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Using the mouse to model human disease: increasing validity and reproducibility

Posted by , on 3 February 2016

This editorial by Monica J. Justice and Paraminder Dhillon was first published in Disease Models & Mechanisms.   ABSTRACT Experiments that use the mouse as a model for disease have recently ...

Postdoctoral position, Cutaneous Biology Research Center, Harvard Medical School.

Posted by , on 3 February 2016

Postdoctoral position to study organogenesis and regeneration using the mouse hair follicle as a model system. The Morgan lab exploits genetically engineered mice to study the role of the mesenchyme ...

Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Cell Biology of Neuronal Differentiation - University of Manchester

Posted by , on 3 February 2016

Applications are invited for a highly motivated post-doctoral research associate to join the laboratory of Dr Raman Das in the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK. ...

Green Glow the Salamanders

Posted by , on 3 February 2016

This is an terrific Shelf Life video made by Erin Chapman at the American Museum of Natural History. It features our work on a symbiosis between the classic model salamander Ambystoma maculatum and its ...

21st Century Journal Clubs

Posted by , on 2 February 2016

Does anyone have 21st century ideas on how to run a diverse (not just developmental biology) departmental journal club?

Growth and regeneration - what's the common thread?

Posted by , on 2 February 2016

Last week, I attended the Keystone Symposium “Molecular and cellular basis of growth and regeneration”. This outstanding meeting was the second incarnation of a Keystone meeting on regeneration; the first ...

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 3 )

Posted by , on 2 February 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   New insights into human neural crest induction Human neural crest (NC) cells are the precursors for a wide range ...

Abigail Tucker: the first to be awarded the BSDB Cheryll Tickle medal

Posted by , on 1 February 2016

As reported earlier last year, the BSDB has introduced the Cheryll Tickle Medal, which will be awarded annually to a mid-career, female scientist for her outstanding achievements in the field ...

This month on the Node- January 2016

Posted by , on 1 February 2016

We’ve had a busy start to 2016 on the Node! Check out this round-up of new content, and remember to check our Jobs page for new opportunities, and our Events ...

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