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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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January 2017

Keystone Symposia: PI3K Pathways in Immunology, Growth Disorders & Cancer

Deadlines:

Scholarship/Discounted Abstract – Sep 20, 2016

Abstract – Oct 19, 2016

Discounted Registration – Nov 16, 2016

conference
January 19, 2017 — January 23, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico | USA

Meet up on Neurological Disease Treatment

This meet up talks about the treatment of Neurological Disease  regarding two inhibitors PF-06282999 and bisantrene dihydrochloride targeting MPO and topoisomerase proteins respectively, which are the most advanced potential drugs fro the related conditions.

other
January 20, 2017
45-16 Ramsey Road Shirley, NY 11967, USA

Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Directed Cell Migration

The goal of the 2017 GRC/S on Directed Cell Migration is to generate engaging discussion between early career scientists and leaders in the field. Join us to share your results and hear about cutting-edge advances in cell migration research.

other
January 21, 2017 — January 27, 2017
Hotel Galvez Galveston, TX

Gordon Research Conference: Fibronectin, Integrins & Related Molecules

The Regulation of Cell Behaviour by Cell-Extracellular Matrix Interactions

Chair: Charles H. Streuli

Vice Chairs: Roy Zent & Johanna Ivaska

Application deadline: 01 January, 2017

conference
January 29, 2017 — February 03, 2017
Ventura Beach Marriott, Ventura, CA

Keystone Symposia: Hematopoiesis

Deadlines:
Scholarship/Discounted Abstract – Oct 4, 2016
Abstract – Nov 1, 2016
Discounted Registration – Dec 1, 2016

conference
January 31, 2017 — February 04, 2017
Banff, Alberta | Canada

February 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Neural Crest & Cranial Placodes

Insights into Gene Networks, Disease Models and Evolutionary Mechanisms of Neural Crest and Cranial Placode Development

Chair: Sally A. Moody

Vice Chair: Clare V.H. Baker

Application deadline: 08 January, 2017

conference
February 05, 2017 — February 10, 2017
Four Points Sheraton / Holiday Inn Express, Ventura, CA

Intercellular interactions in context: towards a mechanistic understanding of cells in organs

This Company of Biologists Workshop aims to bridge the gaps between these 2D and 3D strategies and reach “multi-scale” molecular understanding of how cells build organs during development and corrupt their structure and function during disease processes.

 

workshop
February 05, 2017 — February 08, 2017
Wiston House, Steyning, West Sussex, UK

Touching and holding: The social lives of our cells

Tissues constitute populations of cells, whose physical interactions help turn unruly individuals into a community. Alpha Yap will discuss recent advances in understanding how cells use mechanical forces to communicate with one another to form and preserve tissue integrity

public talk
February 08, 2017
Royal Institution, London

Gordon Research Conference: Stem Cells & Cancer

Mechanisms of Stem Cell Aging, Cancer Initiation and Progression

Chair: Lenhard Rudolph

Vice Chair: Amy J. Wagers

Application deadline: 15 January, 2017

conference
February 12, 2017 — February 17, 2017
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

Abcam symposium: Frontiers in epigenetics

Join us in Singapore in February for this one day, free symposium.

Poster abstract deadline: 6 January 2017

conference
February 17, 2017
Singapore

Fusion Conference – 2nd Musculoskeletal Development and Regeneration

Early bird- 16 Sep; Talk Submission- 23 Sep; Last Chance and poster submission- 02 Dec 16

conference
February 24, 2017 — February 27, 2017
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun, Mexico

Interdisciplinary spring school on animal and plant morphogenesis

Organizers:Patrick Lemaire; Christophe Godin

This school is destined to early career researchers (masters students to early post-docs) with biology, physics, maths or computer science backgrounds and will focus on the genetic and evolutionary aspects of plant/animal morphogenesis.

