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From our sister journals- April 2016

Posted by , on 29 April 2016

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.           New neural crest EMT reporter Stewart and colleagues describe a novel neural ...

Developmental Biology, Neuroscience and Reproduction PhD Projects in New Zealand.

Posted by , on 28 April 2016

Applications are invited for PhD projects in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Competitive PhD scholarship funding is available. See the following link for project ...

Question of the month- Ethical issues in life sciences publishing

Posted by , on 28 April 2016

In the last few years, the life sciences have been plagued by cases of scientific misconduct which led to corrections,  retractions and, to some extent, in a lack of trust on ...

Untangling developmentally programmed obesity: role of the serotonin system

Posted by , on 27 April 2016

This post highlights the approach and findings of a new research article published in Disease Models and Mechanisms (DMM): ‘5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors as hypothalamic targets of developmental programming in ...

Scratching the surface of a rainbow

Posted by , on 26 April 2016

  Why some vertebrates like salamanders and zebrafish are able to regenerate complex tissues while humans cannot is a question that has fascinated biologists for centuries. Understanding how and why ...

Research Assistant (Fixed Term)

Posted by , on 25 April 2016

Applications are invited for a 2 year Wellcome Trust funded Research Assistant position to join an international team in the Department of Genetics in central Cambridge. The project is led ...

Bioinformatics postdoctoral position at the Evolutionary and Functional Genomics LAB

Posted by , on 25 April 2016

The Evolutionary and Functional Genomics Lab led by Josefa González is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join our research team at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF). The ...

All movies of the 2016 BSCB/BSDB Spring Meeting

Posted by , on 23 April 2016

In 2016 the BSCB/BSDB Spring conference has yet again been a great success, and many prizes were announced, amongst them the BSDB’s Waddington, BSCB’s Hooke, BSCB’s Women in Cell Biology ...

Transdifferentiation and Tissue Plasticity in Cardiovascular Rejuvenation: a workshop about protein teamwork, regeneration programs and tiny needles

Posted by , on 21 April 2016

It was on the 7th of February of 2016 when 20 leading scientists from all over the world headed to the historic Wiston House in West Sussex, England, to spend ...

Interview with Beddington medal winner Elena Scarpa

Posted by , on 21 April 2016

Every year, the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB) awards the Beddington Medal to the best PhD thesis in developmental biology. The 2016 award went to Elena Scarpa, who did ...

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