Monday, 2 October 2017

October 2017

Nick van Hateren presented a poster at the EMBO symposium 'Seeing is believing: Imaging the Processes of Life' at EMBL, Heidelberg.

Welcome to Ana Almeida and Anzar Asad, who are starting their PhDs in the lab!

September 2017

Tanya gave a talk at the School of Biosciences, Prifysgol Caerdydd (Cardiff University)

All members of the Whitfield lab presented work at the Bateson Centre Symposium in Lifecourse Biology here in Sheffield.  We enjoyed superb talks on all aspects of the Lifecourse theme.  The meeting was also a celebration of 20 years of Developmental Biology in Sheffield.  Full details on Twitter: #Lifecoursebiology

Monday, 10 July 2017

July 2017

Congratulations also to lab alumna Georgina Stooke-Vaughan, who has been awarded an Otis Williams Fellowship to pursue a postdoctoral project in the lab of Otger Campàs, University of California at Santa Barbara.

Congratulations Dr Hartwell!



Davide and David presented posters, together with excellent 1-minute poster pitches, at the Sheffield Neuroscience Conference.

Earlier in July, it was great to catch up with former lab members Kate Hammond and Bernardo Blanco-Sánchez, who both gave talks at the European Zebrafish Meeting in Budapest.




Elvira and Tanya presented posters:




A report of the Budapest meeting from Marina Venero Galanternik (National Institutes of Health) can be found here.

Meanwhile, Sarah Baxendale and Davide presented their work at the BMS Research Away Day back in Sheffield.

Friday, 30 June 2017

June 2017

Tanya presented work from the lab at both LSFM 2017 (International Conference for Light-sheet Microscopy) and ISDB 2017 (18th International Congress of Developmental Biology) in Singapore.

Elvira presented a poster at a symposium for the NC3Rs, University of Sheffield.

May 2017

David Lyons (University of Edinburgh) visited and gave a wonderful talk on myelination in the zebrafish.

Tanya presented a poster of Ryan's work at the Modelling, Noise and Development workshop, University of Bath.

We said goodbye to Ryan, who starts a new job in York, and wish him well.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

April 2017

Tanya gave a talk at the UCL Ear Institute, London, and had a very enjoyable afternoon discussing all things ears with Nicolas Daudet, Andy Forge and Sally Dawson.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

March 2017

Welcome to David Butler, who has started his MSc project in the lab, supervised by Sarah Baxendale.

Tanya ran a workshop on peer review, sponsored by eLife, together with Jane Alfred, at the Francis Crick Institute, London.