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Genetics Unzipped podcast: Catching cancer - A story of devils, dogs and cannibal hamsters

Posted by , on 29 July 2021

Dr Kat Arney reads an exclusive excerpt from her recent book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life, which is out in paperback in the UK on 6th ...

SciArt profiles: Elisabeth Kugler

Posted by , on 28 July 2021

In our ninth SciArt Profile of the series, we meet Elisabeth Kugler, a scientist at the interface of biology and biomedical image analysis, who is currently a Postdoc at the ...

The people behind the papers – Lisa Conrad, Steve Runser, Roman Vetter and Dagmar Iber

Posted by , on 26 July 2021

This interview, the 97th in our series, was published in Development earlier this year.  Epithelial tubes perform crucial functions in various organs, providing routes for the transport of fluids and gases. A ...

The Sustainable Conferencing Initiative

Posted by , on 23 July 2021

Hello all! I am Viktoria, the Sustainable Conferencing Officer of The Company of Biologists. I am here to quickly answer some questions about our Sustainable Conferencing Initiative.  What is the aim of the Initiative?  As ...

An interview with Zhiyi Lv

Posted by , on 22 July 2021

Over on The Company of Biologists WeChat channel, we’re enjoying getting to know the growing community. We recently published an interview with Dr Zhiyi Lv, a member of Professor Bo ...

The people behind the papers – Vincent Mouilleau, Célia Vaslin and Stéphane Nedelec

Posted by , on 19 July 2021

This interview, the 96th in our series, was published in Development earlier this year.  As the vertebrate body axis extends, HOX genes are sequentially activated in axial progenitors to specify their identity. ...

How exploring single cell dynamics in the early embryo revealed a protective system based on mechanical cell cooperation

Posted by , on 15 July 2021

Esteban Hoijman and Verena Ruprecht describe how they found a phagocytic role for epithelial cells in early embryos

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genes for all - Making sure everyone benefits from genetics research

Posted by , on 15 July 2021

We meet some of the researchers who are working to make sure that everyone gets the benefits of genetic research - from underserved communities to entire continents.

The people behind the papers – Clément Dubois, Shivam Gupta, Andrew Mugler and Marie-Anne Félix

Posted by , on 12 July 2021

This interview, the 95th in our series, was published in Development earlier this year.  Cell migration needs to be precisely regulated during development so that cells stop in the right position. A ...

A bad day for the angel on my shoulder: Practical advice for grant writing from the #devbiolwriteclub and #devbiolgrantclub

Posted by , on 11 July 2021

Hello!  Welcome back to the #devbiolwriteclub!  Over the last year or so, I’ve harangued you on Twitter and on The Node about practicing the craft of writing.  I’ve ignored any ...

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