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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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Events filtered by date: November 2017 [Clear filter]

November 2017

EMBO Conference: Quantitative Principles in Biology

Registration will open shortly

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

Public Engagement training from RSB and STEM Learning

The Royal Society of Biology and STEM Learning are providing an exciting new public engagement training event for 2017. This event is free and is open to RSB members and STEM ambassadors to attend.

course workshop
November 02, 2017
STEM Learning, 5th Floor, Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5HA

Cold Spring Harbor Asia: Stem Cells, Aging & Rejuvination

November 06, 2017 — November 10, 2017
Suzhou, China

Workshop “Noncoding RNA-mediated metabolic regulation in health and disease”

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

More information and application at:

November 06, 2017 — November 08, 2017
Baeza, Spain

The Origins of Metazoans

The conference “the Origins of Metazoans” will take place in Paris, France, on 7-8 November 2017, under the hospice of ITMO BCDE, focusing on how metazoans have emerged. A poster session with short talks selection will be organised.


November 07, 2017 — November 08, 2017
CNRS headquarters in Paris

Unconscious bias training course

This half day awareness building course, with the Royal Society of Biology, aims to educate staff and managers so that they can lead by example in the quest to change mind-sets and create a more diverse and inclusive workplace.

November 08, 2017
Meeting Room 2, Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ

Keystone Symposia: Frontiers of Serotonin Beyond the Brain

Scholarship/Discounted Abstract: July 11, 2017
Abstract: August 10, 2017
Discounted Registration: September 12, 2017

Serotonin plays extra-cerebral roles in adults and development. This symposium aims to reveal insights into serotonin’s role in peripheral tissues in disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

November 12, 2017 — November 15, 2017
Park City, Utah, USA

Seattle Cell Science Symposium 2017

Join us for the second annual Seattle Cell Science Symposium, a full-day event showcasing research in the Seattle-area cell biology community.

November 12, 2017
Seattle, WA

Workshop “Chromosomal Instability: From Molecular Mechanisms to Disease”

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

More information and application at:

November 13, 2017 — November 15, 2017
Baeza, Spain

edev2017: Engineering multicellular self-organization

Bringing together researchers with a shared interest in design principle of living systems, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of engineering stem cell self-organization into tissues and organs in culture, ultimately with the efficiency and precision of an organism

November 13, 2017 — November 14, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland

CRISPR Genome Editing: Design & Strategy

The next CRISPR Genome Editing: Design & Strategy’ hands-on intensive training course will be hosted at Homerton College, University of Cambridge, UK, on 13th & 14th November 2017.

conference course workshop
November 13, 2017 — November 14, 2017
Hometon College, University of Cambridge, CB2 8PH

Epigenomics of Common Diseases

Join leading scientists from epigenomics, genetics and bioinformatics to discuss the latest developments in this fast-moving area.

  • Ageing
  • Evolution and epigenetics
  • Inheritance of epigenetic programmes
  • Epigenomics of brain disease
  • Causality in epigenetic studies
  • 4D nucleome
  • Enhancers and regulatory networks
  • Computational epigenomics and bioinformatics
  • Technologies
November 14, 2017 — November 17, 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK


Hosted by Ospedale San Raffaele and Nature,  the meeting brings together key experts in the regeneration field working on different tissues and organs

November 16, 2017 — November 18, 2017
Milan, Italy

SpotOn London

At this year’s conference, the focus will be on ‘What makes a great researcher: tools and skills’

November 18, 2017
London, UK

Young Life Science Europe 2017

This event of Young European Biologists will take place at University of Heidelberg. The main goal is to show the different ways in which a biologist can develop their career and display the great variety of options from other countries.

other public talk
November 18, 2017
Centre for Organismal studies, Im Neuenheimer Feld 230 (INF 230), 69120 Heidelberg

Time Management – How to do more with less

Take a few hours out of your day to reassess the purpose of your role and how to achieve key tasks. Take away a list of simple habit changes that can make a difference to the way you work.

November 20, 2017
Meeting Room 2, Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8TZ

Persuasive Scientific Report Writing

For writers of technical, or scientific documents, who wish to improve their report and general document writing skills.

Participants will learn the principles and processes for high quality communication in scientific thinking and writing.

Register with Royal Society of Biology


November 23, 2017
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU

Morphogenetic engineering

A Barcelona BioMed Conference

November 27, 2017 — November 29, 2017

10th Theory of Living Matter General Meeting

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Sir D’Arcy Thompson’s influential opus magnum “On Growth and Form”. Our speakers will be L Mahadevan and Michael Akam .

Date: Wed 29/11 from 5.45pm

Venue: Main lecture theatre, Sainsbury Laboratory, Bateman Street, Cambridge

public talk
November 29, 2017
Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge

Mammalian Genetics & Development Workshop

The Mammalian Genetics and Development Workshop is an annual meeting covering the development and genetics of mammals

November 30, 2017
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

Engaging with the Public: Why Scientists Need to Communicate Their Work

webinar workshop
November 30, 2017
New York, USA

Dynamics of Plant Development and Evolution

Admission is free. Registration will open in fall.

November 30, 2017 — December 01, 2017
Zurich, Switzerland