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SciArt profiles: Sofia Araújo

Posted by , on 19 February 2021

In our fifth SciArt Profile we meet Sofia Araújo, a Professor in the University of Barcelona.   Where are you originally from, where do you work now, and what do ...

Salah Elias introduces a new virtual forum for early PIs in cell and developmental biology

Posted by , on 29 June 2020

Of the many virtual seminar series that have sprung up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one in particular caught our eye – the New PIs in Cell and Developmental ...

Vilaiwan Fernandes: SCDB Young Investigator Award Winner

Posted by , on 22 January 2019

Last year I was lucky enough to travel to California for the first time for the Santa Cruz Developmental Biology meeting – see the meeting report, written with Jordan Ward, here. ...

The people behind the papers - Jaqueline Kinold & Hermann Aberle

Posted by , on 4 September 2018

Axon guidance relies on the reception and integration of molecular cues from the environment by growth cones, and defective pathfinding results in misplaced projection patterns in the mature nervous system. ...

The people behind the papers - Ximena Anleu Gil & Dominique Bergmann

Posted by , on 18 July 2018

Asymmetric division is a widespread mechanism for generating cellular diversity during developmental patterning. The stomata of flowering plants are epidermal valves that regulate gas exchange, and provide an accessible system to investigate the mechanisms ...

The people behind the papers - Martina Nagel & Rudolf Winklbauer

Posted by , on 6 July 2018

Contact inhibition of locomotion is a widespread phenomenon in migrating cells. However, cells often migrate collectively as a sheet, raising the question of how contact inhibition is overcome in these ...

Blastoid: the backstory of the formation of blastocyst-like structure solely from stem cells.

Posted by , on 27 June 2018

In our recently published paper1, we showed that mouse stem cells self-organize into blastocyst-like structures, that we termed blastoids. Because blastoids can be generated in large numbers, can be finely ...

An interview with Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard

Posted by , on 3 November 2017

This interview by Katherine Brown originally appeared in Development, Vol 144 Issue 21 Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard is Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany. In ...

An interview with Jayaraj Rajagopal

Posted by , on 5 October 2017

This interview by Aidan Maartens appeared in Development, Vol 144 Issue 19   Jayaraj (Jay) Rajagopal is a Principal Investigator at the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and ...

The people behind the papers - Dan Dickinson

Posted by , on 29 September 2017

Cell polarisation is crucial for normal development and controlled by complex molecular interactions in the cytoplasm and at the membrane. Today we feature a paper recently published in Developmental Cell that describes  a single-cell biochemistry technique ...

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