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Genetics Unzipped - Poop, pus and the Manhattan Project: how we learned to spell the genetic alphabet

Posted by , on 27 February 2020

The genetic code is written in just four 'letters - A, C, T and G, short for adenine, cytosine, thymine and guanine. But where did they come from? To find ...

Moving neuromuscular disorders research forward: from novel models to clinical studies

Posted by , on 27 February 2020

This Editorial by Maaike van Putten, Julija Hmeljak, Annemieke Aartsma-Rus and James J. Dowling was recently published in Development’s sister journal Disease Models & Mechanisms, announcing a new Special Issue. ...

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

Posted by , on 27 February 2020

Kuure lab, affiliated with STEMM research program at Research Programs Unit of the Faculty of Medicine and Helsinki Institute of Life Science (HiLIFE), University of Helsinki, invites applications for a ...

2020 Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Meeting

Posted by , on 26 February 2020

From the 2020 SCDB organizing committee (Sally Horne-Badovinac, Sean Megason and Zhu Wang). See also a Node report from the 2018 edition, and an interview with 2018 SCBD Young Investigator ...

Meeting Development, Evolution & Anatomy, FREE, NYU 18 May 2020

Posted by , on 25 February 2020

Come for free, participate in our round table discussions, and honor a great scientist and person. Free and open to anyone interested, with an amazing list of speakers and talks, ...

Message from SDB President Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

Posted by , on 25 February 2020

The following message by Society for Developmental Biology President, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado (Stowers Institute for Medical Research), was originally posted on the Society for Developmental Biology website February 24, 2020. ...

Growing a body, one tiny tug at a time

Posted by , on 24 February 2020

From Knowable Magazine’s Special Report: Building Bodies. For an introduction to the series see Eva Emerson and Rosie Mestel’s Node post. For decades, genetics and biochemistry have formed the bedrock ...

Postdoc position in developmental biology at IST Austria

Posted by , on 24 February 2020

The group of Anna Kicheva at IST Austria is looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates interested in working on tissue growth control during vertebrate development. Candidates with background in developmental, cell ...

Junior or Assistant Specialist at UCSF

Posted by , on 24 February 2020

We are looking for a self-motivated, responsible and organized individual who has previous hand-on research experience. This position will be working on research projects focused on enamel matrix protein extraction ...

Postdoctoral scientist in Developmental Biology, Imperial College London

Posted by , on 20 February 2020

We are delighted to announce an opening for a postdoctoral scientist to join the Development & Transcriptional Control group, headed by Vicki Metzis. The post, funded by Wellcome and The Royal ...

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