The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 52: 413 - 414 (2008)

Vol 52, Issue 5-6

Special Issue: Fertilization

Dream big! - a tribute to David L. Garbers (1944-2006)

Published: 30 November -0001

Gregory S. Kopf*,1 and Timothy A. Quill2

1Kansas University Medical Center Research Institute, Kansas City, Kansas, USA and 2Cecil H. and Ida Green Center for Reproductive, Biology Sciences and the Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA


The field of reproductive biology lost a leader of immense stature on September 5, 2006 and the scientific community lost a passionate, creative and humble scientist that same day. Dave Garbers has been and will continue to be, remembered by all who were touched by him - family, friends and scientific colleagues. The two of us are very fortunate to have known Dave as a friend, mentor and colleague and are honored to write this tribute to him.

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