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 meeting to showcase the wide spectrum of Developmental Biology throughout the V4 Group of countries and to also attract excellent high quality plenary speakers to our region. Moreover, the V4SDB is committed to supporting its membership in the establishment of smaller scale and more topic focussed symposia.

Information on both recent and forthcoming V4SDB supported meetings is listed below.

Announcing the 2024 V4SDB Student Summer School (Brno, Czech Republic) by ALEX

Announcing the latest V4SDB Student Summer School 
Practical, zebrafish, frog and chicken embryology!
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(Monday 2nd - Friday 6th September 2024 in Brno, Czech Republic)
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New V4SDB Board elected by ALEX

The General Assembly held on September 8th, 2023, during the 3rd V4SDB Meeting in Warsaw elected the new V4SDB Board.
The new Board will start its 4-year term on January 1st, 2024:
Marcela Buchtova  (Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics CAS, Brno, Czech Republic) - PRESIDENT Anna Piliszek (Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology PAS, Jastrzębiec, Poland) - VICE-PRESIDENT Máté

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The Fourth V4SDB Meeting, September 2025 - SLOVAKIA by ALEX

Announcing the Fourth V4SDB Meeting in September 2025 - SLOVAKIA
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The Fourth V4SDB Meeting will be held in September 2025 - SLOVAKIA.
DETAILS TO FOLLOW

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The Third V4SDB Meeting 8th-10th September 2023 - Warsaw (Poland) by ALEX

Announcing the Third V4SDB Meeting 8th-10th September 2023 - Warsaw (Poland)
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THANKS TO THE ORGANISERS (ANNA AJDUK & ANNA PILISZEK) FOR SUCH A GREAT MEETING AND TO ALL THE SPEAKERS, PRESENTERS & DELEGATES FOR MAKING THE MEETING SUCH A GREAT SUCCESS.
SEE YOU ALL IN SLOVAKIA IN 2025!

 
The Third V4SDB Meeting 8th-10th September 2023 - Warsaw (Poland) - CONFERENCE WEBPAGES NOW AVAILABLE…
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Report on 2022 V4SDB Student Summer School by ALEX

The first ever V4SDB Student Summer School took place between 6th and 12th June on the shores of lake Balaton in Tihany, Hungary, thanks to generous funding received through the “Mecenatúra” Program of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NRDI/NKFIH - MEC_SZ-141065) and additional funding from The Company of Biologists. For a short week students from the

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V4SDB Student Summer School (6th-12th June 2022, Tihany, Lake Balaton, Hungary) by ALEX

The V4SDB committee is happy to announce that the first V4SDB Developmental Biology Student Summer School will take place between the 6th-12th June 2022 on the premises of the Balaton Limnological Research Institute (BLKI) in Tihany (on the northern shore of Lake Balaton, Hungary).
The course will consist of multiple hands on experimental practicals and both in person and online lectures covering

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The Second V4SDB Meeting 2021 (Szeged, Hungary) - MANY THANKS TO ALL DELEGATES by ALEX

Many thanks to all the delgates (197 of you!) who attended The REARRANGED Second V4SDB Meeting in Szeged (Hungary) between  2nd - 5th Sept. 2021. IT WAS SUCH A GREAT MEETING! - more photos below
We were also very grateful to our sponsors and partners in making the meetuing happen - including the University of Szeged and the Birology Research Centre, the Company of Biologists, Zeiss, MDPI and the
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The REARRANGED Second V4SDB Meeting 2021 - EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! by ALEX

The REARRANGED Second V4SDB Meeting in Szeged (Hungary) between  2nd - 5th Sept. 2021, EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
*** APRIL 2021 *** Announcing collaboration with MDPI journal titles (Life & Journal of Developmental Biology) for a joint special issue on the V4SDB Szeged meeting - more details below
 
The Second V4SDB meeting (in Szeged, Hungary) will be 2nd - 5th September 2021 and…
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The Second V4SDB Meeting 2020 - POSTPONED (not cancelled) by ALEX

The Second V4SDB Meeting in Szeged (Hungary) 3rd - 6th Sept. 2020
 
It is with great regret that we have to inform you that our planned 2nd V4SDB meeting (Szeged 2020 - 3rd - 6th September) has been postponed due to the current uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and what may follow. The V4SDB committe is currently in dialogue with various stakeholders about how we may rearrange a new date…
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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).
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Download list of posters
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Programme included:
Seven highly respected plenary speakers Poster sessions with selected abstracts (delegate talks) in sessions covering;
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