1) Following a generous donation, the BSDB has instituted the Dennis Summerbell Lecture, to be delivered at its annual Autumn Meeting by a junior researcher at either PhD or Post-doctoral level. For more information, please read here. Applicants should have a maximum of 10 years research experience and should not be a principal investigator. To be considered for this award, please send a 1 page CV, a paragraph from your PI in support of your application and an abstract for your presentation to Tristan Rodriguez , one of the meeting organisers; firstname.lastname@example.org, by 10th July.
2) 2017 BSDB Waddington Medal. The deadline was June 10, 2016 to put forward names of potential nominees. BSDB secretary will contact nominators to ask for full nominations to be sent in by Wednesday 29th of June.
3) 2017 Cheryll Tickle Medal. The medal will be awarded to a mid-career, female scientist for her outstanding achievements in the field of Developmental Biology. Nominees should have started their own research group in the UK within the last 15 years, with allowances for career breaks. Nominees should have made significant contributions to UK Developmental Biology and stand out as a role model for early career female researchers.Formal nominations should be made to the BSDB Secretary (email@example.com) by 1st of July.