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Yukiko Yamashita, a developmental biologist at U-M, named one of this year's MacArthur fellows

Posted by , on 13 October 2011

What would you do if you were given $500,000 to fund your research for five years, with no strings attached –– no proposals to write, no progress reports to submit? ...

Aging stem cells

Posted by , on 12 October 2011

There are so many factors for a stem cell to consider when deciding cell fates.  A recent paper from Development discusses how the age of a stem cell can affect ...

First course on insect neuroscience and Drosophila neurogenetics in Uganda

Posted by , on 7 October 2011

This is the first post of others to come on the first course on insect neuroscience and Drosophila neurogenetics in Uganda, that is being partially funded by The Company of ...

A Discussion between Eric Wieschaus and Marcos González-Gaitán

Posted by , on 22 September 2011

Eric Wieschaus is a Professor at Princeton University, USA. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995, together with Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and the late Edward B. ...

Final Day at The EMBO Meeting - Behaviour and lots of Movies!

Posted by , on 14 September 2011

The famous Richard Axel kicked off the last day in Vienna by presenting new data on how olfactory information is projected from the olfactory bulb to the cortex. After his ...

Live imaging of stem cell maintenance, loss, and renewal in the Drosophila testis

Posted by , on 28 July 2011

Stem cells have often been imaged live in culture, but very few stem cell systems are conducive to live imaging within their native tissues.  An essential property of adult stem ...

Cinematic Highlights at the BSDB Meeting 2011

Posted by , on 5 July 2011

As promised, in this final part of my meeting report on the BSCB-BSDB Spring Conference 2011 I will highlight a couple of talks which came with visual effects – studies ...

Visualizing stem cells at home

Posted by , on 13 June 2011

The Drosophila ovary is stunningly beautiful, and a playground of wonderful biological questions.  Within the germarium alone, developmental biologists can look at asymmetric division, stem cells and their niches, cell ...

Postdoc position - Melbourne Australia

Posted by , on 1 June 2011

Position Available: POST DOCTORAL RESEARCHER With A/Prof Helena Richardson Cell Cycle and Development Lab Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Melbourne, Victoria Australia Project: Apico-basal polarity regulators, Signalling pathways and Tumourigenesis Available ...

Awards presented at this year’s BSCB-BSDB Spring meeting in Canterbury

Posted by , on 31 May 2011

Each year, three medals to honour extraordinary research achievements in cell and developmental biology are awarded at the joint conference of the British Societies for Cell Biology (BSCB) and Developmental ...

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