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About: Marsha Lucas

I am currently the Publications and Communications Coordinator at the Society for Developmental Biology. I help manage an online educational resource for developmental biologists called SDB Collaborative Resources (CoRe) at

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Message from SDB President Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

Posted by on February 25th, 2020

The following message by Society for Developmental Biology President, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado (Stowers Institute for Medical Research), was originally posted on the Society for Developmental Biology website February 24, 2020. Dear Members and Friends of the Society for Developmental Biology, We are living in interesting times. Technological advances are moving at neck-breaking speed: artificial intelligence,[…]

The Secret to Getting the Postdoc You Want

Posted by on February 4th, 2014

The following is a re-post of an editorial by Society for Developmental Biology President, Martin Chalfie (Columbia University).  It was originally published in the Winter edition of SDB e-news here.  For more Society for Developmental Biology news check out SDB e-news – Winter 2014. I think that one of the scariest parts of being President[…]

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop at Darling Marine Center

Posted by on March 22nd, 2013

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center will once again host a Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop, June 25-29, 2013.  Openings are still available! This workshop is geared toward university faculty, postdocs, and graduate students interested in teaching developmental biology.  It provides basic hands-on experience with organisms commonly studied in teaching laboratories. These include sea urchins[…]

New Community Resource: WIREs Developmental Biology

Posted by on March 1st, 2012

The Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) has partnered with Wiley-Blackwell to publish a new web-based encyclopedic resource for developmental biologists—WIREs Developmental Biology­.  This collection of invited peer-reviewed review articles encompasses the vast field of developmental biology with content chosen by an expert team of editors.  It is an online-only publication open to all for its[…]

SDB Collaborative Resources (CoRe) Launched

Posted by on January 27th, 2012

The Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) has launched SDB Collaborative Resources (CoRe), an online collection of images, movies, and diagrams for learning and teaching developmental biology.  SDB CoRe is a free and open website developed to help increase understanding of developmental biology at all levels. SDB CoRe is easily-searchable and can be browsed by topic,[…]

SDB at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Posted by on November 18th, 2010

The Society for Developmental Biology participated in the first USA Science and Engineering Festival held October 10-24, 2010 in Washington, DC.  SDB sponsored four separate events throughout the festival in an effort to share the field of developmental biology with the community.  This included a teacher workshop based on the BioEYES K-12 science education program,[…]