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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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January 2019

Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology

This conference will emphasize the biological and biomedical applications of single cell approaches, including dynamic live cell measurements, to better understand the molecular control of cell fates and multi-cellular tissue generation in health and disease.

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January 13, 2019 — January 17, 2019
Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

February 2019

Cell Symposium: Single Cells – Technology to Biology

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February 24, 2019 — February 26, 2019
Singapore

March 2019

EMBL Course: Genome Engineering: CRISPR/Cas

Providing hands-on training in genome editing and cell engineering in mammalian cells using the highly efficient CRISPR/Cas9 system. Participants learn design of CRISPR targets using bioinformatics tools, generation of gene knockouts/knock-ins, and target validation using the most current technologies.

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March 17, 2019 — March 22, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Janelia Conferences: New Genetic Tools for Non-Model Organisms

Application deadline: 07 November

conference
March 17, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

EMBL Course: Optogenetics: From Design to Cell Signalling to Tissue Morphogenesis

Focusing on the new emerging field of non-neuronal optogenetics. The possibility to modulate signaling pathways and cell behavior with high spatio-temporal precision offers novel approaches to dissect molecular mechanisms governing morphogenesis and homeostasis from the cell to the organismal scale.

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March 25, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

BDR Symposium 2019: Control and Design of Biosystems

This symposium succeeds the well-known RIKEN CDB symposium series, and focuses on a broad range of researches using approaches to control-and-design biosystems. Topics includes artificial cells, organoids, life cycle control, as well as novel studies using engineering and theoretical methods.

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March 25, 2019 — March 27, 2019
RIKEN BDR, Kobe, Japan

EMBL Course: Transgenic Animals – Micromanipulation Techniques

30% of the course programme covers lectures and tutorials on generating transgenic mice, and corresponding microscopy and micromanipulation techniques by experts in the field. The other 70% focuses on hands-on practical work organised in small groups.

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March 27, 2019 — March 28, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Techniques for Mammary Gland Research

Presenting techniques for dissection and dissociation of subpopulations of mouse and human mammary, including stem/progenitor, cells. Covering flow cytometry to separate single cell populations for consequent in vitro and in vivo analysis to assess stem cell activity and gene function.

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March 31, 2019 — April 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

April 2019

Regulatory Oxylipins

  • Regulatory oxylipins in emerging model systems and non-plant systems
  • Biochemistry and structural biology
  • Control of growth and defence
  • Control of Metabolism
  • Reproduction
  • Jasmonate signalling mechanisms and Long-distance signalling
  • Ecology.
conference
April 01, 2019 — April 04, 2019
Aula Ghent University Voldersstraat 9 9000 Gent Belgium

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Quantitative Imaging: From Acquisition to Analysis

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Instructors: Jennifer Waters, Hunter Elliott, Talley Lambert

Co-Instructors: Florian Jug, Suliana Manley

course
April 02, 2019 — April 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

EMBO Practical Course: High-Accuracy CLEM: Applications at Room Temperature and in Cryo

The course covers the theory and practicals of high precision CLEM, as well as opportunities to discuss their research with CLEM experts and receive practical and troubleshooting advice.

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April 07, 2019 — April 12, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Janelia Conferences: High-Throughput Dense Reconstruction of Cell Lineages

Application deadline: 03 December

conference
April 14, 2019 — April 17, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

Janelia Conferences: Chemical Tools for Complex Biological Systems II

Application deadline: 05 December

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April 28, 2019 — May 01, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

May 2019

EMBL Course: Techniques for Studying Iron in Health and Disease

The course covers tracing iron speciation and dynamics, from solution to cells to organs, with major emphasis on fluorescence techniques available in most laboratories. Assessment of iron status in humans in health and disease will also be covered.

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May 02, 2019 — May 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Quantitative Proteomics: Strategies and Tools to Probe Biology

Providing theoretical and practical training in the use of quantitative proteomics approaches. Participants learn the principles of current methodologies including SILAC and TMT-based as well as targeted proteomics. Training in the use of bioinformatic tools for data analysis.

