The 2020 ISD/BSDB Joint meeting, originally planned for September this year, has been postponed due to concerns about Covid-19. The meeting will be postponed by two years in order to avoid a clash with the autumn 2021 ISDB meeting. The ISD/BSDB meeting will now take place on 4-8 September 2022. It will still take place in the beautiful setting […]
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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. We are very pleased to announce that this year’s Waddington medal winner is […]
The Beddington Medal is the BSDB’s major commendation to promising young biologists, awarded for the best PhD thesis in Developmental Biology defended in the year previous to the award. Rosa Beddington was one of the greatest talents and inspirational leaders in the field of developmental biology. Rosa made an enormous contribution to the field in […]
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 have plans to enable speakers and poster presenters to give brief informal summaries, tweetorials, gifs or visual abstracts of their work, […]
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 2020 awardee, Tatjana Sauka-Spengler. Originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tatjana completed her undergraduate studies in Physics at the University of […]