Advancing the Field of Developmental Biology

The Society for Developmental Biology fosters an inclusive, global community of scientists and educators dedicated to furthering the field of developmental biology.

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Society for Developmental Biology 83rd Annual Meeting

July 14-17, 2024 • Signia by Hilton | Atlanta, GA

The Society for Developmental Biology 83rd Annual Meeting will be held July 14-17, 2024 at the  Signia by Hilton in Atlanta, GA. More information soon!

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Mapping the mouse body

University of Minnesota assistant professor Maureen Cetera shares her recent work to uncover the mysteries of planar cell polarity in an interview with SDB SciComm Intern Andrew Montequin. “We know a lot about how neighboring cells can communicate directional information to each other,” said Cetera, but “how that information can be transmitted across hundreds, or thousands of cells, so that they all know which direction to face” is unknown.

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2024 Society for Developmental Biology Award Winners

The Society for Developmental Biology Board of Directors selected the following recipients for the 2024 SDB Awards. They will present their award lectures at the Society for Developmental Biology 83rd Annual Meeting, July 14-17, 2024 in Atlanta, GA.

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SDB Regions Interactive Map Launched

The Society for Developmental Biology has launched a new website feature to highlight the eight regions of the Society. Visitors can navigate the interactive map and learn about different regions. Get information about regional meetings and the regional representative.

 

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Call for Developmental Biology Images

The beauty of developmental biology is captured on a daily basis by scientists like you. The Society for Developmental Biology would like to showcase your work on our website and inspire people interested in our field. (Image credit: Rajesh Raghuvanshi)

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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ethel Browne Harvey Postdoctoral Seminar -Emilio Mendez Olivos and Lauren Cote

February 9, 2024 • Virtual

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern Time

Emilio Mendez Olivos (University of Calgary)
Fibroblast precursor migration is guided by PDGF signaling

Lauren Cote (Stanford University)
Making and breaking one continuous digestive tract

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REGIONAL

2024 SDB Southwest Regional Meeting

March 1–3, 2024 | University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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2024 SDB Northwest Regional Meeting

March 13–16, 2024 | Friday Harbor Laboratories, Friday Harbor, WA

REGIONAL

2024 SDB Northeast Regional Meeting

April 26–28, 2024 | Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Career Development

The Society for Developmental Biology offers opportunities for professional development at all career stages. Check out our programs and job board.

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Education Resources

SDB has curated resources for teaching and learning developmental biology.

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Journal

Developmental Biology

Developmental Biology, the official journal of the Society for Developmental Biology, publishes original research on mechanisms of development, differentiation, and growth in animals and plants at the molecular, cellular, genetic and evolutionary levels.