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May 05, 2019 — May 10, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Janelia Conferences: Frontiers in Imaging Science II

Application deadline: 07 December

conference
May 05, 2019 — May 08, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

EMBL Course: Single-Cell Omics

Covering established techniques from sampling through sequencing, protein analysis and data analysis. Samples will be collected via flow cytometry, gene expression will be analysed by qRTPCR and next generation sequencing, and protein analysis will be performed by proximity extension assays.

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May 12, 2019 — May 18, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

June 2019

EMBL Course: Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications

This course will cover the basics, possibilities and limitations of different purification and characterisation techniques for extracellular vesicles and will address strategies to understand their role in biomedical applications.

course
June 02, 2019 — June 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

2nd Synthetic Biology for Natural Products Conference | Fusion Conferences

Topics will span the experimental spectrum from molecular biology, microbiology, drug discovery, chemistry and pharmacology, to antibiosis activities against cancer, viral and microbial pathogens, as well as biocontrol and biostimulants.

conference
June 02, 2019 — June 05, 2019
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

EMBL Course: Microbial Metagenomics: A 360º Approach

Participants will learn all about experimental design, how to prepare metagenomic libraries from soil samples and are invited to bring their own environmental samples from soils or aquatic environments (previously filtered).The bioinformatic analysis is a key part of the course.

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June 12, 2019 — June 19, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

July 2019

EMBL Course: Shift your DNA and RNA Sequencing Library Preparation into Hyper-Drive

The goal is to teach the fundamentals of RNA and DNA library preparation for next generation sequencing applications. Library preparation for DNA samples will be performed. The bioinformatics part covers tools for RNA-seq data analysis using open-source software.

course
July 01, 2019 — July 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Microinjection in Zebrafish and Medaka: From Transgenesis to CRISPR

The course provides hands-on tutorials and the theory behind gene transfer into fish embryo, as well as gene knock-in/-out using CRISPR/Cas. Microinjection into zebrafish and medaka embryos to be covered as well as subsequent screening to identify positive founder fish.

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July 02, 2019 — July 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Super-Resolution Microscopy

This covers theory and practical application of current super-resolution microscopy techniques to biological questions. Participants will use current super-resolution microscopes for Localisation Microscopy and STED Microscopy on a variety of fixed and living samples prepared during the course.

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July 08, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

August 2019

Cell Symposium: Engineering Organoids and Organs

Abstract submission deadline May 3, 2019

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August 25, 2019 — August 27, 2019
San Diego, CA, USA

September 2019

EMBL Course: Liquid Biopsies

This course provides hands-on experience in the common techniques to detect and analyse circulating tumor cells, cell free tumor DNA and/or extracellular vesicles while also bringing in clinical aspects. Learning from proper sampling through error free sequencing to data analysis.

course
September 23, 2019 — September 28, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

October 2019

EMBL Course: Computing Skills For Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry

Computation is an integral part of today’s research as data has grown too large or too complex to be analysed by hand. Training in several key tools, focusing on good development practices that encourage efficient and reproducible research computing.

course
October 16, 2019 — October 18, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Microinjection into Adherent Cells

20% of the course programme covers lectures and tutorials on microinjection and corresponding microscopy techniques by experts in the field. 80% focuses on hands on practical work organised in small groups.

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October 29, 2019 — October 30, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

November 2019

EMBL Course: Humanized Mice in Biomedicine: Challenges and Innovations

This course covers conceptual and technical classes on human stem cell transplantation and immune reconstitution, infections with human-specific pathogens, in vivo modelling using patient-derived xenografts (PDX) of solid tumours and leukaemia models as well as regenerative approaches for the liver.

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November 03, 2019 — November 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO Practical Course: The Fundamentals of High-End Cell Sorting

This course on the fundamentals of high-end cell sorting enables scientists to properly use the global upstream technology of cell sorting with high confidence.

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November 11, 2019 — November 15, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Single Cell Analyses

Abstract Deadline: August 23, 2019

Organizers: Nancy Allbritton, Scott Fraser Junhyong Kim

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November 13, 2019 — November 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY