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Conveying principles of embryonic development by metaphors from daily life

Posted by , on 5 December 2013

This article was first published in Development, and was written by Ben-Zion Shilo, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. How can the revolution in our understanding of embryonic development and stem ...

UPMC/Curie Developmental Biology Course 2013

Posted by , on 29 November 2013

The 4th Annual UPMC / Curie International Course on Developmental Biology titled “From Stem Cells to Morphogenesis” took place in Paris during a 5-week period in September-October 2013. Participants included ...

ELLS Webinar: Neuronal cell death goes live – microglia as the guardians of the developing brain

Posted by , on 20 November 2013

Ever wondered how cells communicate with each other during brain development? What happens to cells which the body doesn’t need any longer? And how do scientists study the events that ...

'Education, Education, Education'

Posted by , on 15 October 2013

‘‘Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing.’’ Benjamin Franklin.   I am in Paris. I love Paris. It reeks of the arrogance and certainty still of the ...

Cellular Reincarnation

Posted by , on 1 October 2013

Stuck! Here I was trapped in this valley with no way out. And it was crowded here, with all of my fibers I sensed numerous peers condemned to a similar ...

silicoCROSS: a help in genetic crosses

Posted by , on 12 August 2013

I’m quite a lazy person, and as such I like to find solutions to boring and repetitive tasks. One of those is the drawing of punnett squares in Drosophila genetics. ...

Beautiful stem cells on

Posted by , on 31 July 2013

Hi everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the sun. We’ve just sent out our July newsletter over at EuroStemCell and we’ve got quite a bit of news that I thought my ...

“Working with Zebrafish Genome Resources” Workshop during the 8th European Zebrafish Meeting

Posted by , on 18 July 2013

This was my first time in lovely Barcelona. I travelled from London the day before the zebrafish meeting kicked-off (in order to be well rested and alert for all the ...

Discovery at the MBL

Posted by , on 12 July 2013

It’s been four full weeks since I arrived at the MBL Embryology course. Over that time, I came to appreciate the heritage left by previous generations of scientists at the ...

New fellowships for International students to attend Top Developmental Biology course in Chile

Posted by , on 5 July 2013

Olivier Pourquie, Nipan Patel, Claudio Stern, John Wallingford, Mary Mullins, Alejandro Sanchez-Alvarado, Andrea Streit, among other will teach, hands-on, the paradigms, problems and technologies of modern Developmental Biology. The course ...

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