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Development presents… January webinar videos

Posted by , on 15 January 2021

Yesterday we held the fourth webinar in our series, this time chaired by Development Editor Swathi Arur. Here you’ll find recordings of the  talks and their live Q&A sessions moderated ...

How do new cell types evolve? Sea urchins show the way….

Posted by , on 21 November 2019

We know surprisingly little about how evolution has created new cell types. One of the best examples of a recently evolved cell type comes from early sea urchin development. Most ...

How does it Work? My Experience with 3 Different Model Systems

Posted by , on 5 February 2018

For both young and established developmental biologists considering their next career move, choosing a model system with which to answer one’s research questions is a big decision. Of course, the ...

BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report (18)

Posted by , on 30 November 2017

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 ...

Forgotten classics: Cut and paste embryology

Posted by , on 2 February 2017

Hörstadius, S. 1939. The mechanics of sea urchin development, studied by operative methods. Biological Reviews 14(2):132-179. Recommended by Bob Goldstein, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   Sven Hörstadius ...

Forgotten classics- Principles of morphogenesis

Posted by , on 10 March 2016

  Gustafson, T., Wolpert, L. (1967) Cellular movement and contact in sea urchin morphogenesis. Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 42, 442-498. Recommended by Thomas Lecuit (IBDM- Developmental Biology ...

An interview with Lewis Wolpert

Posted by , on 4 August 2015

This interview first featured in Development.   Lewis Wolpert is a retired developmental biologist who, over his long career, has made many important contributions to the field, from his French Flag ...

A Day in the Life of a Sea Urchin Lab

Posted by , on 17 February 2014

Hi! I’m Tanvi, a third year PhD student in the Ettensohn Lab at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The big question our lab is concerned with is how ...

The in silico metamorphosis of the best known metazoan GRN

Posted by , on 31 August 2012

This rather lengthy summary describes a fascinating progress in the field of GRN modeling; it is a review of the article “Predictive computation of genomic logic processing functions in embryonic ...

In Development this week (Vol. 138, Issue 17)

Posted by , on 9 August 2011

Here are the highlights from the current issue of Development: Human embryos make an early transcriptional start Human preimplantation development is a highly dynamic process that lasts about 6 days. ...

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