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Senior Facility Technician at Sars Centre in Bergen, Norway

Posted by , on 16 April 2021

Senior Facility Technician, (Seniorforskningsteknikar, code 1513) A 100% permanent position as Senior Facility Technician is available in the research group of Dr. Pawel Burkhardt at the Sars Centre. The Sars Centre …
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Development presents… April webinar videos

Posted by , on 16 April 2021

On Wednesday 14 April Development welcomed three researchers with interests in developmental neurobiology to our seventh Development presents… webinar. Below you’ll find each of the talks, plus a Q&A chaired …

SciArt profiles: Dorotea Fracchiolla

Posted by , on 12 April 2021

Our seventh profile in the series features Dorotea Fracchiolla, who works as a Project Manager in Frankfurt and is also a scientific illustrator. Where are you originally from and what …

Looking for contributors

Posted by , on 9 April 2021

Genetics Unzipped podcast: A brief history of CRISPR

Posted by , on 8 April 2021

We’re taking a look at the history of gene editing, from the early days of restriction enzymes in the 1960s through to the CRISPR revolution and the very latest base …

Quintay 2020 – Development cover competition winner!

Posted by , on 6 April 2021

For last month’s Quintay 2020 Development cover competition, just under a thousand votes were cast from across the world in order to pick the best image taken by students of …

March in preprints

Posted by , on 1 April 2021

Our latest trawl for everything developmental biology and related from the preprint world

Development presents… April webinar

Posted by , on 30 March 2021

The seventh webinar in our Development presents… series will be chaired by Development Editor, François Guillemot (The Francis Crick Institute), who has brought together three exciting talks on the development …

MCC loss during mucociliary epithelium remodeling: new insight into a debated topic and a decade mystery.

Posted by , on 29 March 2021

Introduction In mucociliary epithelia, such as the mammalian airway epithelium or the embryonic epidermis of Xenopus tadpoles, the correct balance between multiciliated cells (MCCs) and secretory cells provides the functional …

An interview with Cagney Coomer

Posted by , on 29 March 2021

This interview by Aidan Maartens was recently published in Development. Dr Cagney Coomer received her PhD with Ann Morris at the University of Kentucky, where she studied zebrafish retinal development …

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Development presents…

On Wednesday 10 March 2021, Chen Luxenburg discussed the role of Thymosin β4 – a protein that binds globular actin – in planar cell polarity and adherens junction stability in the mouse epidermis.

Next Development presents… webinar

14 April 2021. Chaired by François Guillemot
With Iva Kelava, Wael El-Nachef and Stéphane Nedelec.

For updates and recordings from all former webinars, visit the Development presents… homepage.

Updated on 15 April 2021