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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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June 2017

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

Fusion Conferences: 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

Society for Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Society for Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology will feature talks from Drs. Philippe Soriano, Clare Baker, Brian Schutte, Craig Albertson, and Licia Silleri. Talks will also be selected from submitted abstracts.

conference
July 12, 2017 — July 13, 2017
Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota (July 12) and Hyatt Regency Minneapolis (July 13), Minneapolis, MN

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

REGISTRATION EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 20th.

PLENARY Speaker Marian Ros

EMBO Speaker Denis Duboule

Limb development 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

Check Programme

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

2017 MBL/NXR Workshop: Advanced Imaging in Xenopus.

A week-long practical workshop on imaging using Xenopus including: optics and microscopy, imaging fixed/immunostained embryos, live imaging embryos and explants, fluorescent fusion proteins, image processing and quantitation.

Instructors: John Wallingford, Lance Davidson, Laura Anne Lowery, Jakub Sedzinski, and Scott Fraser.

course workshop
August 20, 2017 — August 26, 2017
National Xenopus Resource at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole.

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

Lifecourse Biology: From development to disease and the clinic

This conference seeks to bring together leading researchers in key areas of lifecourse research and give them an arena in which to interact and develop crosscutting understanding of one another’s fields of research

conference
September 13, 2017 — September 15, 2017
Sheffield, United Kingdom

EMBO Workshop: Dynamics of living systems

Registration will open shortly

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

October 2017

Keystone Symposia: Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk – Harmony vs. Conflict

Abstract Deadline: July 11, 2017 (for Short Talk consideration)
Discounted Registration Deadline: August 10, 2017

The meeting goal brings together researchers from diverse disciplines who investigate maternal-fetal factors shaping pregnancy outcomes by exploring how these systems work together or are at odds.

conference
October 04, 2017 — October 08, 2017
Washington, DC, USA

Latin American Society For Developmental Biology Meeting 2017

conference
October 09, 2017 — October 13, 2017
Medellin, Colombia

Engineering Life 2017: Form and Function

The symposium will focus on recent advances and state-of-the-art techniques directed at understanding functionalities found in biological systems that stem from the morphology and the form of the constituents.

conference
October 19, 2017 — October 20, 2017
Dresden, Germany

EMBO Workshop: The Hippo pathway across species and disciplines

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

November 2017

Keystone Symposia: Frontiers of Serotonin Beyond the Brain

Deadlines:
Scholarship/Discounted Abstract: July 11, 2017
Abstract: August 10, 2017
Discounted Registration: September 12, 2017

Serotonin plays extra-cerebral roles in adults and development. This symposium aims to reveal insights into serotonin’s role in peripheral tissues in disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

conference
November 12, 2017 — November 15, 2017
Park City, Utah, USA

February 2018

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

Fusion Conferences: 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

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

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

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

March 2018

Fusion Conferences: Genomic Instability and Gene Therapeutics in Neurological Diseases

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

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.”

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

April 2018

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

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