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The Node is a place to read, write and interact with a global community of developmental and stem cell biologists. This is your site: once you’ve registered, you can freely share your blog post, job advert or event notice with the community.

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Developing preprints in developmental biology

Posted by , on 17 May 2024

Authors: Sandra Franco-Iborra (ASAPbio Community Lead), Pablo Ranea-Robles (Postdoctoral Fellow, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research at the University of Copenhagen), Lonni Besancon (Assistant Professor, Linköping University) & …
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A workshop to enhance thinking about and communicating research – a planktonic perspective.

Posted by , on 17 May 2024

Elizabeth A. Williams and Gemma Anderson-Tempini, University of Exeter. As biologists we work regularly with images to collect, interpret and communicate our data, findings and ideas. These days, however, images …

News from FocalPlane

Posted by , on 13 May 2024

FocalPlane features… open microscopy and accessible workflow Open microscopy projects are flourishing with researchers contributing new technology and accessible workflows with the hope of democratising access to microscopy. In our …

And how would you rate your current pain and fatigue? It’s a Tuesday.

Posted by , on 10 May 2024

When I was 25 and having a particularly bad day, crying to my mum about how exhausted and in pain I was during my studies, she recalled a passing comment …


Posted by , on 10 May 2024

The School is designed for Master’s students, PhD students and Postdocs who work in the field studying the Transcriptional Control of the Genome during Embryonic Development, Cell Differentiation, and Disease, …

SciArt profile: Philipp Dexheimer

Posted by , on 9 May 2024

Meet Philipp Dexheimer, whose Molecular Graffiti and scientific illustrations are inspired by the concepts and molecular aesthetics of nature.

Joint International GfE/DSDB Meeting – Meeting report

Posted by , on 8 May 2024

What better place to hold a conference than a castle? Well, the 25th Conference of the German Society for Developmental Biology (GfE) was held in the historic castle of Osnabrück …

April in preprints

Posted by , on 6 May 2024

A list of developmental and stem cell biology (and related) preprints uploaded in April.

Lab meeting with the Welshhans Lab

Posted by , on 1 May 2024

Meet the Welshhans Lab at the University of South Carolina. The lab uses mouse models and hiPSC-derived neurons and brain organoids to study neural development.

Development presents… winners of Development’s 2023 Outstanding Paper Prize

Posted by , on 29 April 2024

Hear from the winners of Development’s 2023 Outstanding Paper Prize.

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Updated on 2 May 2024