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Molecular study of changing expression of photoreceptor genes throughout development of Anopheles gambiae

Posted by , on 18 December 2022

Hannah Cowling, MBiol at Durham University Introduction Over summer 2022, I had the opportunity to work with Dr Olena Riabinina in Insect Neuro Lab at Durham University. Her team specialises ...

Reconnect with Colleagues at the 2023 FASEB Science Research Conferences

Posted by , on 15 December 2022

In 2023, FASEB will host 22 Science Research Conferences (SRCs). SRCs are multiday, in-person meetings featuring discussion of scientific advances and sharing of cutting-edge research through lectures, posters, informal discussions, ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: From Philadelphia to Baltimore: Tales of Chromosomes, Cancer Cells and Henrietta Lacks

Posted by , on 8 October 2020

In this episode we’re taking a road trip from Philadelphia to Baltimore, exploring stories of chromosomal cut-and-paste, cancer cures and Henrietta Lacks’ incredible cancer cells.

Genetics Unzipped: Involving patients in genomics research

Posted by , on 9 April 2020

We find out why it’s so important to make sure that both academic and commercial genomic research studies are done with rather than on participants.

Labs in lockdown

Posted by , on 13 March 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has led to travel restrictions, conference cancellations and university closures. How do labs function in various states of lockdown? What happens to model organisms and long running ...

Postdoc position on ageing in the Drosophila nervous system

Posted by , on 6 September 2018

BBSRC funded postdoc position in the laboratory of Natalia Sánchez-Soriano (https://sanchezlab.wordpress.com), to study the cell biology of neuronal ageing and the underlying mechanisms.     On this project you will ...

Accelerated Frogs: Developmental Biology meets Particle Physics

Posted by , on 20 August 2014

I previously wrote a post about the development of a 4-D X-Ray Tomography technique for imaging early Xenopus embryos. Frog embryos are opaque due to their yolky composition and this ...

A day in the life of a Platynereis dumerilii lab

Posted by , on 25 June 2014

Hello! I am Maggie Pruitt, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology at Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa, USA – think middle America or fields ...

On how odd critters can answer important questions

Posted by , on 27 March 2013

Sproing! Sproing! Sproing! If there is one animal that deserves its own cartoon sound, it is the jerboa – a bipedal desert rodent with extraordinarily elongated hindlegs, fused foot bones, ...

Gene regulation and developmental biology at the Royal Society

Posted by , on 5 November 2012

Last week, the Royal Society hosted a meeting entitled “Regulation from a distance: Long-range control of gene expression in development and disease”. The impressive London offices of the Society (complete ...

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