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About: John Wallingford

Developmental cell biologist at the University of Texas at Austin

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#DevBiolWriteClub on the Node, Post #2:

Posted by on October 18th, 2020

In my first post a few months back, I talked about the need for working scientists to create new habits of mind by practicing the craft of being a writer.  Since then, I took my own advice.  I abandoned Twitter, helped folks in the lab to get five papers into the BioRxiv, and finally finished[…]

Developmental Biology Write Club, Post #1

Posted by on May 8th, 2020

Hello!  Recently, I’ve been tweeting writer’s advice from @jbwallingford using the hashtag: #DevBiolWriteClub.  I’m psyched that The Node is now letting me add a little depth to this venture.  In this first post, I’ll start by managing some expectations.   If you’ve followed #DevBiolWriteClub on Twitter, you might recall that one of my earliest tweets[…]