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From our sister journals - November 2016

Posted by , on 2 December 2016

Here we highlight some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.   Chisato Kitazawa and colleagues uncover diversity in the morphological changes of early embryogenesis in ...

November in preprints

Posted by , on 2 December 2016

Our latest monthly trawl for developmental biology (and other cool) preprints. See June’s introductory post for background, and let us know if we missed anything   This month, we found preprints ...

Independent Research Group Leaders in Stem Cell Science

Posted by , on 2 December 2016

                      The Wellcome Trust – Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute is founded on the concept that deep understanding of ...

Science in the City of Angels

Posted by , on 1 December 2016

Since the first reported results from Yamanaka et al. in 2006, pluripotent stem cell culture has become an advantageous approach for modeling human disorders and diseases. The directed differentiation of ...

New phenotype dataset available for embryonic-lethal mouse knockouts

Posted by , on 1 December 2016

    This post originally appeared on Annotations, the DMDD blog.   New image and phenotype data for embryos and placentas from embryonic lethal knockout mouse lines has been made ...

The people behind the papers: Amelia Joy Thompson, Sarah K Foster & Kristian Franze

Posted by , on 30 November 2016

Today’s paper comes from the latest issue of Nature Neuroscience, and shows that in addition to chemical cues, mechanical signals are vital for axon pathfinding during brain development. We caught up ...

An interview with David McClay

Posted by , on 30 November 2016

This interview by Aidan Maartens first appeared in Development Volume 143, Issue 23.   David McClay is the Arthur S. Pearse Professor of Biology at Trinity College of Arts and ...

The people behind the papers: James Nichols

Posted by , on 29 November 2016

Today’s paper comes from the latest issue of Development, and reveals a link between phenotypic variability, cell fate switching and epigenetic silencing in zebrafish. Lead author James T. Nichols, who carried out the ...

In Development this week (Vol. 143, Issue 23)

Posted by , on 29 November 2016

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Syndecan 4 lets lymphatic endothelial cells go with the flow Fluid flow is known to play a role in ...

Open Science Communicator

Posted by , on 29 November 2016

We are seeking a successful and young postdoc candidate who can figure as Open Science Communicator at the Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO of the University of Trento. The ...

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