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The people behind the papers: Adam Davis, Nirav Amin and Nanette Nascone-Yoder

Posted by , on 13 April 2017

In spite of our external appearance, our innards are asymmetric. For today’s interview, we feature a paper published recently in Development that provides a cellular and molecular investigation into symmetry breaking in a poorly understood ...

The Naked Scientists: from stem cells to brain cells

Posted by , on 12 April 2017

Last Sunday evening found me sitting in the BBC Cambridge radio studio, headphones on and mic in front of me, talking about developmental and stem cell biology with Dr. Chris ...

Postdoctoral position to study annelid stem cells and regeneration at the Institut Jacques Monod in Paris

Posted by , on 12 April 2017

Regeneration, the ability to restore lost parts of the body, is a widespread phenomenon in animals. Whilst this ability is somehow limited in classical developmental model organisms, a variety of ...

Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Stem Cell Biology and Neural Development

Posted by , on 12 April 2017

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Postdoctoral Research Scholar to join research projects investigating the molecular basis of neurodevelopmental disorders in the laboratory of Kristen L. Kroll at Washington ...

Postdoctoral position in Hearing Development, Cleveland, OH

Posted by , on 12 April 2017

A  postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Martin Basch to study the regenerative potential of the stria vascularis in cases of congenital deafness. Highly motivated, creative and ...

The BSDB Beddington Medal Winner 2017: Erik Clark

Posted by , on 11 April 2017

The Beddington Medal is the BSDB’s major commendation to promising young biologists, awarded for the best PhD thesis in Developmental Biology defended in the year previous to the award. Rosa ...

New complexities in relationship between gene mutation and embryo development

Posted by , on 11 April 2017

  A large-scale study of DMDD data has shown that inactivating the same gene in mouse embryos that are virtually genetically identical can result in a wide range and severity ...

In Development this week (Vol. 144, Issue 8)

Posted by , on 11 April 2017

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   A new niche for human HSCs Human haematopoiesis occurs at various anatomical sites throughout development, including the yolk sac, ...

Medal & Award winners at the 2017 BSCB/BSDB/Gen Soc Spring Meeting

Posted by , on 11 April 2017

As every year, the Spring meeting was the time of awards and medals! This year, we had awardees of three societies who are listed below. For those wanting to have ...

The people behind the papers: Dae Seok Eom & David Parichy

Posted by , on 7 April 2017

Macrophages are usually associated with immunity, but have increasingly appreciated functions in development and homeostasis. This week we meet the authors of a recent Science paper that identified a role ...

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