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9.5 million knockout mouse embryo images now available

Posted by , on 20 July 2017

A new set of DMDD embryo and placenta data has been released, taking our total dataset to 9.5 million images of around 1300 embryos. DMDD is a primary screen of ...

The people behind the papers – Kimberly McArthur & Joseph Fetcho

Posted by , on 20 July 2017

Development depends on cells coming together in the right place to form functioning tissues. Our latest paper in this series was published recently in Current Biology and asks what happens to ...

Unfolding collaboration

Posted by , on 18 July 2017

We came across this video from EuroStemCell describing a project that aimed to increase public awareness of stem cell biology, as well as encourage scientists to get involved in public engagement ...

In Development this week (Vol. 144, Issue 14)

Posted by , on 18 July 2017

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development:   Computing branching pattern complexity Bile – a fluid that aids digestion – is transported from the liver to the ...

Two fully funded PhD Positions in cell, developmental and systems biology at the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany

Posted by , on 14 July 2017

Two fully funded PhD Positions in cell, developmental and systems biology  at the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany The Walentek lab studies the molecular mechanisms of mucociliary development, regeneration and disease. Mucociliary ...

A New (and open-access!) Antibody Search Platform: BenchSci

Posted by , on 13 July 2017

Antibodies are one of the most commonly used research reagents. However, due to their innate variability, finding the right antibody can be a challenge. Scientists devote a significant amount of ...

Cells are much smarter than we give them credit for

Posted by , on 13 July 2017

In the very earliest stages of life, mammalian cells multiply and form the embryo. New research from the University of Copenhagen suggests that this process might be much simpler than ...

Four recent science art & photography announcements

Posted by , on 13 July 2017

Worm art at #Worm17 Each year at the International C. elegans Conference Ahna Skop organises a Worm Art Show with winners selected by the meeting participants (find out more about the history of the ...

Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles

Posted by , on 11 July 2017

21th “Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles”, sept 26-29 2017 Pre-program at: Registration & abstract submission is still an option All information at:

Postdoc in mammalian evolution and development, Princeton University

Posted by , on 10 July 2017

A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory led by Ricardo Mallarino, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University ( The lab focuses on uncovering the genetic and developmental mechanisms by ...

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