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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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April 2019

Janelia Conferences: Chemical Tools for Complex Biological Systems II

Application deadline: 05 December

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.

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.

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

Janelia Conferences: Frontiers in Imaging Science II

Application deadline: 07 December

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.

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.

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

International Conference on Polyploidy

International Conference on Polyploidy will present cutting-edge research into the importance of polyploidy and whole genome duplication for genetics, evolution, and ecology. A unique opportunity to meet and discuss with colleagues, get updated on the newest developments!

June 11, 2019 — June 14, 2019
Het Pand Onderbergen 1 9000 Gent

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop

Learn about high-impact cost-effective lab techniques for urchins, chick, fish, flies, ciliates, worms, and more at this SDB-sponsored workshop.

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop • July 16-19, 2019

Bonus: lupine-filled hikes in the Maine wood, paddling on the Damariscotta, eating delicious lobster.

course workshop
July 16, 2019 — July 19, 2019
Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

August 2019

Cell Symposium: Engineering Organoids and Organs

Abstract submission deadline May 3, 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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