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Waddington Medal Lecture 2014- Phil Ingham

Posted by , on 31 July 2014

Every year the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB) awards the Waddington Medal, its highest accolade, at the society’s Spring meeting. This year the Waddington Medal was awarded to Prof Phil ...

Woods Hole images 2014 round 2- the winner

Posted by , on 30 July 2014

We can now announce the winner of this year’s 2nd round of images from the Woods Hole embryology course: the ‘zebrabow’ zebrafish! The full results were as follow: – Short-tailed fruit bat; ...

The 2014 Development Show is now on YouTube!

Posted by , on 29 July 2014

The ‘Development Show’ (or ‘Devo Show’) was a 1-hour comedy presentation from Curtis Loer and Morris Maduro at the 2014 Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) meeting held at University of ...

The Young Embryologists Meeting 2014

Posted by , on 26 July 2014

I have been a postdoc in London, alas at King’s College London (more on the reason for this regret in future), for 5 years now. There are some great things ...

Epigenomics of Common Diseases 2014

Posted by , on 25 July 2014

The 4th Wellcome Trust Epigenomics of Common Diseases conference will bring together leading scientists from the fields of epigenomics, genetics and bioinformatics to discuss the latest developments in this fast-moving ...

Postdoctoral Positions in Cell Biology- Anand Lab/OHSU

Posted by , on 24 July 2014

The Anand lab is broadly interested in identifying and characterizing non-coding RNAs, especially microRNAs, in the regulation of developmental and pathological angiogenesis. Our work involves molecular biology techniques (Expression profiling, ...

Researchers identify a key molecule in flies that adjusts energy use under starvation conditions

Posted by , on 24 July 2014

Marco Milán leads the Development and Growth Control Laboratory (Battista/Minocri, IRB Barcelona)  The Phd student Lara Barrio worked on the role of p53 in metabolism (Battista/Minocri, IRB Barcelona)   Scientists ...

Raising the Shields!

Posted by , on 23 July 2014

Turtles are strange organisms, and their development is wonderfully idiosyncratic. What other vertebrate alters its bone development to make an ossified mobile home? The turtle has perplexed biologists for many ...

In Development this week (Vol. 141, Issue 15)

Posted by , on 22 July 2014

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   talpid2: a mystery finally solved The chicken talpid2 and talpid3 mutants display a range of developmental phenotypes including craniofacial ...

post-doctoral research fellow in avian stem cells

Posted by , on 22 July 2014

A postdoctoral position is available in the Division of Developmental Biology at The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh. We are recruiting a post-doctoral research fellow for a joint academic/industrial project ...

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