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An interview with Cagney Coomer

Posted by , on 29 March 2021

This interview by Aidan Maartens was recently published in Development. Dr Cagney Coomer received her PhD with Ann Morris at the University of Kentucky, where she studied zebrafish retinal development ...

An interview with Dawei Sun

Posted by , on 24 November 2020

  Dawei Sun has just finished his PhD in Dr Emma Rawlins’ lab at The Gurdon Institute here in Cambridge, UK. He has remained in the city with his wife ...

An interview with Trudi Schüpbach

Posted by , on 7 September 2020

Last October I had the great pleasure of interviewing Trudi Schüpbach for Development in Buenos Aires. We were at the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology meeting (check out the ...

The people behind the papers – Xin Zhu, Yiquan Wang and Guang Li

Posted by , on 26 August 2020

This interview, the 77th in our series, was published in Development earlier this year.  During development, the establishment of directional left-right (L-R) asymmetry is crucial for the correct positioning of ...

A day in the life of a returning Spider Lab

Posted by , on 14 July 2020

Alistair McGregor’s group at Oxford Brookes University uses Drosophila and the common house spider Parasteatoda tepidariorum to understand how different shapes and sizes of animals evolve. Back in 2016, two ...

Salah Elias introduces a new virtual forum for early PIs in cell and developmental biology

Posted by , on 29 June 2020

Of the many virtual seminar series that have sprung up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one in particular caught our eye – the New PIs in Cell and Developmental ...

The people behind the papers – Charles Sheehan, John McMahon and Debby Silver

Posted by , on 27 May 2020

This interview, the 76th in our series, was published in Development earlier this year.  Interneurons are crucial to cortical function and their dysregulation has been implicated in various neurological pathologies, ...

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 Q&As

Posted by , on 18 March 2020

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 had a fantastic planned line up of plenary speakers. Over the past three days we managed to sit down for a virtual chat with five of them – ...

The people behind the papers – Madeleine Linneberg-Agerholm, Yan Fung Wong and Josh Brickman

Posted by , on 20 February 2020

This interview, the 75th in our series, was recently published in Development.  Our understanding of lineage decisions in early human development has been greatly aided by embryonic stem cell lines, which ...

The people behind the papers – Roman Szabo and Thomas Bugge

Posted by , on 29 January 2020

This interview, the 74th in our series, was recently published in Development.  Dysregulated activity of cell surface proteolytic enzymes has a wide range of developmental and pathological consequences, but the underlying ...

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