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This Month on the Node – February 2012

Posted by , on 29 February 2012

Even with an extra day, February is always over before you know it. Nevertheless, a lot of interesting content appeared on the Node in this short month. Have a look ...

Young Embryologist Meeting 2012 (YEM:2012)

Posted by , on 29 February 2012

  4th Young Embryologist Meeting Friday 1st June 2012 UCL Institute of Child Health, London   Registration and Abstract Submission NOW OPEN (until March 31st)       The 4th ...

Science Funding Shake-up in Japan

Posted by , on 29 February 2012

In these times of financial instability and prudence, researchers across the globe seem to be finding things tough. Here in Japan fiscal worries are abundant, particularly following the disastrous earthquake ...

Managing Mouse Colonies: Genetics, Breeding & Welfare

Posted by , on 28 February 2012

Summary This popular course is a collaboration between MRC Harwell, the Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, the RSPCA Transgenic Training Working Group (TTWG) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. It ...

GSA conference tips

Posted by , on 28 February 2012

The Genetics Society of America has published a very useful list of tips for first time conference attendees, called “How to Get the Most Out of a Conference“. It’s written ...

A planarian’s journey from Sardinia to the Midwest

Posted by , on 22 February 2012

In 1999, twenty-nine planarians, courtesy of Dr. Maria Pala made the journey across the Atlantic from the beautiful mediterranean island of Sardinia, to Baltimore, Maryland, into the hands of my ...

In Development this week (Vol. 139, Issue 6)

Posted by , on 21 February 2012

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Neural circuit building During development, sensory neurons form neural circuits with motoneurons. Although the anatomical details of these circuits ...

Avian Model Systems 7: Nagoya Chick Meeting

Posted by , on 21 February 2012

    After the devastating earthquake last year forced us to cancel the chick meeting, we are happy to announce that the next chick meeting will be held in Nagoya, ...

Dates for your calendar

Posted by , on 20 February 2012

My inbox is full of abstract submission deadline reminders and meeting registration announcements, so I thought I’d share a few. Which conferences are you planning to go to this year? ...

#stemcellfacts - Tweeting stem cell research

Posted by , on 16 February 2012

At the start of February, EuroStemCell used our Twitter page @eurostemcell in a new way: We posted a series of fascinating facts and ‘test your knowledge’ questions about stem cells, ...

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