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"Unconventional" posts from #DevMeeting23: Plants

Posted by , on 20 September 2023

From Procko, Radin et al., 2022. “Dynamic calcium signals mediate the feeding response of the carnivorous sundew plant.” PNAS. More plant representatives For this postcard, I’ve selected Ivan’s talk about ...

"Unconventional" posts from #DevMeeting23: Early branching metazoa

Posted by , on 20 September 2023

On Monday we learned a bit about early branching animals, especially the cnidarians. One poster mentioned ongoing work in ctenophores. Note: I should point out that Nematostella wasn’t the only ...

"Unconventional" posts from #DevMeeting23: Origins of multicellularity

Posted by , on 18 September 2023

Introducing “unconventional posts,” a miniseries celebrating the “unconventional” experimental systems presented at #DevMeeting23. Each day I’ll upload handmade postcards spotlighting the breadth of unconventional systems shared in talks or posters ...

10th Advances in Stem Cell Biology Course (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France) - Course report

Posted by , on 21 August 2023

Every year, the Pasteur Institute of Paris organizes a course on Advances in Stem Cell Biology (ASCB). Directed by Professors Laure Bally-Cuif and Shahragim Tajbakhsh, this course brings together over ...

Communicating basic science — is it unique?

Posted by , on 15 August 2023

Five takeaways from ‘SciPEP 2023: New Insights for Communicating Basic Science’.

It’s all about communication

Posted by , on 28 July 2023

Reflections from the 82nd Society for Developmental Biology Annual Meeting in Chicago, July 2023.

“Science and Social Media. Are they really compatible?”

Posted by , on 11 July 2023

Reflections on a social media workshop that was part of the Society for Experimental Biology Centenary Conference 2023.

Interview with the #YEN2023 panelists on equity, diversity and inclusion in science

Posted by , on 12 June 2023

We caught up with Alison Forbes (Head of EDI, the Francis Crick Institute), and Rafael Galupa (Scientist & social entrepreneur) after the 2023 Young Embryologist Network Conference.