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Stand With Science

Posted by , on 21 November 2011

A group of graduate students at MIT have written a letter on behalf of American graduate students, urging the United States Congress not to cut science funding. The Congress Joint ...

Dates for your calendar

Posted by , on 7 November 2011

Dates for your calendar This is a selection of upcoming dates of interest, but it’s by no means an exhaustive list. We’ll try to do these once in a while, ...

Site update and dates for your calendar

Posted by , on 15 September 2011

Scheduled Node Maintenance: This weekend (September 16-18) we’re upgrading the system that the Node runs on (WordPress), so you may not be able to access the site at times. Everything ...

Development of electroreceptors: a “sixth sense”

Posted by , on 23 May 2011

Hi there! My name is Melinda, and I’m a postdoctoral researcher at Cambridge University in the UK in the lab of Dr. Clare Baker ( I’ve just wrapped up my ...

Science – The Bigger Picture

Posted by , on 1 May 2011

This is a retelling of the student and post-doc workshop from the second day of the BSDB/BSCB joint spring meeting that took place in Canterbury at the University of Kent. ...

Travel fellowships deadline approaching

Posted by , on 21 April 2011

The next deadline for Development’s travelling fellowships is coming up on April 30, and Development would like to encourage you to apply if you are a graduate student or postdoc ...

A nice lab-experience in Amsterdam

Posted by , on 14 April 2011

Hello, I am Giovanni Povero, a 4th year PhD student in Agrobiosciences at the “Plant Lab” Department of Prof. Perata ( in Pisa, Italy. My PhD research project is mainly ...

Australia Rallies Against Cutbacks To Medical Research Funding

Posted by , on 12 April 2011

Last week, news that the Australian government was planning to slash the budget for medical research by more than half over the next three years leaked out and rocked the ...

Travel funding

Posted by , on 17 March 2011

If you’re attending a conference later this year and need help funding your travel, you can apply for one of the Company of Biologists’ Direct Travel grants. The maximum amount ...

Stem Cells versus Progenitors

Posted by , on 13 February 2011

With so much research focusing on stem cells, I’ve been wondering lately whether researchers are overlooking other important, multipotent cell groups, specifically what are called “progenitor” cells. But then another ...

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