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Development presents… March webinar

Posted by , on 1 March 2021


The next webinar in our Development presents… series will be chaired by Development editor, Thomas Lecuit (Institut de Biologie du Développment de Marseille). Thomas has brought together three talks on the topic of mechanics and morphogenesis.


Wednesday 10 March 2021 – 09:00 GMT


Hongzhe Peng (from Bo Dong’s lab at Ocean University of China)

‘Ciona embryonic tail bending is driven by asymmetrical notochord contractility and coordinated by epithelial proliferation


Camille Curantz (from Marie Manceau’s lab at Collège de France)

‘Cell shape anisotropy and motility constrain self-organised feather pattern fidelity in birds


Chen Luxenburg (Tel Aviv University)

‘Thymosin β4 is essential for adherens junction stability and epidermal planar cell polarity



To register for the event, go to


The webinar will be held in Remo, our browser-based conferencing platform – after the talks you’ll have the chance to meet the speakers and other participants at virtual conference tables. If you can’t make it on the day, talks will be available to watch for a couple of weeks after the event; details will be posted on the Node or you can sign up to our mailing list for email alerts.


For more information about what to expect in Remo, go to

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