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Is it in yet? How the direct transdifferentiation of glia-to-neurons ensures nimble male mating

Posted by , on 25 March 2021

By Rachel Bonnington, Carla Lloret Fernández and Laura Molina García Classically, developmental programmes were believed to be a one-way linear process in which cells progressively acquire their differentiated identities, each ...

The long road to understanding homeobox genes in the nervous system

Posted by , on 1 October 2020

Following the initial discovery of the homeobox in the 1980s in invertebrates and then vertebrates, it became quickly clear that homeobox genes come in two flavors – that of the ...

A day in the life of a Capitella teleta lab

Posted by , on 10 July 2018

It’s undoubtedly the middle of summer here in Saint Augustine, Florida. Daily temperatures are soaring into the 90s, and we’re grateful if the humidity dips below 70%. Thankfully, the Seaver ...

C. elegans Development, Cell Biology and Gene Expression and 2018 European Worm Meeting report

Posted by , on 9 July 2018

I recently attended the biennial Development, Cell Biology and Gene Expression C. elegans Meeting, this time in combination with the 2018 European Worm Meeting, in Barcelona. C. elegans meetings are ...

Meeting the worm community

Posted by , on 1 July 2011

Last week I attended the 18th international C. elegans meeting at UCLA, organised by the Genetics Society of America. Having done most of my scientific training with mammalian cell culture, ...

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