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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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February 2018

Keystone Symposia: Cryo-EM from Cells to Molecules: Multi-Scale Visualization of Biological Systems

Scholarship/Discounted Abstract: October 5, 2017
Abstract: November 7, 2017
Discounted Registration: December 7, 2017

This symposium features workshops in specimen preparation and evaluation of suitability for cryo-EM, modeling of structures using cryo-EM data, and setting up a cryo-EM lab.

February 04, 2018 — February 08, 2018
Tahoe City, California, USA

Keystone Symposia: Frontiers in Islet Biology and Diabetes

Scholarship Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 7, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 7, 2017

February 04, 2018 — February 08, 2018
Keystone, Colorado

Thinking beyond the dish: taking in vitro neural differentiation to the next level

This Company of Biologists Workshop aims to bridge developmental neurobiology, bioengineering, materials science, and computational biology to identify and address upcoming challenges in in vitro models of the brain, including early patterning, long-term survival, vascularization, 3D-structure, and circuit assembly.

February 04, 2018 — February 07, 2018
Winston House, UK

Mechanics of development

Mechanical forces are critical for embryonic development – yet very little is known about their roles. The meeting will focus on the role of mechanobiology in multiple aspects of embryonic development.

February 05, 2018 — February 07, 2018
The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ

Gordon Research Conference: Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration

Craniofacial Development and Disease: From Molecules to Patients

Application deadline: 14th January 2018

February 11, 2018 — February 16, 2018
Lucca, Italy

Workshop On Surgical Techniques In The Laboratory Mouse

The Jackson Laboratory and The Scripps Research Institute are pleased to announce a four-day intensive hands-on workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical training in surgical techniques for the laboratory mouse

February 12, 2018 — February 16, 2018
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Fusion Conferences – Epigenetics (From Mechanisms to Disease)

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

Train the Trainer Course with the Royal Society of Biology

Learn how to plan, design, structure, and deliver a training session using a variety of teaching formats and methods. Booking Deadline 24 Jan 2018. See more info on the RSB website.

February 16, 2018
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU

Hands-on course on human pluripotent stem cell culture (IPSC/ESC)

This one-day practical course will provide laboratory based training sessions in stem cell based models and interactive discussions. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge stem cell technologies, and best practices.

course workshop
February 21, 2018 — February 22, 2018

SYStem – a symposium focusing on the next generation of stem cell researchers

February 22, 2018 — February 24, 2018
Vienna, Austria

SYStem – Symposium for the next generation of Stem Cell Research

The meeting will discuss the latest advances in stem cell biology in an informal and collaborative setting. We focus on young scientists who have just started their independent career to help and shape the SC community in Europe.

conference workshop
February 22, 2018 — February 24, 2018

Fusion Conferences: Neuroepigenetics and Neuroepitranscriptomics

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
Cancun, Mexico

Keystone Symposia: Endoderm Development and Disease – Cross-Organ Comparison and Interplay

Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 25, 2017 (for Short Talk consideration)
Abstract Deadline: November 28, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 20, 2017

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Taos, New Mexico, USA

Keystone Symposia: Aging, Inflammation and Immunity

Scholarship & Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 26, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2017

Joint with the conference on “Immunological Memory: Innate, Adaptive and Beyond”

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Austin, Texas, USA

Keystone Symposia: Noncoding RNAs: Form, Function and Physiology

Scholarship Deadline: Oct 24, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 24, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 21, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 19, 2017

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Symposia: Vascular Biology and Human Diseases: From Molecular Pathways to Novel Therapeutics

cholarship Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 20, 2017

February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Science Podcasting Workshop with the Royal Society of Biology

Award-winning science broadcaster Richard Hollingham presents this introductory hands-on course on how to podcast – from getting good quality sound and content – to getting your podcast online and heard.

course workshop
February 26, 2018
Royal Society of Biology Charles Darwin House 12 Roger Street London WC1N 2JU

See you in Berlin “Young Scientist Forum” Feb 26-27 2018

German society for cell biology’s young scientist meeting in Berlin this year! All talks by PhD students, postdocs and young PIs!

Register + be selected for a talk!

DGZ Meeting „Young Scientists‘ Forum“ 2018



February 26, 2018 — February 27, 2018

Fusion Conferences: Nuclear Receptors (New Roles for Nuclear Receptors in Development, Health and Disease)

Join scientific chairs Charlotte Bevan (Imperial College London), Karen Knudsen (Thomas Jefferson University) Simak Ali (Imperial College London) in Cancun for the Fusion Nuclear Receptors (New Roles for Nuclear Receptors in Development, Health and Disease) conference.

conference workshop
February 27, 2018 — March 02, 2018
Cancun, Mexico