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Development presents… November webinar videos

Posted by on November 12th, 2020

Yesterday we held the second webinar in our new series, this time coinciding with the publication of our Special Issue on The Origins and Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders and featuring three fantastic talks on the theme. Here you’ll find the three talks and their live Q&A sessions, moderated by John Wallingford, one of the guest[…]

Development presents… November webinar

Posted by on November 11th, 2020

Talks now available here!     The second webinar in the Development presents… series coincides with the November release of our Special Issue: The Origins and Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders. The Special Issue showcases the role of developmental biologists in addressing developmental disorders – the leading biological cause of death for children of all ages[…]

Catch Me if You Can: An elusive underpinning for Arx(GCG)10+7-mediated apoptosis in X-linked infantile spasms syndrome

Posted by on June 3rd, 2020

This post highlights the approach and finding of a new research article published by Disease Models and Mechanisms (DMM). This feature is written by Olivia Howell as apart of a seminar at The University of Alabama (taught by DMM Editorial Board member, Prof. Guy Caldwell) on current topics related to use of animal and cellular[…]

Stripe by stripe, zebrafish model provides transparent look into Fibrolamellar Carcinoma mechanism

Posted by on June 3rd, 2020

This post highlights the approach and finding of a new research article published by Disease Models and Mechanisms (DMM). This feature is written by Joseph I. Kaluzny as apart of a seminar at The University of Alabama (taught by DMM Editorial Board member, Prof. Guy Caldwell) on current topics related to use of animal and[…]

Zipping up the neural tube

Posted by on April 21st, 2020

Matteo A. Molè & Andrew J. Copp Molè et al., Integrin-Mediated Focal Anchorage Drives Epithelial Zippering during Mouse Neural Tube Closure. Dev. Cell. 52, 321-334.e6 (2020). Zippering is a striking phenomenon whereby two opposing epithelial tissues become progressively united in one direction over a period of time. Similar, to the travel of a zip fastener,[…]

16 PhD Positions in Münster (Germany): Imaging Cellular Processes and Disease

Posted by on March 31st, 2020

  The joint CiM-IMPRS graduate program of the International Max Planck Research School – Molecular Biomedicine and Münster’s Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre offers positions to pursue PhD projects in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics or computer science. We are looking for young scientists with a vivid interest in interdisciplinary projects to image[…]

Development Special Issue: The Origins and Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders

Posted by on October 3rd, 2019

Development invites you to submit your latest research for our upcoming special issue: The Origins and Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders. This issue will be coordinated by two guest editors: Sally Dunwoodie and John Wallingford. Developmental disorders are among the most lethal diseases of childhood, and this recent decade has witnessed significant advances in our understanding of their genetic and environmental[…]

Funded places for early-career researchers at a Company of Biologists Workshop in July

Posted by on February 7th, 2019

This summer, the Company of Biologists, the not-for-profit publisher of Development, is running a Workshop on ‘New frontiers in the brain: unexpected roles of the choroid plexus-cerebrospinal fluid system in health and disease‘, organised by Fiona Doetsch and Maria K. Lehtinen. It will cover various bases, many of which intersect with developmental biology: 1. Choroid[…]

The developing brain in health and disease: Scientific Meeting

Posted by on October 8th, 2018

The Academy of Medical Sciences is convening a scientific meeting on the 19 and 20 March 2019, in Oxford. Abstract submission deadline: 5 November 2018. This meeting will explore key areas of neurodevelopmental research in a unique forum that emphasises discussion and collaboration between disciplines, career stages and sectors. One of the key aims will be[…]

Uncovering the early origins of Huntington’s disease

Posted by on January 29th, 2018

With new findings, scientists may be poised to break a long impasse in research on Huntington’s disease, a fatal hereditary disorder for which there is currently no treatment.     One in 10,000 Americans suffer from the disease, and most begin to show symptoms in middle age as they develop jerky movements—and as these patients[…]