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How to shape a Developmental Biologist?

Posted by , on 11 February 2021

A report from the students of the 2020 MBL Practical Course in Developmental Biology in Quintay, Chile

Postdoctoral positions in Cell, Developmental and Mechanobiology

Posted by , on 20 January 2021

We are looking for two postdoctoral researchers (3 or 5 years) to work in Roberto Mayor laboratory at University College London, UK.   The scope of the positions is quite ...

Actin and microtubules link to form a tube within a single cell

Posted by , on 14 December 2020

In the Genetics of Cell Behaviour in Development laboratory, at the Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics at the University of Barcelona, we work with the terminal cells (TCs) of ...

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 ...

Adjusting to normal

Posted by , on 19 August 2020

The phrase “adjusting to the new normal” is a part of everyone’s life in one way or another, especially given our current global circumstances. Many in my circle are adjusting ...

Retracting sheaths and words

Posted by , on 17 July 2020

My mentor, Bruce Appel, emphasizes the importance of communicating science clearly and precisely. Consequently, I have watched my peers and myself deliver ever-improving talks, posters, and manuscripts during our time ...

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 ...

Back to bench is resetting my mental clock

Posted by , on 13 July 2020

My university has reopened and being reunited with the lab bench after months have reminded me again how much I love what I do for a living. Of course I ...

Lockdown in Shanghai

Posted by , on 13 May 2020

This piece recently featured on The Company of Biologists’ WeChat Channel. For more information about our efforts to engage Chinese researchers, read Annabel Nicholson’s post from last month.     ...

Irin ajo mi si Nigeria | My journey to Nigeria

Posted by , on 17 April 2020

My first impression of Nigeria remained loyal to what I would experience the following two weeks: very warm weather, very colourful attires, very warm and joyful hearts. Also, it is ...

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