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Early development: the journey from oocyte to embryo

Posted by on April 3rd, 2020

Meeting report: 2nd EMBO workshop “Awakening of the genome: the maternal-to-zygotic transition”   Amanda Amodeo1*, Johanna Gassler2* and Ksenia Kuznetsova3*, Philip Zegerman4   *These authors contributed equally Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. Carl Icahn Laboratory Washington Rd., Princeton University. Princeton, NJ 08544 Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (IMBA), Vienna Biocenter[…]

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 Q&As

Posted by on March 18th, 2020

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 had a fantastic planned line up of plenary speakers. Over the past three days we managed to sit down for a virtual chat with five of them – in these short videos, you’ll hear about their science, their connection to the BSDB, how the coronavirus has been affecting their labs, and more.  […]

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 – Exhibitor Showcase

Posted by on March 18th, 2020

Exhibitors are crucial to fund society conferences like BSDB/Gensoc 2020, and since they did not have the chance to promote themselves in person, here we are showcasing some of them (the post will be added to as more come in, as they understandably have a lot on their plate right now!) Who are you and[…]

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 – eTalks and Tweetorials

Posted by on March 18th, 2020

The BSDB/GenSoc meeting’s cancellation left organisers and us thinking about ways to try to replicate some of it online. Over on Twitter it’s been a blast – just look at #BSDBGenSoc2020 where you’ll find speaker profiles, poster sessions (which we also put on the Node: I and II), and lots of discussions. But what about[…]

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 Poster Session II

Posted by on March 17th, 2020

Here’s the second poster session of the virtual BSDB / Genetics Society 2020 meeting. The presenters would love to hear your comments and questions   1. Rebecca Lea (The Francis Crick Institute) ‘Identifying novel regulators of human pluripotency and embryogenesis’.   Fighsare link   2. Lara Busby (University of Cambridge) ‘Investigating time & cell fate[…]

BSDB/GenSoc 2020 Poster Session I

Posted by on March 16th, 2020

The online version of the BSDB Genetic Society Spring meeting is well on its way over on Twitter (follow it at #BSDBGenSoc2020 and see our recently updated post for details about what we’re planning over the next couple of days). Here we’re going to share the e-Poster session – 12 participants uploaded the posters they[…]

eBSDB/GenSoc 2020 plans

Posted by on March 14th, 2020

  UPDATE 16 MARCH events timetable added below Following the cancellation of BSDB/GenSoc2020, the meeting organisers have been seeking ways to maintain some elements of the meeting through online interactions. We do not plan to run a full virtual meeting, but we do plan to experiment with ways to recreate some of the useful and fun[…]

2020 Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Meeting

Posted by on February 26th, 2020

From the 2020 SCDB organizing committee (Sally Horne-Badovinac, Sean Megason and Zhu Wang). See also a Node report from the 2018 edition, and an interview with 2018 SCBD Young Investigator Award Winner, Vilaiwan Fernandes.   We are pleased to announce the 2020 Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Meeting, which will be held August 8-12 on the[…]

Meeting Development, Evolution & Anatomy, FREE, NYU 18 May 2020

Posted by on February 25th, 2020

Come for free, participate in our round table discussions, and honor a great scientist and person. Free and open to anyone interested, with an amazing list of speakers and talks, as none of the most renowned scientists in the field that was invited wanted to miss this unique opportunity to honor the amazing Drew Noden.[…]

The fair winds of science: LASDB 2019 in Buenos Aires

Posted by on December 18th, 2019

The Latin American Society for Developmental Biology was founded almost two decades ago and has become a vital hub for researchers across the region. Its biennial meetings bring the community together and also attract leading researchers based elsewhere. At the end of October this year the meeting was held in Buenos Aires, the grand old[…]