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Postdoctoral position in Cell and Developmental Biology

Posted by , on 22 October 2010

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dept. of Genetics POSTDOCTORAL POSITION in Cell and Developmental Biology is available to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling the development of the lymphatic vasculature ...

Biology lecture posters

Posted by , on 21 October 2010

One of my (many) geeky passions is the overlap between art and science: Science as art (think of the Nikon image competition) or art inspired by science. That last category ...

Building blocks

Posted by , on 19 October 2010

Somites are the building blocks of the vertebrae, skeletal muscle and dermis…literally and figuratively.  Somites define the segmented features of vertebrate embryos, and are repeated blocks of epithelial cells formed ...

Tree of Life – biodiversity linked

Posted by , on 18 October 2010

From Arabidopsis to zebrafish, every species –living and extinct – is linked to every other species. Not just metaphorically, but also literally on the Tree of Life website, which ambitiously ...

Axon guidance, synaptic plasticity and regeneration meeting report

Posted by , on 13 October 2010

Cold Spring Harbor axon guidance, synaptic plasticity and regeneration conference meeting report. Great weather, loads of interesting science and plenty of drunken dancing...what more could you want from a conference.

Nippon

Posted by , on 12 October 2010

Dear Reader, My name is Dávid Molnár, I’m a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Morphology and Developmental Biology at Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary). I’d like to ...

In Development this week (Vol. 137, Issue 21)

Posted by , on 12 October 2010

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Oct1: essential for trophoblast development Most POU family transcription factors are temporally and spatially restricted during development and play ...

FASEB Excellence in Science Award for Gail Martin

Posted by , on 7 October 2010

The FASEB Excellence in Science Award is awarded annually to a woman whose research has made an exceptional contribution to the field of biological sciences. In 2011, this award will ...

American plant research gets a boost

Posted by , on 7 October 2010

In the US, basic plant research is relatively underfunded compared to other fields, with most of the available money going directly towards the development of practical agricultural applications. Last year, ...

Stunning cysts

Posted by , on 6 October 2010

Hello to all of you Node readers!  My name is Erin Campbell and I’m the blogger behind HighMag Blog, a blog that features cell biology images a few times a ...

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