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How important is Developmental Biology?

BSDB members are encouraged to voice their opinion about the importance of Developmental Biology. A great opportunity is now provided by The Node.  They started a debate documented as a Storify based on the following rationale: “In the current climate of budget constraints and political pressure there is a noticeable shift in the type of […]

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BSDB Gurdon Summer Studenships – DEADLINE!

End of March is the application deadline for the Gurdon Studentship scheme. This scheme provides financial support to allow highly motivated undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in practical research during their summer vacation. We look for students with a strong academic record and clear career vision, who have taken the initiative to establish contacts […]

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The newly elected BSDB postdoc representative Michelle Ware

Greetings from Rennes, in Brittany. I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to represent the BSDB postdoctoral community. I am a Developmental Neurobiologist now in my second postdoctoral fellowship working with Valérie Dupé at the Institute of Genetics and Development in Rennes, France. Having completed my Ph.D. at the University of Portsmouth with Frank […]

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Nominations for the 2015 Beddington medal

Nominations are invited for the 2015 Beddington Medal for the best graduating PhD student in the field of Developmental Biology. The eligibility period covers PhD dissertations submitted anytime during 2014. The closing date for nominations this year is Wednesday 14th January, 2015. Before submitting any nomination, please read further details here.

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BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report

In 2014, the BSDB has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention of providing highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong interest in Developmental Biology an opportunity to engage in practical research. The 10 successful applicants spent 8 weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback we received […]

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