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Midwest Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, October 16-18, 2014

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Applications for the 122nd Embryology Course at the MBL in Woods Whole, MA are due February 2nd.

Posted by on January 16th, 2015

We invite you to apply for admission to the longest-running course in the history of Embryology. An intensive six-week laboratory and lecture course for advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and more senior researchers who seek a broad and balanced view of the modern issues of developmental biology. Limited to 24 students. The integrated lectures and […]
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Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology – Inaugural 2015 Meeting

Posted by on January 14th, 2015

We welcome you to join us for the inaugural meeting of the Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology, which will be held on the Clark Kerr Campus at the University of California Berkeley from August 5-9, 2015.  The meeting will feature an exciting lineup of 22 invited plenary speakers with an incredible diversity of approaches […]
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Want to attend Adult Neurogenesis 2015? Go as the official meeting reporter…

Posted by on January 12th, 2015

Adult Neurogenesis: Evolution, Regulation and Function May 6-8, 2015 - Dresden, Germany Website: http://www.abcam.com/AdultNeurogenesis2015 2015 is the 50th anniversary of Joseph Altman’s landmark discovery of adult neurogenesis. To celebrate, the fourth conference in Abcam’s Adult Neurogenesis meeting series this meeting will put the developmental process of adult neurogenesis and its regulation into the wider context […]
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Midwest Society for Developmental Biology Meeting, October 16-18, 2014

Posted by on December 29th, 2014

I am a little late getting this post pulled together, but I am going to consider it a developmental delay, hopefully one that still results in a reasonably wild-type embryo, er, meeting summary. The 52nd Annual Midwest Society for Developmental Biology Meeting was held October 16-18th at Washington University in St. Louis. I had previously […]
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From Stem Cells to Human Development: the video

Posted by on November 13th, 2014

We have previously posted about the workshop that Development organised in September, titled ‘From Stem Cells to Human Development’. We provided a general summary of the meeting, as well as an overview of the stem cells ethics discussion that took place at the workshop. In addition, we have just published a video on this workshop on our YouTube […]
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Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair, Cancun, Mexico (4th Feb 2015- 7th Feb 2015)

Posted by on November 5th, 2014

4th - 7th February 2015 The major goal of this Fusion Conference is to bring together in a single forum the diverse group of researchers who study fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signaling. This will provide a unique opportunity to discuss new results and to target future research areas. Among the topics to be covered in this […]
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Barcelona BioMed Conference: Drosophila as a model in cancer (15 Jun 2015 to 17 Jun 2015)

Posted by on October 29th, 2014

Barcelona BioMed Conference: Drosophila as a model in cancer 15 - 17 Jun 2015 Cancer is a multi-hit process involving mutations in oncogenes and tumour suppressors, as well as interactions between the tumour cells and the surrounding normal tissue. The fruit fly, Drosophila, is an excellent, genetically-tractable system for modelling the development of cancer, due to the […]
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Human Stem Cell research: new ethical questions?

Posted by on October 21st, 2014

The Ethics Session at the Company of Biologists “From Stem Cells to Human Development” workshop Last September the Company Of Biologists organized an exciting three-day dive into the biology of human stem cells and their use to study human development and regeneration (look out for the full meeting report in Development, coming soon, and Katherine […]
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Gone Fishing. Zebrafish Meeting 2014, Madison, WI.

Posted by on October 15th, 2014

“In scientific thinking are always present elements of poetry. Science and music requires a thought homogeneous.” ~Albert Einstein. This year the biannual Zebrafish meeting started out in the best possible fashion, combining music with science. The exceptionally talented organist Dr. Graham Lieschke performed three pieces composed by Bach, and Overture Hall never sounded better! Having […]
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Crossing fields- EMBO conference on interdisciplinary plant development

Posted by on October 8th, 2014

There is something exciting about biologists joining forces with physicists and/or mathematicians, and finding a common language to solve biological problems that are just too complex to understand without stepping outside the realm of ‘traditional’ biology. At the recent EMBO conference on plant development, interdisciplinary studies were the main focus. And as the organiser of […]
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