Santa Cruz Developmental Biology meeting

Looking to the future: open questions in developmental biology

Covid policy

UCSC requires all participants visiting campus to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID or possess a verified medical exemption by a medical professional. You WILL NOT be allowed to check in to your room or the conference until you have provided this verification. 

If you plan to check in during our regular office hours (8AM-8PM) you can provide these documents at check-in. If you will be arriving outside of our regular office hours (before 8AM or after 8PM) you MUST provide your proof through Zoom. Please email Christine Marez ( or Danelle Ascencio ( to schedule an appointment.

This meeting will be held at Santa Cruz, California in the summer which allows for ample interaction time outdoors. Coffee breaks will be held outside in between sessions. Meals will be served at the cafeteria in which around half the tables are outdoors. For indoor sessions, conference attendees should feel free to wear a mask if they choose to.