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SDB Meeting on Twitter

Posted by on July 30th, 2012

You’ve probably already read Patricia Gongal’s summary of the recent SDB meeting (and if not, go do that now!) but many others have also reported from Montreal through Twitter. We’ve collected some of the tweets from the conference below: (+1 rating, 1 votes) Loading…

Pick a winner – essay competition

Posted by on July 19th, 2012

Now that you’ve had a chance to read both shortlisted essays in the “Developments in development” essay competition, it’s time to vote for the one that you think should be published in Development. Here are the links to the full essays: An Excitingly Predictable ‘Omic Future – by Joanna Asprer There‘ll be dragons? – The[…]

Vote for a Development cover – Woods Hole – Round 3

Posted by on July 19th, 2012

This week you don’t only get to decide which essay, from our competition, will appear in Development (see nominations, and the poll later today), but it’s also time to choose another cover from images from the 2011 Woods Hole embryology course. Vote in the poll below the images for the one you would like to[…]

Essay nominee 2 – There’ll be dragons?

Posted by on July 18th, 2012

Below is the second of two essays nominated in our essay competition “Developments in development”. The other nominated essay appeared on the Node yesterday. Please read both essays, and come back on or after July 19 to cast your vote for the winner. The winning essay will appear in Development later this year. See the[…]

Essay nominee 1 – An Excitingly Predictable ‘Omic Future

Posted by on July 17th, 2012

Below is the first of two essays nominated in our essay competition “Developments in development”. The other nominated essay will appear on the Node tomorrow. Please read both essays, and come back on or after July 19 to cast your vote for the winner. The winning essay will appear in Development later this year. See[…]

Essay competition nominees

Posted by on July 17th, 2012

We’re pleased to announce the nominees of the first essay competition run by Development and the Node! We received a total of twelve eligible submissions – about epigenetics, data, model organisms, stem cells, and a range of other interpretations of the theme “Developments in development”. The submissions came from PhD students, recent graduates, postdocs, and[…]

This Month on the Node – June 2012

Posted by on July 2nd, 2012

June marked the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, as well as the Node’s second birthday. We celebrated this occasion with… a plethora of conferences, courses, workshops, and job postings! It was our busiest month ever, in terms of site visits as well as in number of posts, so let’s see what everyone has[…]

MBL course: Gene regulatory networks for Development

Posted by on June 28th, 2012

In October, the MBL in Woods Hole will host the 5th high level short course on developmental gene regulatory networks. Course directors are Eric Davidson and David McClay, with Isabelle Peter as Assistant Director. From the course directors: “This high level short course on developmental gene regulatory networks will be offered to graduate students, postdocs,[…]

Reminder: Essay Competition

Posted by on June 20th, 2012

Less than two weeks to go until the deadline for our essay competition! How is it going? Have you finished your first draft? If you haven’t started yet, you still have time to finish an essay about the future of developmental biology before the July 2nd deadline. Good luck! Here’s all the information from the[…]

Ribbon worm wins cover competition

Posted by on June 20th, 2012

The winner of the last round of cover image voting is this widefield image of a pilidium larvae of the Nemertean ribbon worm, Cerebratulus lacteus. The image was taken by Joseph Campanale, Aracely Lutes, and Stephanie Majkut of the Woods Hole Embryology class of 2011. Congratulations! Runners-up: Slipper limpet by Juliette Petersen and Rachel K.[…]