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Behind the paper story: TWISTED, the birth of a new gene

Posted by , on 25 April 2023

Nayelli Marsch-Martínez tells the story behind the paper on finding a gene that appears to have been generated de novo, in a specific branch of the plant kingdom.

Lab meeting with the Shariati lab

Posted by , on 13 April 2023

Our next 'Lab meeting' is with the Shariati lab at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Lab meeting with the Rawlins lab

Posted by , on 30 March 2023

In our first 'Lab meeting', we hear from the Rawlins lab at the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge.

Introducing 'Lab meetings'

Posted by , on 30 March 2023

We are delighted to announce a new series on the Node called ‘Lab meetings’! In these posts, we will be highlighting developmental and stem cell biology labs across the globe. ...

If you give a scientist a cuttlefish . . .

Posted by , on 20 March 2023

She might not see it the next day. At first glance, the slag in the saltwater aquarium is just a rock covered with purple jasmine polyps and green star polyps. ...

Stories from Christopher Wright

Posted by , on 1 February 2023

At the Joint Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) – Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology Meeting in 2022, I spoke to Christopher Wright, the winner of the 2022 SDB Victor ...

An interview with Victoria Deneke

Posted by , on 17 January 2023

We chat with Victoria Deneke, winner of the 2022 SDB Trainee Science Communication Award, about her outreach and communication work and her research career.

BSDB Gurdon Studentship Report - Paula Richter

Posted by , on 10 January 2023

NRAP H100Q Mutation in Zebrafish During the first year of my course in biological sciences, I became interested in developmental biology. I am mesmerized by the exploration of the beginnings ...

BSDB Gurdon Studentship Report – Sonia Paoli

Posted by , on 6 January 2023

Exploring how germ cells are metabolically supported in Drosophila testes During the summer I had the privilege to work in Dr. Amoyel’s lab at UCL, to study the mechanisms providing ...

BSDB Gurdon Studentship Report - Xueqing Li

Posted by , on 6 January 2023

The role of canonical Wnt signalling in embryogenesis of the invertebrate chordate Ciona intestinalis. Ascidians, as the closest invertebrate sister group of vertebrates, are important to study the development and ...

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