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This month on the Node - January 2013

Posted by , on 31 January 2013

Let’s start this monthly summary with two fantastic posts that were left out of last month’s roundup due to the holiday period (and scheduled posts). Idoia Quintana studies shark brain ...

Post-doc position in evolution and development in Paris

Posted by , on 31 January 2013

A two-year post-doctoral positionis available in the group of Guillaume Balavoine and Michel Vervoort (http://www.ijm.fr/en/ijm/research/research-groups/metazoaires/) at the Institut Jacques Monod (IJM) in Paris (France). The IJM is a leading French biological research ...

Vote for a Development cover - Woods Hole 2012 class round 1

Posted by , on 30 January 2013

Each year, students of the Woods Hole Embryology course produce some amazing images. Last year, readers of the Node selected four images from the 2011 course to appear on the ...

In Development this week (Vol. 140, Issue 4)

Posted by , on 29 January 2013

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Pancreatic injury unlocks cell potential Identifying methods by which pancreatic β-cells can be produced is of major therapeutic importance. ...

Stem cells at school, plus new fact sheets on EuroStemCell

Posted by , on 29 January 2013

Happy 2013 everyone! I hope you’re all settling into the year nicely.We sent out our EuroStemCell January newsletter last week and I thought some of you might be interested in ...

Woods Hole course application deadline extended

Posted by , on 28 January 2013

The Woods Hole image voting posts are some of the most popular posts on the Node (and yes, there will be a new one up VERY soon!). These images are ...

Microinjection of preimplantation mouse embryos

Posted by , on 28 January 2013

Hello, my name is Stephanie and I’m a graduate student in Dr. Amy Ralston’s lab at the University of California Santa Cruz.  I just returned from a trip to Dr. ...

PhD opportunity available in Dundee

Posted by , on 17 January 2013

O-GlcNAc signalling during embryonic stem cell differentiation My lab is studying the signalling mechanisms governing the onset of differentiation of pluripotent embryonic stem (ES) cells. Work from this and other ...

PhD position in the UK for a Developmental Geneticist

Posted by , on 16 January 2013

PhD project title: Non-genetic mechanisms of inheritance influenced by the maternal environment Project description: In the last few decades, it has been becoming increasingly clear that organisms can express phenotypes ...

Early mouse development seen in real time

Posted by , on 15 January 2013

Developmental biologists have long relied on the power of observation to understand how embryos develop. In addition, pharmacologic and genetic manipulation of embryos gives us clues as to the mechanisms ...

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