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 2018 awardee Christiana Ruhrberg. Christiana is Professor at University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology. Her studies are centred around […]
2018 Dennis Summerbell Lecture nominations. Following a generous donation, the BSDB has instituted this award lecture, to be delivered at its annual Autumn Meeting by a junior researcher at either PhD or Post-doctoral level. The BSDB Autumn Meeting 2018 will be the Joint BSDB/Nordic Conference of Developmental Biology held 25-27 October 2017 at the Karolinska […]
As every year, the Spring meeting was the time of awards and medals! This year, we had awardees of three societies who are listed below. For those wanting to have a look at the topics of talks and posters presented at the meeting, please download the abstract book here. ► Medal Awards BSDB Waddington Award: […]
The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List includes a damehood for Ottoline Leyser, head of the Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge and chair of the BSDB, and a knighthoods for James Smith, director of research at the Francis Crick Institute. We would like to congratulate them on their great achievement!
The 2016 BSDB Autumn meeting, organised by Jenny Nichols and Tristan Rodriguez under the topic of ‘chimaeras and their use in studying developmental processes and disease models’, took place on 28-30 August in The Pollock Halls at the University of Edinburgh. It was sponsored by the Anne McLaren Memorial Trust Fund and The Company of […]