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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 2018

The 30th HEAD GROUP MEETING (HGM) – Understanding Normal and Abnormal Development of Head Structures

Join invited speakers and showcase your work to celebrate the 30th HGM. We particularly welcome presentations from budding scientists to foster networking and collaboration opportunities.


January 29, 2018 — January 30, 2018
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

February 2018

SYStem – Symposium for the next generation of Stem Cell Research

The meeting will discuss the latest advances in stem cell biology in an informal and collaborative setting. We focus on young scientists who have just started their independent career to help and shape the SC community in Europe.

conference workshop
February 22, 2018 — February 24, 2018

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

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

EMBO Workshop: Neural Development

  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 15 January 2018
  • PAYMENT DEADLINE: 31 January 2018
March 02, 2018 — March 06, 2018
Taipei, Taiwan

Single Cell Biology

This meeting will provide a forum for biologists, methods developers and computational modellers interested in understanding biology at the single cell resolution.

Early Bird: 28 November 2017

Bursary: 12 December 2017

Abstract: 9 January 2018

Registration: 6 February 2018


March 06, 2018 — March 08, 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

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

April 2018

Developmental Neurobiology and Pathologies

Advanced 3-week course providing participants with a comprehensive theoretical and experimental/practical training on the most advanced methodologies and models in developmental neurobiology, in health and disease.

Application deadline = 18/12

April 03, 2018 — April 21, 2018
Bordeaux, France

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

Gordon Research Conference: Visual System Development

Genetics, Genomics and Evolution of the Eye

Application deadline: April 22nd 2018

May 20, 2018 — May 25, 2018
Lucca, Italy

ISDN2018: Development of circuits, functions, and disorders in the nervous system

22nd Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience

Abstract submission deadline: 12 January 2018
Author registration deadline: 28 February 2018

May 22, 2018 — May 25, 2018
Nara, Japan

June 2018

Development and evolution of the human neocortex

This Company of Biologists Workshop will bring together a multidisciplinary team of scientists leading different but intersecting disciplines to exchange knowledge, hypotheses and arguments on the development and evolution of Homo sapiens, and the development of the human cerebral cortex.

June 10, 2018 — June 13, 2018
Wiston House, UK

CSHL: Advanced Techniques in Molecular Neuroscience

Application deadline: March 31 2018

June 29, 2018 — July 14, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

July 2018

CSHL: Imaging Structure and Function in the Nervous System

Application deadline: April 15th 2018

July 24, 2018 — August 13, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

Gordon Research Conference: Neural Development

Generating Diverse Cells and Networks in the Nervous System

Application deadline: July 1st 2018

July 29, 2018 — August 03, 2018
Newport, Rhode Island