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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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May 2017

Scottish Developmental Biology Group (SDBG) – Friday 5th May 2017.

Plenary: Prof. Michael Akam FRS (University of Cambridge)

Eight further speakers drawn from submitted abstracts.

Free registration via Registration deadline: Friday 3rd April. When registering please provide abstracts for poster presentations and indicate if available for oral presentation selection.

May 05, 2017
University of St Andrews, Medical and Biological Sciences Building (

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

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

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

Young Embryologist Network 9th Annual Conference

Registration is now open

May 09, 2017
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

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

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

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

Cortical Development Conference 2017: Neural Stem Cells to Neural Circuits

Deadline for registration and submission of abstracts: 14th April 2017

May 17, 2017 — May 20, 2017

Modeling, noise and development

A two day BBSRC-sponsored workshop

Registration closes 28th April

May 18, 2017 — May 19, 2017
Bath, UK

Cellular dynamics: membrane-cytoskeleton interface

Meeting organisers: Elizabeth Chen, Margaret Gardel, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz & Michael Way

Deadline for applications: March 21st, 2017

May 21, 2017 — May 24, 2017
Southbridge, MA, USA

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


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

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

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