Developmental Biology Reading and References


Developmental Biology
Description: This document discusses many of the advances in Developmental Biology that have been made possible by research in space, with an overview of the discipline and the model organisms studied. (Posted on 08/03)

Developmental Biology Research in Space
Description: With contributions by nine authors across fields of developmental biology, this volume profiles research using plants, insects, amphibians, and mammals. One chapter presents new facilities and instruments developed by the European Space Agency for conducting developmental biology research in space. (Posted on 07/04)

Space Developmental Biology - Review Reading
Description: This review summarizes the results from space developmental biology studies across a variety of organisms. (Posted on 08/03)


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The Society for Developmental Biology (SDB)
The purpose of the SDB is to further the study of the development in all organisms and at all levels, to represent and promote communication among students of development, and to promote the field of developmental biology.

A Strategy for Research in Space Biology and Medicine in the New Century
An online version of the report from the Space Studies Board includes a chapter on developmental biology.