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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 2019

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.

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

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.

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

February 2019

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.

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

March 2019

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.

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March 04, 2019 — March 08, 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.

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March 11, 2019 — March 17, 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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March 27, 2019 — March 28, 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.

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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.

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

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

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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

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

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.

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

May 2019

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.

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May 02, 2019 — May 04, 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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May 19, 2019 — May 24, 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.

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

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,

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

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.

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

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

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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July 08, 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.

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

Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants: Search for Principles

A month long course at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

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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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

October 2019

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

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