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Going to ASCB?


Posted By on Aug 9, 2017

We’ve put together an awesome subgroup for the first day of the ASCB/EMBO conference on Saturday, December 1st from 1:30 – 5:30 PM on Cell Cycle Regulation of Morphogenesis. Hope to see you in Philly! Click here for more info: Cell Cycle Regulation Subgroup

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We are excited to announce that the Matus lab is funded for two new projects! We will be working on an exciting new collaborative project between our lab and Ben Martin’s lab, studying cell cycle regulation of invasive behavior. You can read more about it on the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation website. You can read more about this exciting multi-organism, multi-disciplinary project here! We also just received funding from the National Institute of Health: NIGMS to continue our studies on C. elegans anchor cell invasion, examining the transcriptional switch between invasive and proliferative...

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The Matus lab is growing!


Posted By on Jun 23, 2016

Welcome to first year Genetics program PhD Student, Jayson Smith and congrats to the Matus lab’s first post-doc, Dr. Antonio Herrera, who was selected as one of this year’s IRACDA NY-CAPS fellows.

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Our paper is making waves!


Posted By on Dec 1, 2015

Our recent paper in Developmental Cell has been getting some great press! For some news and views on it by Andy Ewald click here. Also, check out the story at Popular Science We even made it into the top 10 stories for October 27th in Wired (UK)! Here’s two podcasts about our paper: 1) Developmental Cell podcast 2) A new podcast: Journal Coverage...

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New Evo-devo review published


Posted By on Jun 16, 2015

Through a large collaborative effort involving researchers studying evolutionary developmental biology across a wide range of specialties, we have published an opinion piece in a recent issue of EvoDevo. This concept paper came out of a fantastic meeting at Nescent in December of 2013, and resulted in the formation of a new Pan American Evo-Devo society. You can find the paper here.   The first meeting of the PanAm Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology will take place at UC Berkeley this August (5th-9th).  It should be a fun meeting – hope to see you...

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