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Learning to Inject Platynereis Embryos

Posted by , on 31 March 2014

Hello!  My name is Maggie Pruitt and I am a postdoc in Dr. Stephan Schneider’s laboratory at Iowa State University.  At the beginning of this year, I had the wonderful ...

Planarians…the key to regenerative medicine?

Posted by , on 31 March 2014

  Of all the animal models used in biology, the freshwater planarian flatworm is one of the most fascinating: first because roughly 10% of all planarian cells are stem cells, ...

Mapping the Embryo for Developmental Biologists & Stem Cell Researchers; LifeMap Discovery® - a Roadmap of Mammalian Cell Ontology

Posted by , on 30 March 2014

Understanding how cells differentiate during embryonic development is invaluable for the in vitro derivation of functional cells from stem cells. However, mapping the human embryo, including characterization of all the ...

The SDB-BSDB Interview Chain: Kara Nordin interviews Zarah Löf-Öhlin

Posted by , on 26 March 2014

Last year we interviewed Kara Nordin, who won the SDB poster prize at the ISDB meeting in Cancun. Kara’s prize was to travel to Warwick to attend this year’s BSCB/BSDB ...

Lecturership positions at Monash University, Australia

Posted by , on 26 March 2014

Below are links to  two positions available at Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, within the School of Biomedical Sciences, Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia   Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Anatomy – ...

Get that out of my eye!

Posted by , on 24 March 2014

This is the first of several Node Posts that the Developmental Neurobiology Seminar Class at Reed College in Portland, Oregon (USA) will be posting. Each week, 12 advanced undergraduate students ...

PhD studentship investigating Somitogenesis on a Chip

Posted by , on 24 March 2014

Organisation: College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee   Supervisors: Dr Kim Dale and Dr Philip Murray   Studentship starting: 1st October 2014   BBSRC EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) ...

BSDB Gurdon Studentships for Summer Vacation work

Posted by , on 24 March 2014

  The BSDB Gurdon Studentship scheme funds highly motivated undergraduate students to perform developmental biology summer projects in the labs of BSDB members.   Closing date for applications is the 31st ...

Introducing blogging to future scientists

Posted by , on 23 March 2014

Science communication using social media is becoming a very popular way of making science more accessible to the public, as well as a way to get your research noticed.  This ...

A study using Drosophila flies reveals new regulatory mechanisms of cell migration

Posted by , on 21 March 2014

A study by Sofia J. Araújo, a Ramón y Cajal researcher with the Morphogenesis in Drosophila lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), elucidates the genetic regulation of ...

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