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What do songbirds tell us about ES cells?

Posted by on January 8th, 2016

A running joke amongst avian developmental biologists is that the chicken (Gallus gallus) is the tastiest of the model organisms. A typical response from some of my mouse, frog or fish friends, would be that that is where the advantages end – the lack of the ability to do genetics in birds present limitations in[…]

Chick Meeting – Registration now open

Posted by on June 20th, 2012

Registration for the Seventh International Chick meeting, ‘Chick 7: Avian Model Systems’, to be held in Nagoya, Japan in November 2012, is now open. Please visit the chick meeting homepage , to register. A small fee (15,000yen/10,000yen for students) will be charged which will include the mixers, lunches and the closing party. We are also[…]

Avian Model Systems 7: Nagoya Chick Meeting

Posted by on February 21st, 2012

    After the devastating earthquake last year forced us to cancel the chick meeting, we are happy to announce that the next chick meeting will be held in Nagoya, Japan. The meeting will be held from 14th to 18th November 2012. Please check the website for further details. (+6 rating, 6 votes)Loading…

EMBO Workshop. Frontiers in Sensory Development, Barcelona, Spain

Posted by on February 2nd, 2011

Barcelona is the setting for the EMBO Workshop, Frontiers in Sensory Development from 3rd-6th May, 2011. The meeting will focus on different aspects of sensory development, function and evolution in both vertebrate and invertebrate systems. We hope this workshop will allow a better understanding of common themes in sensory function and will encourage colleagues working[…]

Conference Announcement: Chick meeting

Posted by on February 1st, 2011

The 4th international chick meeting will be held in Sendai, Northern Japan, from August 29th to September 2nd, 2011. The meeting aims to build on previous meetings consolidating the links between the different disciplines within the bird community, exploring new frontiers in avian research and developing key community resources. The program is still being finalized, but[…]