The Society for Developmental Biology
be held July 20 - 24, 2018 at the Marriott Downtown
Waterfront in Portland, Oregon.
If you have not already done so,
renew your membership today
for reduced registration
Monday, May 14 is the early-discounted meeting
submission deadline is
Monday, May 21.
Check out the
for the latest speakers and sessions.
7th Boot Camp for
New Faculty will be held
at Reed College for
advanced postdocs and
untenured faculty. The
introduce best practices
on effective teaching,
mentoring, and grant
writing. Resources for
courses and course-based
will be explored
established and emerging
model organisms. The
application deadline is
Monday, May 14. Current 2018 SDB
membership is required
The SDB Professional Development and Education
Committee reinvented the
Education Prize (formally a best education
poster award) as a best education video
award. We challenge SDB members to produce
short videos on their approach to teaching
a developmental biology topic of their
to an undergraduate, graduate, or lay public
audience. Individuals or teams may
participate. See guidelines
Submission deadline is
June 4, 2018.
Congrats to the 2018 Choose Development! Fellows
conduct summer research in SDB member labs!
California State Univ., Northridge
Rogers, California State Univ., Northridge
Lindsey Hernandez, Rutgers New
Jersey Med School
Rutgers New Jersey Med School
Grace Jean, Univ. of Miami
Mark Martindale, Whitney Marine Lab
Amanda Neves, Univ. of Calgary
Benedikt Hallgrimsson, Univ. of Calgary
Diana Ramirez, East Los Angeles
Domingo, San Francisco State Univ.
Josean Reyes Rivera, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piédras
David Weisblat, Univ.
of California, Berkeley
Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piédras
Mariana Wolfner, Cornell Univ.
The 2017 Choose Development! Fellows who will
present their research from last summer at the 77th
SDB Annual Meeting in Portland.
The Society for
along with BioEYES
participated in the 5th
USA Science &
held April 6-8, 2018 in
Washington, D.C. Our
developing fish and frog
embryos and highlighted
how diverse animals
including zebrafish and
planaria are able to
regrow lost body parts.
Registration is now open for the
Southeast Regional SDB Meeting at the University
of Georgia in Athens, the
Mid-Atlantic Regional SDB Meeting at the
University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and the
Midwest Regional SDB Meeting at Case Western
Reserve University in Cleveland. See
below for more information.
The SDB Innovation
Grant provides seed funds to develop innovative tools and methods with the potential
for broad impact on the developmental biology community.
SDB Meeting Grant helps defray costs of meetings
organized by SDB members. The submission
deadline for both is
Thursday, May 31.
77th Annual Meeting, July 20-24,
2018, Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, OR
2018 SDB Southeast Regional
Meeting, May 23-25, 2018,
University of Georgia,
2018 SDB Mid-Atlantic Regional
May 30-June 1, 2018, University of Virginia,
2018 SDB Midwest Regional
Meeting, September 14-16, 2018,
Case Western Reserve University,
Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop,
June 5-9, 2018,
University of Maine Darling Marine Center, Walpole, ME