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Cannabis causes birth defects in susceptible mice

Posted by , on 6 October 2021

A chemical found in cannabis, a common recreational drug, has now been shown to cause birth defects in mice. Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA, ...

Understanding Birth Defects in the Genomic Age

Posted by , on 2 December 2019

By Ashish Deshwar and Nicole Edwards Two weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend the Company of Biologists Workshop, “Understanding Birth Defects in the Genomic Age”. This workshop brought ...

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship Report #29 - Rachel Wong

Posted by , on 19 December 2018

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage ...

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship Report #25 - Melissa Gomez

Posted by , on 18 December 2018

Established  by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage ...

The Zika Virus and Systematic Screens of Mouse Mutations

Posted by , on 14 July 2016

  This post was originally published on the DMDD blog.     The Zika virus has raised global awareness of birth defects more than at any time in the last ...

From our sister journals- December 2015

Posted by , on 17 December 2015

Here is some developmental biology-related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.     A mouse model for tuberous sclerosis complex The authors present a mouse model ...

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 ...

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