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Competition: searching for a new head(er)

Posted by on January 21st, 2021

We’ll soon be launching a newly designed Node homepage to help make our historical content easier to find and improve navigation through the various parts of the site. To accompany this change we’re going to refresh our header image – that’s the letterbox-shaped image you see above the menu bar. Currently we circulate between these[…]

Development presents… January webinar videos

Posted by on January 15th, 2021

Yesterday we held the fourth webinar in our series, this time chaired by Development Editor Swathi Arur. Here you’ll find recordings of the  talks and their live Q&A sessions moderated by Swathi.   Brandon Scott Carpenter (from David Katz’s lab at Emory University School of Medicine) ‘C. elegans establishes germline versus soma by balancing inherited histone methylation’ Brandon’s paper[…]

Development presents… January webinar

Posted by on January 11th, 2021

Recorded talks and Q&As are now available here.   We’re happy to confirm the next webinar in our Development presents… series will be chaired by our Editor Swathi Arur (The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center), who has brought together talks that span her interests in C. elegans development, the germline and cell signalling.[…]

List of virtual talks, seminars, forums in 2021

Posted by on January 11th, 2021

Updated 11 January. Let us know if we missed anything   Various organisations and looser assemblies of locked down researchers have begun to put together online seminar and talk series, many of which are open to anyone (usually with registration), and many of which also have previous talks recorded. Here’s a list of what we’ve[…]

December in preprints

Posted by on January 6th, 2021

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental biology (and related) preprints.  The preprints this month are hosted on bioRxiv and arXiv – use these links to get to the section you want. Developmental biology | Patterning & signalling | Morphogenesis & mechanics | Genes & genomes | Stem cells, regeneration & disease modelling | Plant development Evo-devo & evo Cell biology Modelling Tools &[…]

Development 2020 covers gallery

Posted by on December 21st, 2020

Journal covers celebrate the aesthetic achievements of researchers and showcase the beauty of science to the wider world. Here are all 24 of Development’s covers for the crazy year that was 2020 – click the images to open the gallery, and you’ll find the cover description. Be sure to check out Development’s review of 2020[…]

A December update from the BSDB

Posted by on December 16th, 2020

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Novel Technologies for Programming Human Cell Fate: Early-career researcher places available

Posted by on December 9th, 2020

In July 2021, a Workshop from The Company of Biologists will bring together experts in human cell fate engineering and experts in the manipulation and characterization of single cells, with the goal of understanding the molecular steps underlying the transformation of one cellular identity into another. The Workshop is organised by Marisa Karow, Samantha Morris[…]

Remembering Kathryn Anderson and José Luis Gómez-Skarmeta

Posted by on December 7th, 2020

  We at the Node and Development were greatly saddened to hear about the recent death of Kathryn Anderson, Professor & Chair of the Developmental Biology Program at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York,. Kathryn’s lab worked on the genetic pathways directing embryonic patterning and morphogenesis in the mouse embryo. Over on[…]

November in preprints

Posted by on December 4th, 2020

Welcome to our monthly trawl for developmental biology (and related) preprints.  The preprints this month are hosted on bioRxiv and arXiv – use these links to get to the section you want.   Developmental biology | Patterning & signalling | Morphogenesis & mechanics | Genes & genomes | Stem cells, regeneration & disease modelling | Plant development Evo-devo & evo[…]