2017 SICB Annual Meeting New Orleans (4-8 January)

Meeting Website
- Symposia
- Exhibitor & Sponsorship Information
- Abstract Submission open now through Sep. 1, 2016
- Registration open now (Presenter Deadline is 5 November 2016. Early Fee Deadline is 1 December 2016.)


Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) & Fellowship of Graduate Student Travel (FGST) Awards

Application Forms for this year are open now through October 25, 2016! Access is via the information and guidelines pages:
  • GIAR Information & Guidelines
  • FGST Information & Guidelines



  • Newsletter Spring 2016

    Special Features
    • Experiences in Science Education, Part 3, by 2016 Morse Awardee, Michael LaBarbera: Teaching is not an art – it's a craft
    • Reminder about the 2016 SICB Member Survey
    • Tribute to Steven Vogel (1940-2015)
    • Reports from the Treasurer, Program Officer, and Chairs of the Educational Council and the Broadening Participation Committee
    • Summary of 2015 Donations to SICB
    • Calls for nominations and applications for SICB awards and lectures
    • Candidates for the May 2016 Society-wide Elections
    Read here


    SICB Science News: Stories by Student Journalists

    2016 Annual Meeting (Portland)

    Blood, brines, and microbiology beneath Antarctic glaciers. By Sara ElShafie

    Stingrays solve problems with eating troublesome prey in surprising ways. By Kaitlyn Lowder


    Mosquitos Feed More and Breed More When Hosts Are Stressed. By Phoebe D. Edwards

    Predicting Elk Migrations to Lessen the Spread of Brucellosis. By Ashley Booth

    Cricket males' aggressive take on 'Marco Polo' sets the stage for sexual signal evolution. By Callum Kingwell, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University


    The Public Affairs Committee thanks the eight members who served as writers for this year’s Newswise press releases. See "Press Releases, 2016 Meeting" for these and several other SICB meeting presentations that were reported on in the national media!


    SICB 2016 Meeting

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