SFBD, French Society of Devlopmental Biology

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The French Society of Developmental Biology (SFBD) is a learned society that has gathered, for more than 50 years, researchers working on Developmental Biology on animal and plant species

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8th Advances in stem cell biology, 29 June-11 July 2020

Pasteur Institute & Revive

Emmanuelle Grall, Cassis, 12-15 Mai 2020

Shaping Life 2

Lisa Calvary, Cassis, 12-15 Mai 2020

Shaping Life 2

Benoit Godard, Cassis, 12-15 Mai 2020

Shaping Life 2

Arthur Boutillon, Cassis, 12-15 Mai 2020

Shaping Life 2

ERC-funded PhD and postdoc positions in the Cellular sex and physiology group, Nice

Postdoc and PhD positions are available in the group “Cellular sex and physiology” in the Institute of Biology Valrose –…

Press review : reform of research (in French)

The website of the joined french learned societies has gathered a press review on all position statements related to the…

Opinion: For a reform that respects public research (in French)

On January 15th 2020, the French journal le Monde publishes this opinion piece (in French) signed by 34 learned Societies,…

Opinion : “Europe needs an ambitious budget for research and innovation”

28 French learned societies, including the SFBD, call for a reinforcement of the European Union Horizon Europe research budget for…

Results of the 2020 Board election

The elections for the 2020 SFBD Board renewal happened December 2-15 2019. They were organized via the online voting tool…

Lettre à MM. Petit et Macron (in French)

La SFBD est signataire de cette pétition qui dénonce les dérives de l’évaluation scientifique et répond aux propos de Antoine…

2020 SFBD board renewal

At the end of every year, an electronic vote is organized to partially renew or extend the SFBD Board of directors. This year, five positions are open for election to the SFBD Board.

Karine Casier, Lausanne, 5-8 September 2019

26th European Drosophila Research Conference

Mélanie Roussat, Alicante, 23-26 October 2019

European Developmental Biology Congress

Florence Giger, Alicante, 23-26 October 2019

European Developmental Biology Congress

Pénélope Darnat, Alicante, 23-26 October 2019

European Developmental Biology Congress

SFBD Travel grants 2020

In 2020, the SFBD will make three calls for travel grants designed for early career researchers to present their work…

2020 SFBD Meeting – Shaping Life 2

Mark your calendars! The 2020 SFBD Meeting – Shaping Life 2 – will be held in May 12-15 in Cassis,…

2020 support to events organized in France

For the first time this year, we will organize a single call to support the organization of devbio events in…

2020 SFBD board renewal

In 2020, 5 positions will be open to renew and extend the SFBD board. Deadline to apply : 31/10/2019.

3D + time live imaging data analyst and software developer

A position is open for a data scientist in charge of the analysis of 3D + time fluorescence imaging data of living ascidian embryos. The contract is for up to 4 years.

Funded PhD project in Montpellier: optogenetic control of FGF and Eph signaling pathways during ascidian embryogenesis

A 3-year PhD studentship is available to develop optogenetic control strategies for two major signalling pathways controlling fate specification in early ascidian embryos.

Joana Estaves De Lima, Boston, 25-30 July 2019

78th Annual Meeting of the Developmental Biology Society

Lauréates bourse de voyage SFBD 2019

Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer les noms des trois lauréates de la troisième session de la bourse de voyage SFBD !

Shaping Life 2

A vos agenda ! Le meeting 2020 de la SFBD, ShapingLife2, sera organisé à Cassis du 12 au 15 Mai.
Plus d’informations à venir prochainement.

Khoury Hanane, Los Angeles, 26-29 June 2019

1st France-USA Stem cell symposium

Prigent Garcia Serena, Los Angeles, 20-24 June 2019

22nd International C. elegans Conference

Thesis Prize SFBD 2019 : Meryem Baghdadi

For her doctorate entitled: « Regulation of adult muscle stem cell quiescence by Notch signaling »

Finalist Thesis Prize SFBD 2019 : Chooyoung Baek

For her doctorate entitled : « Role of Notch signaling pathway during neural delamination in the vertebrate embryo. »

Les fleurs ne sont pas des potiches par François Parcy (in French)

Une analyse scientifique par le généticien François Parcy publié dans le journal du CNRS en partenariat avec Libération

Eva Seipelt, Indiana, 9-11 may 2019

Congrès Weinstein

Sondages loi de programmation pour la recherche (in French)

Suite à l’annonce le 1er février 2019 par le Premier Ministre d’une loi de programmation pluriannuelle de la recherche, un collectif de 23 sociétés savantes a lancé une consultation sur les attentes majeures de la communauté académique vis à vis de cette loi.