Contact: patrick.lemaire@crbm.cnrs.fr

course
February 26, 2017 — March 04, 2017
Hameau de l'Etoile, Saint Martin de Londres, close to Montpellier, France

2nd Exploring DNA Repair Pathways as Targets for Cancer Therapy – Fusion Conferences

Chairs: Dr. Helen Piwnica-Worms and Professor Junjie Chen (both MD Anderson)

Key Sessions include: recent advances and novel targets in DNA repair and checkpoint pathways and mechanisms of therapeutic resistance and ways to improve cancer therapy, and more.

other
February 27, 2017 — March 02, 2017
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun, Mexico

ISSCR Symposium: Translational Opportunities in Stem Cell Research

Translational Opportunities in Stem Cell Research will explore the latest translational opportunities in the stem cell field, cutting-edge technology helping to drive the research, and inspired perspectives on where the area of research is heading

conference
February 27, 2017 — March 01, 2017
Basel, Switzerland

March 2017

2nd Interventions in Aging (Understanding Mechanisms & Compressing Morbidity in Aging Humans)

Chairs: Professor Linda Partridge (University College London) & Dr. Brian Kennedy (Buck Institute for Research on Aging)

Key Sessions include: Epigenetics, Stem Cells, Cell Signalling and Translating research to benefit aging humans.

conference workshop
March 02, 2017 — March 05, 2017
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun, Mexico

EMBO Conference: Chromatin and Epigenetics

Topics include chromatin regulation, chromatin dynamics, signalling to chromatin, nuclear architecture and dynamics, developmental epigenetics, epigenomics, epigenetics and human diseases, genome stability, environmental epigenetics, and transgenerational inheritance

Abstract deadline: 14 February, 2017

conference
March 03, 2017 — May 06, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

2nd Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair Conference

The major goal of this Conference is to bring together in a single forum the diverse group of researchers who study fibroblast growth factor signaling. This will provide a unique opportunity to discuss new results and target future research areas.

conference
March 08, 2017 — March 11, 2017
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun, Mexico

Wellcome Genome Campus Course: Genetic Engineering of Mammalian Stem Cells

This popular 2-week laboratory-based training course provides a comprehensive overview and practical laboratory experience of the genetic manipulation of mammalian stem cells, focusing on human iPS cells.

Application deadline: 02 December 2016

course
March 12, 2017 — March 24, 2017
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Cell Death, Cell Stress and Metabolism (From Basic Mechanisms to Novel Treatment Options)

Chairs: Prof. Henning Walczak (UCL Cancer Institute) & Prof. Dr. Poul Sorensen (BC Cancer Research Centre).

Basic biological principles governing cell death, cell stress and metabolism. Cellular stress and alterations in metabolism influencing cellular death programs such as apoptosis, necroptosis, ferroptosis.

conference workshop
March 14, 2017 — March 17, 2017
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun, Mexico

Joint Meeting of the German and Japanese Societies of Developmental Biologists

In a joint effort, we’ve put together a program we believe will be stimulating and representing current trends and excitements in Developmental Biology with specific focus on research carried out in Japan and Germany.

Abstract deadline: 13 November, 2016

conference
March 15, 2017 — March 18, 2017
Kiel, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Glycobiology

Glycan Function and Structure from Nucleus to Niche

Chair: Michael Tiemeyer

Vice Chair: Rita Gerardy-Schahn

Application deadline: 19 February, 2017

conference
March 19, 2017 — March 24, 2017
Ventura Beach Marriott, Ventura, CA

Keystone Symposium: Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Development

This meeting will address advances in our understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms of heart development, with a view toward congenital heart disease and cardiac regeneration.

Scholarship and discounted abstract deadline: 30 November, 2016

conference
March 26, 2017 — March 30, 2017
Keystone, Colorado, USA

CDB Symposium: Towards Understanding Human Development, Heredity, and Evolution

Topics in the 2017 CDB symposium include human germline development, early embryogenesis, organogenesis from stem cells and relevant disease models, as well as human genetics and evolution.

 

conference
March 27, 2017 — March 29, 2017
Kobe, Japan

Zencode/DevCom conference – Gene-Regulatory Systems in Development

Topics include:

Single-cell profiling

Chromatin Dynamics

Regulatory networks

Evolutionary plasticity

 

Abstract deadline: December 17th, 2016

Registration deadline: January 31st, 2017

conference
March 27, 2017 — March 30, 2017
Parador de Carmona, Carmona, Spain

West Coast SDB Regional Meeting

Meeting organizers: James Chen & Maksim Plikus

conference
March 28, 2017 — March 31, 2017
Tenaya Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA

April 2017

BSCB / BSDB / Genetics Society Joint Meeting

This meeting provides a unique forum to network and socialise with a wide cross-section of the genetics, cell and developmental biology community, featuring an outstanding line up of speakers from around the world, a dedicated early career symposium, and workshops.

conference
April 02, 2017 — April 05, 2017
University of Warwick, UK

Abcam conference: Programming and reprogramming the human brain

Topics include modeling human brain development from pluripotent stem cells, programming and maintenance of cell identity in the CNS, and development-inspired reprogramming of the brain.

