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The fly reveals a new signal involved in limb growth

Posted by , on 9 January 2017

Researchers at IRB Barcelona identify a fundamental role of the JAK/STAT signalling pathway in the development and growth regulation of limbs in Drosophila. Published in Nature Communications, the study paves ...

December in preprints

Posted by , on 6 January 2017

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   2016 saw preprints in the life ...

A day in the life of a mayfly lab

Posted by , on 5 January 2017

I am Isabel Almudi, a postdoctoral researcher in Fernando Casares’ lab, at the Andalusian Centre for Developmental Biology (CABD) in Seville, Spain. In the lab we are focused on studying ...

The home of the implanting embryo: A 3D perspective

Posted by , on 5 January 2017

Comment on “Insights from imaging the implanting embryo and the uterine environment in three dimensions”, Arora et al, Development 143(24):4749-4754 (2016).   More than 2000 years ago, Hippocrates (460-377BC) and Aristotle ...

The people behind the papers: Miguel Brun-Usan & Isaac Salazar-Ciudad

Posted by , on 4 January 2017

The tenth paper featured in this series comes from the first issue of Development for 2017, and uses computational modelling to investigate the importance of different cellular processes in spiral ...

Postdoctoral position - University of St Andrews

Posted by , on 4 January 2017

ParaHox gene cluster regulatory mechanisms.   Research Fellow – AR1855MR   University of St Andrews, School of Biology, Scottish Oceans Institute, Salary: £32,004 per annum, Fixed Term: 3 years, Start: ...

Sequencing specialist to DanStem / CPR (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Posted by , on 4 January 2017

We are seeking a highly motivated and ambitious candidate to join our lab facilities funded jointly by the CPR and DanStem The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) and the Novo ...

The times they are a-changin’

Posted by , on 3 January 2017

This Editorial originally appeared in Development, Volume 144, Issue 1 Olivier Pourquie   The past 15 years have witnessed major evolutions in the field of developmental biology – in imaging technology, ...

In Development this week (Vol. 144, Issue 1)

Posted by , on 3 January 2017

Here are the highlights from the new issue of Development – the first one of the year. Happy reading…and Happy New Year!   Embryos rewired: the changing metabolome of early ...

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