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Color-blind people are your audience too!

Posted by , on 27 April 2017

Or, please stop mixing green/red Color is a key aspect of graphic design, but for many years was not relevant for scientific figures that were largely black and white. Falling ...

Recognition and metrics for peer review activity:

Posted by , on 25 April 2017

In this post, I would like to introduce to “The Node” our website,, launched last July by myself and my friend Robert Fruscio. We are both physicians (I’m in ...

Postdoctoral position in Developmental Immunology/Immune system-Nervous system interactions at Weill Cornell Medicine (New York)

Posted by , on 20 April 2017

A postdoctoral position is available in the Cisse laboratory in the department of neurological surgery, the Brain and Mind Research institute and the Children Brain Tumor Project (CBTP) at Weill ...

Postdoc position to work on mucosal immunology using CRISPR and reporter zebrafish models

Posted by , on 20 April 2017

Apply here:   Deadline: 2017 May 14   Description: The environment plays a critical role triggering disease in genetically susceptible individuals. The goal of this project is to generate ...

Development introduces format-free submission

Posted by , on 20 April 2017

At Development, we are committed to making submission as easy as possible for our authors. We realise that submitting a paper to any journal can be a lengthy process: authors ...


Posted by , on 19 April 2017

Our aim is to build an expandable open-access atlas over brain morphogenesis – the digital Z-hindbrain atlas – containing data from gene expression, transcriptional dynamics, clonal growth, cell lineages, and ...

Woods Hole images 2015, Round 1 - The winner

Posted by , on 18 April 2017

The votes are in for our latest Development cover competition with entries from the 2015 class of the Woods Hole Embryology Course.  With 578 votes counted, a winner emerged with ...

Postdoctoral position, Bally-Cuif lab, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Posted by , on 18 April 2017

The laboratory of Zebrafish Neurogenetics, led by Dr. Laure Bally-Cuif at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to our ...

Jenny Nichols, the winner of the BSDB Cheryll Tickle Medal 2017

Posted by , on 13 April 2017

In 2016, the BSDB introduced the Cheryll Tickle Medal, which is being awarded annually to a mid-career, female scientist for her outstanding achievements in the field of Developmental Biology. The ...

Bill Harris, winner of the BSDB Waddington Medal 2017

Posted by , on 13 April 2017

The Waddington Medal, the only national award in Developmental Biology, is awarded for outstanding research performance as well as services to the subject community. The medal is awarded annually at ...

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