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A day in the life of a Termite lab

Posted by , on 31 May 2019

How do genes and their environment interact during development and evolution to generate phenotypic diversity? To answer these questions in the Miura lab, by focusing on diverse animal taxa, we ...

'Let your science guide you' - DanStem podcast with Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith

Posted by , on 28 May 2019

‘Let your science guide you’ – An inspiring interview with Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith, a mammalian developmental geneticist. Professor Ferguson-Smith is the Head of the Department of Genetics at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge. Professor ...

Travelling Fellowships from The Company of Biologists: Deadline approaching!

Posted by , on 28 May 2019

The Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms – offer Travelling Fellowships of up to £2,500 to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers wishing to ...

The people behind the papers – Heidi Connahs, Sham Tlili, Timothy Saunders and Antónia Monteiro

Posted by , on 28 May 2019

This interview, the 63rd in our series, was recently published in Development Butterfly eyespots are striking examples of animal patterning, but their developmental origins are still relatively poorly understood. A new paper in ...

Neuroscience post-doctoral position in Boston to study mouse peripheral nervous system in vivo.

Posted by , on 24 May 2019

The Clark  and Monaghan Laboratory at Northeastern University are seeking a postdoc for an NIH-funded project to image acetylcholine in the mouse peripheral nervous system. This project is an exciting opportunity to ...

preLists – charting the waters of the preprint sea

Posted by , on 24 May 2019

We are happy to announce the launch of preLists, a new initiative within preLights where early-career researchers curate lists of preprints for the community. These lists follow two main themes: ...

The Young Embryologist Network Conference 2019: Meeting Summary

Posted by , on 24 May 2019

Since the Young Embryologist Network (YEN) was established in 2008, its annual conference grows from strength to strength, and thanks to the introduction of travel grants in 2017, the YEN ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: The Seeds of a Great Idea

Posted by , on 23 May 2019

We take the train with William Bateson, seek the secrets of snapdragons and build an army of MinIONs.

The people behind the papers – Li-Juan Duan and Guo-Hua Fong

Posted by , on 23 May 2019

This interview, the 62nd in our series, was recently published in Development Vascular development critically involves pruning, which helps to remodel an immature network containing excess microvessels into a mature and functioning ...

Postdoctoral Fellowship-Retinal Regeneration

Posted by , on 22 May 2019

The Poché Lab is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate/fellow with experience in mouse retinal developmental biology, regeneration, and transcriptome analysis. This position is focused on the study of ...

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