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The people behind the papers - Takanori Wakatake & Ken Shirasu

Posted by , on 23 July 2018

Parasitic plants are fascinating and agriculturally relevant organisms that rely for their success on the haustorium, a specialised root structure that invades host root vasculature to derive nutrients and water. A ...

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 ...

Obituary: Tokindo S. Okada (1927-2017)

Posted by , on 24 May 2017

This obituary by Hisato Kondoh and Harukazu Nakamura first appeared in Development, May 15th 2017.      Tokindo S. Okada (here referred to as TSO) was one of the leaders who steered developmental ...

A Place where ECM biology and lymphangiogenesis flow together

Posted by , on 9 January 2017

This is the latest dispatch from a recipient of a Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowship. Learn more about the scheme, including how to apply, here, and read more stories from ...

A day in the life of a cricket lab

Posted by , on 14 July 2016

I am Yoshimasa Hamada, a Research Fellow in Okayama University Graduate School in Japan, working with Prof. Kenji Tomioka, Prof. Hideyo Ohuchi, Prof. Sumihare Noji and Dr. Tetsuya Bando. Our ...

47th Meeting of the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists, Nagoya

Posted by , on 19 June 2014

The heat started to increase in Japan, as the rainy season approached and with it the high levels of temperature and humidity. But this was not an obstacle for scientists from ...

Young British Researchers Visit Japan

Posted by , on 26 April 2013

On the 25th and 26th of February 2013 we were invited to attend a joint UK-Japan workshop on Neural Epigenetics at the British Embassy in Tokyo, which aimed to stimulate ...

Report on “The Making of a Vertebrate – RIKEN CDB Symposium 2013”

Posted by , on 22 March 2013

When your model organism of choice is medaka, and you spend your mornings trying to rid your embryos of their tough chorion, you comfort yourself thinking that one day all ...

Behind the Paper: Support beyond Countries

Posted by , on 23 September 2012

When Dr. Eva Amsen, Community Manager for the Node and Online Editor for Development, recommended me to write this post in connection with our recent publication about mechanisms of pectoral ...

Post-doctoral scientists - stem cell niche biology (skin), RIKEN CDB, Japan

Posted by , on 31 July 2012

We are seeking to appoint post-doctoral researchers to study microenvironmental regulation of stem cells in mammalian skin. The aim of our group is to gain a better understanding of the ...

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