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Parenting in Science

Posted by , on 31 October 2011

After the interview with Ottoline Leyser was posted last week, a discussion on Twitter focussed on the last part of the interview, about parenting. That interview question referred to a ...

This month on the Node - October 2011

Posted by , on 31 October 2011

What was new on the Node this month? Here are a few of the highlights from October: MacArthur genius grant for Yukiko Yamashita Sasha Terashima interviewed Yukiko Yamashita, one of ...

November desktop calendar

Posted by , on 28 October 2011

It’s that time of the month again, when we upload the desktop calendar for next month. This time an image that you may remember from April – either from the ...

Some of the things we have done during these two weeks

Posted by , on 27 October 2011

We have now finished the first two weeks of the course. Over these two weeks the students have learned about Drosophila as a model organism and how to set-up a ...

Comparative epithelial morphogenesis research positions (PhD, Postdoc)

Posted by , on 26 October 2011

From early 2012, a PhD studentship and a postdoctoral position are available in the Panfilio lab (in Cologne, Germany) to investigate morphogenesis of the insect extraembryonic membranes.  As protective covers ...

Postdoctoral position - MRC Department of Biomedical/Developmental Genetics, University of Sheffield, UK

Posted by , on 26 October 2011

Overview The Research Associate will work in the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics within the Department of Biomedical Science.  The department has an active community of researchers specialising ...

Post-doctoral research scientist MRC-National Institute for Medical Research

Posted by , on 26 October 2011

Career Develpoment Fellow IRC32554   Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Division of Developmental Biology, MRC-NIMR. Funding is available for 2 years from the Simon’s Foundation, ...

An Interview With Ottoline Leyser

Posted by , on 25 October 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) The Sainsbury Laboratory at the University of Cambridge is a new research institute that aims to achieve an integrated understanding of plant development. Its Associate ...

In Development This Week (Vol. 138, Issue 22)

Posted by , on 25 October 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: The skin-healing touch of Lhx2 Skin repair after injury involves the recruitment of undifferentiated progenitor cells from nearby hair follicles ...

An Interview With Gordon Keller

Posted by , on 19 October 2011

(This interview originally appeared in Development.) Gordon Keller is Director of the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University Health Network in Toronto, Canada. His research applies concepts from developmental ...

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