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Events Calendar

This page lists events that are of interest to the global community of developmental biologists: conferences, meetings, training courses, workshops.

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November 2018

2018 IMB Workshop: Molecular Mechanisms of Circadian Clocks

This workshop will bring together leading scientists, who have made seminal contributions to the understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying circadian timing and pioneered the introduction of new technologies to the field of circadian research.

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conference workshop
November 15, 2018 — November 16, 2018
Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) - Mainz, Germany

International Meeting on Optical Biosensors

The purpose of this conference is to gather and consolidate the expertise in the field of biosensors and to promote the exchange of information as to accelerate the development of these new dynamic imaging approaches in biology and biomedical sciences.

conference
November 15, 2018 — November 17, 2018
Ghent

Conferences Jacques Monod: Modeling cell fate

conference
November 19, 2018 — November 23, 2018
Roscoff, France

Genotype to Phenotype to Fitness

Genetics Society  2018 Autumn Meeting

conference
November 22, 2018 — November 23, 2018
Exeter, United Kingdom

Keystone Symposia: Leveraging Genomic Diversity to Promote Animal and Human Health

This symposium aims to highlight translational genomics in humans and animals for health and productivity. Explore synergies and cross-disciplinary learning opportunities to leverage genomic diversity pushing the current boundaries to translation and affordability in low- and middle-income settings.

conference
November 25, 2018 — November 29, 2018
Speke Resort & Conference Centre, Kampala, Uganda

Metabolism in Cancer and Stromal Cells (2nd edition)

During this international Conference we will focus on how cancer and stromal cells metabolically communicate and how their specific metabolism impacts disease development and progression.

conference
November 26, 2018 — November 27, 2018
Leuven

The 28th MAMMALIAN GENETICS AND DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

Abstract deadline = 05th November

workshop
November 29, 2018
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

December 2018

Cell Symposium: Translation of Stem Cells to the Clinic

conference
December 02, 2018 — December 04, 2018
Los Angeles, USA

From Images to Knowledge with ImageJ & Friends

An EMBL Conference bringing together the developers and users of state-of-the-art open source solutions for biological image analysis

conference
December 06, 2018 — December 08, 2018
Heidelberg, Germany

ASCB 2018 Annual Meeting

conference
December 08, 2018 — December 12, 2018
San Diego California

EMBO Workshop: Mechanisms of neuronal remodelling

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

1 July 2018

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE

1 July 2018

workshop
December 08, 2018 — December 12, 2018
Kibbutz Ein-Gedi, Israel

Keystone Symposia: Role of the Genital Tract Microbiome in Sexual and Reproductive Health

This meeting aims to present the current understanding of female and male genital tract microbiology and immunology and identify knowledge gaps. We will discuss potential mechanisms leading to adverse outcomes, and a variety of potential prevention and/or treatment interventions.

other
December 11, 2018 — December 15, 2018
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

January 2019

Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology

This conference will emphasize the biological and biomedical applications of single cell approaches, including dynamic live cell measurements, to better understand the molecular control of cell fates and multi-cellular tissue generation in health and disease.

conference
January 13, 2019 — January 17, 2019
Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

Keystone Symposia: Mitochondrial Biology in Heart and Skeletal Muscle

This conference gathers investigators from diverse areas of integrative biology and metabolism who typically don’t attend the same research symposia sparking the development of new collaborations, novel biological concepts and innovative therapeutic strategies harnessing the mitochondria for metabolic disease prevention.

conference
January 13, 2019 — January 17, 2019
Keystone, Colorado, USA

EMBL Course: Advanced training with Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Covering end to end workflows for the preparation and analysis of human and yeast samples using whole genome and barcoded cDNA sequencing approaches. The training includes an overview of the MinKNOW GUI for GridION and MinION devices and much more.

course
January 14, 2019 — January 18, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Fifth International Oocyte Meeting

The registration deadline is September 30, 2018

conference
January 16, 2019 — January 19, 2019
Villefranche-sur-mer, France

Gordon Research Conference: Directed Cell Migration

How Cells Integrate Biochemical Signals, Cytoskeletal Changes and Physical Forces to Guide Migration

conference
January 20, 2019 — January 25, 2019
Galveston, TX, US

Gordon Research Conference: Vascular Cell Biology

Vascular Cell Fate, Metabolism and Targeting

conference
January 20, 2019 — January 25, 2019
Ventura, CA, USA

Keystone Symposia – Cellular Plasticity: Reprogramming, Regeneration and Metaplasia

