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Making Multiciliated Cells: The Guardians of Our Airways

Posted by , on 1 April 2019

With air pollution on the rise, our respiratory system is continually abused by a barrage of harmful substances that we breathe in with each inhalation. Fortunately, we are equipped with ...

Obituary: Jarema Malicki (1965-2019)

Posted by , on 6 March 2019

This obituary by Colin Johnson recently appeared in Development. Jarema Malicki, a pioneer in developmental studies of the vertebrate retina, died on 4th January 2019, shortly after being diagnosed with ...

Two fully funded PhD Positions in cell, developmental and systems biology at the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany

Posted by , on 14 July 2017

Two fully funded PhD Positions in cell, developmental and systems biology  at the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany The Walentek lab studies the molecular mechanisms of mucociliary development, regeneration and disease. Mucociliary ...

The people behind the papers: Philippe Foerster & Nathalie Spassky

Posted by , on 8 February 2017

Radial glial cells are multipotent progenitors in the developing vertebrate brain. At their apical interface with the ventricular cavity around which the brain forms, they bear a primary cilium, a signalling ...

In Development This Week (Vol. 138, Issue 22)

Posted by , on 25 October 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: The skin-healing touch of Lhx2 Skin repair after injury involves the recruitment of undifferentiated progenitor cells from nearby hair follicles ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 16)

Posted by , on 26 July 2011

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Pushing the nuclear envelope Not all nuclei are regular spheres as is often shown in textbooks. For example, in ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 6)

Posted by , on 22 February 2011

Here are the research highlights from the current issue of Development: Arteriovenous-specific regulation of angiogenesis Endothelial cells (ECs) assume arterial- or venous-specific molecular characteristics at early stages of development. These ...

In Development this week (Vol. 137, Issue 24)

Posted by , on 23 November 2010

Pak1-ing a punch in lumen formation The generation and maintenance of correct lumen size and shape is essential for the function of tubular organs. Now, Monn Monn Myat and co-workers ...

In Development this week (Volume 137, Issue 18)

Posted by , on 24 August 2010

Non-muscle myosin II translates cilia polarity In the brain, cilia on the multiciliated ependymal cells that line the brain ventricles circulate cerebrospinal fluid over the brain surface. To generate this ...

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