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(Developmental) Biology around the internet- February 2015

Posted by , on 12 February 2015

Here is February’s round-up of some of the interesting content that we spotted around the internet!   News & Research: – A new technique called ‘expansion microscopy‘ makes tissues swell up in ...

How to eradicate an organ

Posted by , on 11 February 2015

 Phreatichthys andruzzii, lateral view (left), frontal view (right) Adaptations of some fish species to their environment can be most peculiar, especially within cave dwelling kinds. The so called troglomorphisms slowly ...

Postdoctoral & Technician Position Investigating the Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration

Posted by , on 10 February 2015

One postdoctoral and one technician positions, both fully funded for 3 years, are available in the laboratory of Dr. Natalia Sanchez-Soriano at the Institute of Translational Medicine, Department of Cellular ...

Woods Hole images 2014 round 3- vote for a Development cover

Posted by , on 10 February 2015

Time for the slightly delayed third round of images from the 2013 Woods Hole embryology course! Below you will find 4 beautiful images from the course. Choose the one you would ...

In Development this week (Vol. 142, Issue 4)

Posted by , on 10 February 2015

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Pathways to human hypothalamic neurons The dysfunction of hypothalamic neurons is implicated in a number of common diseases, including ...

Friday Harbor Comparative Embryology Course - Applications open until Feb. 26

Posted by , on 10 February 2015

  Taking the Comparative Invertebrate Embryology course at the Friday Harbor Labs was one of the pivotal experiences of my graduate life, and it was possibly the most valuable, and ...

Specifying stem cells, specifically

Posted by , on 5 February 2015

Bone marrow transplants save lives. It’s as simple as that. The reason bone marrow transplants are so effective is because this squishy tissue is home to haematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), ...

BSDB Conference Grant application deadline extended!

Posted by , on 4 February 2015

Conference Grant applications of BSDB members for the BSDB/BSCB Spring meeting can be submitted until Sunday the 8th of February. Please, note that you will require an abstract and support ...

Scholarships Available for the CSHL Xenopus Course

Posted by , on 3 February 2015

9-21 April 2015 Cold Spring Harbor Lab Xenopus course: Xenopus is an extraordinary in vivo model for cell and developmental biology. The ease of loss- and gain-of-function approaches allows rapid ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (3)

Posted by , on 3 February 2015

In 2014, the British Society of Developmental Biology (BSDB) has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention to provide highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong ...

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