Although differentiated cells were thought to be post-mitotic, we now know they can reprogram, re-enter the cell cycle, and spawn other lineages. This conference explores the underlying mechanisms, enhancing our understanding of disease pathogenesis and potential new therapies.

conference
January 27, 2019 — January 31, 2019
Keystone Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado, USA

Keystone Symposia: Signal Dynamics and Signal Integration in Development and Disease

The conference will explore the commonalities between signaling in development, regeneration and homeostasis. Will leverage quantitative, single cell and systems biology to study the dynamics and integration of developmental signaling, and highlight how perturbations in developmental pathways cause diseases.

other
January 27, 2019 — January 31, 2019
Keystone, Colorado, USA

Cambridge Fly Symposium: Past, present and future of Drosophila Research

conference
January 28, 2019
Cambridge, UK

EMBL Course: Exploratory Analysis of Biological Data: Data Carpentry

This hands on workshop teaches researchers the fundamental data skills they need to conduct their work, and provides high-quality, domain-specific training covering the full lifecycle of data-driven research.

course
January 29, 2019 — January 31, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

February 2019

UCLA Annual Stem Cell Symposium

Stem Cells: B2B – Bench to Bedside

conference
February 01, 2019
Los Angeles, USA

EMBL Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data

Systems biology is a expanding field of research aiming to understand at the molecular level how cells, tissues and organism operate in their biological context. Equipping  and training participants in the use of computational tools to analyse data.

course
February 03, 2019 — February 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Salivary Glands and Exocrine Biology

Linking Form to Function: Developmental, Regenerative and Evolutionary Processes Defining Secretory Organs

conference
February 03, 2019 — February 08, 2019
Galveston, TX, USA

The 1st Crick-Beddington Developmental Biology Symposium

The first Developmental Biology Symposium to be held at the Francis Crick Institute, honoring Rosa Beddington FRS, who led the Division of Mammalian Development at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research from 1993 until her untimely death in 2001.

conference
February 04, 2019 — February 05, 2019
London, UK

EMBL Industry Workshop: Cryo-EM in Industry and Academia

Aimed at the pharmaceutical and allied industrial sectors that use (or are considering using) cryo-EM in drug discovery and agricultural research; academic researchers interested in the impact of cryo-EM in drug discovery; and cryo-EM support staff wanting to learn more.

conference
February 06, 2019 — February 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

6th Nucleic Acids Conference

The 6th Nucleic Acids Conference will focus on understanding processes involving DNA and RNA at the molecular and chemical level, with a marked structural and mechanistic perspective.

conference workshop
February 13, 2019 — February 16, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

3rd Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair Conference

Bringing together researchers from different disciplines with an interest in FGF biology/biochemistry and clinical applications to meet each other, to discuss their projects and to initiate new and in some cases highly interdisciplinary research projects and collaborations.

conference workshop
February 15, 2019 — February 18, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Epithelial Mesenchymal Interactions in Lung Development and Fibrosis Conference

This conference will focus on understanding key processes underlying lung development, injury and repair in the context of age, environment and species, with the hope of better understanding disease development and to discover novel therapeutic approaches.

conference workshop
February 17, 2019 — February 20, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Joint Meeting of the German and Israeli Societies of Developmental Biology

Organizers: Ulrich Technau, Eli Arama

Abstract submission deadline: November 15, 2018

conference
February 17, 2019 — February 20, 2019
Vienna, Austria

ISSCR Symposium: Stem Cells & Organoids in Disease & Development

conference
February 20, 2019 — February 22, 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands

3rd Exploring DNA Repair Pathways as Targets for Cancer Therapy Conference

The conference will bring together basic, translational and clinical investigators to discuss the current and future directions, opportunities and obstacles in the development of anti-cancer modalities and how to best apply these concepts in clinical practice.

conference workshop
February 23, 2019 — February 26, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Keystone Symposia: Cell Competition in Development and Disease

Cell competition represents a radical departure from the established view that embryonic development is simply a matter of following a preprogrammed set of rules. This conference brings together researchers from diverse fields who study competitive and cooperative interactions between cells.

conference
February 24, 2019 — February 28, 2019
Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, USA

Cell Symposium: Single Cells – Technology to Biology

conference
February 24, 2019 — February 26, 2019
Singapore

Keystone Conference on Cell Competition in Development and Disease

Granlibakken Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, California, USA | February 24–28, 2019

conference
February 24, 2019 — February 28, 2019
Granlibakken Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, California, USA

