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In Development this week (Vol. 142, Issue 13)

Posted by , on 30 June 2015

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Controlling Traffic jam for niche specification Tissue stem cells are dependent on their local microenvironment – the niche – ...

Question of the month- societies

Posted by , on 30 June 2015

Last week the International Society for Stem Cell Biology meeting took place in Stockholm, and next week is the turn of the Society for Developmental Biology meeting, in Utah.  However, an ...

Woods Hole Embryology 2015 (#embryo2015)

Posted by , on 29 June 2015

Elena Boer, Shun Sogabe and Joe Hanly are currently attending the MBL Embryology course in Woods Hole MA. 2015 marks the 122nd year of the Woods Hole Embryology course. This ...

Scheduled Node maintenance- 1st of July

Posted by , on 29 June 2015

We will be doing some maintenance work on the Node this Wednesday the 1st of July, and unfortunately this means there will be no access to the site then. You ...

Nerves read the electrical topography of their microenvironment in making growth decisions

Posted by , on 29 June 2015

A really interesting recent paper on bioartificial limbs underscored the prospect of transplantation for problems in regenerative medicine. One key issue facing transplant technology is establishing appropriate innervation to the ...

Cellular Senescence in Regeneration

Posted by , on 28 June 2015

Salamanders are remarkable organisms. Following the amputation or loss of complex structures such as parts of their eyes, hearts and brains, tails -including the spinal cord-, jaws and even full ...

Livers in development: YEN USA June Meeting

Posted by , on 28 June 2015

Frontal section image of mouse embryo with liver marker showing two different liver precursor populations invading and migrating into two different liver lobes (Siyeon Rhee). Continuing the effort to bring young ...

Friendly hello and a bit about stress & adult hippocampal neurogenesis

Posted by , on 27 June 2015

This is my first post for the Node, so I thought I would introduce myself a little bit… I just finished my MSc in Experimental Psychology (Behavioural Neuroscience) and now ...

High school students blog about StemCellTalks

Posted by , on 27 June 2015

StemCellTalks is a Canadian high school outreach initiative that has been running in 7 Canadian cities since 2010. This symposium was established to facilitate knowledge transfer between academia and high ...

8th International Meeting of the LASDB

Posted by , on 25 June 2015

Join us for the 8th International Conference of the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology in the Port of Santos, SP, Brazil (October 20th-23rd). We have a great line-up of ...

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