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Alexandra Bisia

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The shrimp Parhyale hawaiensis – a non-model organism research story with Dr. Michalis Averof

Posted by , on 28 April 2024

Earlier this year, my co-correspondent for the Node Brent Foster and I published a pot pourri-style interview article asking biology researchers about their work with non-model organisms (NMOs). As they ...

Mexican cavefish (Astyanax mexicanus): a non-model organism research story with Dr. Claudia Patricia Ornelas-García

Posted by , on 16 March 2024

Recently, Brent Foster and I published an article on non-model organism (NMO) research, where we interviewed several researchers working across the globe on the challenges, rewards, and the particular questions ...

Non-model organisms: weird critters and the people who study them

Posted by , on 29 January 2024

By Brent Foster and Alexandra Bisia When the two of us, Brent and Alex, started our Node correspondent positions early last year, we both expressed an interest in non-model organisms ...

BEE-ST – a technique for monitoring hard tissue development

Posted by , on 3 January 2024

What is this? BEE-ST (Bone and tEEth Spatio-Temporal growth monitoring) is a method to monitor mineralization dynamics across species. It is based on the intraperitoneal (abdominal cavity) administration of fluorescent ...

"Here's looking at -oids, kid": meeting report – Vienna ISSCR symposium, December 2023

Posted by , on 19 December 2023

One does not easily pass up the opportunity to attend an ISSCR conference, especially when said conference is in Vienna, in the leadup to Christmas, and the venue is the ...