Spatial Genome Organization Conference

The conference will bring together researchers interested in better characterizing the non-random organization of the genome while also revealing how this organization is influenced by various cues or disease conditions.

conference workshop
February 25, 2019 — February 28, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Mitochondria: From Basic Biology to Mechanisms of Disease Conference

This meeting will bring together scientists who study diverse aspects of mitochondrial biology in order to stimulate interaction and cross fertilization of ideas, leading to new collaborations and synergistic advances.

conference workshop
February 27, 2019 — March 02, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

March 2019

3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

The meeting will explore the topic of aging, placing particular emphasis on the systemic environment, mitochondria, biomarkers and frailty, immune aging and the protective effects of natural products.

conference workshop
March 03, 2019 — March 06, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

EMBL Course: Immunoprofiling of Single Cells

This course will introduce participants to the cutting-edge single cell technologies provided by 10x Genomics, starting with an overview of the 10x Genomics Single Cell Controller and our associated Single Cell applications.

course
March 04, 2019 — March 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

2nd Neurogenesis Conference

The conference will bring together leaders from diverse fields such as embryonic cortical development, adult neurogenesis, human imaging, and stem cell-based neural disease modelling to discuss recent advances in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating neural stem cell activity.

conference workshop
March 05, 2019 — March 08, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

EMBL|Wellcome Genome Campus Conference: Proteomics in Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms

This conference will focus on the application of proteomics to cell biology and unraveling disease mechanisms by addressing conceptually novel ways to study long-standing questions in these fields.

conference
March 07, 2019 — March 09, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Target Engagement in Biology and Drug Discovery

This course will give a solid practical and theoretical grounding in evaluating how a small molecule interacts with its biological target in cells or in vitro and its role in drug discovery.

course
March 11, 2019 — March 17, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

30th Fungal Genetics Conference

Researchers working on all aspects of fungi attend the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference in Pacific Grove, CA! Communication and collaboration between those interested in genomics, gene regulation, cell biology and development, evolutionary biology, fungal-host interactions, and biotechnology is encouraged.

conference
March 12, 2019 — March 17, 2019
Pacific Grove, California

EMBO Workshop: Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI 2019)

VIZBI 2019 will feature talks from 21 world-leading researchers who will showcase visualizations transforming how life scientists view data, and driving key advances in molecular biology, systems biology, biomedical science, and ecology.

workshop
March 13, 2019 — March 15, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Synthetic Morphogenesis: From Gene Circuits to Tissue Architecture

Synthetic morphogenesis requires collaboration among distinct communities, from developmental biologists, to chemists and material scientists. This symposium brings together scientists from these different disciplines to discuss the extent to which cells/tissues/organs can be built de novo starting from isolated components.

conference
March 17, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Genome Engineering: CRISPR/Cas

Providing hands-on training in genome editing and cell engineering in mammalian cells using the highly efficient CRISPR/Cas9 system. Participants learn design of CRISPR targets using bioinformatics tools, generation of gene knockouts/knock-ins, and target validation using the most current technologies.

course
March 17, 2019 — March 22, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cartilage Biology and Pathology

Cartilage Development and Regeneration and Their Implications in Disease Therapies

conference
March 17, 2019 — March 22, 2019
Galveston, TX, USA

Janelia Conferences: New Genetic Tools for Non-Model Organisms

Application deadline: 07 November

conference
March 17, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

The developing brain in health and disease

The Academy of Medical Sciences is conveying an interdisciplinary meeting that will explore key areas of neurodevelopmental research, from in utero to adolescence, from multiple perspectives, including molecular, cellular, circuit/systems and behavioural levels.

conference
March 19, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Oxford, UK

SY-Stem – a symposium focusing on the next generation of stem cell researchers

conference
March 21, 2019 — March 23, 2019
Vienna, Austria

West Coast Society for Developmental Biology Regional Meeting

conference
March 21, 2019 — March 24, 2019
Cambria, CA

Gordon Research Conference: Stem Cells and Cancer

Developmental, Metabolic and (Epi)Genomic Mechanisms Driving Organogenesis and Tumorigenesis

conference
March 24, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Ventura, CA, USA

Janelia Conferences: Fly Cell Atlas

Application deadline: November 14, 2018

conference
March 24, 2019 — March 26, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

EMBL Course: Optogenetics: From Design to Cell Signalling to Tissue Morphogenesis

