Southeast Regional Society for Developmental Biology Meeting

In conjunction with the 6th Annual Triangle Fly Meeting-

see below for more information

Raleigh, North Carolina

May 20-22, 2020

Registration information below

Our final program can be accessed here: 2020 SESDB Program and Abstract book

Registration and Abstract submission

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Priority registration deadline is May 6, 2020

Click here for Abstract submission:

Abstract submission deadline to be considered for a short talk is April 1

Final submission deadline for poster presentations is May 6

**Triangle Fly meeting short talk candidates: please select ONE of the top 5 themes as your FIRST choice and the Triangle Fly meeting as your SECOND choice

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Lucy O'Brien, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford

Dr. John Wallingford, Professor of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas at Austin


Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Stefano Di Talia, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Duke University

Dr. Barbara Lom, Professor, Developmental Neurobiology, Davidson College

Dr. Lori O'Brien, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology, UNC Chapel Hill

Dr. Ryan Range, Assistant Professor, Evolutionary and Developmental Biology, Auburn University

Dr. Rachel Roberts-Galbraith, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, University of Georgia

Dr. Ashley Seifert, Associate Professor, Developmental and Regenerative Biology, University of Kentucky

Dr. Lucia Strader, Associate Professor, Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

Session Topics Include:

Gene Regulation

Regeneration and Stem Cells

Morphogenesis and Organogenesis

Evolution and Development

Cell Biology of Development


Click here for: Preliminary Program and for information on our Career Development and Education Sessions

The 6th Annual Triangle Fly Meeting https://www.trianglefly.org/ will also be held in conjunction with this meeting. A special Triangle fly meeting session with oral presentations from trainees in area fly labs will be held on Friday afternoon, May 22nd ( immediately following the SDB meeting). Trainees in Drosophila (or related insect) labs are encouraged to submit abstracts for talks and posters during the SDB meeting through the SDB meeting site. After the SDB organizers choose speakers, a separate committee will choose additional speakers for the triangle fly session. When submitting your abstract, please indicate if you would like to be considered for an oral presentation at the triangle fly session.

Conference Facilities at Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

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Lodging at Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Call 919-834-9900 to reserve your room under our group rate for "Society for Developmental Biology Conference" or follow the link to reserve your room online

Room Reservation deadline is April 22, 2020 to receive discounted rate

Room rate is $149 per night (plus applicable taxes) for a single or double room


Meeting organizers:

Kenneth Poss, PhD, Duke University kenneth.poss@duke.edu

Frank Conlon, PhD, UNC Chapel Hill frank_conlon@med.unc.edu



Questions? Contact our meeting organizers

Amy Jackson (amy.jackson@duke.edu)


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