Cancer Research UK’s new investment in paediatric cancer research

At this year’s Spring meeting, we had Sheona Scales from Cancer Research UK come to discuss with meeting attendees about their funding schemes. They have recently got in touch with us to follow up on the feedback they received.  It has been a couple of months since Cancer Research UK attended the BSDB spring meeting. […]

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BSDB Travel grants are available for BSDB members to cover registration and accommodation costs for the European Developmental Biology Congress to be held in Alicante, Spain 23-26 October 2019. In addition, as the EDBC meeting is classed as a BSDB-sponsored meeting and BSDB members can register at ‘member’ rates. DEADLINE FOR BSDB TRAVEL GRANTS FOR […]

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Bénédicte Sanson – Winner of the 2019 Cheryll Tickle Medal.

In 2016, the BSDB introduced the Cheryll Tickle Medal, which is being awarded annually to a mid-career, female scientist for her outstanding achievements in the field of Developmental Biology. The BSDB is proud to announce the 2019 awardee Bénédicte Sanson. Due to family commitments, Bénédicte was unable to be at the Spring meeting this year […]

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BSDB Newsletter – Spring 2019

Please find the 2019 BSDB newsletter here! The annual newsletter of the BSDB forms an essential summary of all that has happened over the previous year, including past and upcoming society meetings (articles 5 and 6), secretary and treasurer’s reports (articles 3 and 7), incoming committee members (article 4) and 2018 award winners (articles 11-14). […]

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Kate Storey – Waddington medal winner 2019

The Waddington Medal is the only national award in Developmental Biology. It honours outstanding research performance as well as services to the subject community. The medal is awarded annually at the BSDB Spring Meeting, where the recipient presents the Waddington Medal Lecture. Here we introduce the 2019 winner Kate Storey who won the 2019 Waddington medal […]

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Autumn meeting 2019

European Congress for Developmental Biology

    • date: 23-26 Oct 2019
    • location: Alicante, Spain
    • organisers: Angela Nieto, Victor Borrell, Sergio Casas-Tintó, Pilar Cubas, Joan Galcerán, Leonor Saúde, Miguel Torres Sanchez


The Company of Biologists

The Company of Biologists is a not for profit publishing organisation dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. The Company publishes five specialist peer-reviewed journals: Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology, Disease Models & Mechanisms and Biology Open. It offers further support to the biological community by facilitating scientific meetings and communities, providing travel grants for researchers and supporting research societies.

Topics for future Society meetings

One of the major tasks of the BSDB committee is to select topics to be covered in future meetings and ensure that the meetings are well organised and successful. If you are interested in organising a meeting or have a suggestion for future meeting topics or formats, please contact the BSDB Meetings Secretary (secretary@bsdb.org).

Would you like to exhibit a trade stand at a BSDB meeting?

Trade stands at spring and autumn meetings are welcome, and are usually well attended. Exhibitions are arranged by local conference organisers, but initial enquiries can be made to the BSDB Meetings Secretary (secretary@bsdb.org).

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