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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: March 2018 [Clear filter]

March 2018

EMBO Workshop: Neural Development

  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 15 January 2018
  • PAYMENT DEADLINE: 31 January 2018
March 02, 2018 — March 06, 2018
Taipei, Taiwan

Single Cell Biology

This meeting will provide a forum for biologists, methods developers and computational modellers interested in understanding biology at the single cell resolution.

Early Bird: 28 November 2017

Bursary: 12 December 2017

Abstract: 9 January 2018

Registration: 6 February 2018


March 06, 2018 — March 08, 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Tissue Self-Organisation: Challenging the Systems

This Symposium will bring together those working in distinct disciplines such as cell and developmental biology, tissue biophysics, theoretical modeling, organoids and synthetic biology, and provide a platform to discuss and identify key approaches and future collaborations.

March 11, 2018 — March 14, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1 Heidelberg, Germany

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Course: Genetic Engineering of Mammalian Stem Cells

This intensive, 2-week laboratory-based training course provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practical laboratory skills required for the genetic manipulation of mammalian stem cells, focusing on human iPS cells.

March 11, 2018 — March 23, 2018
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

EMBL Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data

The aim of this practical course is to provide insight in techniques that are frequently used for transcriptome and proteome analysis, and to provide hands-on experience turning primary data into information that can be used for further biological interpretation.

March 12, 2018 — March 16, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Welcome Genome Campus: Reproduction and Development: Revealing the Origin of Life

Early Bird Deadline:
19 December 2017

Bursary Deadline:
4 January 2018

Abstract Deadline:
16 January 2018

Registration Deadline:
6 February 2018

March 12, 2018 — March 14, 2018
Cambridge, UK

2018 Northwest SDB Regional Meeting

March 14, 2018 — March 17, 2018
Friday Harbor Laboratories, WA

An Introduction to Exhibition Design Course with the Royal Society of Biology

This course will introduce participants to exhibition making, from development of an exhibition concept to final product. Dr Rachel Souhami has over 20 years’ experience of exhibition development and has trained budding exhibition developers for over 10 years.

course workshop
March 15, 2018
Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ

Autophagy: Basic Biology, Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Application deadline: 18th February 2018

March 18, 2018 — March 23, 2018
Lucca, Italy

EMBL Course: RNA Sequencing Library Preparation – How Low Can You Go?

Aim of this course is to prepare RNA libraries for Illumina sequencing by using the novel NEBNext Ultra II Directional RNA kit for low input applications.

March 19, 2018 — March 23, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Biochemical Society: Dynamic Cell III

Abstract deadline: 19 January 2018.

Earlybird registration deadline: 19 January 2018.


  • Cytoskeletal regualtion of cell division
  • Cell migration and the extracellular matrix
  • Cytoskeletal dynamics
  • Cell – cell interactions
  • Imaging and probing cell function
March 19, 2018 — March 21, 2018
Manchester, UK

9th Canadian Developmental Biology Conference – 7th Canada Regional SDB Conference

March 19, 2018 — March 22, 2018
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

An Introduction to Project Management with the Royal Society of Biology

A course for those who have recently become involved in or responsible for project management but who have limited or no experience or training.

March 22, 2018
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU

Keystone Symposia: Gene Control in Development and Disease

Scholarship Deadline: November 28, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 28, 2017
Abstract Deadline: December 20, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 17, 2018

This conference is being held jointly with “Chromatin Architecture and Chromosome Organization.”

March 23, 2018 — March 27, 2018
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Keystone Symposia: Chromatin Architecture and Chromosome Organization

Scholarship Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Dec 20, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 17, 2018

March 23, 2018 — March 27, 2018
Whistler, British Colombia, Canada

2nd International FishMed Conference on Zebrafish Research (FishMed2018)

Keynote Speaker: Randall Peterson, University of Utah, USA

Young FishMed Keynote Speaker: Benoit Vanhollebeke, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

The preliminary programme is available at the FishMed2018 webpage.

Registration starts on October 1, 2017.

March 25, 2018 — March 27, 2018
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB), Poland

Keystone Symposia: iPSCs: A Decade of Progress and Beyond

Scholarship Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Dec 21, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 18, 2018

March 25, 2018 — March 29, 2018
Olympic Valley, California

Gordon Research Conference: Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Disease

Cellular and Molecular Signaling of FGFs: From Bench to Bedside

Application deadline: 25th February 2018

March 25, 2018 — March 30, 2018
Ventura, California

CDB Symposium 2018 “Dynamic Homeostasis: from Development to Aging”

We will cover a broad range of highly relevant topics, including the following;

  • Maintenance of tissue integrity
  • Homeostatic disorder
  • Systemic control and metabolism
  • Aging
  • Chromosomal and epigenetic control
  • Cell lineage and single cell analysis

Abstract Submission/Registration Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

March 26, 2018 — March 28, 2018
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB), Kobe, Japan