Focusing on the new emerging field of non-neuronal optogenetics. The possibility to modulate signaling pathways and cell behavior with high spatio-temporal precision offers novel approaches to dissect molecular mechanisms governing morphogenesis and homeostasis from the cell to the organismal scale.

course
March 25, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (3rd edition)

  • Long reads, Genome Structure and Mapping
  • Epigenomics
  • Metagenomics
  • Spatial transcriptomics
  • Population Scale and Clinical Sequencing
  • Single Cell Sequencing
  • Emerging technologies
conference
March 25, 2019 — March 26, 2019
Antwerp

EMBL Course: Transgenic Animals – Micromanipulation Techniques

30% of the course programme covers lectures and tutorials on generating transgenic mice, and corresponding microscopy and micromanipulation techniques by experts in the field. The other 70% focuses on hands-on practical work organised in small groups.

course
March 27, 2019 — March 28, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference

Early bird Registration by 10 January

conference
March 27, 2019 — March 31, 2019
Dallas, TX, USA

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Reconstructing the Human Past – Using Ancient and Modern Genomics

Scientists from genomics, bioinformatics, microbiology, anthropology, archaeology and historians meet and initiate interactions in this area that has the potential to change the way we think about our human past and how we might study genetic variation in the future.

conference
March 31, 2019 — April 03, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Techniques for Mammary Gland Research

Presenting techniques for dissection and dissociation of subpopulations of mouse and human mammary, including stem/progenitor, cells. Covering flow cytometry to separate single cell populations for consequent in vitro and in vivo analysis to assess stem cell activity and gene function.

course
March 31, 2019 — April 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

April 2019

EMBL Course: Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics with R/Bioconductor

Basic training in statistical bioinformatics analysis using R and Bioconductor. Course topics include an introduction to R and Bioconductor, exploration of data using appropriate graphics, basics on statistical testing as well as regression and principal component analysis.

course
April 01, 2019 — April 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO Workshop: Bridging cell and tissue mechanics to fate specification in development

Abstract submission deadline:
10 January 2019

Registration deadline:
10 February 2019

conference
April 02, 2019 — April 05, 2019
Santiago, Chile

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Quantitative Imaging: From Acquisition to Analysis

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Instructors: Jennifer Waters, Hunter Elliott, Talley Lambert

Co-Instructors: Florian Jug, Suliana Manley

course
April 02, 2019 — April 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus: Gene Discovery & Disease

Early Admission Application Deadline: December 1, 2018
General Admission Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Instructors: Lance Davidson, Chenbei Chang

Co-Instructors: Mustafa Khokha, Karen Liu

course
April 03, 2019 — April 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

BSDB/BSCB Spring meeting 2019

Joint meeting of the British Societies for Developmental Biology and Cell Biology

conference
April 07, 2019 — April 10, 2019
Warwick, UK

EMBO Practical Course: High-Accuracy CLEM: Applications at Room Temperature and in Cryo

The course covers the theory and practicals of high precision CLEM, as well as opportunities to discuss their research with CLEM experts and receive practical and troubleshooting advice.

course
April 07, 2019 — April 12, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Probing Neural Dynamics with Behavioural Genetics

This meeting brings together experts on how the brain integrates information about sensory inputs and internal state into behavioural responses. This topic will be illustrated by studies in different model organisms and will range from sensory-motor to cognitive behaviour.

conference
April 10, 2019 — April 13, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

2019 Neural Crest & Cranial Placodes GRC & GRS

Gordon Research Seminar: April 13-14
Forum for graduate students and post-docs.
https://www.grc.org/neural-crest-and-cranial-placodes-grs-conference/2019/

Speaker/discussion leader abstract deadline: January 13
Application deadline: March 16

Gordon Research Conference: April 14-19
https://www.grc.org/neural-crest-and-cranial-placodes-conference/2019/

Short talk abstract deadline: January 13
Application deadline: March 17

conference
April 13, 2019 — April 19, 2019
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, near Barga, Italy

Chromatin-based regulation of development

A Workshop from the Company of Biologists, organised by Benoit Bruneau and Joanna Wysocka. Website to come

workshop
April 14, 2019 — April 17, 2019
Wiston House, West Sussex, UK

Gordon Research Conference: Neural Crest and Cranial Placodes

Development, Disease and Evolution: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Neural Crest and Cranial Placodes

conference
April 14, 2019 — April 19, 2019
Lucca (Barga), Italy

Janelia Conferences: High-Throughput Dense Reconstruction of Cell Lineages

Application deadline: 03 December

conference
April 14, 2019 — April 17, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

