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In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 4)

Posted by , on 16 February 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Fishing out a new role for endocannabinoids Endocannabinoids (ECs) are signalling molecules that regulate appetite, mood and pain, and ...

The Charles Darwin Professorship of Animal Embryology, Cambridge University.

Posted by , on 16 February 2016

The Charles Darwin Professorship of Animal Embryology is endowed by the Bles Fund, which states rather splendidly that it is for “ the promotion and furtherance of biology as a pure science”.   ...

FISHing fish

Posted by , on 15 February 2016

By L. Carine Stapel and Nadine L.Vastenhouw   In developmental biology, the ability to analyze gene expression patterns is essential to address questions about gene regulation and cell fate. In ...


Posted by , on 12 February 2016

We are interested in understanding how tissue compartmentalization and cell fate decisions take place in the Central Nervous System during embryonic development. We use the developing brain of the vertebrates ...

2016 CSHL Xenopus Course (last few spots!) Deadline Feb 21

Posted by , on 12 February 2016

In order to encourage applicants to the 2016 Xenopus Course at Cold Spring Harbor, we able to offer substantial support to offset course costs thanks to support from the NICHD, ...

How far is India from Europe?

Posted by , on 12 February 2016

The launch of a new partnership between EMBO and India made me think about what international connections mean to European research. One of the pleasures of being a research scientist ...

Embryology Course at Friday Harbor Labs

Posted by , on 10 February 2016

Applications are still open for the Comparative Invertebrate Embryology course at the Friday Harbor Labs. It’s a great opportunity to work with diverse animal embryos. We attempt to provide an ...

Applications open for the BSA's Media Fellowship scheme 2016

Posted by , on 10 February 2016

Applications are now open for the British Science Association’s Media Fellowship scheme. To apply for 2016’s placements, please fill out the online application form by the 18th March at ...

PhD Studentship - Discovering Novel Brain Tumour Initiation Mechanisms

Posted by , on 10 February 2016

REF: PUPSMD-04-INT-15-16 Start date: October 2016 A 3-year PhD studentship is available in the group of Dr. Claudia Barros, Peninsula School of Medicine, Plymouth University, UK. The project will examine the role of ...

Zürich to Dresden and back: of small fish and big data

Posted by , on 9 February 2016

In Spring 2015, just a couple of months into my PhD, I started to settle with my new surroundings in Zürich, making friends in my PhD lab of Dr. Christian ...

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