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Old and new: developmental biologists meet among the redwoods

Posted by , on 22 January 2019

Aidan Maartens & Jordan Ward   The Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Conference happens every couple of years in UCSC’s beautiful campus, and is seen as a kind of West Coast ...

Vilaiwan Fernandes: SCDB Young Investigator Award Winner

Posted by , on 22 January 2019

Last year I was lucky enough to travel to California for the first time for the Santa Cruz Developmental Biology meeting – see the meeting report, written with Jordan Ward, here. ...

The people behind the papers – Dongbo Shi and Thomas Greb

Posted by , on 19 January 2019

This interview, the 56th in our series, was recently published in Development Radial growth in plants is driven by proliferating cells in the cambium that give rise to the vascular tissues ...

The people behind the papers – Daniela Chavez and Gillian Stanfield

Posted by , on 18 January 2019

This interview, the 55th in our series, was published in Development last year Sperm development and differentiation are regulated by somatic cells and the extracellular signals they produce – often regulators of ...

Vitamin D: Integrating Environmental Cues into the Developmental Program

Posted by , on 17 January 2019

By Amie L. T. Romney and Jason E. Podrabsky from the Podrabsky Lab at The Center for Life in Extreme Environments at Portland State University     Environmentally-induced developmental plasticity ...

Genetics Unzipped - 004 - Witness the fitness

Posted by , on 17 January 2019

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Kat Arney is reporting back from the Genetics Society’s Autumn meeting – Genotype to Phenotype to Fitness – asking whether street smart city-dwelling birds ...

The people behind the papers – Salome Stierli and Alison Lloyd

Posted by , on 17 January 2019

This interview, the 54th in our series, was published in Development last year In contrast to nerves in the central nervous system, peripheral nerves are highly regenerative following injury. Regeneration is critically ...

The people behind the papers – Vinh Ngoc Pham and Enamul Huq

Posted by , on 16 January 2019

This interview, the 53rd in our series, was published in Development last year The ability to sense and respond to light is fundamental to plant development. As seedlings move from the soil ...

Scientific Copy Editor: biomedical and life science journals (maternity cover position)

Posted by , on 15 January 2019

The Company of Biologists (biologists.com) is looking to recruit an experienced Scientific Copy Editor to work across our portfolio of five life-science journals. This temporary position is expected to last ...

Postdoc in computational single-cell biology in planarians

Posted by , on 15 January 2019

The Solana lab is looking for a postdoctoral computational researcher to work on single-cell transcriptomic and genomics of planarian stem cell differentiation. Our lab just started in Oxford Brookes University. ...

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