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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.

To add a conference to this calendar, please register for an account. Once your account has been approved you will receive instructions on how to add an event.

 

November 2017

Persuasive Scientific Report Writing

For writers of technical, or scientific documents, who wish to improve their report and general document writing skills.

Participants will learn the principles and processes for high quality communication in scientific thinking and writing.

Register with Royal Society of Biology

 

course
November 23, 2017
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU

Morphogenetic engineering

A Barcelona BioMed Conference

conference
November 27, 2017 — November 29, 2017
Barcelona

Mammalian Genetics & Development Workshop

The Mammalian Genetics and Development Workshop is an annual meeting covering the development and genetics of mammals

conference
November 30, 2017
UCL Institute of Child Health, London

Engaging with the Public: Why Scientists Need to Communicate Their Work

webinar workshop
November 30, 2017
New York, USA

Dynamics of Plant Development and Evolution

Admission is free. Registration will open in fall.

conference
November 30, 2017 — December 01, 2017
Zurich, Switzerland

December 2017

Media Skills for Scientists

This course will be useful to those working in science who wish to engage the media with their research.

Please register with the Royal Society of Biology.

course
December 05, 2017
Meeting Room 2, Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8TZ

CSHL Conference: Development and 3-D Modeling of the Human Brain

Abstract Deadline: September 22, 2017

Organizers: Paola Arlotta &
Sergiu Pasca

conference
December 06, 2017 — December 09, 2017
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

The first Fly Cell Atlas Meeting

At this meeting, we aim to develop the scope and strategy of the Fly Cell Atlas consortium.

conference
December 07, 2017 — December 08, 2017
Leuven, Belgium

8th International EMT Meeting

The meeting will be held in Houston. Topics include: developmental systems and models, transcriptional and translational regulators, signal transduction, as well as cytoskeletal and extracellular matrix components of EMT.

other
December 07, 2017 — December 10, 2017
Houston, TX

Crossing Frontiers: Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

conference
December 08, 2017
London, UK

January 2018

SICB Annual Meeting

conference
January 03, 2018 — January 07, 2018
San Francisco, California

The Fertility 2018 Conference

The 11th Joint Conference of the UK Fertility Societies

conference
January 04, 2018 — January 06, 2018
Liverpool, UK

4th Meeting of the Chilean Developmental Biology Network (RiBiD)

RiBiD is composed by researchers in the field of Developmental Biology, Stem Cells, Regeneration and Aging.

The goals are to foster the scientific interaction in Chile, promote the participation of young researchers and students, and the collaboration between groups.

conference
January 05, 2018
Santiago, Chile

International Course on Developmental Biology

Deadline: 31st August 2017

course
January 09, 2018 — January 21, 2018
Quintay, Chile

Workshop On Colony Management: Principles And Practices

The Jackson Laboratory and The University of Wisconsin are pleased to offer a course on mouse colony management, providing training in the theory and practice of maintaining mouse colonies for research

workshop
January 10, 2018 — January 11, 2018
The University of Wisconsin, Madison

Biochemical Society: Shaping your career in molecular biosciences: taking a wider view

Session topics include:

 Moving between academia and industry
 Reflecting on your skills and career
 Strategic networking
 Marketing yourself to different audiences

 

conference
January 15, 2018
London, UK

EMBL Course: Brillouin Microscopy: Emerging Tool for Probing Mechanical Properties of Living Cells

By a mix of lectures and hands-on classes this course aims at bringing this emerging technique closer to the life scientists.

conference
January 17, 2018 — January 19, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Keystone Symposia: Plant Signaling – Molecular Pathways and Network Integration

Scholarship Deadline: September 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 25, 2017
Abstract Deadline: October 23, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017

conference
January 21, 2018 — January 24, 2018
Tahoe City, California, USA

Keystone Symposia: DNA and RNA Methylation

Scholarship Deadline: Sep 27, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 27, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Oct 27, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 28, 2017

conference
January 21, 2018 — January 25, 2018
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2nd NEUBIAS Conference

The Bioimage Analysis Community Conference

conference course
January 27, 2018 — February 02, 2018
Szeged, Hungary

Keystone Symposia: Precision Genome Editing with Programmable Nucleases

Scholarship Deadline: Oct 3, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 3, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 5, 2017

conference
January 28, 2018 — February 01, 2018
Keystone, Colorade

Gordon Research Conference: Bones and Teeth

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

Application deadline: 31st December 2017

conference
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.

