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Developmental Biology in the Ocean - a crash course in comparative invertebrate embryology

Posted by , on 8 July 2022

In June 2022, I had the pleasure of teaching a short course on comparative embryology with Chris Lowe and Laurent Formery at Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station. Our mission:  to ...

Summer School in TRANSCRIPTOMICS in Development and Cancer - Join us in Sweden 27-30 June 2022

Posted by , on 9 April 2022

Join us in a Swedish enchanting scenario at the end of June (27-30) when it’s always light in Sweden! If you are a Student (bachelor/Master’s/PhD), a Postdoc, or a young ...

Tricks for concise scientific writing #wordcountchop

Posted by , on 18 March 2022

Often in scientific writing, we are up against strict limits, whether it be the number of words for a conference abstract, the number of pages for a grant proposal or ...

Promoting yourself as an ECR - recording now available

Posted by , on 15 March 2022

Catch up with the recording from our networking event on 'Promoting yourself as an ECR'

Fly-CURE: a nation-wide CURE initiative

Posted by , on 11 March 2022

Why CUREs? The 2011 Vision and Change document called for undergraduate STEM majors to have an authentic research experience during their undergraduate careers(Holm, Carter, & Woodin, 2011). There is evidence ...

Animal Anomalies - aiming to popularise developmental biology

Posted by , on 9 March 2022

In a recent ‘Call to Arms’ essay (2019 Dev. Cell; 50:132) John Wallingford, plenary speaker for the BSDB/BSCB Joint Spring Meeting 2022, urged us to “tell [our] stories” at this ...

The Single-Cell Ninjas Platform: Sharing is caring!

Posted by , on 7 March 2022

The Single-Cell Ninjas platform aims to share knowledge about single-cell technology with the scientific community.

Developing news

Posted by , on 18 January 2022

Welcome to our light-hearted look at the goings-on in the world of developmental biology in the last two weeks (or so).

Science visualization trends of 2021

Posted by , on 10 January 2022

What are the top 10 science visualization trends of 2021? I summarize ten notable changes I've seen in science figures in the past year.

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report - Rufus Morgan

Posted by , on 5 January 2022

Regionalising the nervous system: the steps to produce spinal cord. The nervous system is one of the first structures that develops during embryogenesis. However, the process by which regional identity ...

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