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Write your next article with your head in a cloud

Posted by , on 12 June 2010

There are many ways to write a collaborative research article, review, grant or conference proposal. One of the most comfortable frameworks when there are more than two of you actually ...

An interview with Kate Storey and Silvia Marino

Posted by , on 27 May 2010

(Originally published in Development) In February 2010, in the beautiful setting of Wiston House, nestled at the foot of the hilly South Downs in Sussex, UK, The Company of Biologists, ...

The dish on career choices

Posted by , on 26 May 2010

When we did a survey among attendees of the British Society for Development Biology meeting in April, we asked what topics you would like to discuss on the Node. One ...

March of Dimes award for Shinya Yamanaka

Posted by , on 19 May 2010

Earlier this month, Shinya Yamanaka, of the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease in San Francisco, won the March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology for his groundbreaking work on induced ...

Tips for blogging from meetings

Posted by , on 11 May 2010

At the Node we welcome reports from scientific meetings, but only if the meeting organizers and speakers allow it. I’m currently writing the Node’s guidelines for meeting reports, and then ...

Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences

Posted by , on 5 May 2010

Earlier this year, Cold Spring Harbor Asia opened a new conference centre in Suzhou, China. Located near Shanghai, the conference centre gives the research community in Asia an international conference ...

An Interview with Steve Wilson

Posted by , on 20 April 2010

(Interview by Kathryn Senior. Originally published in Development) Stephen Wilson is Professor of Developmental Genetics at University College, London, UK. He was recently awarded the Remedios Caro Almela Prize for ...

BSCB/BSDB Meeting in Warwick

Posted by , on 12 April 2010

From April 12 to 15, the British Societies for Cell Biology and Developmental Biology are holding a joint meeting in Warwick. The program is full of interesting talks: Always two ...

Neural Stem Cells in Development and Disease Workshop

Posted by , on 5 April 2010

In February 2010, The Company of Biologists (which publishes Development and hosts the Node) organized the first of a series of workshops. The theme of the workshop was “Neural Stem ...

An interview with Olivier Pourquié

Posted by , on 3 April 2010

(Interview by James Briscoe. Originally published in Development) Olivier Pourquié is the new director of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) in Strasbourg, France, and as ...

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