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Internship opportunity on the Node

Posted by , on 27 March 2017

I am delighted to announce that we are offering an opportunity for a 3-month internship on the Node. This is being offered as a PIPS placement to students on the ...

Internship on the Node

Posted by , on 27 March 2017

The Company of Biologists and its journal Development are looking for an intern, through the BBSRC DTP/PIPS or equivalent schemes, to help run the successful community website ‘the Node’ . This ...

PhD position on tricellular junction dynamics in Drosophila at Münster, Germany

Posted by , on 25 March 2017

The Cluster of Excellence ”Cells in Motion“ (CiM) at the University of Münster invites applications for a   PhD student position (Salary Scale 13 TV-L / 65%) on   Dynamics ...

Leaving the bar in five steps

Posted by , on 24 March 2017

Introduction Graphs (or charts or plots) are often used for the display and summary of data. They are essential tools for the communication of results in presentations or manuscripts. One ...

Context is everything, for a cell and for a scientist!

Posted by , on 24 March 2017

The idea sounded intriguing at first: 30 scientists in an isolated and stunning old house discussing intercellular interactions in the context of tissues and organs. It became even more intriguing ...

How a cell becomes a giant: a fluctuation-driven patterning mechanism

Posted by , on 22 March 2017

Heather M. Meyer1, José Teles2, and Pau Formosa-Jordan2   1 Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology and the graduate field of Genetics, Genomics, and Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, ...

Using RNA sequencing to understand real-world embryos

Posted by , on 22 March 2017

Comment on “Novel adverse outcome pathways revealed by chemical genetics in a developing marine fish” eLife 6 (2017) Elin Sørhus, John P Incardona, Tomasz Furmanek, Giles W Goetz, Nathaniel L ...

A day in the life of a larval-microbe lab

Posted by , on 21 March 2017

Hello, my name is Tyler Carrier and I am a second year PhD student in the laboratory of Adam Reitzel at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Broadly speaking, ...

The people behind the papers: Holly Voges, Enzo Porrello & James Hudson

Posted by , on 15 March 2017

The use of organoids – which can be defined as artificially grown masses of cells or tissue that resemble organs – in basic and clinical research has snowballed in recent years, providing ...

On Growth and Form conference - Call for Papers

Posted by , on 14 March 2017

ON GROWTH AND FORM CENTENARY CONFERENCE 13-14 October 2017 University of Dundee and University of St Andrews 2017 marks 100 years since the publication of D’Arcy Thompson’s landmark book On ...

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