The Society for Developmental Biology 76th Annual
Meeting will be held July 13 - 17, 2017 in
Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Hyatt Regency.
Satellite Symposium proposals are now being accepted
(Deadline: December 1, 2016). Visit the
meeting website for updates.
The Society for
75th Annual Meeting in
Boston, MA was a
success. To see
the final meeting
numbers, list of
awardees, and photos
check out the
2016 SDB Meeting Report.
Also, don't miss the
2016 Choose Development
Society for Developmental Biology awarded the 2016
Edwin G. Conklin Medal to Kathryn V. Anderson of the
Sloan-Kettering Institute for her extraordinary
research contributions to the field of developmental
biology and training of the next generation of
scientists. Anderson has been a leader in both the
fly and mouse genetics communities.
R. McClay, Jr., the Arthur S. Pearse Professor of
Biology at Duke University, received the 2016
Developmental Biology-Society for Developmental
Biology Lifetime Achievement Award for his
outstanding and sustained research and mentoring
contributions to the field of developmental biology.
McClay is being recognized for his distinguished
body of work uncovering the mechanisms underlying
cell fate specification, patterning, and
morphogenesis in the sea urchin embryo.
2016 Society for Developmental Biology Viktor
Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize was awarded to
Ida Chow, Executive Officer of the Society for
Developmental Biology (SDB), for her outstanding
contributions to developmental biology education.
Chow has championed science education since she
began managing the Society in the early 1990s.
Choose Development! summer research
program aims to increase the diversity of
undergraduate students that enter graduate programs
in pursuit of research careers in developmental
biology. Undergraduates from underrepresented
groups may apply now. SDB members who would like to host a Choose
Development! fellow for the summer may also apply
now. Deadline: February 15, 2017
SDB Innovation Grant - to develop innovative
tools and methods with the potential to have a
broad impact on the developmental biology
community - Deadlines: December 1 and May 31
SDB Emerging Models Grant - to develop
techniques, approaches, community resources,
collaborations, and new lines of research to
study developmental mechanisms in
non-traditional model systems - Deadlines:
December 1 and May 31
Activities Grant -
to help defray costs of educational projects
organized by SDB members - Deadline:
Non-SDB Meeting Grant - to
help defray costs of meetings organized by SDB
members - Deadlines:
December 1 and May 31
Nominations are now being accepted for 2017 SDB Awards.
The Lifetime Achievement Award will not be issued in
2017. A new award for junior investigators is being
established. Call for nominations for the
junior investigator award will be made in the near
Deadline: December 15, 2016
76th Annual Meeting, July 13-17,
2017, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, MN
2017 SDB Northwest Regional Meeting (50th Anniversary),
March 15-18, 2017, Friday Harbor Laboratories,
San Juan, WA
2017 West Coast Regional Meeting,
March 28-31, 2017, Tenaya Lodge, Yosemite
National Park, CA
2017 SDB Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting,
May 19-20, 2017, University of Maryland
Baltimore County, MD
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nonprofit organization, is tax deductible to the
extent allowed by law and it will help your society
achieve its mission goals.