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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[…]

BSDB meeting cancelled

Posted by on March 10th, 2020

Here at the Node and Development, the BSDB Spring meeting is always the first thing to go into our conference calendar, as an institution for the UK developmental biology community. The 2020 meeting, co-organised with the Genetics Society and due to start on Sunday, has just been cancelled due to concerns about spread of Covid-19[…]

How can we maintain scientific interactions while reducing air travel?

Posted by on December 12th, 2019

POLL NOW CLOSED – THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK PART   Increasing numbers of biologists are becoming reluctant to travel to conferences due to concerns about climate change. We aim to partner with other organisations to develop resources for sustainable conferencing. Please help us by completing this very short poll:     Create your own user[…]

The BSDB Archive now available at the John Innes Centre

Posted by on February 19th, 2019

The BSDB Archive covers 70 years of our society’s history, providing deep insights into its early years, its long trail of scientific conferences, workshops and committee meetings; it includes an almost complete collection of the many newsletters that have been published since issue 1 came out in 1979. A year ago, many of the archive’s[…]

Building the BSDB family network

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018

This year the British Society for Developmental Biology turned 70, and celebrated the milestone at its Spring meeting at Warwick (check out Twitter for some of the fun, and Andreas Prokop gave a great meeting report over on the BSDB page).     The great and the good of British developmental biology were in attendance,[…]

Embryonic-Extraembryonic Interactions: from Genetics to Environment

Posted by on June 28th, 2018

The BSDB’s Autumn Meeting, to be held in Oxford this September, is the third in a series of international workshops on the extraembryonic-embryonic interface, bringing together researchers that address this topic through a wide array of approaches in diverse research organisms. This diversity of approaches is reflected by the organisers – Kat Hadjantonakis, Kristen Panfilio, Tristan Rodriguez, Susana Chuva[…]