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ISSCR 9th Annual Meeting (Toronto, June 2011) - Day 4: Saturday 18th

Posted by , on 15 July 2011

Welcome to my report from the 9th Annual ISSCR Meeting in Toronto, 2011. This is  the final part, covering the events of day four of the conference (Saturday); Follow these ...

ISSCR 9th Annual Meeting (Toronto, June 2011) - Day 3: Friday 17th

Posted by , on 15 July 2011

Welcome to my report from the 9th Annual ISSCR Meeting in Toronto, 2011. This is  part three, covering the events of day three of the conference (Friday); you can read ...

ISSCR 9th Annual Meeting (Toronto, June 2011) - Day 2: Thursday 16th

Posted by , on 15 July 2011

Welcome to my report from the 9th Annual ISSCR Meeting in Toronto, 2011. This is  part two, covering the events of day two (Thursday) of the conference, you can see ...

ISSCR 9th Annual Meeting (Toronto, June 2011) - Day 1: Wednesday 15th

Posted by , on 15 July 2011

Attendence from over 3,800 delegates, around 140 speakers, and 1,500 posters on display over four days, in the wonderful city of Toronto:  the 9th Annual Meeting of the International Society ...

SciArt image exhibition on "The Physics of Life"

Posted by , on 14 July 2011

  Last May the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (Oeiras, Portugal) hosted the EMBO Workshop on Biophysical Mechanisms of Development (EMBO BMD 2011). As one of the organizers my main mission was to put ...

Sperm stem cells and that trusty old friend Wnt

Posted by , on 14 July 2011

Sperm stem cells have a lot riding on their success.  Not only must they produce the actual sperm, but they must maintain a life-long supply.  So, the self-renewal of spermatogonial ...

Job posting: Executive Editor for the journal Development

Posted by , on 13 July 2011

We’d like to draw your attention to one of the current job postings, even if you don’t normally look at the job ads page. After 8 very successful years with ...

Executive Editor for the journal Development

Posted by , on 13 July 2011

(Based in Cambridge, UK) After 8 very successful years with Development, Dr. Jane Alfred has decided to leave her position as Executive Editor. If you have editorial experience and are ...

Muscular forces shape bone circumference

Posted by , on 13 July 2011

The massive cow femur I keep on a shelf right in front of me in my office clearly demonstrates that the shaft of a long bone is anything but a ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 15)

Posted by , on 12 July 2011

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: BMP signalling rolls up in the neural tube During neurulation, polarised cell-shape changes at hinge points – specialised regions ...

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