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

July 20-23, 2023 • Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL

The Society for Developmental Biology 82nd Annual Meeting returns to Chicago in 2023! SDB President, Victoria Prince is planning a dynamic program. Join or renew your SDB membership for reduced registration rates.

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Lighting the Path to Developmental Biology through Clear Direction Mentoring

Last summer, I had the opportunity to share my love for developmental biology and help train the next generation of scholars via a weeklong immersive Internship. The Internship was initiated by Clear Direction Mentoring , a nonprofit organization that provides long-term STEMM mentorship for underrepresented minority students from high school through college.

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From motor neurons to Malta – A graduate student profile

The Society for Developmental Biology comprises scientists who demonstrate excellence in both research and leadership. Kristen D’Elia, winner of the 2021 Best Graduate Student Poster Award at the SDB 80th Annual Meeting, is no exception.

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Victoria Deneke, Winner of 2022 SDB Trainee Science Communication Award

The Society for Developmental Biology recognized Victoria Deneke with the 2022 Trainee Science Communication Award. Deneke is currently a postdoc with Andrea Pauli at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, Austria. She sat down for an interview to discuss her career, scientific outreach efforts, and philosophy on mentoring the next generation of scientists.

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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEBINAR

Ethel Browne Harvey Postdoctoral Seminar - Daniel Medina Cano and Jiae Lee

February 10, 2023 • Virtual

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern Time

Daniel Medina Cano (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)
Dissecting the impact of genetic variation on gene regulation during early development using mouse forebrain organoids

Jiae Lee (University of Washington)
Systemic propagation of cytosolic DNA response via generation of large extracellular vesicles

 

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2023 SDB Northwest Regional Meeting

March 15–18, 2023 | Friday Harbor Laboratories, Friday Harbor, WA

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2023 SDB Canada Regional Meeting

March 23–26, 2023 | Mont Sainte-Anne Beaupré, Quebec

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2023 SDB Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting

April 20–22, 2023 | Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

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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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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.