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SDB 73rd Annual Meeting in Seattle

The late abstract submission deadline for the  73rd Annual SDB Meeting to be held July 17-21, 2014 at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA is May 23. The University of Washington housing reservation deadline and the pre-meeting registration deadline is June 24 Renew your membership today for reduced registration rates!  The application deadline for the 5th SDB Boot Camp for New Faculty (July 16-17), is June 6.  


Satellite Sessions

Three satellite sessions will take place on Thursday, July 17 prior to the commencement of the SDB 73rd Annual Meeting.  The sessions are free, but pre-registration is required when registering for the annual meeting.  For program information go here.

  • SDB-NAVBO joint session: Stem Cells in Cardiac/Vascular Development and Repair, Organizers: Stephen Schwartz (U Washington) and Mary Dickinson (Baylor Coll Med)
  • Satellite Workshop: Using CRISPR/Cas9, Organizers: Geraldine Seydoux (JHU) and Daniel Dickinson (UNC)
  • Satellite Symposium: Human Development and Disease, Organizers: David Beier (Seattle Children’s Res Inst) and Mark Majesky (Seattle Children’s Res Inst)

Life Science Teaching Resource Community—New Name, New Editors

The Society for Developmental Biology is committed to fostering access to high quality educational and teaching resources that are easily accessible to the developmental biology community and beyond. SDB partners with several other biology societies for the development of comprehensive, searchable, annotated archives of peer-reviewed teaching and learning resources that are freely available to the community. ...

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2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival Report

The Society for Developmental Biology was an official partner of the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival held April 24-27, 2014 in Washington, DC. SDB has participated in this biennial festival since 2010 and took a lead this year in sponsoring several developmental biology-themed outreach activities. ...

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Vote now in the 2014 SDB Election!

All current SDB members can vote for President-elect, Treasurer, and Representatives for the Midwest, Northeast, and Southwest regions.  If you are a current member you should have received an email with a unique link to the ballot.  If you did not, contact SDB at sdb@sdbonline.org. The election deadline is June 16, 2014.


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Did you know?

  • SDB members can apply for non-SDB meeting grants to fund member-organized conferences central to developmental biology.  Deadline: May 31, 2014.
  • SDB members are eligible for travel awards through the FASEB MARC Program
  • SDB will provide travel assistance for Latin American investigators to visit a host lab in the US or Canada to learn new techniques or approaches in developmental biology with the SDB Latin American Short Visit Grant.  Proposal deadline: May 31, 2014.