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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

Gordon Research Conference: Bones and Teeth

From Skeletal and Dental Stem Cells to Rare Bone Diseases and Integrative Physiology

Application deadline: 31st December 2017

January 28, 2018 — February 02, 2018
Galveston, Texas

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

Healthy Ageing: From Molecules to Organisms

We will explore mechanisms of ageing in cells, tissues and organisms to identify interventions that ameliorate its effects. Learn how developments in cell- and immune-senescence,  stem cells and epigenetics are increasing our understating of the ageing process.

January 31, 2018 — February 01, 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

February 2018

Thinking beyond the dish: taking in vitro neural differentiation to the next level

This Company of Biologists Workshop aims to bridge developmental neurobiology, bioengineering, materials science, and computational biology to identify and address upcoming challenges in in vitro models of the brain, including early patterning, long-term survival, vascularization, 3D-structure, and circuit assembly.

February 04, 2018 — February 07, 2018
Winston House, UK

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

Hands-on course on human pluripotent stem cell culture (IPSC/ESC)

This one-day practical course will provide laboratory based training sessions in stem cell based models and interactive discussions. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge stem cell technologies, and best practices.

course workshop
February 21, 2018 — February 22, 2018

SYStem – a symposium focusing on the next generation of stem cell researchers

February 22, 2018 — February 24, 2018
Vienna, Austria

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

March 2018

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

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Course: Genetic Engineering of Mammalian Stem Cells

This intensive, 2-week laboratory-based training course provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practical laboratory skills required for the genetic manipulation of mammalian stem cells, focusing on human iPS cells.

March 11, 2018 — March 23, 2018
Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Keystone Symposia: iPSCs: A Decade of Progress and Beyond

Scholarship Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Dec 21, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 18, 2018

March 25, 2018 — March 29, 2018
Olympic Valley, California

April 2018

Keystone Symposia: Organs- and Tissues-on-Chips

Scholarship Deadline: Dec 6, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 6, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Jan 9, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 6, 2018

April 08, 2018 — April 12, 2018
Big Sky, Montana

May 2018

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

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

Annual Meeting of the Israel Stem Cell Society

May 31, 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel

June 2018

CSHL: Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer

Application deadline: March 15th 2018

June 06, 2018 — June 25, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

EMBL: Hematopoietic Stem Cells: From the Embryo to the Aging Organism

June 07, 2018 — June 09, 2018
EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

International Society for Stem Cell Research 2018 Annual Meeting

June 20, 2018 — June 23, 2018
Melbourne, Australia

August 2018

Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Niches and Resident Stem Cells in Adult Epithelia

Modeling Cell-Cell Interactions Governing Tissue Repair and Disease

Application deadline: July 22nd 2018

August 19, 2018 — August 24, 2018
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

September 2018

6th Cambridge International Stem Cell Symposium

September 19, 2018 — September 21, 2018
Cambridge, UK