Janelia Conferences: Chemical Tools for Complex Biological Systems II

Application deadline: 05 December

conference
April 28, 2019 — May 01, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

May 2019

EMBO Workshop: Chromatin and Epigenetics

Research over the last two decades has uncovered the role of epigenetics in a variety of human disorders and fatal diseases. Moreover influence of age, environment, lifestyle, and disease state on epigenetic states is being increasingly appreciated and actively studied.

workshop
May 01, 2019 — May 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Techniques for Studying Iron in Health and Disease

The course covers tracing iron speciation and dynamics, from solution to cells to organs, with major emphasis on fluorescence techniques available in most laboratories. Assessment of iron status in humans in health and disease will also be covered.

course
May 02, 2019 — May 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

DASCS2019 Stem Cell Conference

A conference from the Danish Stem Cell Society

conference
May 02, 2019 — May 03, 2019
Vejle, Denmark

EMBL Conference: 8th Congress of the International BioIron Society

With the increasing awareness about the essential role of iron in common acquired disorders, such as cardiovascular, inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorders as well as cancer, we will feature cutting-edge research related to these diseases.

conference
May 05, 2019 — May 10, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Quantitative Proteomics: Strategies and Tools to Probe Biology

Providing theoretical and practical training in the use of quantitative proteomics approaches. Participants learn the principles of current methodologies including SILAC and TMT-based as well as targeted proteomics. Training in the use of bioinformatic tools for data analysis.

course
May 05, 2019 — May 10, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Janelia Conferences: Frontiers in Imaging Science II

Application deadline: 07 December

conference
May 05, 2019 — May 08, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

Workshop on Assisted Reproductive Technologies

This hands‐on workshop teaches participants to use Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to efficiently manage mouse strains.

workshop
May 06, 2019 — May 11, 2019
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

EMBL Course: Single-Cell Omics

Covering established techniques from sampling through sequencing, protein analysis and data analysis. Samples will be collected via flow cytometry, gene expression will be analysed by qRTPCR and next generation sequencing, and protein analysis will be performed by proximity extension assays.

course
May 12, 2019 — May 18, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Development of the dopaminergic system – from stem cells to circuits

An exciting and diverse scientific programme focused on recent advances and future directions in fundamental and applied developmental neuroscience centred on the midbrain dopaminergic system.

Early registration ends 31st January 2019.

conference
May 13, 2019 — May 15, 2019
Crete

EMBL Course: Fundamentals in Widefield and Confocal Microscopy and Imaging

This course will provide the participants with an overview about the basics of microscopy. The confocal part includes multicolor, 3D- and time lapse imaging as well as spectral imaging, photobleaching and photoactivation techniques. Basic image analysis tools to be covered.

other
May 13, 2019 — May 17, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

52nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists

Registration and submission of abstracts start: January 5, 2019
Abstract submission deadline: January 18, 2019
Pre-Registration deadline: April 5, 2019

conference
May 14, 2019 — May 17, 2019
Osaka, Japan

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: The Identity and Evolution of Cell Types

We will jointly discuss fundamental questions such as the origins of cell types in the evolution of multicellularity, their diversification in divergent animal lineages, and the molecular evolution of regulatory networks underlying the specification of cell types and tissues.

conference
May 15, 2019 — May 18, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO Workshop – Awakening of the genome: The maternal-to-zygotic transition

Registration & abstract deadline = 28 February 2019

conference
May 15, 2019 — May 18, 2019
Prague, Czech Republic

EMBL Course: Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Techniques

This course covers advanced light microscopy techniques. Participants learn how to derive qualitative & quantitative insights on molecular mechanisms in cells and developing organisms. Focusing on the use of fluorescence microscopy to obtain quantitative information about protein dynamics in living samples.

course
May 19, 2019 — May 24, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Germinal Stem Cell Biology

Germ Cell Programming in Vertebrate Biology, Medicine and Biotechnology

conference
May 19, 2019 — May 24, 2019
Hong Kong

EMBL Conference: BioMalPar XV : Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

This conference addresses fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, the (immune) response of the host and the disease that it causes, and showcases the latest technological approaches. “Big data” and computational approaches to be assessed.

conference
May 28, 2019 — May 30, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

