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Developing the auxin-inducible degradation (AID) system for versatile conditional protein depletion in C. elegans

Posted by , on 19 March 2016

By Liangyu Zhang and Abby F. Dernburg    The nematode Caenorhabidis elegans is among the most widely used and powerful model organisms for studying mechanisms underlying cellular and developmental processes. ...

Forgotten classics- Cell layers in the shoot meristem

Posted by , on 12 January 2016

  Satina, S., Blakeslee, A.F., and Avery, A.G. (1940) Demonstration of the Three Germ Layers in the Shoot Apex of Datura by Means of Induced Polyploidy in Periclinal Chimeras. American ...

When Two Make One: The Uses and Importance of Plant Grafting

Posted by , on 29 December 2015

Used for thousands of years but grafting remains mysterious For millennia, people have cut and joined different plant varieties or species together by a process known as grafting. By grafting ...

From our sister journals- November 2015

Posted by , on 30 November 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.     Genome-wide lacZ profiling in the mouse Tuck, Estebel and colleagues have produced ...

FASEB Mechanisms in Plant Development Meeting Summary

Posted by , on 3 September 2015

August 2-7, 2015, Saxtons River, VT Written by: Tonni Anderson, Michelle Facette, Margaret Frank, Cara Haney, Nathanaël Prunet, Michael Raissig, Jose Sebastian, Nidhi Sharma, and Wanpeng Wang   On the ...

From our sister journals- July 2015

Posted by , on 28 July 2015

Here is some developmental biology related content from other journals published by The Company of Biologists.         Drosophila helps to elucidate the effects of radiation therapy Children ...

8th International PhD School in Plant Development

Posted by , on 9 June 2015

On behalf of the organizing committee I would like to draw your attention to the 8th International PhD School Plant Development (IPSPD VIII) (www.plant-development.org). The meeting will take place October ...

A day in the life of a maize lab

Posted by , on 1 February 2015

Maize has a rich history as a model organism for genetics; Rollins Emerson began describing mutants in the 1930’s. Large chromosomes, amenable to cytology, aided Barbara McClintock in her critical ...

A day in the life of an Arabidopsis lab

Posted by , on 6 February 2014

I, Narender Kumar, am a graduate student in Prof John C. Larkin’s lab. Our lab is located in the Life Sciences Building on the main campus of Louisiana State University ...

A day in the life of a moss lab

Posted by , on 15 November 2013

I am James Lloyd and have just finished my PhD at the University of Leeds, UK working with Prof Brendan Davies (plant developmental biologist) and Dr Andrew Cuming (moss biologist). ...

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