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Off and On: it's more complicated than we thought.

Posted by , on 23 January 2020

We learn fairly early on when becoming biologists that both development and an organism’s response to environmental stressors require turning the right set of genes on in the right cells, ...

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report - Lauren Mulcahy

Posted by , on 18 January 2020

Established by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage ...

Chromatin and epigenetics in development: a Special Issue

Posted by , on 15 October 2019

This editorial was recently published in Development and written by our editors Benoit Bruneau, Haruhiko Koseki, Susan Strome, Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla. Check out the Special Issue’s full table of contents here. The ...

Meeting report: “Chromatin-based regulation of development”, an excellent Workshop by the Company of Biologists

Posted by , on 26 April 2019

How can a genome’s cis-regulatory potential drive robust gene expression throughout embryonic development? Do topologically associating domains (TADs) truly contribute to gene expression by spatially constraining the regulatory actions of cis-sequences? ...

Functional interrogation of the C-terminal domain of RNA polymerase II in fruit flies

Posted by , on 24 April 2019

Feiyue Lu and David Gilmour tell the story behind their recent paper in Molecular Cell RNA polymerase II (Pol II) is the enzyme responsible for transcribing most genes in eukaryotes. The ...

Of Arms and Legs: Shedding light onto developmental gene regulation

Posted by , on 19 November 2018

Written and illustrated by: Bjørt K. Kragesteen, Malte Spielmann, and Guillaume Andrey.   In early development, the forelimb and hindlimb buds of tetrapods are morphologically uniform. However, as limb development ...

Chromatin-based regulation of development: Funded early-career places available

Posted by , on 19 November 2018

In April 2019, The Company of Biologists Workshop ‘Chromatin-based regulation of development‘ will be held in Wiston House, a 16th century Grade I listed building located at the foot of the ...

'Chromatin-based regulation of development' - Early-career researcher places available

Posted by , on 15 October 2018

The Company of Biologists’ Workshops provide leading experts and early career scientists from a diverse range of scientific backgrounds with a stimulating environment for the cross fertilization of interdisciplinary ideas. The ...

Evo-chromo: towards an integrative approach of chromatin dynamics across eukaryotes

Posted by , on 18 July 2018

***Deadline to apply for funded ECR places is July 20!***   In November, the Company of Biologists is hosting the latest in its series of Workshops. ‘Evo-chromo’ aims to integrate ...

Postdoctoral Positions – RNA pathways in development and disease – NIH/NCI

Posted by , on 19 April 2018

We have open postdoctoral positions in our lab. We are looking for researchers interested in understanding the mechanisms through which non-coding RNAs and RNA metabolic pathways regulate gene expression in ...

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