SEB Brighton 2016

SEB Brighton 2016

SEB's 2016 Annual Meeting and Egg Satellite Meeting took place at the Brighton Centre on 3-7 July 2016. An archive of the conference programmes, abstracts presented at the conferences, plenary lecturers and prize winners are available on this page:

An integrative biology of the egg: From the shell's structure to the physiology within

Programme and abstracts

Egg Satellite meeting conference programme

SEB Brighton 2016


SEB Brighton 2016 conference programme

Session reports

Moving to feeding
Short range visual guidance in birds
The role of individual variation in the behaviour of animal groups
Super resolution microscopy helping to solve biological questions
Dynamic organisation of the nucleus
General Biomechanics
The plant endoplasmic reticulum: A dynamic multitasking organelle

Abstracts by section

Cross Disciplinary abstracts
Animal abstracts
Cell abstracts
Plant abstracts
SEB+ abstracts
Late abstracts

Plenary Lecturers

Bidder Lecture: Tribute to Prof Roger Wooledge' - Prof Chris Barclay (Griffith University, Australia), Prof Di Newham (King’s College London, UK) and Prof Nancy Curtin (Imperial College London, UK)

Woolhouse Lecture:
'Understanding Kranz Anatomy in Maize with a View to Engineering C4 Rice' - Prof Jane Langdale (University of Oxford, UK)

Cell Biology Plenary Lecture: 'Synthetic biology: Life redesigned' - Prof James Collins (Harvard University, United States)

President's Medallists and prize winners

The SEB would like to congratulate the following President's medallists and prize winners:

President's Medallists

Animal Section: Dr Carol Bucking (York University, United States)
Cell Section: Dr Oliver Castell (Cardiff University, UK)
Plant Section: Dr Matt Johnson (University of Sheffield, UK)
SEB+: Dr Jodie Rummer (James Cook University, Australia)

YSAS winners

Joint winners: Miss Lauren Nadler (James Cook University, Australia) and Dr Cosima Porteus (University of Exeter, UK)
Runner up: Mr Andrew Wood (CSIRO, Australia)

Winner: Miss Jordan Brown (University of Sheffield, UK)
Runners up: Mr Hayoto Hiraki (Iwate University, Japan) and Mrs Aakriti Wanchoo-Kohli (Rothamsted Research, UK)

Irene Manton prize winners

Animal Section: Mr Benedict Chivers (University of Lincoln, UK)
Cell Section: Miss Kelly Atkins (University of Bristol, UK)
Plant Section:  Miss Amy Jacobsen (Durham University, UK)
SEB+: Mr Dominic Henry (University of Hull, UK)