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A domino effect on brain developmental evolution

Posted by , on 6 December 2019

The discipline “Evo-devo” studies the developmental basis of morphological evolution. In the field, some original animal models are emerging as interesting model organisms, enriching the knowledge in the field more ...

Translational Immunology

Posted by , on 6 December 2019

Translational Immunology 8-9 DECEMBER 2020, GHENT, BELGIUM Due to the Coronavirus, Translational Immunology and the satellite BIS meeting were postponed from 26-27 March 2020 to the end of the year. ...

Suzanne Eaton (1959-2019)

Posted by , on 6 December 2019

This obituary by Frank Jülicher was recently published in Development Suzanne Eaton, Professor at the Technical University Dresden and Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and ...

Post-doctoral position: Chromatin dynamics in early embryogenesis.

Posted by , on 5 December 2019

The Blythe Lab at Northwestern University seeks to recruit a motivated postdoctoral fellow to investigate chromatin dynamics in early Drosophila embryogenesis.   Research in the Blythe Lab focuses on a ...

NEUCrest EU fully funded PhD Vacancies Investigating Neural Crest, UK

Posted by , on 5 December 2019

We have two fully funded PhD positions in the Wheeler lab at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. NEUcrest is an Innovative Training Network (ITN) project, funded by the European ...

Genetics Unzipped - Sperm wars!

Posted by , on 5 December 2019

Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, the Vikings of the Scottish Isles and news from the front lines of the sperm wars. 

Genetics Unzipped - Uprooting the Tree of Life

Posted by , on 5 December 2019

Should we believe our eyes or our sequencing machines when it comes to deciding what makes a species, and could Jurassic Park ever become a reality?

Understanding Birth Defects in the Genomic Age

Posted by , on 2 December 2019

By Ashish Deshwar and Nicole Edwards Two weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend the Company of Biologists Workshop, “Understanding Birth Defects in the Genomic Age”. This workshop brought ...

November in preprints

Posted by , on 2 December 2019

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental biology (and related) preprints.  This month we found preprints detailing extensive mouse and fly knockout resources, exploring bacterial influences on development, and investigating mechanics ...

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