Oral abstract deadline: 15 November, 2016

Poster abstract deadline: 01 February, 2017

conference
April 03, 2017 — April 04, 2017
Munich, Germany

CSHL Meeting: Wiring the Brain

Topics include neural development, synapse formation and plasticity, neurodevelopmental disorders – genetics and animal models,  and human brain development.

Organizers: Danielle Bassett,
Joshua Gordon, Josh Huang, Kevin Mitchell

Abstract Deadline: 20 January, 2017

conference
April 04, 2017 — April 08, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Join Abcam at our conference next Spring in Germany: Chromatin and epigenetics: from mechanism to function

Join Nobel laureate John Gurdon in Munich to discuss the latest developments within the chromatin field

This three day conference will build a bridge between chromatin mechanisms and epigenetic phenomena.

More Info: Here

other
April 05, 2017 — April 07, 2017
Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich, Germany

Abcam conference: Genome rearrangements and mutation signatures in development and cancer

This meeting will bring together leading researchers in genomics and classical mechanistic biology, in an effort to decode the information contained in mutation signatures, genome rearrangements, and alterations of karyotype in disease

Oral abstract deadline: 01 February 2017

Poster abstract deadline: 01 March 2017

conference
April 18, 2017 — April 20, 2017
Boston, MA

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

Bringing together expertise in various areas of the MZT, this Workshop aims to generate synergistic insight into how different cellular processes combine to ensure faithful development across eukaryotes

Organisers: Nadine Vastenhouw, Philip Zegerman, Howard Lipshitz & Petr Svoboda

Abstract deadline: 13 January, 2017

workshop
April 23, 2017 — April 26, 2017
Dresden, Germany

EMBO Young Scientist Networking Meeting 2017

The Young Scientist Networking Meeting brings together young group leaders from India and Europe, and students and post doctoral scholars to catalyze collaborative research and advance careers.

Registration deadline: 22 November, 2016

conference
April 24, 2017 — April 25, 2017
Barcelona, Spain

The Biology of Regenerative Medicine

The aim this conference is to understand the biology that underpins the success or failure of regenerative processes. We will explore the relationship between stem cell biology and regenerative biology so that both can be fully exploited to treat disease.

conference
April 25, 2017 — April 27, 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

2nd Joint SFBD/SBCF Meeting : When Development meets Cell Biology

The second joint meeting of the French Societies for Cell Biology and Developmental Biology, covering gene regulation, nuclear architecture, cell polarity, cell migration, signalling, morphogenesis, reprogramming, signalling and emergent models

conference
April 26, 2017 — April 29, 2017
Lyon, France

May 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Epithelial Differentiation & Keratinization

Epithelial Interactions in Development, Homeostasis, Disease and Therapy

Chair: Carien M. Niessen

Vice Chair: Valentina Greco

Application deadline: 09 April 2017

conference
May 07, 2017 — May 12, 2017
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

EMBO: Cell biology of the neuron – Polarity, plasticity and regeneration

The conference will present the most recent findings in the field of neuronal development, neuronal plasticity and neuronal regeneration emphasizing the intracellular mechanisms and cell biological aspects within these processes.

Registration & abstract deadline: 31st January, 2017

conference
May 07, 2017 — May 10, 2017
Heraklion, Greece

EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Metabolism in Time and Space – Emerging Links to Cellular and Developmental Programs

This symposium focuses on the role of metabolism in controlling cellular and developmental programs in its spatial and temporal complexity.

