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You focus on the science, we focus on the logistics

Posted by on May 9th, 2019

The Company of Biologists (Development’s not-for-profit publisher) is currently seeking proposals for Workshops to be held during 2021. The Workshops provide leading experts and early-career researchers from a diverse range of scientific backgrounds with a stimulating environment for the cross-fertilisation of interdisciplinary ideas. The programmes are carefully developed and are intended to champion the novel techniques[…]

A scientific face for the fifty

Posted by on November 28th, 2018

Here at The Company of Biologists we’ve been debating the Bank of England’s decision to put a scientist on their new £50 note (the highest denomination note in England). The scientist must be deceased (only the Queen can grace notes while still alive) and ‘have shaped thought, innovation, leadership or values in the UK’. Each of[…]

From our sister journals – September 2016

Posted by on October 7th, 2016

Here we highlight some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists. Moran Neuhof, Michael Levin and Oded Rechavi explored the relationship between regeneration and inheritance in planaria    Ryo Nozu and colleagues provide evidence for lipid histotrophy in great white shark reproduction from a shark accidentally caught by fishermen in Okinawa.  […]

Workshop “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance”

Posted by on November 2nd, 2015

At the beginning of October 2015, the workshop “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance” organized by Edith Heard, Ruth Lehmann and the Company of Biologists took place in Wiston House, West Sussex, United Kingdom. 20 invited speakers, all leading experts in the field, presented their thoughts about transgenerational epigenetic inheritance and their research towards describing and understanding these[…]

Reviews editor at Development – maternity cover position

Posted by on May 22nd, 2014

Development: Associate Reviews Editor (Stem Cells) (Maternity Cover) Based in Cambridge, UK We are currently seeking applications for the role of Associate Reviews Editor for the stem cell field at Development – as a full time maternity cover position. Joining an experienced, expanding and successful team, this is an exciting opportunity to make a significant[…]

The Company of Biologists Workshop: From Stem Cells to Human Development

Posted by on February 18th, 2014

As you may know, the Company of Biologists runs a fantastic series of small Workshops on diverse topics across the life sciences (more details on our website). I’m excited to announce that the latest in this series, “From Stem Cells to Human Development”, is now open for registration. The Workshop is being organised by our[…]

2 Nobel Prize winners discuss the Company of Biologists

Posted by on October 15th, 2013

You may remember that last August the charity and non-for-profit publisher of Development and the Node, the Company of Biologists, launched its YouTube channel. The latest movie in the company’s channel is an interview with two Nobel Prize winners- John Gurdon and Tim Hunt, respectively the previous and the current Chair of Directors of the Company of Biologists.[…]

Editorial opportunities at the Company of Biologists

Posted by on November 6th, 2012

Here at Development, and at our sister journal Disease Models and Mechanisms, we are currently advertising two editorial positions. Within the Development team, we are seeking to recruit a new Associate Reviews Editor with special responsibility for the stem cell field – reflecting the journal’s increasing visibility in that area. Further details on this exciting[…]