Visegrád Group Society for Developmental Biology
Supporting excellence in Developmental Biology throughout Czech Republic, Hungary Poland and Slovakia

The Visegrád Group Society for Developmental Biology (V4SDB) organises and hosts a regular flagship conference, plus supporting specialised topic focussed mini symposia, for members of the Developmental Biology community throughout the region and additionally acts as a collective supportive forum by, for example, advertising relevant vacancies and other appropriate meetings.
see below for a summary of latest news and developments

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2nd Stem Cell Biology Meeting of the Czech Republic & Slovakia (2020) by ALEX

Announcing the 2nd Stem Cell Biology Meeting of the Czech Republic & Slovakia (plus surrounding countries). 23-24 April 2020. Mark it in your diary (official programme to be released in February 2020)
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The Second V4SDB Meeting 2020 by ALEX

The Second V4SDB Meeting in Szeged (Hungary) 3rd - 6th Sept. 2020
Confirmed speakers:
Rafal Ciosk - University of Oslo (Norway)
Gáspár Jékely - University of Exeter (UK)
Angela Nieto - Insitute of Neuroscience, Alicante (Spain)
Andrea Pauli -  IMBA-IMP, Vienna (Austria)
Eszter Pósfai - Princetone University (USA)
James Sharpe - EMBL Barcelona (Spain)
András Simon - Karolinska Insitute, Stockholm…

2020 bioS/TEM (Electron Microscopy) Meeting, Poland by ALEX

2020 bioS/TEM (Electron Microscopy) Meeting,
April 22nd - 24th 2020, at the Guido Mine in Zabrze  (Poland)

More information can be found here

2021 International Society of Developmental Biologist (ISDB) meeting by ALEX

Announcing the 2021 International Society of Developmental Biologist (ISDB) Meeting 
October 17th - 21st 2021, Algarve (Portugal)

More information can be found here website.
Note the V4SDB is now an offcially recognised affiliate society of the ISDB!

The Inaugural Meeting of V4SDB 2018 by HOBIT

The Inaugural Meeting of the Visegrád Group Society for Developmental Biology (V4SDB) took place in the Czech city of Brno between the 7-9th September 2018 (supported by the Visegrád Fund).
Download final programme
Download list of posters
Download abstract book
Programme included:
Seven highly respected plenary speakers Poster sessions with selected abstracts (delegate talks) in sessions covering;