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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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March 2018

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

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

April 2018

Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus

Application Deadline: January 31st 2018

April 04, 2018 — April 17, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour

EMBO Workshop: Noncoding RNAs in Emrbyonic Development and Cell Differentiation

  • PAYMENT DEADLINE: 21 March 2018
April 08, 2018 — April 11, 2018
Rehovot, Israel

Summer School – Mechanobiology of polarised cells

Set in a village in the Chamonix valley, the aim of the school is to focus on how intrinsic physical properties of cells and environment govern cellular behaviour.

April 08, 2018 — April 13, 2018
Les Houches, France

EMBO Course: Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications

This course will cover the basics, possibilities and limitations of different purification and characterization techniques and will address strategies to understand their role in biomedical applications.

April 09, 2018 — April 13, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Advances in Stem Cell Biology Course at Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, April 9-21, 2018

This two-week course combines lectures and practical sessions on leading edge technologies and questions in stem cell biology

Application deadline has been extended to January 31st 2018

April 09, 2018 — April 21, 2018
Institut Pasteur

Keystone Symposia: Pushing the Limits to Healthspan and Longevity

Scholarship Deadline: December 12, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 12, 2017
Abstract Deadline: January 10, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline: February 13, 2018

April 15, 2018 — April 19, 2018
Hannover, Germany

EMBO Workshop: Integrating Systems Biology: From Networks to Mechanisms to Models

At this conference we will discuss novel computational and experimental approaches to bridge this ‘mechanistic gap’ and hear about current trends in network mapping and analysis.

April 15, 2018 — April 17, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Crossing Kingdoms- Synthetic Biology Conference

Crossing Kingdoms is an international 3 day-event bringing together scientists from the microbial, animal and plant fields to present their results and highlighting how knowledge from these different life forms provide tools for synthetic biology innovations and applications.

April 16, 2018 — April 18, 2018
Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 47 Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR

Kidney Development Workshop

The 14th IWDN, sponsored by the International Pediatric Nephrology Association, is the premier meeting for renal development, regeneration, stem cells, organoids, and renal bioengineering.

conference course workshop
April 22, 2018 — April 25, 2018
Ein -Gedi Dead Sea Resort, Israel

May 2018

2nd edition of the International Symposium of Young Researchers in Biology

The YTRB Network 2nd edition Symposium is an opportunity for cooperation and technology-exchange. Eminent Young Principal Investigators will give talks in the following sessionsBiotechnology, Genomics and Bioinformatics & Molecular/Cell Biology and Immunology

May 10, 2018 — May 13, 2018
Hammamet, Tunisia

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Cellular mechanisms Driven by Liquid Phase Separation

The symposium will help to push this emerging topic onto the world-wide stage, but in particular Europe, and vice versa facilitate European researchers access to this emerging topic.

May 14, 2018 — May 17, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Macropinocytosis in physiology, disease and therapy

Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Dr Jason King and Professor Joel Swanson. This meeting devoted to macropinocytosis will bring together experts with an interest in the biology of macropinosomes, with the goal of fostering collaboration and community building.

May 21, 2018 — May 22, 2018
The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Newport Pagnell, MK16 9JJ

Tissue Morphogenesis: interplay between genetics and mechanics

The general objective of this workshop is to bring together researchers interested in interdisciplinary approaches to tissue morphogenesis.

Topics/methods will include mechano-chemical patterning and regulation, gene regulation of/by mechanics, imaging/probing biochemical signaling and mechanics, integration of genetics/biochemistry/mechanics in theoretical models.

May 23, 2018 — May 25, 2018
Paris, University Paris Diderot

7th French Cell Adhesion Club Symposium

May 23, 2018 — May 25, 2018
Strasbourg, France

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems

The aim of this symposium is to gather early-career and established researchers from all over the world who have substantially contributed to the microtubule field in recent years.

May 27, 2018 — May 30, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer from Systems Biology to Single Cell

Application deadline: 29th April 2018

May 27, 2018 — June 01, 2018
Lucca Italy

The Stem Cell Niche Conference

Model organisms, reprogramming, pluripotency, tissue stem cells, progenitors,
germ cells, human stem cells, stem cells, niche, directed differentiation, regeneration, tissue homeostasis, developmental biology, signals, networks, bioengineering.


Organized by The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology- DanStem

May 27, 2018 — May 31, 2018
Favrholm Campus, Roskildevej 58, DK-3400 Hillerød, Denmark

June 2018

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Biological Oscillators: Design Mechanism, Function

This symposium aims to further strengthen a new, highly interdisciplinary community composed of scientists from very different fields and who share a common interest in oscillatory phenomena and biological dynamics.

June 03, 2018 — June 05, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Polarity Signaling

The Role of Cell Polarity Networks in Development, Growth Control, and Regeneration

Application deadline: 6th May 2018

June 03, 2018 — June 08, 2018
West Dover, Vermont

Joint Annual Meeting of the Japanese Societies of Cell and Developmental Biology

June 05, 2018 — June 08, 2018
Tokyo, Japan

Gordon Research Conference: Meiosis

Molecular Mechanisms and Regulation of Meiosis Across Species

Application deadline: 13th May 2018

June 10, 2018 — June 15, 2018
New London, New Hampshire

Gordon Research Conference: Signaling by Adhesion Receptors

Connecting Structure, Mechanics, and Function in Cells and Tissues

Application deadline: May 27th 2018

June 24, 2018 — June 29, 2018
Biddeford, Maine

CSHL: Single Cell Analysis

Application deadline: March 31st 2018

June 29, 2018 — July 12, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

July 2018

EMBL Conference: Microfluidics 2018: New Technologies and Applications in Biology, Biochemistry and Single-Cell Analysis

he EMBL Microfluidics Conference 2018 aims to bring together top researchers in the field and to spark scientific exchange, also across different disciplines.

July 15, 2018 — July 17, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Single Molecule Approaches to Biology

Uncovering Fundamental Mechanisms in Biology and Beyond, One Molecule at a Time

Application deadline: June 17th 2018

July 15, 2018 — July 20, 2018
West Dover, Vermont

Gordon Research Conference: Mammalian Reproduction

Pathways from Gametogenesis to Pregnancy

Application deadline: 1st July 2018

July 29, 2018 — August 03, 2018
Lucca, Italy

August 2018

EMBO Workshop: Cell and developmental systems

Abstract submission deadline: June 15th 2018

Registration deadline: July 15th 2018

August 20, 2018 — August 24, 2018
Arolla, Switzerland

EMBL Conference: Transcription and Chromatin

The meeting brings together leading experts covering all aspects of transcription from cis-regulatory function, long range regulation, 3-dimensional looping, the basal transcriptional machinery, RNA polymerase regulation and function, nucleosome positioning, chromatin modifications, chromatin remodelling, and epigenetic inheritance of transcriptional silencing.

August 25, 2018 — August 28, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

September 2018

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Principles of Chromosome Structure and Function

This Symposium would put the spotlight on the biochemical and biophysical composition and architecture of chromosomes.

September 05, 2018 — September 08, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

International Society of Differentiation Meeting

Joint meeting with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology

September 23, 2018 — September 27, 2018
Syndey, Australia

December 2018

ASCB 2018 Annual Meeting

December 08, 2018 — December 12, 2018
San Diego California