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Improving the visibility of developmental biology: time for induction and specification

Posted by , on 6 February 2019

This Spotlight article by Len Zon originally appeared in Development as part of our ‘Advocating developmental biology‘ campaign. We’d love to hear what you think about Len’s ideas. Developmental biology ...

Editorial: Advocating developmental biology

Posted by , on 27 June 2018

This editorial by Aidan Maartens, Andreas Prokop, Katherine Brown and Olivier Pourquié originally appeared in Development   Developmental biology is a discipline with a long and rich history, a vibrant and diverse present, and ...

Daniyal Jafree winner of the BSDB advocacy writing competition

Posted by , on 17 April 2018

In preparation of the 70th anniversary celebrations at the special Spring Meeting in Warwick (15-18 April 2018), the student and postdoc representatives of the BSDB, Alexandra Ashcroft and Michelle Ware, ...

The new BSDB Newsletter: a focus on communication & advocacy

Posted by , on 26 January 2018

Please, have a look at the newest issue of the BSDB newsletter, which can be downloaded here. It covers two eventful years of our society’s history and is by far ...

The BSDB’s advocacy strategy

Posted by , on 26 December 2017

The BSDB will soon publish its next newsletter. An important topic in that issue will be communication within our community and advocacy of Developmental Biology. See here a preview of ...

A community approach to science communication

Posted by , on 14 December 2017

Science communication (scicomm) has become a buzz term in the current science landscape. I fully support its importance and have been a scicomm “activist” for over 6 years. My initiatives ...

New resources section on the Node

Posted by , on 23 November 2017

Since its launch in 2010, the Node has functioned as a community resource for developmental biologists. When I started my 3 month internship in September (see my introductory post here), ...

An interview with George Daley

Posted by , on 22 September 2017

This interview by Aidan Maartens appeared in Development, Vol 144 Issue 18 George Daley is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and Caroline ...

When Basic Science Intersects with Disease, and Patients

Posted by , on 29 May 2015

Developmental biologist Gabrielle Kardon, Ph.D., never thought that she would be explaining morphogenesis to patient support groups, but that’s where her science led her. And instead of shying away, she ...

Graduate students take on The Hill

Posted by , on 25 March 2015

On March 18, 2015, 24 graduate student scientists from twelve graduate programs across the country descended on Capitol Hill. We represented the National Science Policy Group, a network of graduate ...

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