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This month on the Node - April 2012

Posted by , on 30 April 2012

Discussions We launched an essay competition, “Developments in development”. If you have any thoughts on the future of developmental biology – whether it’s about techniques, funding, or the general direction ...

Tweets from the BSCB/BSDB/JSDB meeting

Posted by , on 30 April 2012

Although there was no “official hashtag” to be used on Twitter, several attendees of the recent BSCB/BSDB/JSDB meeting were livetweeting the event. I tried to keep up, and collected several ...

And of course there's a hedgehog...in the car

Posted by , on 28 April 2012

We have been getting pretty good videos for the past few days, but it seems the animals have realized we aren’t actually predators and have gone on strike. After the ...

Of course there are chickens...

Posted by , on 27 April 2012

We just got back from the desert about a half hour ago, at 2:30 am, after a pretty successful evening. We also went earlier in the day to build a ...

Interview with Beddington Medal winner Boyan Bonev

Posted by , on 27 April 2012

Each year, the British Society for Developmental Biology awards the Beddington Medal for the best PhD thesis in developmental biology. At the 2012 BSDB meeting, this award went to Boyan ...

Epigenomics of Common Diseases 12-15 October 2012

Posted by , on 26 April 2012

Abstract deadline: 27 July 2012 | Registration deadline: 1 September 2012 Building on the success of last year’s event, ECD 2012 will bring together scientists from the fields of epigenomics, ...

The IMPC: a new era in mouse genetics

Posted by , on 26 April 2012

The sophistication of genetic tools and the relative ease of breeding and housing mean that the mouse is the most widely used mammalian organism for basic and biomedical research. The ...

Baby camels!

Posted by , on 25 April 2012

Now the real adventures begin. We arrived at the field station on Sunday and met with The Fixer on Monday afternoon to discuss arranging a driver for the next week ...

Dates for your calendar

Posted by , on 24 April 2012

Registration deadlines: April 29 – Early registration and abstract submission deadline for the third meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology (EED) April 30 – Registration deadline for ...

A horse is a horse of course of course...

Posted by , on 24 April 2012

Unless it’s a Przewalski’s horse! Oh where to even start! The embryo collections came to completion on Wednesday, and now we are on to Phase II. We returned to Urumqi ...

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