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The fair winds of science: LASDB 2019 in Buenos Aires

Posted by on December 18th, 2019

The Latin American Society for Developmental Biology was founded almost two decades ago and has become a vital hub for researchers across the region. Its biennial meetings bring the community together and also attract leading researchers based elsewhere. At the end of October this year the meeting was held in Buenos Aires, the grand old[…]

More than papers…..

Posted by on March 26th, 2019

This is the latest dispatch from a recipient of a Development Travelling Fellowship, funded by our publisher The Company of Biologists. Learn more about the scheme, including how to apply, here, and read more stories from the Fellows here.   Estefanía Sánchez-Vásquez (Peruvian woman doing a PhD in Argentina)   Lately there is much discussion of[…]

Tracing the Origins of Developmental Biology in Latin America

Posted by on May 1st, 2018

In January 2018, twenty-one graduate students and early career researchers from across South and North America participated in the International Course on Developmental Biology, an EMBO Practical Course held at the Marine Biology Station of Quintay-Chile (CIMARQ). This two-week course was led by eight world-renowned researchers, Drs. Roberto Mayor, Nipam Patel, John Ewer, Raymond Keller,[…]