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Two recent workshops organised by The Company of Biologists

Posted by , on 18 July 2014

As you probably know, The Company of Biologists (the not-for-profit publisher behind the Node and Development) funds a variety of meetings and conferences every year, and since 2010 that it ...

Your non-model organism is going extinct

Posted by , on 17 July 2014

“There is no such thing as a non-model organism” R. Behringer This bold statement was announced less than a week into our Embryology course and has left a lasting impression ...

Microscopes 4 Schools: hands-on microscopy for children

Posted by , on 16 July 2014

The moment I really got fascinated by biology was when, aged 16, I saw a water flea’s heart beating in a school lesson. Up until that point I liked the ...

The Node in Vienna (and at the European Evo-Devo meeting)

Posted by , on 16 July 2014

The Node’s next stop is the capital of Austria- Vienna! Our visit will be in two parts: Cat, the Node community manager, will be giving a talk at the Vienna Biocenter ...

Brazil: origins, evolution and future of Developmental Biology in the country of the 2014 World Cup

Posted by , on 13 July 2014

By Henrique Marques-Souza and Rodrigo Nunes da Fonseca   Widely known as the country of soccer, samba and beautiful beaches, one might wonder if it is possible to perform high ...

EMBO celebrates 50 years

Posted by , on 12 July 2014

  The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) is an organization that ‘promotes excellence in the life sciences’ in Europe and beyond. With more than 1500 members (leaders in their respective fields), it is ...

Postdoc and PhD positions available to study metabolism and growth control during animal development

Posted by , on 11 July 2014

The Grewal lab at the University of Calgary, Canada is looking to recruit new postdocs and grad students. Our lab investigates how growth is controlled during animal development. We use ...

Public Engagement Officer

Posted by , on 10 July 2014

Department/Location: Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge Salary: £28,132-£36,661 Reference: PS03788 Closing date: 10 August 2014 Fixed-term: The funds for this post are ...

Woods Hole images 2014 round 4- vote for a Development cover

Posted by , on 9 July 2014

Time for the second round of images from last year’s Woods Hole embryology course! Below you will find 4 fantastic images taken by students of the 2013 course. Choose the one ...

PhD opportunities @Otago, New Zealand.

Posted by , on 8 July 2014

Applications are invited for PhD projects in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Otago, New Zealand, including  developmental biology based projects and neuroscience. Competitive PhD scholarship funding is ...

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