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Development symposium photos and panel discussion

Posted by , on 30 October 2012

Last Thursday, Development organized a one-day symposium, “Past, Present and Future”, to mark the 25th anniversary of the journal. All speakers were past or present editors of Development, and the ...

Interview with Linda Partridge

Posted by , on 29 October 2012

At the EMBO meeting in late September, Linda Partridge gave a keynote talk about the role of the nutrient-sensing insulin/IGF/TOR signaling network in ageing. In her talk she showed, for ...

The embryonic cell lineage of C. elegans, revisited and revisualized

Posted by , on 26 October 2012

On my desk sits a tattered photocopy of one of the pinnacles of modern developmental biology, the “embryonic lineage” paper by John Sulston, et al. (1983). In this paper, Sulston ...

Post-doc position in Tunicates Developmental Biology

Posted by , on 25 October 2012

Post-doc position in Developmental Biology Development and evolution of median fin in chordates      A post-doc position is available in the group of Sébastien DARRAS. The group has been recently ...

Postdoc position - Hox gene regulation in fin/limb skeletal patterning

Posted by , on 24 October 2012

Postdoc position in appendage skeletal development and evolution An NSF funded postdoctoral position of up to 3 years, is available from 1 February 2013 to work with Dr Marcus C. ...

BiO Editorial - Publishing in the biomedical sciences: if it's broken, fix it!

Posted by , on 23 October 2012

To mark Open Access Week (October 22-28), the Node is reposting a recent editorial in Biology Open (BiO), by BiO editor-in-Chief Jordan Raff. Please leave your feedback in the comments. ...

In Development this week (Vol. 139, Issue 22)

Posted by , on 23 October 2012

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development:   Nodal regulates germ cell potency During mammalian gonadal development, somatic cues regulate the sex-specific development of foetal germ ...

Postdoctoral Researcher - Morphogenesis during animal development, Bergen Norway

Posted by , on 22 October 2012

Postdoctoral Researcher Morphogenesis during animal development The Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology is now offering a two-year postdoc position in a research group working on morphogenesis using the ...

Interview with Jiří Friml

Posted by , on 19 October 2012

At the EMBO meeting last month, Jiří Friml was awarded the EMBO Gold Medal. This medal is awarded annually to a researcher under the age of forty, who has contributed ...

At the cutting edge of molecular biology: 25 years of Genes & Development

Posted by , on 18 October 2012

The Genetics Society’s 2012 Autumn Meeting celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Genes & Development There have been exciting advances in molecular analyses of genetic and epigenetic regulation of key cellular ...

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