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 82nd Annual Meeting On-Demand
August 1-31, 2023 • Virtual
The Society for Developmental Biology 82nd Annual Meeting was held July 20-23, 2023 in Chicago. Speaker-approved talks are now available on-demand for a limited time. Register by August 15.
A ‘citizen science’ approach to transforming scientific research and education
The 2023 Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize was presented this year to two phenomenal scientists and educators, Alana O’Reilly and Dara Ruiz-Whalen. Sponsored by the Society for Developmental Biology, this award was created to honor individuals who have made outstanding and innovative contributions to teaching and learning.
Anne Ephrussi Awarded 2023 Developmental Biology-Society for Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award
Anne Ephrussi is the winner of the 2023 Developmental Biology-Society for Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award. She is currently a Group Leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, where her lab is dedicated to the study of post-transcriptional RNA regulation during development.
Kevin Thiessen is Reeling in the Zebrafish Community: 2023 SDB Trainee Science Communication Award
The recipient of the 2023 Society for Developmental Biology Trainee Science Communication Award is Kevin Thiessen. Thiessen is a Research Associate at the University of Bristol, UK in the lab of Beck Richardson, where he uses the zebrafish model to study scarring and wound healing.
Worming Through the Secrets of Meiosis
The Society for Developmental Biology recognized Aimee Jaramillo-Lambert with the 2023 Elizabeth D. Hay New Investigator Award. Jaramillo-Lambert is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware, and the award is in recognition of her outstanding research in developmental biology during the early stages of her independent career.
Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, Winner of 2023 Edwin G. Conklin Medal
Former Society for Developmental Biology president and renowned developmental biologist, Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, has been awarded the 2023 Edwin G. Conklin Medal for her extraordinary research contributions to the field of developmental biology and her exceptional mentorship.
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ethel Browne Harvey Postdoctoral Seminar - Yuchuan Miao and Kari Price
October 13, 2023 • Virtual
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern Time
Yuchuan Miao (Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Reconstruction and deconstruction of human somitogenesis in vitro
Kari Price (Yale School of Medicine)
Bridging the gap: Connecting cells through intercellular bridges
April 28–30, 2023 | Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
August 24–27, 2023 | California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
September 29–October 1, 2023 | Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza, Mobile, AL