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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 ...

An interview with Jenny Nichols

Posted by , on 17 August 2017

This interview by Aidan Maartens originally appeared in Development, Volume 143, Issue 16. Jennifer Nichols is a Principal Investigator at the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience ...

An interview with Jim Smith

Posted by , on 3 August 2017

To interview Jim Smith I took a train to London and visited the Francis Crick Institute for the first time. The building had opened in 2016 and, by the time ...

An interview with Bill Harris

Posted by , on 6 July 2017

This interview by Aidan Maartens originally appeared in Development, Volume 143, Issue 13.    William ‘Bill’ Harris is Head of the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University ...

An interview with Hiroshi Hamada

Posted by , on 5 June 2017

This interview by Katherine Brown first appeared in Development, Volume 144, Issue 11. Hiroshi Hamada is the Director of the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) in Kobe, Japan. His lab ...

An interview with Eric Wieschaus

Posted by , on 18 May 2017

I had started to become a little worried when I didn’t see Eric on the opening day of the conference, but it turned out that his plane to Germany had been delayed ...

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