Registration will open shortly

conference
May 11, 2017 — May 13, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Neural Circuits in the Past, Present and Future

By bringing together a unique and eclectic mix of scientists studying nervous systems from the molecular to the psychological level, this symposium should stimulate novel cross-fertilisation of ideas and methodologies to understand neural circuit structure and function

Abstract deadline: 17 February 2017

conference
May 14, 2017 — May 17, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

CSH Asia: Plant Cell and Development Biology

Topics include: organelle dynamics in plant development,  cell cycle regulation, anisotropic cell expansion and morphogenesis, stem cells and cell fate determination, and signaling in plant development

 

conference
May 22, 2017 — May 26, 2017
Suzhou, China

EMBO Conference: Advances in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

Topics include tissue stem cell specification/regulation and self-renewal, the stem cell niche, stem cell aging and metabolism, single cell analysis, principles of development for stem cell engineering, and stem cell based disease modelling

Abstract deadline: 01 March 2017

conference
May 23, 2017 — May 26, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

CSHL Symposium: Chromosome Segregation & Structure

The 82nd Cold Spring Harbor Symposium will address the enormous progress in our understanding of chromosome segregation, dynamics and stability.

Organizers: Terri Grodzicker, David Stewart, Bruce Stillman

Abstract deadline: 15 March, 2017

conference
May 31, 2017 — June 04, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

June 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair & Regeneration

Scientifically Informed Strategies to Turn Pathologic Tissue Repair into Perfect Regeneration

Chair: Boris Hinz

Vice Chair: Will Wood

Application deadline: 07 May, 2017

conference
June 04, 2017 — June 09, 2017
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

CSHL Course: Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer

This intensive lecture and laboratory course is designed for scientists interested in using mouse models to study mammalian development, stem cells and cancer.

Instructors: Benjamin Allen & Amy Ralston

Application deadline: 15 March, 2017

course
June 07, 2017 — June 26, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Biology of the Normal and Neoplastic Mammary Gland

Chairs: Heide L. Ford & Michael T. Lewis

Vice Chairs: Christina Scheel & Renee Van Amerongen

Application deadline: 14 May, 2017

conference
June 11, 2017 — June 16, 2017
Stoweflake Conference Center, Stowe, VT

Gordon Research Conference: Myogenesis

Advanced Mechanisms of Growth and Repair in Myogenesis

Chair:  Denis C. Guttridge

Vice Chair: Benedicte Chazaud

Application deadline: 14 May, 2017

conference
June 11, 2017 — June 16, 2017
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

ISSCR Annual Meeting

Researchers around the world continue to advance the science of stem cells. The ISSCR Annual Meeting is where they come together, work together and find inspiration together

conference
June 14, 2017 — June 17, 2017
Boston, MA

ISDB meeting

18th International Congress of Developmental Biology

conference
June 18, 2017 — June 22, 2017
Singapore

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Contact & Adhesion

Cell Contact as a Master Regulator of Membrane Organization, Mechanics and Signaling

Chair: Andrea McClatchey

Vice Chair:  Andrew Ewald

Application deadline: 21 May, 2017

conference
June 18, 2017 — June 23, 2017
Proctor Academy, Andover, NH

Gordon Research Conference: Germinal Stem Cell Biology

Programming and Reprogramming the Vertebrate Germline

Chair:  Peter Koopman

Vice Chair: Monika A. Ward

Application deadline: 21 May, 2017

conference
June 18, 2017 — June 23, 2017
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

EMBO Practical Course: Developmental neurobiology – From worms to mammals

Students on this EMBO Practical Course will be taught state-of-the-art approaches and techniques in modern developmental neuroscience, covering different stages of neural development ranging from neural induction to circuit formation and plasticity.

Registration deadline: 12 March, 2017

course
June 18, 2017 — July 01, 2017
London, UK

Gordon Research Conference: Developmental Biology

Generation and Regeneration of Biological Tissues Through Cellular Diversification and Cooperation

Chair:  Jean-Paul Vincent

Vice Chair:  Dominique C. Bergmann

Application deadline: 28 May, 2017

conference
June 25, 2017 — June 30, 2017
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Abcam conference: Epigenetic Regulatory Pathways

This meeting will focus on the latest developments in epigenetic research and will address also the importance of this field in disease and drug development.

