Ethel Browne Harvey
Postdoctoral Seminar Series

The Society for Developmental Biology Ethel Browne Harvey Postdoctoral Seminar Series was established to highlight the work of our outstanding postdoctoral members, providing a platform for those members who will soon be going on the job market. Speaker selection will represent the breadth of diversity in the Society, including gender, race, ethnicity, type of institution, geographic location, and research organism. 

Day and Time
Second Friday of the month at 3:00 pm ET. Next seminar is November 12, 2021.

The one-hour virtual seminars feature two postdoc speakers giving 20-minute talks followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. All seminars will be recorded and available for a limited time. Recordings will be posted the Monday following the seminar (except for holidays). Miss a talk from the 2020-2021 season? Check out our Past SDB Ethel Browne Harvey Postdoctoral Seminars.

Latest Seminar

Chi-Chung Wu (Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research) Modulation of mammalian cardiomyocyte cytokinesis by extracellular matrix proteins Isabel Espinosa Medina (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus) Temporal encoding and manipulation of vertebrate cell histories with a new CRISPR/Cas9 system

The SDB Postdoctoral Seminar Series is free and open to anyone interested in developmental biology and supporting the great work our postdocs are doing.

View the October 8 Seminar Recording:

2021-2022 Speaker Schedule (Download)

September 10
Heather Bruce
The Daphnia carapace and the origin of novel structures
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Eyal Karzbrun
Self-organized morphogenesis of a human neural tube in vitro by geometric constraints

October 8
Chi-Chung Wu
Modulation of mammalian cardiomyocyte cytokinesis by extracellular matrix proteins
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Isabel Espinosa Medina
Temporal encoding and manipulation of vertebrate cell histories with a new CRISPR/Cas9 system

November 12
Maria Sallee
PAR polarity proteins buffer against epithelial assaults to create a continuous and functional intestinal lumen

M. Fethullah Simsek
Sequential segmentation in an embryo: Morphogen gradients and molecular oscillators

December 10
Miguel Salinas-Saavedra
Mechanisms of cellular reprogramming in cnidarian whole body regeneration

Sudha Rajderkar
Topologically associating domain boundaries are required for normal genome function

January 14
Jennifer McKey
Integration of mouse ovary morphogenesis with developmental dynamics of the oviduct, ovarian ligaments, and rete ovarii

Frank Macabenta
BMP-gated cell cycle progression drives anoikis during FGF-dependent collective migration

February 11
Joey Ghersi
miR-128 limits the transdifferentiation potential of the endothelium to blood stem cells

Elle Roberson
Cyclical Hedgehog signaling regulates iterative remodeling of the mouse uterus

March 11
Alice Accorsi
Pomacea canaliculata: a new research organism to study complex camera-type eye regeneration

Jiakun Chen
Investigation of astrocyte morphogenesis and function in vivo

April 8
Joshua Abrams
A polarity pathway for exocyst-dependent intracellular tube extension

Katharine Criswell
Hox gene expression predicts tetrapod-like axial regionalization in the skate, Leucoraja erinacea

May 13
Margherita Perillo
Mechanisms of tube elongation and germ cell migration during development of the sea star embryo

Jason Sinclair
The Warburg effect is necessary to promote glycosylation in the blastema during zebrafish tail regeneration

Last Updated on 10/14/2021