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Evolution of the First Nervous Systems II

Posted by , on 29 November 2013

What is the earliest Phylum of metazoans to possess what we would recognize as a nervous system? Did earlier organisms have all the components of a nervous system in the ...

Evo Devo Art

Posted by , on 21 October 2013

I make art that brings together music, animation, and performance to explore evolutionary and developmental biology themes. I aim to illuminate the magic of the biological world for a broad ...

The Cell’s View of Animal Body Plan Evolution: a symposium at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology January 3-7, 2014 Austin, TX

Posted by , on 14 August 2013

Symposium: The cell’s view of animal body plan evolution Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting January 3-7, 2014  Austin, TX http://www.sicb.org/meetings/2014/symposia/cellevo.php Abstract submission deadline: August 26 2013 http://www.sicb.org/meetings/2014/abstracts/ ...

If I could turn back time: an embryological look at the fin-to-limb transition

Posted by , on 16 April 2013

When sculpting evolutionary histories—when telling the stories of change over time—the developmental biologist is often drawn to similarity. She wants to figure out what that last common ancestor was like; ...

Post-doc position in Tunicates Developmental Biology

Posted by , on 25 October 2012

Post-doc position in Developmental Biology Development and evolution of median fin in chordates      A post-doc position is available in the group of Sébastien DARRAS. The group has been recently ...

Turtles in a nutshell

Posted by , on 7 September 2011

Turtles are peculiar vertebrates. They have a compact skull with no temporal openings, a beak instead of teeth, a contractible neck, and a shell covering its trunk. The famous turtle ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 13)

Posted by , on 7 June 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: Mutant Xist merely muffles X chromosome In XX female mammals, inactivation of one X chromosome during development equalises the levels ...

Double bill: Bringin' Stickleback / Bad Project

Posted by , on 24 January 2011

Is this Monday not quite giving you the results you were hoping for? Cheer up with a few science music videos. This one, “Bad Project”, is being emailed around rapidly ...

Evolution of development and an uncommon model organism

Posted by , on 8 December 2010

We can all articulate the importance of using model organisms to understand biology, but many of us fall short in our understanding of some of the more uncommon model organisms.  ...

Research in the land of rising sun...

Posted by , on 14 September 2010

I am a graduate student from Indian Institute for Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India. I wish to share some of my work and life experiences in Japan from ...

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