Migratory Position and Asymmetric Division Predict Terminal Differentiation” was published on Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. This is the …

Developing news

Posted by , on 28 June 2022

Read on for our news roundup of the past two weeks, with an emphasis on what has caught our eyes on twitter.

Apply to organise a Workshop with The Company of Biologists

Posted by , on 24 June 2022

The deadline for proposals to organise a Workshop with The Company of Biologists in 2024 is fast approaching. Our Workshops aim to bring together world-leading experts and early-career researchers to …

Genetics Unzipped: In the blood: using circulating DNA to detect and monitor cancer

Posted by , on 23 June 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re taking a closer look at the red stuff, finding out what a few millilitres of blood can reveal about the …

A ‘behind the scenes’ look at Development presents…

Posted by , on 16 June 2022

We are currently asking for feedback on our Development presents… webinar series and invite you to complete a short survey using the button below. The survey will close on Wednesday …

May in preprints

Posted by , on 15 June 2022

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental biology (and related) preprints.

An interview with Guillermo Serrano Nájera, BSDB Beddington Medal winner 2022

Posted by , on 14 June 2022

In 2022, the Beddington medal was awarded to Guillermo Serrano Nájera, who completed his PhD in Cornelis Weijer’s lab in Dundee. I caught up with Guillermo over Teams to find …

Featured resource: Human Developmental Biology Resource (HDBR) Atlas

Posted by , on 13 June 2022

In our latest ‘Featured resource’ article, we hear from Steve Lisgo and Janet Kerwin, who describes the work of the Human Developmental Biology Resource (HDBR) Atlas.

SciArt profile: Louis-Jan Pilaz

Posted by , on 9 June 2022

For our latest SciArt profile, we continue our adventure into 3D artwork and showcase the the neuro-woodwork sculptures from Louis-Jan Pilaz.

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Our guest chair Alex Schier introduces the speakers in our zebrafish-focussed Development presents… webinar. Alex also reflects on the impact of the screens published in Development 25 years ago and on the future for zebrafish research.

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Updated on 14 June 2022