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Development: New Executive Editor

Posted by , on 30 November 2011

I’m the new Executive Editor at Development, taking over after Jane Alfred’s eight years at the journal, and I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I’m starting here ...

This month on the Node – November 2011

Posted by , on 30 November 2011

What was new on the Node this month? Here are a few of the highlights from November: New Research: Several exciting new research papers were discussed on the Node this ...

December desktop calendar

Posted by , on 29 November 2011

And here it is: the last of the desktop wallpaper calendars. In June we celebrated our first birthday, and decided to give all our readers a virtual gift. It ended ...

Postdoctoral positions to study the Hippo pathway

Posted by , on 25 November 2011

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is the largest cancer research group in Australia, uniquely integrating basic, translational and clinical research with patient care in the setting of a specialist cancer hospital. ...

Book review: Fast-forward: the fourth dimension in development

Posted by , on 23 November 2011

Development issue 24 features several book reviews. Over the next few weeks, these book reviews will also appear here on the Node. In this first one, Elaine Dzierzak and Catherine ...

Spatial range of a morphogen gradient

Posted by , on 23 November 2011

Estimating the range of a morphogen gradient Morphogen gradient, defined as a concentration field of a chemical factor that acts as a dose-dependent regulator of cell differentiation, is an established ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 24)

Posted by , on 22 November 2011

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Getting to the heart of Flk1 expression The Flk1 gene, which encodes a VEGF-A receptor, is expressed in the ...

Doing Science in Barcelona

Posted by , on 22 November 2011

Blog entry When thinking Barcelona, what first comes to mind is probably the football and Olympic games, the beaches, relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle, siesta and long nights out. All of it ...

Stand With Science

Posted by , on 21 November 2011

A group of graduate students at MIT have written a letter on behalf of American graduate students, urging the United States Congress not to cut science funding. The Congress Joint ...

Post-doctoral scientist –Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia

Posted by , on 21 November 2011

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral research scientist post in Melbourne, to join a newly funded research group within the Cancer Cell Biology Program. The research focuses on understanding the ...

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