 

conference
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.

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

February 2018

Keystone Symposia: Cryo-EM from Cells to Molecules: Multi-Scale Visualization of Biological Systems

Deadlines:
Scholarship/Discounted Abstract: October 5, 2017
Abstract: November 7, 2017
Discounted Registration: December 7, 2017

This symposium features workshops in specimen preparation and evaluation of suitability for cryo-EM, modeling of structures using cryo-EM data, and setting up a cryo-EM lab.

conference
February 04, 2018 — February 08, 2018
Tahoe City, California, USA

Keystone Symposia: Frontiers in Islet Biology and Diabetes

Scholarship Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 5, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 7, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 7, 2017

other
February 04, 2018 — February 08, 2018
Keystone, Colorado

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.

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

Mechanics of development

Mechanical forces are critical for embryonic development – yet very little is known about their roles. The meeting will focus on the role of mechanobiology in multiple aspects of embryonic development.

conference
February 05, 2018 — February 07, 2018
The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ

Gordon Research Conference: Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration

Craniofacial Development and Disease: From Molecules to Patients

Application deadline: 14th January 2018

conference
February 11, 2018 — February 16, 2018
Lucca, Italy

Workshop On Surgical Techniques In The Laboratory Mouse

The Jackson Laboratory and The Scripps Research Institute are pleased to announce a four-day intensive hands-on workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical training in surgical techniques for the laboratory mouse

course
February 12, 2018 — February 16, 2018
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

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
IMBA, Vienna, AUSTRIA

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

conference
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
IMBA / IMP Vienna, AUSTRIA

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

Keystone Symposia: Endoderm Development and Disease – Cross-Organ Comparison and Interplay

Scholarship Deadline: October 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 25, 2017 (for Short Talk consideration)
Abstract Deadline: November 28, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 20, 2017

conference
February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Taos, New Mexico, USA

Keystone Symposia: Aging, Inflammation and Immunity

Scholarship & Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 26, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 29, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 21, 2017

Joint with the conference on “Immunological Memory: Innate, Adaptive and Beyond”

conference
February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Austin, Texas, USA

Keystone Symposia: Noncoding RNAs: Form, Function and Physiology

Scholarship Deadline: Oct 24, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 24, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 21, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 19, 2017

conference
February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Symposia: Vascular Biology and Human Diseases: From Molecular Pathways to Novel Therapeutics

cholarship Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 25, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 20, 2017

conference
February 25, 2018 — March 01, 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Science Podcasting Workshop with the Royal Society of Biology

Award-winning science broadcaster Richard Hollingham presents this introductory hands-on course on how to podcast – from getting good quality sound and content – to getting your podcast online and heard.

course workshop
February 26, 2018
Royal Society of Biology Charles Darwin House 12 Roger Street London WC1N 2JU

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
  • ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 20 December 2017
  • CHOSEN PARTICIPANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY: 31 January 2018
  • PAYMENT DEADLINE: 31 January 2018
workshop
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

 

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

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Tissue Self-Organisation: Challenging the Systems

This Symposium will bring together those working in distinct disciplines such as cell and developmental biology, tissue biophysics, theoretical modeling, organoids and synthetic biology, and provide a platform to discuss and identify key approaches and future collaborations.

conference
March 11, 2018 — March 14, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1 Heidelberg, Germany

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.

