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An interview with Irving Weissman at the 2010 ISSCR meeting

Posted by , on 30 September 2010

(This interview originally appeared in Development on September 28, 2010) The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) held their annual conference in San Francisco this June. At the time, ...

In Development this week (Vol 137, Issue 20)

Posted by , on 28 September 2010

A fateful look at early mouse lineage specification The first cell lineages specified in the mouse embryo are the trophectoderm (TE), which generates the embryonic portion of the placenta, and ...

Pleiades Promoter Project

Posted by , on 27 September 2010

A recent paper in PNAS describes the development of MiniPromoters: human DNA promoters of less than 4 kb, designed to drive gene expression in specific areas of the brain. The ...

Nobel Predictions

Posted by , on 23 September 2010

Thomson Reuters has predicted who they think will walk away with the Nobel Prizes in medicine, chemistry, physics, and economics. Their predictions for the prize for Physiology or Medicine include ...

Lasker Awards 2010

Posted by , on 21 September 2010

Today, the Lasker Foundation announced the winners of their 65th annual Lasker Awards, celebrating biomedical research. The winners all contributed to scientific research with strong implications for medical advancements: Albert ...

Downtime for server maintenance

Posted by , on 21 September 2010

From 4PM UK time on Wednesday September 22nd, the Node’s server is going down for some maintenance. Work will continue for several hours, and will cover most of the working ...

On the first days in China...

Posted by , on 17 September 2010

I’m going to collect dates from my travel journal and batch post the most interesting bits.  See this post for my introduction and an explanation for all of this. Enjoy! ...

Development Travelling Fellowships

Posted by , on 16 September 2010

Hello Node Community: I would like to inform you about the Development Travelling Fellowships. Are you a Graduate student or Post-doc wishing to make a collaborative visit to another lab? ...

Research in the land of rising sun...

Posted by , on 14 September 2010

I am a graduate student from Indian Institute for Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India. I wish to share some of my work and life experiences in Japan from ...

Chicken, blogger, farmer, scientist

Posted by , on 13 September 2010

Here’s an uplifting story about how a farmer and a developmental biologist met online and started a collaboration. Earlier this month, I attended the annual Science Online conference in London. ...

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