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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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March 2017

CDB Symposium: Towards Understanding Human Development, Heredity, and Evolution

Topics in the 2017 CDB symposium include human germline development, early embryogenesis, organogenesis from stem cells and relevant disease models, as well as human genetics and evolution.

 

conference
March 27, 2017 — March 29, 2017
Kobe, Japan

West Coast SDB Regional Meeting

Meeting organizers: James Chen & Maksim Plikus

conference
March 28, 2017 — March 31, 2017
Tenaya Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA

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

CSHL Meeting: Wiring the Brain

Topics include neural development, synapse formation and plasticity, neurodevelopmental disorders – genetics and animal models,  and human brain development.

Organizers: Danielle Bassett,
Joshua Gordon, Josh Huang, Kevin Mitchell

Abstract Deadline: 20 January, 2017

conference
April 04, 2017 — April 08, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Abcam conference: Genome rearrangements and mutation signatures in development and cancer

This meeting will bring together leading researchers in genomics and classical mechanistic biology, in an effort to decode the information contained in mutation signatures, genome rearrangements, and alterations of karyotype in disease

Oral abstract deadline: 01 February 2017

Poster abstract deadline: 01 March 2017

conference
April 18, 2017 — April 20, 2017
Boston, MA

On growth and form: 100 years of an extraordinary book

At the Royal Institution in  London, join an expert panel led by award-winning writer Philip Ball to discuss the legacy of D’Arcy Thompson’s hugely influential book, ‘On Growth and Form’

public talk
April 19, 2017
London, 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

EMBO Young Scientist Networking Meeting 2017

The Young Scientist Networking Meeting brings together young group leaders from India and Europe, and students and post doctoral scholars to catalyze collaborative research and advance careers.

Registration deadline: 22 November, 2016

conference
April 24, 2017 — April 25, 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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

Scottish Developmental Biology Group (SDBG) – Friday 5th May 2017.

Plenary: Prof. Michael Akam FRS (University of Cambridge)

Eight further speakers drawn from submitted abstracts.

Free registration via sdbg2017@st-andrews.ac.uk. Registration deadline: Friday 3rd April. When registering please provide abstracts for poster presentations and indicate if available for oral presentation selection.

conference
May 05, 2017
University of St Andrews, Medical and Biological Sciences Building (http://medicine.st-andrews.ac.uk/about-us/location/).

Gordon Research Conference: Epithelial Differentiation & Keratinization

Epithelial Interactions in Development, Homeostasis, Disease and Therapy

Chair: Carien M. Niessen

Vice Chair: Valentina Greco

Application deadline: 09 April 2017

conference
May 07, 2017 — May 12, 2017
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

Young Embryologist Network 9th Annual Conference

Registration is now open

conference
May 09, 2017
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

June 2017

Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair & Regeneration

Scientifically Informed Strategies to Turn Pathologic Tissue Repair into Perfect Regeneration

Chair: Boris Hinz

Vice Chair: Will Wood

Application deadline: 07 May, 2017

conference
June 04, 2017 — June 09, 2017
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

CSHL Course: Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer

This intensive lecture and laboratory course is designed for scientists interested in using mouse models to study mammalian development, stem cells and cancer.

Instructors: Benjamin Allen & Amy Ralston

Application deadline: 15 March, 2017

course
June 07, 2017 — June 26, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Biology of the Normal and Neoplastic Mammary Gland

Chairs: Heide L. Ford & Michael T. Lewis

Vice Chairs: Christina Scheel & Renee Van Amerongen

Application deadline: 14 May, 2017

conference
June 11, 2017 — June 16, 2017
Stoweflake Conference Center, Stowe, VT

Gordon Research Conference: Myogenesis

Advanced Mechanisms of Growth and Repair in Myogenesis

Chair:  Denis C. Guttridge

Vice Chair: Benedicte Chazaud

Application deadline: 14 May, 2017

conference
June 11, 2017 — June 16, 2017
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy

ISDB meeting

18th International Congress of Developmental Biology

conference
June 18, 2017 — June 22, 2017
Singapore

Gordon Research Conference: Germinal Stem Cell Biology

Programming and Reprogramming the Vertebrate Germline

Chair:  Peter Koopman

Vice Chair: Monika A. Ward

Application deadline: 21 May, 2017

conference
June 18, 2017 — June 23, 2017
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Gordon Research Conference: Developmental Biology

Generation and Regeneration of Biological Tissues Through Cellular Diversification and Cooperation

Chair:  Jean-Paul Vincent

Vice Chair:  Dominique C. Bergmann

Application deadline: 28 May, 2017

conference
June 25, 2017 — June 30, 2017
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop

The Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop introduces both senior faculty and our next generation of developmental biologists to a variety of easily implemented laboratory tools and a host of research organisms. Register by April 15.

workshop
June 27, 2017 — July 01, 2017
Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

European Amphibian Club

We invite you to participate to the first European Amphibian Club

Recent innovations in genomics, imaging and in the Crispr/Cas9 technology renewed the value of amphibians as key organisms for both conceptual and medical advances in genetic and developmental diseases.

conference
June 28, 2017 — June 30, 2017
Rennes, France

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

EMBO-EMBL Symposium: Mechanical Forces in Biology

The symposium aims to unite the field of mechanobiology, by bringing together world-leading experts in the generation and sensing of forces from the molecular scale to the organismal scale.

Abstract deadline: 19 April 2017

conference
July 12, 2017 — July 15, 2017
Heidelberg, Germany

SDB 76th Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology

Program Committee: Blanche Capel (Chair, SDB President), Lance Davidson, Matt Gibson, Zhongchi Liu, Geraldine Seydoux, Ken Zaret

conference
July 13, 2017 — July 19, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Gordon Research Conference: Fertilization & Activation of Development

Uniting Eggs and Sperm, from Fundamentals to Applications

Chair: Mariana F. Wolfner

Vice Chair: Steven W. L’Hernault

Application deadline: 18 June, 2017

conference
July 16, 2017 — July 21, 2017
Holderness School, Holderness, NH

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

Gordon Research Conference: Lung Development, Injury & Repair

Lung Health and Disease Across Age, Environment and Species

Chairs: Andreas Guenther & Jason Rock

Vice Chairs: Susan Guttentag & Irina Petrache

Application deadline: 23 July, 2017

conference
August 20, 2017 — August 25, 2017
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH

September 2017

2017 Portuguese Drosophila Meeting

This annual scientific meeting reunites the Portuguese scientific community that uses the Drosophila melanogaster model system

conference
September 08, 2017 — September 09, 2017
Tomar, Portugal

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 Workshop: The Hippo pathway across species and disciplines

workshop
October 25, 2017 — October 29, 2017
Rome, Italy

February 2018

3rd DNA Replication/Repair Structures and Cancer Conference

Join our scientific chairs John Tainer (MD Anderson Cancer Center) and Tom Blundell (University of Cambridge) in Cancun for Fusion Conference’s 3rd DNA Replication/Repair Structures and Cancer conference.

conference workshop
February 11, 2018 — February 15, 2018
Cancun, Mexico

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