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The International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP) is an international non-profit organization which encourages research on the development of behavior in all organisms including man, with special attention to the effects of biological factors operating at any level of organization. The society holds annual meetings to facilitate communication of research results and theory in the area of Developmental Psychobiology. The ISDP strongly supports and encourages young scientists with travel awards, networking and meeting events designed specifically for the students.

Clinical Research Post-Doc Position at Yale University

The Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program at the Yale Child Study Center housed at Yale University School of Medicine is accepting applications for a clinical research post-doctoral position. The position is currently open, start date is flexible, and the initial position duration is for at least 2 years. The Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program conducts research relating to the causes, mechanisms, and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children.

Primary responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow include providing attention bias modification treatment for adolescents with social anxiety and collecting, processing, and analyzing EEG/ERP and eye tracking data in an NIMH-funded 2-site study (Yale, Florida International University). Preference will be given to candidates with background in these areas. Experience with MATLAB is also preferred, but not required. The candidate will receive mentoring in leading independent research projects including grant applications and publications. Please contact Dr. Wendy Silverman at [email protected] and Michael Crowley at [email protected] and include a CV and names of references in cover letter.

Clinical Research Post-Doc Position at Florida International University

The Child Anxiety and Phobia Program in the Florida International University Center for Children and Families is accepting applications for a clinical research post-doctoral position. The position is currently open, start date is flexible, and the initial position duration is for at least 2 years. The Child Anxiety and Phobia Program conducts research relating to the causes, mechanisms, and treatment of anxiety disorders in children.

Primary responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow include providing attention bias modification treatment for adolescents with social anxiety and collecting, processing, and analyzing EEG/ERP and eye tracking data in an NIMH-funded 2-site study (Florida International University, Yale). Preference will be given to candidates with background in these areas. Experience with MATLAB is also preferred, but not required. The candidate will be mentored in leading independent research projects including grant applications and publications. Please contact Dr. Jeremy Pettit at [email protected] and Bethany Reeb-Sutherland at [email protected] and include a CV and names of references in cover letter.

Call for Applications 2019: Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program

Deadline for submission: March 17, 2019.

The Jacobs Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 call for applications for its Research Fellowship Program. For more information: https://jacobsfoundation.org/en/activity/call-for-applications/

The effects of early-life stress on the timing of puberty onset in the rat – A Video by Caitlin Cowan

The effects of early-life stress on the timing of puberty onset in the rat – A Video by Caitlin Cowan

Call for Symposium Proposals for ISDP 2019 in Chicago

Call for Symposium Proposals for ISDP 2019 in Chicago: We are particularly interested in proposals that are likely to stimulate formal and informal discussion. Although the inclusion of a discussant is not a requirement, there should be integration of topics across the individual speakers. At least one speaker must be an ISDP member and speakers must represent different laboratories and locations. The Program Committee is especially interested in a “Young Investigators Symposium”, the ISDP encourages submissions from investigators within five years of earning a PhD to submit a Young Investigators Symposium.

Welcome to the ISDP Conference Coordinator Elect – Julie Campbell

ISDP Conference Coordinator, Sonia A. Cavigelli (L) and Program Director, Amy Learmonth (R) at ISDP 2018 in San Diego.Please welcome Julie Campbell, the ISDP Conference Coordinator-Elect! Julie has been a member of ISDP for 11 years. As a student, she served ISDP as...

Call for Nominations Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2019

Call for Nominations: 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize   Deadline for Submission: 1 March 2019   The Jacobs Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize awards outstanding scientific contributions of individuals...

Travel Awards

 

ISDP will provide numerous travel awards this year to assist Student and Postdoc members with the cost of attending ISDP 2019 in Chicago!  The Travel Awards are meant to help defray the costs of attending the meeting but will not likely cover all the costs. Students and postdoctoral fellows who wish to be considered for a Travel Award are required to check the appropriate box when they submit their abstract via the ISDP webpage. Students and postdoctoral fellows must be members of ISDP to be eligible. For more information, please visit ISDP Awards.

 

Sponsors & Exhibitors

 

Thank you to all of our sponsors, who have generously supported ISDP Student & Postdoc Member Travel Awards as well as selected Symposium Speaker’s travel.  Funding for these awards was generously provided by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, John Wiley and Sons Publishing, the Sackler Institute, and the Nurture Science Project at Columbia University, Philips Neuro and Salimetrics. Thanks to all our Exhibitors and Sponsors:

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