June 2019

EMBL Course: Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications

This course will cover the basics, possibilities and limitations of different purification and characterisation techniques for extracellular vesicles and will address strategies to understand their role in biomedical applications.

course
June 02, 2019 — June 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Contact and Adhesion

Cell Junctions as Integrators of Molecular and Mechanical Signals in Development and Disease

conference
June 02, 2019 — June 07, 2019
Les Diablerets, Switzerland

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Instructors: Tamara Caspary, Camilla Forsberg

Co-Instructors: Diana Laird, Francesca Mariani,

course
June 05, 2019 — June 24, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Heterogeneity in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer

conference
June 09, 2019 — June 14, 2019
Newry, ME, US

Gordon Research Conference: Myogenesis

Building, Maintaining and Regenerating Skeletal Muscle

conference
June 09, 2019 — June 14, 2019
Lucca (Barga), Italy

Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair and Regeneration

Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms that Underpin Wound Repair and Regeneration

conference
June 09, 2019 — June 14, 2019
New London, NH, USA

EMBL Course: Microbial Metagenomics: A 360º Approach

Participants will learn all about experimental design, how to prepare metagenomic libraries from soil samples and are invited to bring their own environmental samples from soils or aquatic environments (previously filtered).The bioinformatic analysis is a key part of the course.

course
June 12, 2019 — June 19, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

The 14th International Zebrafish Conference

Early Bird Registration/Travel Award Application/Abstract Submission: March 14, 2019

conference
June 12, 2019 — June 16, 2019
Suzhou, China

Gordon Research Conference: Central Nervous System Injury and Repair

Spinal Cord Injury and Repair: From Molecules to Function

conference
June 16, 2019 — June 21, 2019
Waterville Valley, NH, USA

Gordon Research Conference: Developmental Biology

Identity and Diversity: Developmental Biology from Molecules to Cells to Organisms

conference
June 16, 2019 — June 21, 2019
South Hadley, MA, US

22nd International C. elegans Conference

Abstract submission deadline: March 28

conference
June 20, 2019 — June 24, 2019
Los Angeles, USA

2nd European Amphibian Conference (EAC2019)

We invite you to the Second European Amphibian Club in Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany.

 

This conference aims to foster a European network for scientists using amphibians in biology and translational medicine and to consolidate the interest of young scientists for amphibian models.
conference
June 26, 2019 — June 29, 2019
Leucorea, Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany

ISSCR 2019

Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research

conference
June 26, 2019 — June 29, 2019
Los Angeles, USA

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Drosophila Neurobiology: Genes, Circuits & Behavior

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Instructors: C. Andrew Frank Ellie, Heckscher, Alex Keene

course
June 28, 2019 — July 18, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Frontiers and Techniques In Plant Science

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Instructors: Sean Cutler, José Dinneny,  Uta Paszkowski

course
June 28, 2019 — July 18, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

July 2019

EMBL Course: Shift your DNA and RNA Sequencing Library Preparation into Hyper-Drive

The goal is to teach the fundamentals of RNA and DNA library preparation for next generation sequencing applications. Library preparation for DNA samples will be performed. The bioinformatics part covers tools for RNA-seq data analysis using open-source software.

course
July 01, 2019 — July 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Microinjection in Zebrafish and Medaka: From Transgenesis to CRISPR

The course provides hands-on tutorials and the theory behind gene transfer into fish embryo, as well as gene knock-in/-out using CRISPR/Cas. Microinjection into zebrafish and medaka embryos to be covered as well as subsequent screening to identify positive founder fish.

course
July 02, 2019 — July 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Mechanical Forces in Development

The symposium aims at bringing together world-leading experts in the fields of mechanobiology, cell biology and developmental biology studying the mechanical basis of cell and tissue morphogenesis.

conference
July 03, 2019 — July 06, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Growth and Proliferation

Normal and Abnormal Cell Cycle Variations

conference
July 07, 2019 — July 12, 2019
West Dover, VT, US

10th International Tunicate Meeting

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, July 7-13, 2019

This meeting attracts the international community of researchers using tunicates as model organisms for a broad range of studies, including cell and developmental biology, neurobiology and immunity, post-embryonic development, genetics and genomics, ecology and evolution.

