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Special Issue on Women in Tunicate Biology

Posted by , on 2 February 2024

The 1st International Symposium on Women in Tunicate Biology, organized by Anna Di Gregorio and Marie Nydam, was held online on March 28-29, 2023. This global symposium was attended by ...

You are not alone

Posted by , on 2 June 2023

Gender problems in STEM are familiar to women researchers in every corner of the world. Japan is no exception. In a culture that seeks harmony and balance with people around, ...

Behind the Story: Immunity, Involution and Indefatigable Women

Posted by , on 19 July 2022

A behind the paper story from Christine Watson about the role of immune cells in mammary gland involution and the women who worked on the project.

Leaders in the making: Women PhD students in STEM take initiative to define their leadership

Posted by , on 18 June 2021

Written by Shuangshuang Du, Rebecca Starble, and Lauren Gonzalez from the Yale Genetics Department. We face a historical moment in which more and more women are pursuing scientific careers, but ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Making Babies and Getting Organised: Celebrating Hilde Mangold and Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch

Posted by , on 10 September 2020

In this episode we’re going back to the very beginning, telling the stories of the midwives of the field of developmental genetics, two talented researchers whose work helped to reveal ...

An interview with Caroline Dean

Posted by , on 18 August 2015

This interview first featured in Development.   Caroline Dean is a plant biologist based at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, UK. She helped to establish Arabidopsis as a model plant ...

On women

Posted by , on 16 July 2015

I first wrote this for an anonymous blog. After a nudge, I have decided to publish it here. Parts of it have been embellished to make the point in the ...

An interview with Brigid Hogan

Posted by , on 11 July 2015

This interview was first published in Development.   Brigid Hogan is a developmental biologist who has worked extensively on the early stages of mouse development and is now unravelling the mysteries ...

Soapbox Science on London’s South Bank - Using Flies to Fight Cancer

Posted by , on 14 March 2014

Soapbox Science follows the format of using historical areas for public debate, such as London Hyde Park’s Speakers Corner, providing a way of bringing scientists and their work to the ...

Ada Lovelace Day

Posted by , on 6 October 2011

October 7 is Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating women in science and technology. This international day to promote gender equality in these fields was first held in 2009, and is named ...

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