Department of Biological and Medical Sciences

    • Plant Epigenetics in a Botanical Garden

      Plant Epigenetics in a Botanical Garden

      Public event on plant epigenetics featuring three members of the INDEPTH consortium

    • A common ancestral gene causes body segmentation in spiders and insects

      A common ancestral gene causes body segmentation in spiders and insects

      Oxford Brookes University scientists have pinpointed a key gene that controls segmentation during spider development, which reveals a further similarity to the control of segmentation in insects.

    • INDEPTH Report from ICAR2018

      INDEPTH Report from ICAR2018

      Stefanie Rosa provides a report from the 2018 International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR).

    • Scientists map cells into a lineage tree of flatworms and discover secrets of the regenerative process

      Scientists map cells into a lineage tree of flatworms and discover secrets of the regenerative process

      Animals as common as earthworms or lizards regenerate their tails and limbs with ease. Learning the tricks that different animals employ to regenerate missing body parts has great potential to help produce human adult cell types or organs in vitro to cure diseases or injuries.

    • INDEPTH Conference Activities

      INDEPTH Conference Activities

      Members of the INDEPTH consortium have recently attended the SEB Main Meeting in Florence and the International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR) in Finland.

    • INDEPTH Supported Publication

      INDEPTH Supported Publication

      The INDEPTH Cost Action has supported publication of an article in Nature Communications from the lab of Kirsten Krause entitled 'Footprints of parasitism in the genome of the parasitic flowering plant Cuscuta campestris'

    • Kickoff Meeting Report published in Journal of Cell Science

      Kickoff Meeting Report published in Journal of Cell Science

      The kick-off meeting of the INDEPTH consortium took place in Clermont-Ferrand, France, on 12–14th March 2018, where more than 80 researchers set the agenda for the coming four years of research and collaboration.

    • Inclusiveness Target  Countries Conference Fund

      Inclusiveness Target Countries Conference Fund

      Applications are invited from PhD students and Early Career Investigators (within a time span of up to 8 years from the date they obtained their PhD/doctorate (full-time equivalent) to attend international science and technology related conferences on the topic of the INDEPTH COST Action that is not organised by the COST Action. Up to €2,500 is available per applicant to be paid after the conference, on submission of a conference report within 30d of the conference. Attendance at European conferences is preferred but meeting held elsewhere will also be considered.

    • New third floor of Sinclair opens as refurbishment continues

      New third floor of Sinclair opens as refurbishment continues

      More inspiring teaching and research spaces are now open on campus, as the latest part of the Sinclair refurbishment is completed.

    • Postdoc with Marie-Edith Chabouté: October 2018

      Postdoc with Marie-Edith Chabouté: October 2018

      A post-doctoral position is available, starting October 2018, funded by the International Human Frontiers Program to ME Chabouté (IBMP, CNRS).