 

conference
July 08, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

EMBL Course: Super-Resolution Microscopy

This covers theory and practical application of current super-resolution microscopy techniques to biological questions. Participants will use current super-resolution microscopes for Localisation Microscopy and STED Microscopy on a variety of fixed and living samples prepared during the course.

course
July 08, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: New Approaches and Concepts in Microbiology

This symposium bridges traditional microbiology and novel technologies by exposing microbiologists to new ways of addressing their hypotheses. Also, it provides a platform for systems or technology experts to get a better understanding of the important questions in the field.

conference
July 10, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

The 60th McKusick Short Course: Human and Mammalian Genetics and Genomics

This course is a modern survey of heredity, disease, genetics in experimental animals and humans, and molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders.

course
July 14, 2019 — July 26, 2019
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Gordon Research Conference: Epigenetics

Epigenetic Mechanisms Across Scales: From Molecules to Environment and Evolution

conference
July 21, 2019 — July 26, 2019
Holderness, NH, USA

Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants: Search for Principles

A month long course at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

course
July 22, 2019 — August 23, 2019
Santa Barbara, California

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Chromatin, Epigenetics and Gene Expression

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

Instructors: Karen Adelman, Aaron Johnson, Marc Mendillo

course
July 23, 2019 — August 11, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

SDB 78th Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology

conference
July 25, 2019 — July 29, 2019
Boston, MA

FASEB Mechanisms in Plant Development meeting 2019

This conference will be co-organized by Ken Birnbaum (US) and Jill Harrison (UK) to bring together the international plant development community, foster collaboration and identify emerging research themes.

conference
July 28, 2019 — August 02, 2019
St Bonaventure University, New York State

Gordon Research Conference: Fertilization and Activation of Development

Gametes, Fertilization and the Tissues in Which They Develop in Humans, Animals and Plants

conference
July 28, 2019 — August 02, 2019
Holderness, NH, USA

FASEB TGF-B Superfamily: Signaling in Development and Disease

Website in preparation

conference
July 28, 2019 — August 02, 2019
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

EMBL Course: Hands-on Flow Cytometry – Learning by Doing!

Flow Cytometry is one of the most powerful single cell analysis methods. Utilising Flow Cytometry we can identify and quantify different many parameters from heterogeneous samples, analyse the corresponding state of proliferation or simply detect the expression of fluorescent reporters.

course
July 29, 2019 — August 02, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

August 2019

Gordon Research Conference: Angiogenesis

Growing Organotypically Differentiated Vasculatures from Vascular Sprouts

conference
August 04, 2019 — August 09, 2019
Newport, RI, USA

Gordon Research Conference: Lung Development, Injury and Repair

Harnessing Lung Complexity Towards Improved Health Across the Lifespan

conference
August 04, 2019 — August 09, 2019
Lewiston, ME, US

Gordon Research Conference: Wnt Signaling

Wnt Signaling Networks in Development, Disease and Regeneration

conference
August 11, 2019 — August 16, 2019
West Dover, VT, USA

Cell Symposium: Engineering Organoids and Organs

Abstract submission deadline May 3, 2019

conference
August 25, 2019 — August 27, 2019
San Diego, CA, USA

September 2019

EMBL Course: Chromatin Signatures During Differentiation: Integrated Omics Approaches to Neuronal Development

This course integrates omics approaches to understand the principle of chromatin operation and its biological relevance. We will analyse the composition and variation of chromatin components, and the “epigenetic landscape” at key time points following the induction of cellular differentiation.

course
September 02, 2019 — September 06, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: Protein Synthesis and Translational Control

Translational control focus of attention extends to many fields, including developmental biology, neurobiology, cell physiology, disease, synthetic and systems biology, among others. Besides messenger RNA translation, the conference features advances in epitranscriptomics and non-coding RNAs that influence the translation process.

conference
September 04, 2019 — September 07, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

2019 European Drosophila Research Conference

conference
September 05, 2019 — September 08, 2019
Lausanne, Switzerland

EMBO Practical Course: Current Methods in Cell Biology

The aim of the course is to allow participants to experience modern cell biology at work: not only to see but also to try out how cutting-edge technologies can be used to answer questions at the frontiers of cell biology.

course
September 08, 2019 — September 17, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Stem Cell Biology

Abstract Deadline: June 28, 2019

Organizers: Anne Grapin-Botton, Marius Wernig, Ken Zaret

conference
September 17, 2019 — September 21, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Cell Symposium: Neuro-Immune Axis – Reciprocal Regulation in Development, Health, and Disease

