Recent News: Developmental Biology

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In the Lab
Confocal microscopy image of a female fruit fly brain.
How Fruit Flies Know When They've Mated
Research from investigators at the Sloan Kettering Institute shows how a brain circuit controls mating behavior in fruit flies.
In the Lab
An illustration of lung develop alongside tumor evolution
Shape-Shifting Stem Cells Are Key to Cancer Metastasis and Immune Evasion
By assuming primitive regenerative identities, cancer cells gain the adaptability they need to establish tumors in new parts of the body.
In the Lab
Epithelial cells
Mind the Gap: Scientists Learn How Cells Make and Repair Tight Connections
New findings from researchers at the Sloan Kettering Institute provide insight into a fundamental biological process called the epithelial-mesenchymal transition.
Q&A
Anna-Katerina “Kat” Hadjantonakis
Understanding Biology's Blueprint: 8 Questions with Kat Hadjantonakis
Learn about Anna-Katerina “Kat” Hadjantonakis, who is Chair of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Developmental Biology Program.
Q&A
Michel Talagrand, Maria Jasin, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, and Edward Stone
Meet Maria Jasin, an Award-Winning Biologist Who Studies DNA Repair
Maria Jasin, a member of the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Developmental Biology Program, discusses her research.
In the Lab
Fluorescent red and green cells
Scientists Use CRISPR to Learn How Cells Make Decisions
The genome-editing technique uncovered several genes previously not known to influence embryonic development.
In the Lab
Mutlinucleated muscle cells from flies
Scientists Home In On “Equation” for Muscle Cell Size
A new study in flies reveals a previously unknown type of cooperation at work in muscle cells.
In the Lab
In this fluorescent microscopy image of endoderm tissue from a mouse embryo, cell membranes are red, cell nuclei are blue, and extra-embryonic endoderm cells are green (they appear turquoise because blue and green are merged).
Scientists Rewrite the Textbook of Organ Development, One Cell at a Time
A large study that analyzed nearly 120,000 cells in a developing mouse embryo is full of surprises.
In the Lab
Microscopic image of cancer cells and C. elegans cells undergoing entosis.
A Death Wish That Allows Worms to Thrive — and What It Tells Us About Cancer Biology
Researchers discover that a curious type of cell death plays a role in normal development.
In the News
Male scientist speaking in front of a screen
Symposium Celebrates 15 Years of Developmental Biology at the Sloan Kettering Institute
Scientists came to give talks and celebrate the achievements that the program has made under the leadership of Kathryn Anderson.