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Awards presented at this year’s BSCB-BSDB Spring meeting in Canterbury

Posted by , on 31 May 2011

Each year, three medals to honour extraordinary research achievements in cell and developmental biology are awarded at the joint conference of the British Societies for Cell Biology (BSCB) and Developmental ...

An interview with Elisabeth Knust: President of the German Society for Developmental Biology

Posted by , on 27 May 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development) Every two years, the German Society for Developmental Biology (GfE – Gesellschaft für Entwicklungsbiologie) holds a scientific meeting for their members. This year, from ...

HHMI Documentary Initiative

Posted by , on 25 May 2011

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is launching a documentary film initiative to bring high quality science to TV. Benefiting from HHMI’s direct access to scientific resources and researchers, the $60 ...

My journey to scientific editing

Posted by , on 24 May 2011

Although I’m no longer working at the bench, I still think of myself as a scientist. During grad school and much of my post-doc, I assumed that I would follow ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 12)

Posted by , on 24 May 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: How transcriptional silencing goes into reverse The Polycomb group (PcG) machinery silences terminal differentiation genes in stem cell lineages. Reversal ...

Development of electroreceptors: a “sixth sense”

Posted by , on 23 May 2011

Hi there! My name is Melinda, and I’m a postdoctoral researcher at Cambridge University in the UK in the lab of Dr. Clare Baker (http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/baker/). I’ve just wrapped up my ...

Meeting Report: Young Embryologist Meeting, 2011

Posted by , on 23 May 2011

Sophie Pryor Institute of Child Health University College London The third Young Embryologist Meeting, which brings together PhD students, Post-Doctoral and Young PI researchers, was held on Friday 6th May ...

My transition to patent law

Posted by , on 22 May 2011

I am now a Patent Attorney at Clark & Elbing, a Boston boutique patent law firm specializing in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. I have been at Clark & Elbing since 1998, ...

A deep breath to kick off the BSCB-BSDB Spring Meeting 2011

Posted by , on 20 May 2011

BSCB-BSDB Spring meeting April 27 – 30, 2011 Canterbury University Since I very much enjoyed last year’s joint conference of the British Societies for Developmental Biology (BSDB) and Cell Biology ...

A career as editor

Posted by , on 19 May 2011

I was a PhD student with Peter Walter, studying protein translocation across the endoplasmic reticulum. I did very well as a student, publishing six research papers during that time. After ...

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