The International Journal of Developmental Biology

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 64: 5 - 6 (2020)

Vol 64, Issue 1-2-3

Special Issue: Developmental Biology in India - First Part

A brief history of the Indian Society of Developmental Biologists (InSDB)

Published: 23 June 2020

Iqbal Ahmad Niazi1 and Surendra Ghaskadbi*,2

1Department of Zoology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India and 2Developmental Biology Group, MACS-Agharkar Research Institute, Pune, India


The Indian Society of Developmental Biologists (InSDB) was founded in 1977 to promote regular interactions between all those interested in how organisms develop. Conferences and training workshops are regularly held in different parts of the country. In addition to Indian developmental biologists, InSDB invites participants from different parts of the globe every year, which allows exchange of ideas with the international community. The Society, which currently has over 400 members, holds meetings every two years. For updated information, visit


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