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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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April 2017

BSCB / BSDB / Genetics Society Joint Meeting

This meeting provides a unique forum to network and socialise with a wide cross-section of the genetics, cell and developmental biology community, featuring an outstanding line up of speakers from around the world, a dedicated early career symposium, and workshops.

conference
April 02, 2017 — April 05, 2017
University of Warwick, UK

EMBO Workshop: Awakening of the genome – The maternal-to-zygotic transition

Bringing together expertise in various areas of the MZT, this Workshop aims to generate synergistic insight into how different cellular processes combine to ensure faithful development across eukaryotes

Organisers: Nadine Vastenhouw, Philip Zegerman, Howard Lipshitz & Petr Svoboda

Abstract deadline: 13 January, 2017

workshop
April 23, 2017 — April 26, 2017
Dresden, Germany

The Biology of Regenerative Medicine

The aim this conference is to understand the biology that underpins the success or failure of regenerative processes. We will explore the relationship between stem cell biology and regenerative biology so that both can be fully exploited to treat disease.

conference
April 25, 2017 — April 27, 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

2nd Joint SFBD/SBCF Meeting : When Development meets Cell Biology

The second joint meeting of the French Societies for Cell Biology and Developmental Biology, covering gene regulation, nuclear architecture, cell polarity, cell migration, signalling, morphogenesis, reprogramming, signalling and emergent models

conference
April 26, 2017 — April 29, 2017
Lyon, France

May 2017

Cellular dynamics: membrane-cytoskeleton interface

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

Deadline for applications: March 21st, 2017

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

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

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

June 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Contact & Adhesion

Cell Contact as a Master Regulator of Membrane Organization, Mechanics and Signaling

Chair: Andrea McClatchey

Vice Chair:  Andrew Ewald

Application deadline: 21 May, 2017

conference
June 18, 2017 — June 23, 2017
Proctor Academy, Andover, NH

The 7th European Cell Mechanics Meeting

The goal of the meeting is to bring together scientists working in cell mechanobiology with an emphasis on the integration of mechanical processes across scales, from subcellular components to tissues.

Abstract submission deadline: 15 April 2017

conference
June 21, 2017 — June 23, 2017
Windemere, England

3rd WQBP symposium “The Epigenome: Mechanisms of Maintenance” on June 30, 2017

Join us in Shakespeare country for the 3rd Warwick-Wellcome Quantitative Biomedicine Programme symposium on “The Epigenome: Mechanisms of Maintenance” at the University of Warwick. Travel awards from CoB are available for students/postdoctoral fellows who wish to attend the meeting.

conference
June 30, 2017
University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

July 2017

10th European Zebrafish Meeting

Situated on the banks of the Danube, with its beautiful art nouveau architecture, Budapest offers the perfect conference venue and tourist destination. We will also commemorate George Streisinger, the founder of zebrafish genetics, who was born here 90 years ago.

conference
July 03, 2017 — July 07, 2017
Budapest Congress Center, Budapest, Hungary

2nd DNA Replication as a Source of DNA Damage (From Molecules to Human Health)

Chairs: Prof Ian Hickson (University of Copenhagen) & Dr Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo (CNIO)

Key Sessions include:

  • Repair pathways of damaged replication forks
  • Chromosome fragility caused by difficult-to-replicate loci – sources and roles of DNA repair proteins
  • Exploitation of replication defects in cancer treatment
conference workshop
July 03, 2017 — July 06, 2017
Rome, Italy

Living Systems Institute Opening Symposium

The University of Exeter’s new £52 million Living Systems Institute (LSI) is hosting its first international symposium on 5/6 July 2017.

The symposium will feature distinguished speakers, including two Nobel Laureates (Paul Nurse and Christiane Nusslein-Volhard).

We hope you can join us!

conference public talk workshop
July 05, 2017 — July 06, 2017
Great Hall, University of Exeter Streatham Campus

The 3rd Matrix Biology Europe Conference

conference
July 21, 2017 — July 24, 2017
Manchester, UK

The 14th International Conference on Limb Development and Regeneration- With Clinical Workshop

The ICLDR brings together developmental biologists to share our current understanding of limb embryogenesis including Evo-Devo, Initiation, Patterning, Regeneration and Morphogenesis. The meeting includes an inaugural Clinical-pathological Workshop, to bring clinicians and scientists working in this field together.

conference workshop
July 23, 2017 — July 27, 2017
John McIntyre Centre, Edinburgh University

EMBO Conference: RNA localisation and local translation

This EMBO Conference will be the latest in a series that has taken place biennially for over twenty years bringing together leading scientists studying RNA transport, translation, stability and decay.
Organisers: E. Conti, A. Ephrussi, W. Theurkauf

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conference
July 23, 2017 — July 27, 2017
Barga, Italy

August 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Wnt Signaling

Wnt Signaling: A Pathway Implicated in Animal Development, Stem Cell Control and Cancer

Chair: Roeland Nusse

Vice Chair: Karl Willert

Application deadline: 09 June, 2017

conference
August 06, 2017 — August 11, 2017
Stoweflake Conference Center, Stowe, VT

EMBO Conference: Meiosis

Topics include establishment of cohesion,  DNA double-strand breaks, formation of cross-overs, movement of chromosomes during meiotic prophase, spindle assembly, kinetochore attachment, error-correction mechanisms, and consequences on fertility and aneuploidy.

Registration deadline: 15 May, 2017

conference
August 27, 2017 — September 01, 2017
Hvar, Croatia

September 2017

EMBO Workshop: Dynamics of living systems

Registration will open shortly

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

Fusion Conferences: Host Directed Therapeutic Strategies to Combat Infection and Reduce Emergence of Drug Resistance

Join scientific chairs Kristy Ainslie (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) and Riccardo D’Elia (The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) in Tucson, Arizona for the Host Directed Therapeutic Strategies to Combat Infection and Reduce Emergence of Drug Resistance conference.

workshop
September 25, 2017 — September 28, 2017
Tucson, Arizona, USA

October 2017

EMBO Conference: Nuclear structure and dynamics

Registration will open shortly

conference
October 04, 2017 — October 08, 2017
L'Isle sur la Sorgue, France

EMBO Workshop: Frontiers in cytoskeleton research

The workshop brings together leading experts with different perspectives on cytoskeletal function, including theory, in vitro reconstitution to cellular and tissue level approaches.

Registration/abstract deadline = 30 June 2017

workshop
October 29, 2017 — November 01, 2017
Pune, India

February 2018

Epigenetics (From Mechanisms to Disease) – Fusion Conferences

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

DNA and Interacting Proteins as Single Molecules – In Vitro and In Vivo

Chairs: Prof. Rodrigo Reyes Lamothe (McGill University), Dr. Piero Bianco (University at Buffalo), Prof. X. Sunney Xie (Harvard University)

Key Sessions:

  • DNA replication
  • DNA recombination
  • DNA repair
  • Transcription
  • Chromosome dynamics
  • Genomics
conference workshop
February 21, 2018 — February 24, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

Neuroepigenetics and Neuroepitranscriptomics – Fusion Conferences

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

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

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

March 2018

Genomic Instability and Gene Therapeutics in Neurological Diseases – Fusion Conferences

Join scientific chairs Mimoun Azzouz (The University of Sheffield) and Sherif El-Khamisy (University of Sheffield) at Cancun for Fusion’s Genomic Instability and Gene Therapeutics in Neurological Diseases (Neurodegeneration: From Causes to Therapy) conference.

conference workshop
March 05, 2018 — March 08, 2018
Cancun, Mexico