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  SUMMER 2012

   Society for Developmental Biology

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SDB 71st Annual Meeting Report

SDB would like to thank everyone for a successful 71st SDB Annual Meeting in Montreal. Click here for a report on participants, awardees, and photos from the meeting.

Mark your calendar for the 72nd Annual SDB Meeting to be held June 16-20, 2013 in Cancun, Mexico in conjunction with the 17th International Congress of Developmental Biology!

Message from SDB President, Vivian Irish

Following a terrific 71st meeting in Montreal, Canada, we look forward to an exciting year for the Society for Developmental Biology. For our 72nd meeting, we will be bringing together the SDB, the Sociedad Mexicana de Biología del Desarrollo (SMBD), the Latin American Society of Developmental Biology (LASDB) and the International Society of Developmental Biologists (ISDB) ...

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2012 SDB Election Results

SDB would like to thank all of the candidates who ran in our 2012 Elections held this Spring. Four SDB members began new terms on the SDB Board of Directors immediately following the 71st Annual Meeting in Montreal...

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Interview with 2012 Developmental Biology-SDB Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Antonio García-Bellido

Antonio García-Bellido is said to have put Spain on the scientific map. From his early days, he was interested in understanding morphogenesis. Using Drosophila, he focused on how developmental genes act at the cellular level to control morphogenesis....

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Clifford Tabin Awarded Conklin Medal

The Society for Developmental Biology awarded Clifford J. Tabin of Harvard Medical School the 2012 Edwin G. Conklin Medal for his extraordinary research contributions to the field of developmental biology and his exemplary mentoring of the next generation of scientists...

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BioEYES Awarded Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize

The Society for Developmental Biology awarded the 2012 Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize to BioEYES and its co-directors Steven Farber of the Carnegie Institution for Science and Jamie Shuda of the University of Pennsylvania...

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The Evolution of Journal Publishing – Let the Author (and Reader) be Aware!

Over the past decade, we have been rethinking the ways we publish the results of our research. The journal publishing landscape continues to evolve, with new journals taking their place alongside traditional and well-established titles...

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Don't Miss WIREs Developmental Biology!

WIREs Developmental Biology, published in association with the Society for Developmental Biology, is poised to become the authoritative electronic reference for our field. This collection of top-notch review articles promotes cross-disciplinary discussions and is available for complimentary access. Check out the latest reviews. Register for e-mail alerts. Encourage your institution to register for online access. Don't forget, WIREs Developmental Biology is always available to SDB members.

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Did you know?

  • SDB members can apply for non-SDB meeting grants to fund member-organized conferences central to developmental biology.  Deadline: December 1, 2012.
  • SDB members are eligible for travel awards through the 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: December 1, 2012.