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BSDB Gurdon/The Company of Biologists 2019 Summer Studentship Report - Grace Blakeley

Posted by , on 15 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 ...

Spider segmentation gets its SOX on!

Posted by , on 15 October 2018

There is a vast amount of information known about how some animals pattern their bodies into repeated segments, especially in the fruit-fly Drosophila melanogaster. However, when compared to other arthropods, ...

Borders and communities: solving old puzzles with new tools

Posted by , on 10 May 2018

An important question in developmental biology is how regions with distinct identity are established despite the intermingling of cells that occurs during growth and morphogenesis. Our recent work revisited some ...

The people behind the papers – Marina Matsumiya & Ryoichiro Kageyama

Posted by , on 19 February 2018

Vertebrate segmentation involves the periodic formation of somites from the presomitic mesoderm, in a manner controlled by oscillating gene expression (the oscillations of the segmentation clock must be one of the ...

On segmentation

Posted by , on 24 June 2014

‘Increasing knowledge leads to triumphant loss of clarity’ ‘The study of segmentation: that way leads only to madness’ Alfred Romer (1894 – 1973), Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology ...

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