Developmental Biology 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.

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Epithelial cells changing shape during the cuboidal-to-squamous transition. In developing follicular epithelium of the Drosophila ovary, as follicle cells progress from Stage 8 (top) to stage 10 (bottom), complex genetic and mechanical forces shape these cells during mid-oogenesis. Cells are marked by A90-Gal4, mRFP expression (teal) and nuclei stained with DAPI (yellow-green).

A Message from the Editor-in-Chief of Developmental Biology

Ondine Cleaver

Guaranteed Peer Review for SDB Members

We are pleased to announce a new benefit for Society for Developmental Biology Members: Guaranteed peer review of their submissions at Developmental Biology.

Many journals often reject submissions after preliminary editorial review. This is typically due to the fierce competition for limited publication space. Without subsequent peer review, valuable expert comments on how a manuscript may be improved and ultimately published are not provided. Scientists at all career levels benefit from the peer review process, especially junior scientists who can incorporate expert advice to enhance the quality of published science.

SDB is committed to supporting our members by guaranteeing peer review of submissions to DB. While the publication of submitted manuscripts is dependent upon the outcome of the review process, we hope to add significant value to the publication process through a guaranteed review. Please submit your work to DB today.

Ondine Cleaver
Editor-in-Chief, Developmental Biology


headshot of Ondine Cleaver