SICB Annual Meeting 2018
January 3-7, 2018
San Francisco, CA

All Sessions (Poster, Oral & Symposia) will take place at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis


  • SICB 2018 Annual Meeting Highlights
  • Jan 3-7, 2018, San Francisco, CA

    Major Lectures
  • Plenary Lecture: Carl Zimmer, science-writer, author, and columnist for The New York Times - Science and Scandal: Reporting on Biology In An Age of Controversy (View/Download Presentation Slides here)
  • Bartholomew Award Lecture: Caroline Williams, University of California, Berkeley - Cold Truths: Evolutionary Impacts of Winter on Terrestrial Ectotherms
  • Bern Lecture: David Norris, University of Colorado at Boulder - Five Decades of Environmental Comparative Endocrinology
  • John A. Moore Lecture: Katayoun Chamany, Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts, The New School - From STEM to STREAMD: Responsibility, Arts, and Design for Inclusive Learning

  • SICB-Wide Symposia
  • From Small and Squishy to Big and Armored: Genomic, Ecological and Paleontological Insights into the Early Evolution of Animals
  • Science Through Narrative: Engaging Broad Audiences
  • Behavioral and Physiological Adaptation to Urban Environments

  • Workshop Highlights
  • A Challenge to Define Stress
  • Science Through Story
  • Visual Note-taking
  • Beyond Traditional Mentors
  • Biology on a Budget

  • Awards Presented
  • George A. Bartholomew Award – Caroline Williams, University of California, Berkeley
  • M. Patricia Morse Award – William Hoese, California State University, Fullerton
  • Dorothy M. Skinner Award – Kirstin Brink, University of British Columbia
  • The Student Support Committee announced funding of 28 Grants in aid of Research (GIAR) and 7 Fellowships of Graduate Student Travel (FGST) awards, which were granted to students from all 11 SICB divisions. The newly establishedSteven Vogel Award was presented to Sarah Amonett, University of Mississippi.
  • Best Student Presentation Winners receive awards sponsored by Wiley/Blackwell. Congratulations to all winners!

  • Storybooth Videos – videos of short stories about science experiences

    Just in: Changes to the Final Program
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