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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 ...

SciArt profile: Jessica Richardson

Posted by , on 21 December 2021

In our final SciArt profile of 2021 we meet Jessica Richardson, a final year PhD student in Kate Poole's group at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

The making of.. human blastoids

Posted by , on 9 December 2021

In our recently published paper1, we show that human stem cells self-organize into blastocyst-like structures, which we term blastoids based on 4 criteria. Because blastoids can be generated in large ...

#PostDocAppreciationWeek 2021

Posted by , on 24 September 2021

Thanks to everyone who responded to our call for shout out to, and stories about, the fabulous postdocs in your life.  It was wondering to hear from students thanking their ...

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 ...

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