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A key component of cell division comes to light

Posted by , on 30 June 2014

Jens Lüders leads the Microtubule Organization laboratory (Photo: Battista/Minocri, IRB Barcelona)  “la Caixa” PhD student Nicolas Lecland is the first author of the study published in Nature Cell Biology (Photo: ...

StemCellTalks sends high school bloggers to the ISSCR pt. 2

Posted by , on 26 June 2014

StemCellTalks is a Canadian high school stem cell outreach initiative that has been running in 7 cities in Canada since 2010. The program has featured over 50 stem cell “experts” during this ...

PhD position on Drosophila intestinal homeostasis in Cardiff

Posted by , on 25 June 2014

the JQ lab is looking for candidates for one 3-year PhD studentship to work on the regulation of intestinal stem cell neutral competition during the homeostasis of the Drosophila adult ...

Obituary: Julian Hart Lewis (1946-2014)

Posted by , on 25 June 2014

This obituary first appeared in Development.   Paul Martin and David Ish-Horowicz look back on the life and work of their long-time friend and colleague Julian Lewis, who passed away on April 30th ...

A day in the life of a Platynereis dumerilii lab

Posted by , on 25 June 2014

Hello! I am Maggie Pruitt, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology at Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa, USA – think middle America or fields ...

StemCellTalks sends high school bloggers to the ISSCR!

Posted by , on 24 June 2014

StemCellTalks is a Canadian high school stem cell outreach initiative that has been running in 7 cities in Canada since 2010. The program has featured over 50 stem cell “experts” during ...

On segmentation

Posted by , on 24 June 2014

‘Increasing knowledge leads to triumphant loss of clarity’ ‘The study of segmentation: that way leads only to madness’ Alfred Romer (1894 – 1973), Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 13)

Posted by , on 24 June 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Eye’s got rhythm In zebrafish, the circadian clock, which is the internal timekeeper that coordinates multiple cellular, physiological and ...

MBL Embryology: Perspectives from a teaching assistant

Posted by , on 23 June 2014

This year will mark the 6th year since I have been assisting in the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) course in Embryology. Each year I am excited at the prospect of ...

The colon has a safety mechanism that restricts tumour formation

Posted by , on 23 June 2014

When adenomas appear in the colon, the same cells of the tissue produce a molecule that neutralizes its progression. Adenomas, which are highly prevalent in the population, provide the substrate ...

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