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Zipping up the neural tube

Posted by , on 21 April 2020

Matteo A. Molè & Andrew J. Copp Molè et al., Integrin-Mediated Focal Anchorage Drives Epithelial Zippering during Mouse Neural Tube Closure. Dev. Cell. 52, 321-334.e6 (2020). Zippering is a striking ...

Growing a body, one tiny tug at a time

Posted by , on 24 February 2020

From Knowable Magazine’s Special Report: Building Bodies. For an introduction to the series see Eva Emerson and Rosie Mestel’s Node post. For decades, genetics and biochemistry have formed the bedrock ...

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report - Jake Cornwall Scoones

Posted by , on 29 January 2020

Established by the British Society for Developmental Biology in 2014, The Gurdon/The Company of Biologists Summer Studentship scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage ...

Beyond morphogen signaling

Posted by , on 25 June 2019

By Dörthe Jülich & Scott Holley   Organizers pattern surrounding tissues via secreted morphogens that specify different cell states as a function of concentration. Wolpert’s French Flag model is commonly ...

The people behind the papers - Joe Shawky & Lance Davidson

Posted by , on 24 October 2018

The construction of complex three-dimensional tissue structures during embryogenesis requires precise control of cell and tissue mechanics. The Xenopus embryo provides a powerful tool for interrogating this relationship, as demonstrated ...

On Growth and Form at 100: Perspectives from the field

Posted by , on 28 November 2017

What explains the lasting legacy of D’Arcy Thompson’s ‘On Growth and Form’? A century on from the publication of the first issue, we reached out to authors from Development’s special ...

On Growth and Form at 100: An interview with Matthew Jarron

Posted by , on 28 November 2017

In late September I boarded a tiny propeller plane to Dundee to meet Matthew Jarron, who curates the University of Dundee’s D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum. We had seen Matthew speak ...

On Growth and Form at 100: Morphogenesis one century after On Growth and Form

Posted by , on 28 November 2017

This editorial by Thomas Lecuit and  L. Mahadevan originally appeared in Development’s Special Issue: On Growth and Form – 100 Years On     Morphogenesis, the study of how forms ...

The people behind the papers: Thanh Vuong-Brender & Michel Labouesse

Posted by , on 30 March 2017

This year marks the centenary of D’Arcy Thompson’s On Growth and Form, an attempt to outline the physical and mathematical principles underpinning the generation of biological form. Modern day developmental biologists, ...

Carthew & Mani Labs Postdoc Search

Posted by , on 20 May 2016

The Carthew and Mani Labs are looking to hire a joint postdoc with familiarity in live-imaging and quantitative analysis. Building on the expertise of both labs, the goal of the ...

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