Oral abstract deadline: 01 February 2017

Poster abstract deadline: 01 April 2017

conference
June 26, 2017 — June 28, 2017
Seoul, South Korea

July 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Genome Architecture in Cell Fate & Disease

Defining Structure and Function of the Nucleus
Chair: Wange Lu

Vice Chairs: David M. Gilbert & Yijun Ruan

Application deadline: June 4, 2017

conference
July 02, 2017 — July 07, 2017
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

10th European Zebrafish Meeting

Situated on the banks of the Danube, with its beautiful art nouveau architecture, Budapest offers the perfect conference venue and tourist destination. We will also commemorate George Streisinger, the founder of zebrafish genetics, who was born here 90 years ago.

conference
July 03, 2017 — July 07, 2017
Budapest Congress Center, Budapest, Hungary

2nd DNA Replication as a Source of DNA Damage (From Molecules to Human Health)

Chairs: Prof Ian Hickson (University of Copenhagen) & Dr Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo (CNIO)

Key Sessions include:

  • Repair pathways of damaged replication forks
  • Chromosome fragility caused by difficult-to-replicate loci – sources and roles of DNA repair proteins
  • Exploitation of replication defects in cancer treatment
conference workshop
July 03, 2017 — July 06, 2017
Rome, Italy

Gordon Research Conference: Human Genetics & Genomics

The Emergent Utility Human Genomics in Clinics, in Populations, and in Homes

Chair: Carlos Bustamante

Vice Chair: Nicholas Katsanis

Application deadline: 11 June, 2017

conference
July 09, 2017 — July 14, 2017
Stoweflake Conference Center, Stowe, VT

EMBO Practical Course: Mouse genome engineering

This EMBO Practical Course will provide a high quality hands on practical training in the most recent advances in mouse genome engineering.

Organizer: Mihail Sarov

Abstract deadline: 31 March, 2017

course
July 10, 2017 — July 20, 2017
Dresden, Germany

EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Mechanical Forces in Biology

The symposium aims to unite the field of mechanobiology, by bringing together world-leading experts in the generation and sensing of forces from the molecular scale to the organismal scale.

Abstract deadline: 19 April 2017

conference
July 12, 2017 — July 15, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

SDB 76th Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology

Program Committee: Blanche Capel (Chair, SDB President), Lance Davidson, Matt Gibson, Zhongchi Liu, Geraldine Seydoux, Ken Zaret

conference
July 13, 2017 — July 19, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Gordon Research Conference: Fertilization & Activation of Development

Uniting Eggs and Sperm, from Fundamentals to Applications

Chair: Mariana F. Wolfner

Vice Chair: Steven W. L’Hernault

Application deadline: 18 June, 2017

conference
July 16, 2017 — July 21, 2017
Holderness School, Holderness, NH

CSHL Meetings: Genome Engineering – The CRISPR-Cas Revolution

Topics include: CRISPR Biology, Genome Editing, Gene Drives, Model and Industrial Organisms, Stem Cells/Cancer, Genome-Wide Screens

Organizers: Jennifer Doudna, Maria Jasin, Stanley Lei Qi, Jonathan Weissman,

Abstract deadline: 05 May, 2017

conference
July 21, 2017 — July 23, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

The 14th International Conference on Limb Development and Regeneration- With Clinical Workshop

The ICLDR brings together developmental biologists to share our current understanding of limb embryogenesis including Evo-Devo, Initiation, Patterning, Regeneration and Morphogenesis. The meeting includes an inaugural Clinical-pathological Workshop, to bring clinicians and scientists working in this field together.

conference workshop
July 23, 2017 — July 27, 2017
John McIntyre Centre, Edinburgh University

Gordon Research Conference: Epigenetics

Epigenetics in Action: From Mechanisms to Biological Impacts

Chairs: Pamela K. Geyer & Frederic Berger

Vice Chairs: Susan Strome & Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla

Application deadline: 02 July, 2017

conference
July 30, 2017 — August 04, 2017
Holderness School, Holderness, NH

FASEB: Mechanism in Plant Development

conference
July 30, 2017 — August 04, 2017
Saxton's River, VT

August 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Wnt Signaling

Wnt Signaling: A Pathway Implicated in Animal Development, Stem Cell Control and Cancer

Chair: Roeland Nusse

Vice Chair: Karl Willert

Application deadline: 09 June, 2017

conference
August 06, 2017 — August 11, 2017
Stoweflake Conference Center, Stowe, VT

