72nd Annual SDB Meeting
will be held
June 16-20, 2013 in Cancun, Mexico
in conjunction with the
International Society of
Developmental Biologists' 17th International Congress
of Developmental Biology! The
abstract submission deadline has passed, but the
pre-meeting registration deadline is
After May 15, on-site registration will be
available. The deadline for
at the Congress rates is extended until
meeting program and
submitted abstracts will be posted online in May.
SDB is sponsoring
and breaking the left-right axis: Laterality in
development and disease, a Satellite Symposium
of the 72nd Annual Meeting,
2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cancun,
Mexico, organized by
Marnie Halpern and
Oliver Hobert. Register
here for the satellite symposium and the SDB/ISDB
meeting by May 15.
The Society for Developmental Biology Choose Development! Program was launched on April 18-19, 2013 at the Northeast Regional SDB Meeting at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA. A workshop was held for all participating faculty and lab (graduate student or postdoc
fellow) mentors who will host an undergraduate in their labs for a summer research internship.
John Young won the best student poster competition
at the Society for Developmental Biology's 71st
Annual Meeting in Montréal, Canada which sent him to
the 2013 British Society for Developmental Biology's
spring meeting in Conventry, England.
The Society for Developmental Biology Collaborative
Resources (SDB CoRe), our online collection of
peer-reviewed images and movies for learning and
teaching developmental biology, fully launched in
January of 2012.
All current SDB members can vote for
President-elect, Junior Faculty Representative, and Representatives for the Mid-Atlantic, Northwest, and West Coast regions.
If you are a current member you should have received
an email with a unique link to the ballot. If you did
not, contact SDB at
The election deadline is May 20, 2013.
72nd Annual Meeting/17th International Congress
of Developmental Biology, June
16-20, 2013, Cancun, Mexico
2013 SDB Southeast Regional Meeting,
May 13-15, 2013, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2013 SDB Midwest Regional Meeting,
September 26-28, 2013, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Inflammation and Fibrosis - Underlying Factors in Benign Urological Disorders Symposium,
May 3, 2013, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
12th International Workshop on Developmental Nephrology ,
June 23-26, 2013, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Gordon Research Conference in Developmental Biology,
June 30-July 5, 2013, Lucca, Italy
Did you know?
SDB members can apply for
non-SDB meeting grants
to fund member-organized conferences central to
developmental biology. Deadline: May 1 and
December 1, 2013.
SDB members are eligible for travel awards
FASEB MARC Program.
SDB will provide travel assistance for Latin
American investigators to visit a
host lab in the US or Canada to learn new
techniques or approaches in developmental
biology with the
SDB Latin American Short Visit Grant.
Proposal deadline: May 1 and December 1,