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Call for papers: Eco-evo-devo

The Editors of BMC Developmental Biology, BMC Ecology and BMC Evolutionary Biology announce the launch of the cross-journal thematic series on eco-evo-devo, the effect of the environment of development and evolution. Please click the above link for further information and to submit to the collection.

Deadline for submissions is 30th April 2020.

Call for Papers: New Section Launches

The Editors of BMC Developmental Biology are pleased to announce the launch of five new sections to acknowledge the growing field of developmental biology:

●    Stem cell biology and cellular reprogramming
●    Organogenesis and organoids
●    Morphogenesis and mechanobiology  
●    Development and disease
●    Plant development

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Computational fluid dynamics used for developing brain organoid cultures 

In a breakthrough study, researchers from Brazil use computational fluid dynamics to generate cost-effective brain organoids that included retinal pigmented cells. Read the full article here.


  1. Authors: Noah D. Charney, Jacob E. Kubel, Craig T. Woodard, Blanca I. Carbajal-González, Samantha Avis, Julia A. Blyth, Charles S. Eiseman, John Castorino and John H. Malone

    Content type: Research article

Aims and scope

BMC Developmental Biology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the development, growth, differentiation and regeneration of multicellular organisms, including molecular, cellular, tissue, organ and whole organism research.


Manuscript Editor

Assistant Editor

  • Rebecca Strong, BioMed Central, UK

Section Editors

Anna-Katarina Hadjantonakis, Section Editor

Anna-Katerina (Kat) Hadjantonakis is a member of the Sloan Kettering Institute of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York. Kat’s lab focus on key events taking place in early mammalian embryos, using the mouse as a tractable model. She is the Section Editor of Early Development Section within BMC Developmental Biology

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