Please join us to gather and celebrate developmental biology across the Southeast May 18-20. The agenda includes morning and afternoon sessions across 3 days with invited speakers and short talks or flash talks selected from the submitted abstracts. Meeting highlights include flash talks from undergraduates, a keynote talk from Michael Barresi (Smith College), an online social event and a panel discussion, Closing the gap on cultural disparities during scientific and professional training.

Abstract Deadline: Tuesday, April 20th

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 16th

Current SDB members selected for talks are eligible for prizes.

Speakers​

Keynote:

Michael Barresi, Smith College

Invited:

Joshua Bloomekatz, University of Mississippi

SeYeon Chung, Louisiana State University

Maitreyi Das, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Elizabeth Duncan, University of Kentucky

Vivian Gama, Vanderbilt University

Katie Kathrein, University of South Carolina

Adam Reitzel, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Alberto Stolfi, Georgia Institute of Technology

Beth Thompson, East Carolina University

Panel Discussion:

Closing the gap on cultural disparities during scientific and professional training

Panelists: 

Derek Applewhite

Associate Professor

Reed College

Whitney Edwards

Fellow in Seeding Postdoctoral Innovators in Research & Education (SPIRE)

University of North Carolina

Alex Howard           

Director of Wellness and Prevention Services

Appalachian State University

Photo by Ryan Arnst