COVID-19 is here to stay...
While the SDB 82nd Annual Meeting was a huge success with almost 900 attendees, we have been informed that a number of registrants have tested positive for COVID-19 virus. We are sorry for those who are infected and wish them speedy recovery. We highly recommend that everybody takes a test, being symptomatic or not.
2023 SDB Election Results
The Society for Developmental Biology would like to congratulate the newly elected members of the SDB Board of Directors. Their terms will begin immediately following the SDB 82nd Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
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
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.
Donald D. Brown, longtime SDB member and DB-SDB Lifetime Achievement Award winner passes
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of longtime SDB member and SDB-DB Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Donald Brown. Brown led the Carnegie Institute for Science Embryology Department for nearly two decades.