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Travelling Fellowships

Posted by , on 29 November 2010

Over the past months, we’ve seen a few posts on the Node from people who spent a few months working in labs abroad. All of them were funded by a ...

International experience

Posted by , on 26 November 2010

Hello, I am Terry Jackson, a 6th year PhD student in Genetics and Genomics at Duke University which is located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. I am working on my ...

An interview with Patrick Tam

Posted by , on 25 November 2010

(This interview by Kathryn Senior originally appeared in Development on November 23, 2010) Patrick Tam’s research is focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of body patterning during mouse development. ...

In Development this week (Vol. 137, Issue 24)

Posted by , on 23 November 2010

Pak1-ing a punch in lumen formation The generation and maintenance of correct lumen size and shape is essential for the function of tubular organs. Now, Monn Monn Myat and co-workers ...

V International Meeting of the LASDB

Posted by , on 20 November 2010

Being at the end of the planet Earth and organizing an international meeting is not easy. Even harder is to prepare and hold a course intended for an international audience. ...

A win for Developmental Biology in Japan

Posted by , on 19 November 2010

Science is held pretty highly in Japan. The country has produced 15 Nobel Prize winners in the science disciplines, including two in the field of chemistry this year. But perhaps ...

3rd Latin America Course in ES cells and Development

Posted by , on 19 November 2010

The 3rd Latin America Course on ES cells and Development will be in Cuernavaca, Mexico. It provides extensive hands-on experience and an incredible line-up of speakers. The course can take ...

SDB at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Posted by , on 18 November 2010

The Society for Developmental Biology participated in the first USA Science and Engineering Festival held October 10-24, 2010 in Washington, DC.  SDB sponsored four separate events throughout the festival in ...

2010 Gairdner Awards

Posted by , on 17 November 2010

The Gairdner Awards is Canada’s foremost international award, recognizing medical researchers for their work which has contributed significantly to improving quality of life.  There are five awardees each year and ...

Rock Stars of Science

Posted by , on 17 November 2010

Glamour, fame, red carpets, flashing lights. It’s not what you usually get as a top scientist, but why not? Why should overnight reality TV stars get more attention than people ...

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