Society for Developmental Biology 80th Annual Meeting
Virtual, July 12-16, 2021

Invited Speakers
Leslie Babonis • Madelaine Bartlett • Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso • Eliezer Calo • Chenbei Chang  • Hans Clevers • Miguel Concha • Karen Crawford • Michael Dyer • Matthew Harris • Folami Ideraabdullah • Alexandra Joyner • Irina Larina • Cheng-Yu Lee • Andy McMahon • Sigolène Meilhac • Douglas Menke • Mayssa Mokalled • Samira Musah • Alissa Richmond Armstrong • Rachel Roberts-Galbraith • Elizabeth Robertson • Elaine Seaver • Hari Shroff • Angelike Stathopoulos • Susan Strome • Xin Sun • Takanori Takebe • Kevin Wang • Valerie Weaver • Emily Wong • Jun Wu • Huda Zoghbi

Presidential Symposium
Translating Developmental Biology

Plenary Session I
Physical Mechanisms in Developmental Biology

Plenary Session II
Cell Fates and Potency

Special Interest Symposium
The Mental Health Storm in Academia: Are There Solutions for SDBers?

Concurrent Sessions
Engineering Embryos and Organs • Imaging Developmental Biology • Organogenesis • Neural Development • Regulation of Gene Expression in Development • Epigenetic Regulation of Development • Advances in Genetic Manipulation • Diversification of Shape and Form • Evolution in Development • Gastrulation and Early Patterning • Stem Cells and Their Niches • Tissue Homeostasis and Regeneration

Lessons Learned in Implementing Inclusive Online Labs (Apply to Speak)

Poster Sessions
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SDB Award Lectures
Edwin G. Conklin Medal
Scott E. Fraser, University of Southern California
Developmental Biology - SDB Lifetime Achievement Award
Edward M. De Robertis, University of California, Los Angeles
Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize
Michael Barresi, Smith College
Elizabeth D. Hay New Investigator Award
Mansi Srivastava, Harvard University
Society for Developmental Biology Trainee Science Communication Award
Julia Derk, University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

Other Highlights
Hilde Mangold Postdoctoral Symposium • Education and Technical Workshops • Theme Tables • Tutorials • Best Student (undergraduate and graduate) Poster Competition • Best Postdoctoral Presentation Competition