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

EMBL Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data

The aim of this practical course is to provide insight in techniques that are frequently used for transcriptome and proteome analysis, and to provide hands-on experience turning primary data into information that can be used for further biological interpretation.

conference
March 12, 2018 — March 16, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Welcome Genome Campus: Reproduction and Development: Revealing the Origin of Life

Early Bird Deadline:
19 December 2017

Bursary Deadline:
4 January 2018

Abstract Deadline:
16 January 2018

Registration Deadline:
6 February 2018

conference
March 12, 2018 — March 14, 2018
Cambridge, UK

2018 Northwest SDB Regional Meeting

conference
March 14, 2018 — March 17, 2018
Friday Harbor Laboratories, WA

An Introduction to Exhibition Design Course with the Royal Society of Biology

This course will introduce participants to exhibition making, from development of an exhibition concept to final product. Dr Rachel Souhami has over 20 years’ experience of exhibition development and has trained budding exhibition developers for over 10 years.

course workshop
March 15, 2018
Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ

Autophagy: Basic Biology, Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Application deadline: 18th February 2018

conference
March 18, 2018 — March 23, 2018
Lucca, Italy

EMBL Course: RNA Sequencing Library Preparation – How Low Can You Go?

Aim of this course is to prepare RNA libraries for Illumina sequencing by using the novel NEBNext Ultra II Directional RNA kit for low input applications.

course
March 19, 2018 — March 23, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Biochemical Society: Dynamic Cell III

Abstract deadline: 19 January 2018.

Earlybird registration deadline: 19 January 2018.

Topics

  • Cytoskeletal regualtion of cell division
  • Cell migration and the extracellular matrix
  • Cytoskeletal dynamics
  • Cell – cell interactions
  • Imaging and probing cell function
conference
March 19, 2018 — March 21, 2018
Manchester, UK

9th Canadian Developmental Biology Conference – 7th Canada Regional SDB Conference

conference
March 19, 2018 — March 22, 2018
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

An Introduction to Project Management with the Royal Society of Biology

A course for those who have recently become involved in or responsible for project management but who have limited or no experience or training.

course
March 22, 2018
Royal Society of Biology, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU

Keystone Symposia: Gene Control in Development and Disease

Scholarship Deadline: November 28, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 28, 2017
Abstract Deadline: December 20, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 17, 2018

This conference is being held jointly with “Chromatin Architecture and Chromosome Organization.”

conference
March 23, 2018 — March 27, 2018
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Keystone Symposia: Chromatin Architecture and Chromosome Organization

Scholarship Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 28, 2017
Abstract Deadline: Dec 20, 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 17, 2018

conference
March 23, 2018 — March 27, 2018
Whistler, British Colombia, Canada

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.

conference
March 25, 2018 — March 27, 2018
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB), Poland

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

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

Gordon Research Conference: Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Disease

Cellular and Molecular Signaling of FGFs: From Bench to Bedside

Application deadline: 25th February 2018

conference
March 25, 2018 — March 30, 2018
Ventura, California

CDB Symposium 2018 “Dynamic Homeostasis: from Development to Aging”

We will cover a broad range of highly relevant topics, including the following;

  • Maintenance of tissue integrity
  • Homeostatic disorder
  • Systemic control and metabolism
  • Aging
  • Chromosomal and epigenetic control
  • Cell lineage and single cell analysis

Abstract Submission/Registration Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017

conference
March 26, 2018 — March 28, 2018
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB), Kobe, Japan

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

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

Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus

Application Deadline: January 31st 2018

course
April 04, 2018 — April 17, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour

CSHL: Expression, Purification & Analysis of Proteins and Protein Complexes

Application Deadline: January 31st 2018

other
April 04, 2018 — April 17, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

CSHL: Quantitative Imagining: From Acquisition to Analysis

Application deadline: January 31st 2018

other
April 04, 2018 — April 17, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

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

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

EMBO Workshop: Noncoding RNAs in Emrbyonic Development and Cell Differentiation

  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 07 March 2018
  • ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 03 February 2018
  • CHOSEN PARTICIPANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY: 17 February 2018
  • PAYMENT DEADLINE: 21 March 2018
workshop
April 08, 2018 — April 11, 2018
Rehovot, Israel

EMBO Course: Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications

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

course
April 09, 2018 — April 13, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Transgenic Animals – Micromanipulation Techniques

The aim of the course is to provide participants with hands-on tutorials and the theory behind generating transgenic animals.

course
April 10, 2018 — April 11, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

GSA 2018 Annual Drosophila Research Conference

conference
April 11, 2018 — April 15, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Keystone Symposia: Pushing the Limits to Healthspan and Longevity

Scholarship Deadline: December 12, 2017
Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 12, 2017
Abstract Deadline: January 10, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline: February 13, 2018

conference
April 15, 2018 — April 19, 2018
Hannover, Germany

EMBO Workshop: Integrating Systems Biology: From Networks to Mechanisms to Models

At this conference we will discuss novel computational and experimental approaches to bridge this ‘mechanistic gap’ and hear about current trends in network mapping and analysis.

conference
April 15, 2018 — April 17, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

BSDB Spring Meeting 2018

70th BSDB Anniversary!

