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Woods Hole Embryology 2015 (#embryo2015)

Posted by on June 29th, 2015

Elena Boer, Shun Sogabe and Joe Hanly are currently attending the MBL Embryology course in Woods Hole MA. 2015 marks the 122nd year of the Woods Hole Embryology course. This program has a long and prestigious history, as exemplified by the long list of alumni who grace the the wall of class photos in the[…]

Livers in development: YEN USA June Meeting

Posted by on June 28th, 2015

Frontal section image of mouse embryo with liver marker showing two different liver precursor populations invading and migrating into two different liver lobes (Siyeon Rhee). Continuing the effort to bring young developmental biology researchers in the Boston area together, in a similar vein to the Young Embryologist Network in the UK, and following on from our previous[…]

High school students blog about StemCellTalks

Posted by on June 27th, 2015

StemCellTalks is a Canadian high school outreach initiative that has been running in 7 Canadian cities since 2010. This symposium was established to facilitate knowledge transfer between academia and high school students pertaining to the science and practical ethics of stem cells. To date, over 500 graduate student and trainee volunteers have reached over 5000[…]

8th International Meeting of the LASDB

Posted by on June 25th, 2015

Join us for the 8th International Conference of the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology in the Port of Santos, SP, Brazil (October 20th-23rd). We have a great line-up of speakers, a Genomic Editing and Analyses workshop, and a Comparative Embryology of Marine Invertebrate satellite course. Abstract submission deadline is June 30th!!!  For more information[…]

Signalling 2015 conference: abstract deadline fast approaching

Posted by on June 23rd, 2015

Signalling 2015: Cellular Functions of Phosphoinositides and Inositol Phosphates 1—4 September 2015 Robinson College, Cambridge, UK Join the Biochemical Society and FEBS in Robinson College, Cambridge, this September for the Signalling 2015: Cellular Functions of Phosphoinositides and Inositol Phosphates conference. This meeting will bring together world-leading and early career scientists to discuss the latest research into the[…]

Development at the ISSCR

Posted by on June 23rd, 2015

Tomorrow sees the start of the Annual ISSCR Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden. As one of the biggest conferences in the stem cell field – typically attracting around 4000 participants –  the ISSCR meeting showcases the latest and greatest in stem cell research and is a highlight on the Development team’s conference calendar. This year, both I (Katherine[…]

The Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseille

Posted by on June 17th, 2015

19th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseille (EBMM) September 15-18, 2015   The Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseille is an annual congress which has gathered high level experts in evolutionary biology since its creation in 1997. If the congress was initially a local meeting, it quickly gained an important weight in the scientific life. Indeed, whereas[…]

YEN Seminar on 24th June 2015 “Networking”@QMUL

Posted by on June 9th, 2015

Dear all who love embryology, The Young Embryologist Network (YEN) is hosting seminars across the UK and US. On Wednesday, 24th June, Queen Mary University of London is hosting the second seminar of 2015 in UK, please see the poster for details. Two young PIs at QMUL, Drs Jean Marie Delalande and Thomas Butts, are presenting on[…]

8th International PhD School in Plant Development

Posted by on June 9th, 2015

On behalf of the organizing committee I would like to draw your attention to the 8th International PhD School Plant Development (IPSPD VIII) ( The meeting will take place October 07-09 at Zellingen-Retzbach close to Würzburg, Germany. Conference website: Registration costs are 195 Euro per person (includes accommodation, meals, conference dinner, conference fee). Registration deadline: August[…]

Epigenomics of Common Diseases

Posted by on June 8th, 2015

Epigenomics of Common Diseases 6-9 November 2015 Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK Conference hashtag: #ECD15 Bursary deadline: 8 September | Abstract deadline: 22 September | Registration deadline: 6 October The 5th Wellcome Trust Epigenomics of Common Diseases conference will bring together leading scientists from the fields of epigenomics, genetics and bioinformatics to discuss the[…]