Society for Developmental Biology 79th Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL
July 9-13, 2020
Download Abstract Instructions (pdf) | Submit abstract
Important Abstract Submission Details
- Abstract Submission Deadline: April 29, 2020 (11:59 PM ET)
- Abstract withdrawal requests must be made in writing by May 20, 2020
- Include abstract ID number in request
- Late abstracts are subject to space availability
- Submit abstract by April 29 to guarantee a slot
- Check SDB meeting website at the end of April for updates regarding late abstracts
- Full abstracts will be available online only (PDF) on the meeting website
Platform Short Talks
- SDB membership renewal will be processed immediately
- New SDB membership applications are reviewed twice monthly (middle and end of month)
- Plan ahead so not to miss the deadlines!
- Membership validation – SDB member ID and password are
required for registration and abstract submission as a member. You may
use your provisional SDB member ID if you have not received your
approval letter yet. Retrieve SDB ID online or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (301-634-7815) M-F, 8:30 AM - 5 PM ET.
- About 36 abstracts will be selected for short talks by the Program Committee for the concurrent symposia
- Only current SDB members (2020 dues paid before abstract submission) may request consideration for short talks
- Check box on submission form for short talk
Best Student Poster Competition
- Students who are first authors and current SDB members (2020 dues
paid before abstract submission) are eligible for the best student
- Check box on submission form for consideration
- Late abstracts are NOT eligible for the best student poster competition
Hilde Mangold Symposium
- Postdocs who are first authors and current SDB members (2020 dues
paid before abstract submission) are eligible for consideration for
the Hilde Mangold Symposium
- Check box on submission form for consideration
- 2020 SDB regional meeting postdoctoral winners are automatically
considered for a slot in this session; but they must submit the abstract
to be considered
Online Submission Process
- ONLY start the submission process if your abstract is ready; entries cannot be saved and returned to.
- Each author may present only one abstract as first author.
If you wish to submit a 2nd first-author abstract, it must be for an
Education poster, and submitted as a non-member.
- It is understood that ALL named authors have read and approved the abstract content.
- It is solely the authors' responsibility to abide by standard
regulations for animal care and use, as well as for use of human
subjects. All named authors share this responsibility and submission of the abstract confirms acceptance of this responsibility.
- Submission link: https://sdbonline.org/abstract_submission?meetingID=57
- Read all instructions carefully before completing the form.
- DO NOT copy and paste directly from your word processing program (e.g., Word). Hidden codes may disrupt your submission or increase character count.
- Save your abstract as a text file (.txt).
- Copy the plain text into the submission form.
- Reintroduce formatting (e.g., italics, symbols) using style buttons above text box.
- Select a poster theme (required for all abstracts):
- Cell adhesion, migration and guidance
- Cell fate specification and differentiation
- Cell growth and polarity
- Cell-cell signaling
- Computation and modeling of cell and tissue behavior
- Development and evolution
- Emerging model organisms
- Functional genomics
- Gene regulation and chromosome topology
- Genetic models of disease
- Genome editing
- Genome surveillance and non-coding RNAs
- Germ cells and gametogenesis
- Intracellular signaling pathways
- Mechanical influences on cell and tissue development
- Molecular medicine, cancer and development
- Neural development and patterning
- Patterning embryo development
- Single cell analysis
- Stem cells and tissue regeneration
- Tissue engineering
- If you wish to be considered for a short talk presentation (available to current SDB members only), check the box and select two of the following concurrent session titles:
- On the Razor’s Edge: Cutting-Edge Tools for Developmental Biology
- Endless Forms Most Beautiful: Role of Biodiversity in Developmental Biology
- Finding a Partner: Evolution and Origins of Symbiosis
- Pattern Formation Across Scales: Theory and Experiments
- Regeneration: Bridging the Gap
- The Biology of Aging
- Seeing is Believing: Imaging Revolution
- Developmental Biology and Global Health
- Climate Change: Open Problems for Developmental Biologists
- Embracing Multiple Scales: Grand Challenges in Developmental Biology
- Cells on the Move: Individual and Collective Cell Migration
- Organoids: A Window to Developmental Processes
- Student and postdoctoral presenting authors must enter advisor’s
name and e-mail address. It is understood that the named advisor has
approved the abstract content.
- Review abstract on “Abstract Preview” page. Click
“Go Back to Make Edits” to make changes to abstract, authors, or
institutions. When satisfied with abstract click “Go to Payment Screen”
to complete submission. What you submit will appear “as is” in the
Meeting Program and Abstract Book.
- Payment of $50 non-refundable processing fee is required. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover accepted.
- Submit abstract by clicking “Submit”, and wait for acknowledgment of receipt of submission.
- Save the confirmation page with the abstract ID number for future reference. Consider your abstract accepted unless otherwise notified.
- Program assignment notification will be emailed to the presenting author only.
- Abstracts not selected for short talks will be scheduled for poster presentations.
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