Abstract submission deadline June 7, 2019 

conference
September 22, 2019 — September 24, 2019
Long Beach, CA, USA

EMBL Course: Liquid Biopsies

This course provides hands-on experience in the common techniques to detect and analyse circulating tumor cells, cell free tumor DNA and/or extracellular vesicles while also bringing in clinical aspects. Learning from proper sampling through error free sequencing to data analysis.

course
September 23, 2019 — September 28, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

October 2019

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Neurobiology of Drosophila

Abstract Deadline: July 12, 2019

Organizers: Kate O’Connor-Giles, Scott Waddell

conference
October 01, 2019 — October 05, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Contemporary morphogenesis

A Scientific Discussion Meeting from The Royal Society

conference
October 07, 2019
London, UK

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Seeing is Believing – Imaging the Molecular Processes of Life

Connecting leading developers of imaging methods with cutting edge applications that illustrate how imaging can answer biological questions. We emphasise on methods that capture the dynamics of life, spanning the whole range from molecular resolution to imaging of whole organisms.

conference
October 09, 2019 — October 12, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition)

The Brain Mosaic aims to bring together leaders in this emerging discipline to discuss how it is advancing our knowledge of CNS function and disease. Speakers at this neuroscience meeting on ‘single cell’ will emphasize the multi-disciplinary nature of the field.

conference
October 10, 2019 — October 11, 2019
Leuven

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: The Non-Coding Genome

Exploring the diverse, dynamic and multifaceted roles of RNA across a spectrum of cellular processes. Interdisciplinary discussion of the roles of non-coding RNAs in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, with the aim of enhancing our understanding of gene regulation and function.

conference
October 16, 2019 — October 19, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Computing Skills For Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry

Computation is an integral part of today’s research as data has grown too large or too complex to be analysed by hand. Training in several key tools, focusing on good development practices that encourage efficient and reproducible research computing.

course
October 16, 2019 — October 18, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

European Developmental Biology Congress

conference
October 23, 2019 — October 26, 2019
Alicante, Spain

LASDB Meeting 2019

The 10th meeting of the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology

conference
October 28, 2019 — October 31, 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina

EMBL Course: Microinjection into Adherent Cells

20% of the course programme covers lectures and tutorials on microinjection and corresponding microscopy techniques by experts in the field. 80% focuses on hands on practical work organised in small groups.

course
October 29, 2019 — October 30, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

November 2019

EMBL Course: Humanized Mice in Biomedicine: Challenges and Innovations

This course covers conceptual and technical classes on human stem cell transplantation and immune reconstitution, infections with human-specific pathogens, in vivo modelling using patient-derived xenografts (PDX) of solid tumours and leukaemia models as well as regenerative approaches for the liver.

course
November 03, 2019 — November 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics

This conference covers presentations from cancer genome projects, the areas of cancer functional genomics, systems biology, cancer immunogenomics and epigenomics, cancer mouse models and the translation and clinical impact of scientific results obtained.

conference
November 04, 2019 — November 07, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Understanding human birth defects in the genomic age

A Workshop from the Company of Biologists, organised by Mustafa Khokha, Karen Liu and John Wallingford. Website to come

workshop
November 10, 2019 — November 13, 2019
Wiston House, West Sussex, UK

EMBO Practical Course: The Fundamentals of High-End Cell Sorting

This course on the fundamentals of high-end cell sorting enables scientists to properly use the global upstream technology of cell sorting with high confidence.

course
November 11, 2019 — November 15, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Single Cell Analyses

Abstract Deadline: August 23, 2019

Organizers: Nancy Allbritton, Scott Fraser Junhyong Kim

conference
November 13, 2019 — November 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

A Century of Genetics

Celebrating 100 years of genetics in Edinburgh and the Genetics Society in the UK

conference
November 13, 2019 — November 15, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Metabolism Meets Epigenetics

The symposium will focus in particular on how metabolites and metabolic networks impact gene regulation, on recently discovered roles of metabolites in disease and how this open novel therapeutic avenues.

conference
November 20, 2019 — November 23, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

December 2019

EMBL|Wellcome Genome Campus Conference: Target Validation Using Genomics and Informatics

This meeting connects researchers based in academia and industry to focus on the opportunities and challenges for genomics in drug discovery. Covering multi-omics, epidemiology, molecular biology and computational approaches, focusing on the contributions of these methods to target validation.

conference
December 08, 2019 — December 10, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Development and 3-D Modeling of the Human Brain

Abstract Deadline: September 27, 2019

Organizers: Paola Arlotta, Sergiu Pasca

conference
December 09, 2019 — December 12, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY