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Decoding reprogramming

Posted by , on 28 February 2014

When it comes to stem cell biology, there have been very few topics as fascinating and popular as cell reprogramming, the most famous reprogramming experiment being the one of Dolly ...

Of worms and (wo)men: reflections on the ‘Life Fantastic’ CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2013

Posted by , on 27 February 2014

On receiving an e-mail from the Royal Institution back in March 2013 inviting me to submit a proposal for the delivery of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES, my first reaction was to ...

Meeting Report- First joint meeting of the French Society of Developmental Biology (SFBD) and of the Network of Functional Studies in Model Organisms (EFOR)

Posted by , on 27 February 2014

The 1st joint meeting between the French Society of Developmental Biology (SFBD) and the network of functional studies in model organisms (EFOR) took place in Paris between the 10th and ...

MySciCareer - first-person stories about science careers

Posted by , on 27 February 2014

It’s been a while since I last wrote on the Node, but I have something to share that ties in to a project I started while I was still the ...

GUDMAP - an online resource for genitourinary research

Posted by , on 26 February 2014

GUDMAP (Harding et al., 2011, McMahon et al., 2008) is an open-access atlas-based on-line resource developed by a consortium of laboratories to provide the scientific and medical community with resources ...

the Node at the CSHL conference on Avian Model Systems

Posted by , on 25 February 2014

The Node is on the road again! Next week, from the 5th to the 8th of March, Cold Spring Habor Laboratories will be hosting a conference on Avian Model Systems, ...

On the origins of species-specific size

Posted by , on 25 February 2014

by Jennifer L. Fish and Richard A. Schneider   “For every type of animal there is a most convenient size, and a large change in size inevitably carries with it ...

The covers of Development

Posted by , on 24 February 2014

Here at Development we are very proud of our covers. Over the years we have featured many beautiful images, showcasing different model organisms and techniques and including a few unusual ...

A day in the life of a butterfly lab

Posted by , on 21 February 2014

Hello! I’m Leila, a finishing PhD student in Patrícia Beldade’s lab at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal. We work on different topics within Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Evo-Devo, with the ...

5-year Post-doctoral Fellowship to study planar polarity and tissue morphogenesis at the Crick.

Posted by , on 20 February 2014

A 5-year Wellcome Trust funded position is available in the lab of Dr Barry Thompson to study planar polarity and tissue morphogenesis. The lab will move to the new Francis ...

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