 

conference
April 15, 2018 — April 18, 2018
Warwick, UK

EMBL Course: Next Generation Sequencing: Whole Genome Sequencing Library Preparation

The goal of this course is to teach the fundamentals of NGS library preparation and validation using enrichment based tests like the Nextera / TruSight Rapid Capture assay.

course
April 16, 2018 — April 20, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

8th International Symposium of Vertebrate Sex Determination

The objective of this meeting is to exchange information and using a comparative approach advance our understanding of the processes of sex determination and sex differentiation, and disorders of sexual development

conference
April 16, 2018 — April 20, 2018
Kona, Hawaii

EMBL: 2nd European Conference of Life Science Funders and Foundations

conference
April 19, 2018 — April 20, 2018
EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Comprehensive Workshop On Mouse Biomethods

This is a NEW one-of-a-kind workshop from the Jackson Laboratory that will provide tangible and marketable skills in mouse biomethods

workshop
April 19, 2018 — April 23, 2018
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

EMBL Course: Next Generation Sequencing: RNA Sequencing Library Preparation

The goal of this course is to teach the fundamentals of NGS library preparation and validation using enrichment based tests like the Nextera / TruSight Rapid Capture assay.

course
April 23, 2018 — April 27, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: The Epitranscriptome

This meeting aims to explore all aspects of this emerging topic, from methods development to molecular mechanism as well as the mammalian physiological function of RNA modification and RNA binding proteins.

conference
April 25, 2018 — April 27, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

May 2018

Abcam: Adult Neurogenesis 2018

conference
May 02, 2018 — May 04, 2018
Dresden, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: DNA Replication: From Basic Biology to Disease

By bringing together experts in the basic biology of DNA replication and DNA replication stress, this symposium aims to fuel further progress in these important fields.

conference
May 07, 2018 — May 10, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Workshop On Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) In The Laboratory Mouse

This hands‐on workshop from the Jackson Laboratory teaches participants to use Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to efficiently manage mouse strains

workshop
May 07, 2018 — May 12, 2018
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

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

conference
May 10, 2018 — May 13, 2018
Hammamet, Tunisia

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Cellular mechanisms Driven by Liquid Phase Separation

The symposium will help to push this emerging topic onto the world-wide stage, but in particular Europe, and vice versa facilitate European researchers access to this emerging topic.

conference
May 14, 2018 — May 17, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Single Cell RNA Sequencing

course
May 14, 2018 — May 18, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL: Networks and Pathways

Application deadline: 9th February 2018

course
May 14, 2018 — May 18, 2018
Cambridge, UK

Weinstein 2018: Cardiovascular Development and Regeneration Conference

Abstract Submission

11:00pm, October 17, 2017 – 1:00pm. Feburuary 22, 2018 (JST)

 

Early Bird Registration

11:00pm, October 17, 2017 – 1:00pm April 11, 2018 (JST)

conference
May 16, 2018 — May 18, 2018
Nara, Japan

Gordon Research Conference: Visual System Development

Genetics, Genomics and Evolution of the Eye

Application deadline: April 22nd 2018

conference
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

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

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.

workshop
May 23, 2018 — May 25, 2018
Paris, University Paris Diderot

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems

The aim of this symposium is to gather early-career and established researchers from all over the world who have substantially contributed to the microtubule field in recent years.

conference
May 27, 2018 — May 30, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer from Systems Biology to Single Cell

Application deadline: 29th April 2018

conference
May 27, 2018 — June 01, 2018
Lucca Italy

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

conference
May 27, 2018 — May 31, 2018
Favrholm Campus, Roskildevej 58, DK-3400 Hillerød, Denmark

