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Interview with Beddington Medal winner William Razzell

Posted by , on 14 April 2014

Each year, the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB) awards the Beddington Medal to the best PhD thesis in developmental biology. This year’s award went to William Razzell, who completed ...

(Developmental) Biology around the internet- April 2014

Posted by , on 13 April 2014

Here is our monthly round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet:   News & Research: – This year’s Waddington Medal was awarded by the British Society ...

What's your favourite gene?

Posted by , on 11 April 2014

I recently took part in the ‘I’m a scientist, get me out of here!’ outreach event. As soon as the school children found out I was a developmental geneticist and ...

Outreach competition- the winners

Posted by , on 10 April 2014

Science outreach often involves using metaphors, where a real life object or situation is used to explain a complex scientific concept. Last December we launched an outreach competition, and we asked ...

Cellular Architectures at the Nuit Blanche 2013 in Paris

Posted by , on 9 April 2014

The “Nuit Blanche” in Paris. A city wide exposition of contemporary arts from dusk till dawn. Performances, light shows, dance, installations. Along the Canal Saint-Martin the visitors stroll from one ...

Regenerating the aged thymus

Posted by , on 9 April 2014

The latest issue of Development includes a paper by Clare Blackburn and colleagues at the Medical Research Council Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, showing that the aged mouse ...

Identified a new possible target to combat muscle wasting

Posted by , on 9 April 2014

The pathological atrophy of skeletal muscle is a serious biomedical problem for which no effective treatment is currently available. Those most affected populations are the elderly diagnosed with sarcopenia and ...

Scheduled Node maintenance- 9th of April

Posted by , on 8 April 2014

We will be doing some maintenance work on the Node on Wednesday the 9th of April, and unfortunately there will be no access to the site during that period. You ...

6th Young Embryologist Annual Meeting

Posted by , on 8 April 2014

6th Young Embryologist Annual Meeting Friday 27th June 2014 JZ Young LT, Anatomy Building, University College London Registation and abstract submission now open The 6th Young Embryologist Meeting aims to ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 8)

Posted by , on 8 April 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Spine-tingling new role for Sall4 Wnt, Fgf and retinoic acid signalling play a key role in patterning the posterior ...

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