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When one Workshop closes, a Webinar opens...

Posted by , on 15 October 2021

Workshop vs. Webinar In April 2020, I should have attended The Company of Biologists Workshop “The Cytoskeletal Road to Neuronal Function”. If only there was not the beginning of the ...

The evolution of nerves: understanding the roots of neurodegeneration

Posted by , on 27 October 2020

Application Deadline: 22 January 2021 Supervisors: Andreas Prokop, Matthew Ronshaugen, Karl Kadler Project details How to apply To develop remedial strategies for neurodegeneration in age and disease, we need to ...

Adult Neurogenesis 2018: Highlights -By Zubair Ahmed Nizamudeen

Posted by , on 29 June 2018

4WH Neurogenesis: What Where Why When and How? Neurogenesis is understood as the process by which neural stem cells (NSCs) produce new neurons. In the adult mammalian brain, this process ...

Manchester PhD position on neuronal development, ageing & degeneration

Posted by , on 17 October 2017

The University of Manchester, 2018/19 BBSRC DTP PhD Project Understanding tubulin regulation during neuronal development, ageing and degeneration Axons are slender, up-to-a-meter long, cable-like extensions of neurons which form the ...

Want to attend Adult Neurogenesis 2015? Go as the official meeting reporter...

Posted by , on 12 January 2015

Adult Neurogenesis: Evolution, Regulation and Function May 6-8, 2015 – Dresden, Germany Website: http://www.abcam.com/AdultNeurogenesis2015 2015 is the 50th anniversary of Joseph Altman’s landmark discovery of adult neurogenesis. To celebrate, the ...

Seeing a future for retinal regeneration

Posted by , on 14 June 2013

Regeneration is a superpower not just reserved for superheroes—salamanders and newts are able to regenerate lost limbs and tails, and fish can regenerate new retinal neurons after injury to the ...

Hope for Huntington's

Posted by , on 14 January 2013

Every time a biologist drives pluripotent cells to differentiate into a specialized cell type, patients of all sorts of diseases, disorders, and injuries allow their hope to grow.  A research ...

Remember this: Sox1 marks neural stem cells in the hippocampus

Posted by , on 13 November 2012

Most folks think that our brains don’t produce any more neurons after we’re born, but thankfully they do!  A small subset of stem cells within the hippocampus gives rise to ...

A stem cell needs REST

Posted by , on 14 August 2012

Decisions, decisions.  Stem cells face the task to self-renew or differentiate, a decision made out of the combination and coordination of numerous regulators.  With the activation or suppression of transcriptional ...

Wrap your brain around precursor cells

Posted by , on 10 February 2012

A fully differentiated cell took a fascinating journey to become its present self.  For every cell, a precursor cell existed that gave rise to it.  And for every precursor cell, ...

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