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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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January 2019

Cambridge Fly Symposium: Past, present and future of Drosophila Research

January 28, 2019
Cambridge, UK

February 2019

Keystone Conference on Cell Competition in Development and Disease

Granlibakken Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, California, USA | February 24–28, 2019

February 24, 2019 — February 28, 2019
Granlibakken Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, California, USA

March 2019

The developing brain in health and disease

The Academy of Medical Sciences is conveying an interdisciplinary meeting that will explore key areas of neurodevelopmental research, from in utero to adolescence, from multiple perspectives, including molecular, cellular, circuit/systems and behavioural levels.

March 19, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Oxford, UK

Janelia Conferences: Fly Cell Atlas

Application deadline: November 14, 2018

March 24, 2019 — March 26, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference

Early bird Registration by 10 January

March 27, 2019 — March 31, 2019
Dallas, TX, USA

April 2019

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus: Gene Discovery & Disease

Early Admission Application Deadline: December 1, 2018
General Admission Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Instructors: Lance Davidson, Chenbei Chang

Co-Instructors: Mustafa Khokha, Karen Liu

April 03, 2019 — April 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

May 2019

Workshop on Assisted Reproductive Technologies

This hands‐on workshop teaches participants to use Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to efficiently manage mouse strains.

May 06, 2019 — May 11, 2019
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

June 2019

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Instructors: Tamara Caspary, Camilla Forsberg

Co-Instructors: Diana Laird, Francesca Mariani,

June 05, 2019 — June 24, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

The 14th International Zebrafish Conference

Early Bird Registration/Travel Award Application/Abstract Submission: March 14, 2019

June 12, 2019 — June 16, 2019
Suzhou, China

22nd International C. elegans Conference

Abstract submission deadline: March 28

June 20, 2019 — June 24, 2019
Los Angeles, USA

2nd European Amphibian Conference (EAC2019)

We invite you to the Second European Amphibian Club in Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany.


This conference aims to foster a European network for scientists using amphibians in biology and translational medicine and to consolidate the interest of young scientists for amphibian models.
June 26, 2019 — June 29, 2019
Leucorea, Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Drosophila Neurobiology: Genes, Circuits & Behavior

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Instructors: C. Andrew Frank Ellie, Heckscher, Alex Keene

June 28, 2019 — July 18, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

July 2019

10th International Tunicate Meeting

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, July 7-13, 2019

This meeting attracts the international community of researchers using tunicates as model organisms for a broad range of studies, including cell and developmental biology, neurobiology and immunity, post-embryonic development, genetics and genomics, ecology and evolution.


July 08, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

The 60th McKusick Short Course: Human and Mammalian Genetics and Genomics

This course is a modern survey of heredity, disease, genetics in experimental animals and humans, and molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders.

July 14, 2019 — July 26, 2019
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

September 2019

2019 European Drosophila Research Conference

September 05, 2019 — September 08, 2019
Lausanne, Switzerland

October 2019

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Neurobiology of Drosophila

Abstract Deadline: July 12, 2019

Organizers: Kate O’Connor-Giles, Scott Waddell

October 01, 2019 — October 05, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY