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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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September 2017

Eye Development & Degeneration: From Genes to Therapy

This two-day scientific meeting will highlight exciting new advances in eye development, physiology, disease and therapies.


September 04, 2017 — September 05, 2017
Edinburgh, Scotland

International CiM Symposium “Cells in Motion: Pattern formation in space and time”

International CiM Symposium “ in Motion: Pattern formation in space and time” at University of Münster. Topics range from molecular self-organisation and membrane dynamics, cell-matrix and cell-cell interactions to tissue morphogenesis and mechanobiology.

conference other public talk
September 04, 2017 — September 06, 2017
Münster, Germany

EMBO Conference: Gene regulatory mechanisms in neural fate decisions

Topics include: Histone modifications, Modifications of DNA, Noncoding genome, Chromatin remodeling, Function of distal regulatory elements, Nuclear organization, Single cell transcriptome and epigenome, Systems biology, Novel mechanisms, molecular tools and approaches.

Abstract submission deadline = 28th April

Registration deadline = 10 May


September 07, 2017 — September 10, 2017
Alicante, Spain

UK Evo Devo Symposium

The NHM will host a 1 day symposium with invited and contributed talks, posters and catering.

September 08, 2017
London, UK

2017 Portuguese Drosophila Meeting

This annual scientific meeting reunites the Portuguese scientific community that uses the Drosophila melanogaster model system

September 08, 2017 — September 09, 2017
Tomar, Portugal

Hydra XIII Summer School on Stem Cell Biology

This summer school will provide a critical analysis of contemporary issues in stem cell biology.

Application deadline = 01 May 2017

September 10, 2017 — September 17, 2017
Hydra, Greece

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

The course is designed for researchers at any step of their career and will cover the subject from basic principles to complex assays. Prior basic working knowledge of Flow Cytometry is of advantage, but not a must.

September 11, 2017
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Techniques

September 11, 2017
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Software Carpentry

This course aims to teach basic software skills and best practices to researchers in biology who wish to analyse data. The goal is to enable them to be more productive and make their science better and more reproducible.

September 11, 2017
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Public Engagement: Getting Started

Participants will gain an understanding of what public engagement is and what’s in it for them and awareness of some opportunities available.

Trainers: Dr Ceri Harrop & Professor Kevin O’Dell FRSB


September 12, 2017
Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ

Lifecourse Biology: From development to disease and the clinic

This conference seeks to bring together leading researchers in key areas of lifecourse research and give them an arena in which to interact and develop crosscutting understanding of one another’s fields of research

September 13, 2017 — September 15, 2017
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Symposium on Animal Development and its Evolutionary Variation

Symposium celebrating the many contributions of Professor Michael Akam to the study of Animal Development and Evolution

September 17, 2017 — September 18, 2017
Cambridge, UK

The Drugs Don’t Work: A Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance and Host-Pathogen Interaction

Jointly hosted by the Florey Institute and the EPSRC sponsored Sheffield Antimicrobial Resistance Network (SHAMROK), this 2-day symposium will highlight recent advances in bacterial pathogenesis and host-pathogen interactions, with a focus on antimicrobial resistant pathogens Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae.

September 19, 2017 — September 20, 2017
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

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

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

Wyss Institute 8th International Symposium: Therapeutic Organ Engineering

September 22, 2017
Boston, MA

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.


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

FENS Fall Brain Conference: Cortex Evolution and Development

In this conference, world experts will describe how advances in developmental neurobiology, stem cell biology and genetics are offering new insights into the mechanisms controlling the development and evolution of the cerebral cortex across vertebrates.

September 24, 2017 — September 27, 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark

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

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

EMBO Workshop: Dynamics of living systems

Registration will open shortly

September 25, 2017 — September 29, 2017
Cargèse, France

Workshop “Synapse formation, specification and elimination: from molecules to circuits”

This workshop belongs to the series Workshops “Current Trends in Biomedicine, organized by the Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (UNIA).

More information and application at:

September 25, 2017 — September 27, 2017
Baeza, Spain

Master Class in Research Skills

Join the Royal Society of Biology on our new one day Master Class in Research Skills. For more information see the Society’s website.

September 28, 2017
Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