Annual Meeting of the Israel Stem Cell Society

conference
May 31, 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel

June 2018

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Biological Oscillators: Design Mechanism, Function

This symposium aims to further strengthen a new, highly interdisciplinary community composed of scientists from very different fields and who share a common interest in oscillatory phenomena and biological dynamics.

conference
June 03, 2018 — June 05, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Three Dimensional Electron Microscopy

Exploring the Capability of Cryo-EM to Provide Insight Beyond Static Structures of Macromolecules

Application deadline: 6th May 2018

conference
June 03, 2018 — June 08, 2018
Newport Rhode Island

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Polarity Signaling

The Role of Cell Polarity Networks in Development, Growth Control, and Regeneration

Application deadline: 6th May 2018

conference
June 03, 2018 — June 08, 2018
West Dover, Vermont

EMBL Course: Hands-on Flow Cytometry

course
June 04, 2018 — June 08, 2018
EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis

This course was developed for biologists as the intended audience, particularly for those already with basic knowledge of massively parallel sequencing (MPS).

course
June 05, 2018 — June 08, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Joint Annual Meeting of the Japanese Societies of Cell and Developmental Biology

conference
June 05, 2018 — June 08, 2018
Tokyo, Japan

CSHL: Mouse Development, Stem Cells & Cancer

Application deadline: March 15th 2018

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

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

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

Gordon Research Conference: Meiosis

Molecular Mechanisms and Regulation of Meiosis Across Species

Application deadline: 13th May 2018

conference
June 10, 2018 — June 15, 2018
New London, New Hampshire

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.

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

Gordon Research Conference: Plant Molecular Biology

The theme of the 2018 Plant Molecular Biology GRC is “Dynamic Plant Systems”.

conference
June 10, 2018 — June 15, 2018
Holderness, NH, USA

EMBL Course: Fundamentals of Widefield and Confocal Microscopy and Imaging

This course will provide the participants with an overview about the basics of microscopy (light and optics, contrast techniques and imaging).

course
June 11, 2018 — June 15, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Using Nanopore Technology for Real Time, Direct, Scalable DNA / RNA Sequencing

course
June 11, 2018 — June 15, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Avian Model Sytems 10

Asia. The aim of this conference is to bring together a community of scientists using aves for their particular biological questions in order to share resources, technologies but also exchange ideas and confront visions.

conference
June 12, 2018 — June 15, 2018
Paris, France

Keystone Symposia: Novel Aspects of Bone Biology

Scholarship Deadline: Feb 13, 2018
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 13, 2018
Abstract Deadline: Mar 13, 2018
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 12, 2018

conference
June 13, 2018 — June 16, 2018
Snowbird, Utah

EMBL Course: Quantative Proteomics

This course will provide both theoretical and practical training in the use of quantitative proteomics approaches.

course
June 17, 2018 — June 22, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Multiscale Plant Vascular Biology

Plasticity in Plant Vascular Systems: Roles, Limits & Consequences

Application deadline: May 20th 2018

conference
June 17, 2018 — June 22, 2018
West Dover, Vermont

International Society for Stem Cell Research 2018 Annual Meeting

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

13th International Zebrafish Conference

conference
June 20, 2018 — June 24, 2018
Madison, Wisconsin

EMBL: Advanced Fluorescence Imagining Techniques

course
June 24, 2018 — June 29, 2018
EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Signaling by Adhesion Receptors

Connecting Structure, Mechanics, and Function in Cells and Tissues

Application deadline: May 27th 2018

conference
June 24, 2018 — June 29, 2018
Biddeford, Maine

EMBL: Summer School in Bioinformatics

Applications open: 5th February 2018

course
June 25, 2018 — June 29, 2018
Cambridge, UK

7th meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

7th meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

conference
June 26, 2018 — June 29, 2018
Galway, Ireland

CSHL: Single Cell Analysis

Application deadline: March 31st 2018

course
June 29, 2018 — July 12, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

CSHL: Advanced Techniques in Molecular Neuroscience

Application deadline: March 31 2018

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

CSHL: Frontiers and Techniques in Plant Science

Application deadline: March 31st 2018

course
June 29, 2018 — July 19, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

