Society for Craniofacial Genetics & Developmental Biology 43rd Annual Meeting

October 19, 2020 - October 20, 2020

The annual meeting facilitates the establishment of scientific collaborations (basic and clinical research), and promotes education, research, and communication about normal and abnormal development of the tissues and organs of the head and face, with the ultimate goal of improving patient care. This year’s program includes:

Career Development Workshops
Resilience & Wellness during Covid19: Sharon Milgram (NIH, Director of Intramural Training and  Education)
Grant Opportunities: NIDCR Program Officers

FaceBase Workshop
How to navigate FaceBase and manage data

SCGDB Special Award Lectures
David Bixler Award: Marilyn Jones (Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego)
Marylou Buyse Award: Kerstin Ludwig (University of Bonn)

Plenary Speakers
Paul Kulesa (Stowers): “Neural crest migration: it's the journey, not the destination”    
Ralph Marcucio (UCSF): “Molecular regulation of FEZ formation”
Juhee Jeong (NYU): "Early patterning of the cranial mesenchyme that controls calvarial development"
Joy Richman (Univ. British Columbia): “Triangulation of data from two model organisms explains the impact of human WNT pathway mutations on development”

Poster Sessions

Abstract deadline to be considered for a talk: September 14th
Abstract deadline for presenting a poster: September 28th

Last Updated 08/21/2020