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BBSRC DTP - 4-Year PhD Studentship - Cytokinetic variation: investigating the interaction between cell identity and cytokinesis

Posted by , on 30 April 2020

Project Description Cell division is fundamental to life and errors can result in abnormal chromosomal numbers, developmental defects, and cancers. Similarities in the structural and molecular organization of the division ...

Dissecting modes of pattern formation using live imaging and Hidden Markov Models

Posted by , on 30 April 2020

Background/History In the early fly embryo, information encoded in a handful of maternally deposited protein gradients is fed forward through increasingly intricate layers of interacting genes, culminating in the differentiation ...

Scientific conference reform: scientists respond to Sarabipour et al. 2020

Posted by , on 28 April 2020

I wrote to several colleagues in the process of highlighting (preLight here) a recent preprint on conference reform by Sarabipour et al., some involved in organising conferences, others invested in ...

Dynamic display of data with animated plots

Posted by , on 27 April 2020

Data from time-lapse experiments is often displayed in a graph or plot, to visualize the dynamics of biological systems (Goedhart, 2020). Ironically, the perception of the dynamics is largely lost ...

JoVE for developmental biology research and eduction

Posted by , on 24 April 2020

Dear Developmental Biologists, We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Node for the chance to write a post about JoVE and how our resources can be beneficial ...

Genetics Unzipped: Twisted history - the true story of the double helix

Posted by , on 23 April 2020

There's more to the story of the double helix than Watson and Crick. We unwind history to uncover some of the less well-known figures behind the discovery of the structure ...

the Node turns 10 - please take our user survey

Posted by , on 23 April 2020

This year the Node hits double digits – our first post was published way back on April 1, 2010 (we’re now at over three and a half thousand posts and ...

Free, Cool, Developmental Biology Meeting In Your Own Living Room!

Posted by , on 21 April 2020

The Southeast Regional Society for Developmental Biology Conference will be held virtually in a Zoom Webinar on May 20-21.     Registration is required for all attendees by May 6, 2020 ...

Zipping up the neural tube

Posted by , on 21 April 2020

Matteo A. Molè & Andrew J. Copp Molè et al., Integrin-Mediated Focal Anchorage Drives Epithelial Zippering during Mouse Neural Tube Closure. Dev. Cell. 52, 321-334.e6 (2020). Zippering is a striking ...

Laboratory of Developmental biology of the heart In Marseilles (South of France) is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to apply to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships program to work on a project of embryonic senescence in mouse embryos

Posted by , on 21 April 2020

We are looking for a motivated young scientist with a good track record of publications. The project will use start of the art technologies including single-cell RNA-seq, spatial transcriptomics, high ...

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