Sandy Al Hayek, Dallas, 27-31 March 2019

Annual Drosophila Research Conference

CDD ingénieur d’études de 12 mois à pourvoir

Étude de la réponse de complexes ARN/protéines à l’activité neuronale chez la drosophile.

Interdisciplinary spring school on plant and animal morphogenesis

An international interdisciplinary spring school for Masters and PhD students as well as junior post-docs.

Post-doctoral Research Scientist (M/F, temporary position)

“Epigenetic Regulation of Genomic Imprinting”, Montpellier-France

Poste IE CNRS / CNRS Ingineer position

IE in molecular and cell biology (CNRS FSEP position), Institut Curie, Orsay Campus

PhD and Post-doctoral positions in Developmental Neurobiology

We are seeking highly motivated candidates to join us on a project on the molecular mechanisms of sensory neurogenesis.

Post-doctoral position : cellular reprogramming in C. elegans

Project in the cellular reprogramming field (S. Jarriault, IGBMC, Illkirch)

Post-doctoral position in Nantes

Notochordal differentiation and stem cell-based therapy for intervertebral disc degeneration

Developmental and Cell biology of the Future

Paris, March 27-29, 2019

European Developmental Biology Congress

Alicante October 23-26 2019

Nathan Hervieux, Porto, 7-10 November 2018

Joint Meeting of the Portuguese, Spanish and French Societies for Developmental Biology

Anabelle Planques, Porto, 7-10 November 2018

Joint Meeting of the Portuguese, Spanish and French Societies for Developmental Biology

João E. Carvalho, Porto, 7-10 November 2018

Joint Meeting of the Portuguese, Spanish and French Societies for Developmental Biology

Alexandre Chuyen, Porto, 7-10 November 2018

Joint Meeting of the Portuguese, Spanish and French Societies for Developmental Biology

Note concernant le volet recherche scientifique du PLF 2019 (in French)

Nous présentons un argumentaire succinct sur l’importance de la recherche scientifique dans la protection, la stabilité et la prospérité de la société française.

Thesis Prize SFBD 2018 : Mathilde Dumond

For her doctorate entitled: « From cellular variability to shape reproducibility: mechanics and morphogenesis of Arabidopsis thaliana sepal »

Finalist Thesis Prize SFBD 2018 : Gantas Perez-Mockus

For his doctorate entitled : « Regulation of apical basal polarity and mesoderm invagination by the E3 ubiquitin ligase Neuralized in Drosophila ».

Finalist Thesis Prize SFBD 2018 : Samuel Collombet

For his doctorate entitled : « Deciphering the regulatory network controlling blood cell specification and reprogramming »

Sarah Dinvaut, Cold Spring Harbor, 25-29 September 2018

Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Connectivity Cold Spring Harbour

Jennifer Durant-Vesga, Heidelberg, 25-28 August 2018

Transcription and Chromatin EMBL conference

Audrey Desgrange, Heidelberg, 24 – 27 July 2018

EMBO Workshop “Imaging Mouse Development”

Liste de diffusion des développementalistes français.e.s

Diffusion par mail d’informations au sein de la communauté des développementalistes animaux ou végétaux

Lea Rambaud-Lavigne, Helsinki, 25-29 June 2018

29th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR)

Hereroa Johnston, Galway, June 26-29 2018

7ème Euro-Evo-Devo Meeting

Laurent Formery, Galway, June 26-29 2018

7ème Euro-Evo-Devo Meeting

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Becoming a member

The SFBD has around 500 members, working in 13 cities in France and 6 countries, on 13 different model organisms.

Why become a member ?

● Apply to our yearly devbio PhD Thesis Prize
● Get support to attend meetings thanks to our traveling grants
● Benefit from reduced fees for our yearly meeting and meetings organized by associated societies
● Post your news and job adverts on our website
● Ask for support to organize devbio events