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BSDB Gurdon Studentship Report – Anna Granés

Posted by , on 21 December 2022

The making of colorful neuromesodermal progenitors During the embryonic development, while the gastrulation process is taking place, cells within embryos self-organize by creating groups and layers of cells, where each ...

Molecular study of changing expression of photoreceptor genes throughout development of Anopheles gambiae

Posted by , on 18 December 2022

Hannah Cowling, MBiol at Durham University Introduction Over summer 2022, I had the opportunity to work with Dr Olena Riabinina in Insect Neuro Lab at Durham University. Her team specialises ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report - Delia Capatina

Posted by , on 28 November 2022

Investigating the rules of cell-to-cell interaction during pre-somitic mesoderm elongation I discovered the field of developmental biology through independent reading during the first year of my undergraduate biomedical sciences program. ...

Does Wnt promote the switch from cardiac to skeletal muscle programme? - Summer Placement

Posted by , on 13 August 2022

Posting my lab report from last summer again since I can’t log into my last account. Update: I’ll be starting an Mres looking at the mutual suppression of the cardiac ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report - Rufus Morgan

Posted by , on 5 January 2022

Regionalising the nervous system: the steps to produce spinal cord. The nervous system is one of the first structures that develops during embryogenesis. However, the process by which regional identity ...

Uncovering the Regenerative Capacity of Araneus diadematus

Posted by , on 25 December 2021

Regeneration is the mechanism by which a species can restore damaged or missing cells, tissues, organs, or body parts. Different living organisms have vastly differing regenerative capabilities. Humans, while capable ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report - Maciej Żurowski

Posted by , on 27 November 2021

My glimpse into systems biology I was introduced to the ideas of systems biology during my first year of Natural Sciences at Cambridge University. The interplay between modelling and data ...

Making a Website and a YouTube Channel for the Lab

Posted by , on 19 November 2021

— A BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report “You don’t need to be a professional ‘influencer’ to get your voice heard.” This summer, I finished an unusual project in a neurobiology ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report - Stephanie Leadbitter

Posted by , on 17 November 2021

Mechanical regulation of cell division in developing tissues: Speed Vs Strength During embryogenesis, dynamic mechanical forces act on developing tissues, inducing cellular mechano-responses. These changes in cellular behaviours such as ...

Canine Somatic Cell Reprogramming and Its Facilitation through Inhibition of Endogenous p53

Posted by , on 15 November 2021

Numerous efforts have been made to establish bona fide iPSCs from companion animals such dogs and cats. Generation of iPSCs from companion animals would provide useful unrestricted cell resources with a vast ...

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