73rd Annual Meeting at
the University of
Washington in Seattle
was a success. To
see the final meeting
numbers, list of
awardees, and photos
click here for the
meeting report. Also check out SDB's Choose Development Fellows' videos and your colleagues' responses to "Why I Choose Development".
Mark your calendars! The
SDB 74th Annual Meeting
will be held July 9-13
preliminary program, and
proposals is coming
It is my great pleasure to serve as the current
President of the Society for Developmental Biology.
In this first note, I wanted to share my journey
that has been closely intertwined with SDB ever
since I was a graduate student.
SDB would like to thank all of the candidates who
ran in our 2014 Elections held this Spring. Five SDB
members began new terms on the SDB Board of
Directors immediately following the 73rd Annual
Meeting in Seattle, July 21, 2014.
The 2014 Society for Developmental Biology Edwin G.
Conklin Medal was awarded to Richard Harland of the
University of California, Berkeley for his
extraordinary and sustained research contributions
to the field of developmental biology and mentoring
of the next generation of scientists.
2014 Developmental Biology-Society for
Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award was
given jointly to Janet Heasman and Chris Wylie for
their outstanding and sustained research and
mentoring contributions to the field of
2014 Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize was
awarded to Larry Bock, founder of the USA Science &
Engineering Festival (USASEF). This award recognizes
individuals who have made outstanding contributions
to education in developmental biology and related
Nominations for the 2015
SDB Awards are now being
Deadline for receipt for all nominations is:
December 15, 2014.
74th Annual Meeting, July 9-13,
International Conference of the International Society of Differentiation in
conjunction with the British Society for Developmental Biology,
November 2-5, 2014, The Guoman Tower Hotel, London, UK
Endoderm Lineages in Development and Disease,
February 8-13, 2015, Keystone Resort, Keystone,
February 22-27, 2015, Keystone Resort, Keystone,
Heart Disease and Regeneration: Insights from Development,
March 1-6, 2015, Copper Mountain Resort, Copper Mountain,
Pathways of Neurodevelopmental Disorders,
March 16-20, 2015, Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, CA
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