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One-day Symposium on Developmental Bioelectricity in Boston, MA – July 26th, 2019

Posted by on April 16th, 2019

A fundamental question in biology is how cells communicate to fashion and repair complex biological structures and tissues.  It is well established that cells communicate through biochemical cues.  However, compelling evidence suggests that cells and tissues of all types use ion fluxes to communicate electrically as well.  In addition, it is now clear that this[…]

Frog legs: they’re smarter than they look!

Posted by on October 22nd, 2018

By Sera Moon Busse Studying limb regeneration in model organisms is important for the advancement of regenerative medicine in humans. We set out to study regeneration in the hind limbs of the African Clawed Frog Xenopus laevis – this animal is able to regenerate its hind limbs very early in development, but it loses this[…]