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PhD at the FMI

In April, I started my PhD in neuroscience in the Friedrich lab at the FMI. Topic will be the investigation of brain areas for higher… 14 more words

What do a zebrafish and Dragon Ball’s Krillin have in common?

The zebrafish is an interesting member of the minnow family for a number of reasons. They cute, fairly cheap, and relatively easy to take care of as pets making them great for warming up the old homestead. 514 more words


The courageous scientist

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”
Mary Anne Radmacher… 690 more words

Hudson Hoagland Society

Wellcome Image Awards 2014

I am a big lover of the moments when art and science combine to make beautiful images. I just checked out the Wellcome Image Awards 2014 Winner’s Gallery… 268 more words

Calcineurin regulates the coordinated growth of the zebrafish fin

A general property of animal development is that all organs and appendixes grow up to specific proportions relative to the body size of the organism. Remarkably, in those species capable of regenerating, for example a complete limb de novo, the regenerated structure grows up to its original size restoring the normal body proportions. 913 more words


Notch signalling in zebrafish heart regeneration

Heart failure is one of the major causes of mortality worldwide. After myocardial infarctions the human cardiomyocytes are incapable of proliferating to give rise to new cardiac muscle and, instead, non-contractile scar tissue is formed. 719 more words


Cell-free expression application: Screening for successful oligo-mediated knockdown design

Although previous references have provided data regarding the potential oncogenic role of the gene ETV7, there has been minimal investigation as to its physiological role. 125 more words