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Is it in yet? How the direct transdifferentiation of glia-to-neurons ensures nimble male mating

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

By Rachel Bonnington, Carla Lloret Fernández and Laura Molina García Classically, developmental programmes were believed to be a one-way linear process in which cells progressively acquire their differentiated identities, each ...

Development presents… January webinar videos

Posted by , on 15 January 2021

Yesterday we held the fourth webinar in our series, this time chaired by Development Editor Swathi Arur. Here you’ll find recordings of the  talks and their live Q&A sessions moderated ...

The long road to understanding homeobox genes in the nervous system

Posted by , on 1 October 2020

Following the initial discovery of the homeobox in the 1980s in invertebrates and then vertebrates, it became quickly clear that homeobox genes come in two flavors – that of the ...

The people behind the papers – Daniel Osório, Elaine Chan, Joana Saramago and Ana Carvalho

Posted by , on 13 January 2020

This interview, the 73rd in our series, was recently published in Development.  Animal cytokinesis is driven by an actomyosin ring that assembles at the cell equator and constricts to physically separate the ...

The people behind the papers – Sungwook Choi

Posted by , on 13 March 2019

This interview, the 59th in our series, was recently published in Development The control of timing in development is crucial, both within and between tissues. Heterochrony involves shifts in the rate of ...

The people behind the papers – Daniela Chavez and Gillian Stanfield

Posted by , on 18 January 2019

This interview, the 55th in our series, was published in Development last year Sperm development and differentiation are regulated by somatic cells and the extracellular signals they produce – often regulators of ...

C. elegans Development, Cell Biology and Gene Expression and 2018 European Worm Meeting report

Posted by , on 9 July 2018

I recently attended the biennial Development, Cell Biology and Gene Expression C. elegans Meeting, this time in combination with the 2018 European Worm Meeting, in Barcelona. C. elegans meetings are ...

Stressed out: Mechanisms of how C. elegans copes with unfavorable environments

Posted by , on 19 April 2018

Sarah E. Hall Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244   For over a century, the nature versus nurture debate has questioned the relative contributions of genetic sequences and ...

A journey towards uncovering the mechanics of embryonic polarization

Posted by , on 17 February 2018

The key results of our recent paper in Nature Cell Biology   Cell polarization defines the spatial biological specificities in a cell. During the first cell cycle of a C. elegans ...

The Tails of Fate

Posted by , on 18 January 2018

The epic journey of embryogenesis begins with a set of maternal instructions. These instructions are in the form of transcribed mRNA, some even translated into proteins and ready for action. ...

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