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A day in the life of an onychophoran lab

Posted by , on 7 August 2019

What are onychophorans and why do we study them? My name is Sandra Treffkorn, and I recently finished my PhD in the department of zoology lead by Georg Mayer at ...

Ph.D. and Post Doc positions in plant development, morphogenesis and evolution

Posted by , on 24 July 2019

The Department of the Director Prof Miltos Tsiantis is looking for early stage researchers to employ at the Ph.D. and Post Doc level in the areas of plant development, morphogenesis ...

The people behind the papers – Masanori Abe and Reiko Kuroda

Posted by , on 19 June 2019

This interview, the 64th in our series, was recently published in Development One of the most obvious examples of left-right asymmetry in animal bodies comes from snails: in most species or strains, ...

PhD position available in annelid Evo-Devo in the Meyer Lab

Posted by , on 5 June 2019

A PhD position is available in the laboratory of Néva P. Meyer at Clark University in Worcester, MA USA (https://wordpress.clarku.edu/nmeyer/) beginning as early as August 2019 as follows: Spiralians are ...

A day in the life of a Termite lab

Posted by , on 31 May 2019

How do genes and their environment interact during development and evolution to generate phenotypic diversity? To answer these questions in the Miura lab, by focusing on diverse animal taxa, we ...

PhD – Bacterial symbiosis in deep-sea annelids

Posted by , on 11 March 2019

Background Mutualistic relationships between bacteria and complex organisms have repeatedly evolved and this has allowed host organisms to exploit new environments and foods. One of the most extreme and fascinating ...

Reflections on the ‘Evo-chromo’ Workshop (November 2018)

Posted by , on 5 March 2019

Alexander Blackwell and James Gahan   At the beginning of November 2018, thirty researchers congregated at Wiston House to attend a workshop titled ‘Evo-chromo: towards an integrative approach of chromatin ...

The people behind the papers – Masanori Kawaguchi, Kota Sugiyama and Yoshiyuki Seki

Posted by , on 8 February 2019

This interview, the 57th in our series, was recently published in Development The molecular regulation of pluripotency has been most intensively studied in early mammalian development, but whether the transcriptional networks ...

Ancient bones in fossils and embryos of living dinosaurs

Posted by , on 20 December 2018

Birds are a dominant group of land Vertebrates (probably the largest in numbers with +10000 species described), highly successful and diverse. Birds originated from members of the Theropoda: the meat-eating ...

A day in the life of a Kabuto-mushi (rhinoceros beetle) lab

Posted by , on 10 December 2018

I am Shinichi Morita, a postdoctoral researcher in Teruyuki Niimi’s lab at the National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan (Fig. 1A, B). Our research interests focus on the evolutionary novelties ...

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