SICB 2016 Meeting
January 3-7, 2016 - Portland, OR

Abstract Submission is closed.

Meeting Website featuring:
  • Online Registration
  • Symposia Pages
  • Special Sessions, Workshops and Programs
  • Hotel Reservations

Charlotte Mangum Student Support Program Applications

Application Form for 2016 is open now through October 20, 2015!
NOTE: Valid abstract number necessary (as issued in the abstract confirmation email)

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

Application Forms for this year are open now through October 20, 2015! Access is via the information and guidelines pages:
  • GIAR Information & Guidelines
  • FGST Information & Guidelines

  • Dorothy M. Skinner Award

    Application Form for 2016 is open now through October 20, 2015! Click here for guidelines and form.

    Broadening Participation Travel Award

    Application Form for 2016 is open now through October 20, 2015! Click here for guidelines and form.

    Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship Applications

    Application form for 2016 field season is open now through February 8, 2016. Click here for guidelines and form.

    Fall 2015 Newsletter – deadline to submit entires to the Secretary is October 9th.

    Newsletter Spring 2015

    Life is a twisting journey, and you often can't see around the corner. Keep going!
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    Special Features
    • Experiences in Integrative & Comparative Biology - How I became an insect evolutionary physiologist by Jon Harrison

    • Experiences in Science Education - Fifteen years of environmental biology training for Pacific Islanders by Michael Hadfield

    • Call for nominations and applications for SICB awards and lectures for 2016

    • List of SICB donors

    • Elections

    • Late Breaking News about the 2018 and 2020 SICB meetings: The SICB Executive Committee recently voted to hold the 2018 annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, and the 2020 meeting in Austin, TX.

    SICB 2015 Meeting
    January 3-7, 2015 - West Palm Beach, FL

    Meeting Headlines
    • Annual meeting attendance was 1882.

    • Executive Committee Actions:

      • Lynn (Marty) Martin, currently Chair of DEDE, was appointed ICB Editor; his term starts January 2016.

    • SICB presents honorary membership to Moore lecturer John Jungck.

    • Jodie Rummer presents Bart lecture.

    • Randy Nelson presents Bern lecture.

    • Devaleena Pradhan wins Dorothy Skinner Award.

    • Linda Walters receives the second “M. Patricia Morse Award for Excellence and Innovation in Science Education.”

    • Best Student Presentation Winners receive awards sponsored by Wiley/Blackwell. Award winners are announced.

    • Eight talks were highlighted in Newswise press releases, thanks to the volunteer writers and the Public Affairs Committee.

    SICB Science News: Stories by Student Journalists, 2015 Annual Meeting

    Chipmunks on the move: New ways to measure behavior help researchers explore uneven impacts of climate change. By Laura Booth, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University

    Where will lightning strike next? By Ieva Roznere, Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University

    Hamsters use a novel approach to control aggression. By Devin Merullo, Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    The mind of the matter: social interactions contribute to intelligence in birds. By Alexis Lanza, Department of Biology, University of Florida

    Oxford University Press offers a 25% discount to SICB members