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Zebrafish laser eyes

Zebrafish embryo with laser eyes! A transgenic line for the gene Prox1 (orange) imaged with @zeiss_micro #embryo2017

Zebrafish laser eyes
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The most important problem in biology

Heading to #embryo2017 today! Wondering how long will Conklin’s words remain current… (120 years and counting)

The most important problem in biology according to Conklin.
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Understanding the evolution of cleavage patterns in early embryonic development

Video summary about our work on bryozoan development and the evolution of cleavage patterns published in BMC Biology!

The video was produced by Research Square. Also available on Vimeo.

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Bryozoan cell lineage

What happens when cleavage patterns evolve? Some insights from bryozoan embryonic development: https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12915-017-0371-9

Summary bryozoan cell lineage
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Larval biscuit

My former – but not forgotten – larval crush is the Image of the Week on @BIOINTERACTIVE Larval Biscuit http://hhmi.org/biointeractive

Larval biscuit (Clypeaster subdepressus).

See A sea biscuit’s life for more.

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Bryozoan embryos viewed from the animal and vegetal poles

The first 24 hours in 1.5 minutes of bryozoan embryos.

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Life Between Grains

All sorts of worms live a Life Between Grains #WormWednesday Fantastic production by CEBIMar, @Maik2DD and others.

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Cleavage stages of the annelid Chaetopterus

Beginning this #WormWednesday with the beginnings of a worm. The cleavage stages of the annelid Chaetopterus.

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Embryonic cell division

At some point in our lives, we have all been through that (=embryonic cleavage).

Movie of a developing echinoderm embryo accelerated 3x.
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Brachiopod segment polarity

Paper! How are segment polarity genes expressed in an animal without segments? https://www.nature.com/articles/srep32387

Brachiopod segment polarity and the head-trunk boundary.