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Development presents... December webinar on plant development

Posted by , on 30 November 2020

Videos of the talks and Q&As can now be found here!     We’re happy to confirm the next in our Development presents… webinar series will be chaired by our ...

Building plant weapons

Posted by , on 27 July 2020

By Fei Zhang and Vivian F. Irish Flowering plants, from giant sequoias to miniscule duckweed, all depend on the action of small populations of cells, called meristems, to grow.  Meristems ...

Bent into shape: The rules of tree form

Posted by , on 17 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. How do trees find their sense of direction as ...

BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report - Luca Argirò

Posted by , on 17 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 ...

It’s the Father! Paternally expressed BABY BOOM1 initiates embryogenesis in rice

Posted by , on 29 January 2019

The story behind our recent Nature paper ‘A male-expressed rice embryogenic trigger redirected for asexual propagation through seeds‘ For sexually reproducing organisms, the diploid life cycle starts with the fusion ...

The people behind the papers – Vinh Ngoc Pham and Enamul Huq

Posted by , on 16 January 2019

This interview, the 53rd in our series, was published in Development last year The ability to sense and respond to light is fundamental to plant development. As seedlings move from the soil ...

The people behind the papers - Ximena Anleu Gil & Dominique Bergmann

Posted by , on 18 July 2018

Asymmetric division is a widespread mechanism for generating cellular diversity during developmental patterning. The stomata of flowering plants are epidermal valves that regulate gas exchange, and provide an accessible system to investigate the mechanisms ...

The people behind the papers - Pauline Anne & Christian Hardtke

Posted by , on 25 May 2018

Short CLE peptides regulate a wide variety of processes during plant development. In the developing root, the receptors and co-receptors for CLEs have remained largely unclear, as have the relationships ...

Funded places for ECRs in plant development workshop

Posted by , on 23 January 2018

In April, The Company of Biologists is hosting a workshop ‘Cellular gateways: expanding the role of endocytosis in plant development‘, organised by Jenny Rusinova, Takashi Ueda and Daniel van Damme. ...

Shape the leaves

Posted by , on 10 January 2018

Before I started my PhD study, I didn’t notice that leaves have two sides: the adaxial side and the abaxial side. When my supervisor Dr. Yuling Jiao first asked me ...

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