2nd Biennial Meeting Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Registration opens: 1st January, 2017
Early bird registration deadline: 15th May, 2017
Abstract deadline: 15th May, 2017

conference
August 19, 2017 — August 23, 2017
Calgary

Gordon Research Conference: Lung Development, Injury & Repair

Lung Health and Disease Across Age, Environment and Species

Chairs: Andreas Guenther & Jason Rock

Vice Chairs: Susan Guttentag & Irina Petrache

Application deadline: 23 July, 2017

conference
August 20, 2017 — August 25, 2017
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

EMBO Conference: Meiosis

Topics include establishment of cohesion,  DNA double-strand breaks, formation of cross-overs, movement of chromosomes during meiotic prophase, spindle assembly, kinetochore attachment, error-correction mechanisms, and consequences on fertility and aneuploidy.

Registration deadline: 15 May, 2017

conference
August 27, 2017 — September 01, 2017
Hvar, Croatia

September 2017

25th European Drosophila Research Conference

The EDRC covers the whole breadth of Drosophila research, from evolution and development through to neurobiology, immunology, metabolism and cancer research.

Abstract deadline: Tuesday 9th May, 2017

conference
September 22, 2017 — September 25, 2017
London, UK

Molecular Biosystems Conference: Eukaryotic gene regulation and functional genomics

The meeting will cover a wide variety of topics centered on eukaryotic gene expression, with a strong focus on global approaches for the study of gene regulation and function.

 

conference
September 23, 2017 — September 26, 2017
Puerto Varas, Chile

CSHL Meetings: Stem Cell Biology

The meeting will focus on the basic biology of stem cells and the dynamic interactions between stem cells and their microenvironment or niche.

Organizers: Fiona Watt, Marius Wernig, Ken Zaret.

Abstract Deadline: 07 July, 2017

conference
September 25, 2017 — September 29, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

October 2017

CSHL Meetings: Neurobiology of Drosophila

Topics include: Brain, Behavior and Evolution,
Neural Development, Mechanisms of Neurological Disease, Glial Biology and
Neural Circuits.

Organizers: Heather Broihier, J. Troy Littleton

Abstract deadline: 14 July, 2017

conference
October 03, 2017 — October 07, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

CSHL Course: Programming for Biology

Designed for lab biologists with little or no programming experience, this course will give students the bioinformatics and scripting skills necessary to exploit the abundance of biological data.

Instructors: Simon Prochnik & Sofia Robb

Application deadline: 15 July 2017

course
October 16, 2017 — October 31, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

BSDB Autumn meeting, joint with Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian and Danish Societies of Developmental Biology

Organisers: Megan Davey (BSDB), Ruth Palmer, Sara Wilson, Shristos Samakovlis & Andras Simon (SWEDBO), Satu Kuure (FSDB), Elke Ober & Palle Serup (Denmark)

conference
October 25, 2017 — October 27, 2017
Stockholm

November 2017

EMBO Conference: Quantitative Principles in Biology

Registration will open shortly

conference
November 02, 2017 — November 04, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

February 2018

Epigenetics (From Mechanisms to Disease) – Fusion Conferences

Chairs: Dr. Giacomo Cavalli (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) & Dr. Luciano Di Croce (Centre for Genomic Regulation)

This conference integrates the burgeoning field of epigenetics with the underlying processes of chromatin organization, transcription regulation and aspects of stem cell biology.

conference workshop
February 15, 2018 — February 18, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

DNA and Interacting Proteins as Single Molecules – In Vitro and In Vivo

Chairs: Prof. Rodrigo Reyes Lamothe (McGill University), Dr. Piero Bianco (University at Buffalo), Prof. X. Sunney Xie (Harvard University)

Key Sessions:

  • DNA replication
  • DNA recombination
  • DNA repair
  • Transcription
  • Chromosome dynamics
  • Genomics
conference workshop
February 21, 2018 — February 24, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

Neuroepigenetics and Neuroepitranscriptomics – Fusion Conferences

Chair: Dr. Li-Huei Tsai (MIT)

Key Sessions include:

  • Epigenetic mechanisms regulating brain development and stem cells
  • Transcriptional regulation
  • Neuronal specific splicing
  • Brain developmental disorders, aging and neurodegeneration
  • Genome-wide analysis of different DNA and RNA modifications
  • 3D epigenome and chromatin topology
conference workshop
February 24, 2018 — February 27, 2018
Can