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Call for Papers: a Special Collection on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Posted by , on 31 May 2016

Disease Models & Mechanisms invites you to submit original research for consideration for an upcoming Special Collection ‘Neurodegeneration: From Models to Mechanisms to Therapies‘. This ongoing collection will focus on ...

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 11)

Posted by , on 31 May 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   A new paradigm for Wnt/β-catenin signalling The Wnt/β-catenin signalling pathway is a key pathway involved in a myriad of ...

Question of the month - the 14 day rule for human embryo research

Posted by , on 31 May 2016

Earlier this month, two papers were published (from the Brivanlou and Zernicka-Goetz labs) that reported in vitro systems to study development of the human embryo through implantation stages. These experiments ...

Postdoctoral fellow in mammary gland biology and breast cancer

Posted by , on 30 May 2016

A position for a postdoctoral fellow (2 years of funding) is available in the group of Renee van Amerongen at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands to study mammary gland ...

Development meeting: From stem cells to human development

Posted by , on 27 May 2016

In September, Development will be holding the second of our ‘From stem cells to human development‘ meetings – following on from the hugely successful first event in Autumn 2014 (see here and ...

Geometrical models of tissue as tools for uncovering rules underlying tissue organization

Posted by , on 27 May 2016

A major challenge in cell and developmental biology is to understand the mechanisms whereby cells interact with each other to form the variety of complex tissue forms present in organisms. ...

New insights into sex differences in Drosophila development and physiology

Posted by , on 27 May 2016

Bruno Hudry and Elizabeth J. Rideout Male and female fruit flies differ in many aspects of development and physiology. For example, males and females differ in abdominal pigmentation, sex comb ...

From our sister journals - May 2016

Posted by , on 26 May 2016

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.           Gastrointestinal stem cells in health and disease This Review from ...

Fueling embryology and developing metabolism

Posted by , on 25 May 2016

By Carlos Carmona-Fontaine and Patricia Nunes   Most scientific conferences have become large gatherings where little exchange of ideas can actually occur. There are way too many people to start ...

2 technical and 1 post-doctoral posts in cell biology, molecular endocrinology and skeletal biology, Imperial College London

Posted by , on 24 May 2016

Professors Graham Williams and Duncan Bassett have 3 full-time posts (5 years each) available. One technical post in skeletal biology is funded by the Horizon 2020 grant: Resetting the THYRoid ...

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