July 2018

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

course
July 02, 2018 — July 06, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

43rd FEBS Congress 2018

conference
July 07, 2018 — July 12, 2018
Prague

EMBL Course: Super Resolution Microscopy

This six day advanced course on fluorescence super-resolution microscopy will cover the theory and practical application of current super-resolution microscopy techniques to biological questions.

course
July 09, 2018 — July 14, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

2018 Asia-Pacific Worm Meeting

conference
July 09, 2018 — July 12, 2018
Seoul, South Korea

ZDMS Meeting

Zebrafish Disease Models Society Meeting

conference
July 10, 2018 — July 13, 2018
Leiden, Netherlands

EMBL Conference: Microfluidics 2018: New Technologies and Applications in Biology, Biochemistry and Single-Cell Analysis

he EMBL Microfluidics Conference 2018 aims to bring together top researchers in the field and to spark scientific exchange, also across different disciplines.

conference
July 15, 2018 — July 17, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

Human and Mammalian Genetics and Genomics: The 59th McKusick Short Course

This Jackson Laboratory 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.

course
July 15, 2018 — July 28, 2018
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Gordon Research Conference: Single Molecule Approaches to Biology

Uncovering Fundamental Mechanisms in Biology and Beyond, One Molecule at a Time

Application deadline: June 17th 2018

conference
July 15, 2018 — July 20, 2018
West Dover, Vermont

SDB 77th Annual Meeting

conference
July 20, 2018 — July 24, 2018
Portland, OR

Gordon Research Conference: Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration and Disease

Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration and Disease

Application deadline: June 24th 2018

conference
July 22, 2018 — July 27, 2018
Lewiston Maine

Gordon Research Conference: Chromatin Structure and Function

Chromatin Encounters: Shaping Genome Architecture and Function

Application deadline: 24th June 2018

conference
July 22, 2018 — July 27, 2018
Newry, Maine

EMBO Workshop: Imaging Mouse Development

This meeting will provide a buzzing forum to exchange the latest ideas and techniques, foster new collaborations, and formulate strategies to address gaps in our knowledge and technical challenges.

conference
July 24, 2018 — July 27, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

CSHL: Chromatin, Epigenetics and Gene Expression

Application deadline: April 15th 2018

course
July 24, 2018 — August 12, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

CSHL: Imaging Structure and Function in the Nervous System

Application deadline: April 15th 2018

course
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

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

Gordon Research Conference: Mammalian Reproduction

Pathways from Gametogenesis to Pregnancy

Application deadline: 1st July 2018

conference
July 29, 2018 — August 03, 2018
Lucca, Italy

Gordon Research Conference: Biomineralization

Application deadline: 1st July 2018

conference
July 29, 2018 — August 03, 2018
New London, New Hampshire

August 2018

GSA International Xenopus Conference

conference
August 12, 2018 — August 16, 2018
Seattle Washington

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

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

European Society for Evolutionary Biology II Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology

conference
August 19, 2018 — August 22, 2018
Montpellier, France

EMBL Conference: Transcription and Chromatin

The meeting brings together leading experts covering all aspects of transcription from cis-regulatory function, long range regulation, 3-dimensional looping, the basal transcriptional machinery, RNA polymerase regulation and function, nucleosome positioning, chromatin modifications, chromatin remodelling, and epigenetic inheritance of transcriptional silencing.

conference
August 25, 2018 — August 28, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

September 2018

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Principles of Chromosome Structure and Function

This Symposium would put the spotlight on the biochemical and biophysical composition and architecture of chromosomes.

conference
September 05, 2018 — September 08, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Organoids: Modelling Organ Development and Disease in 3D Culture

This symposium will bring together the leading researchers in this field to establish a new research community and reveal parallels between various tissue models.

conference
September 10, 2018 — September 13, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Attacking Open Chromatin with ATAC Sequencing

This course is directed towards molecular biologists who want to perform ATAC-Seq experiments and/or analysis in their lab. Knowledge of next generation sequencing technology and/or basic bioinformatics skills is desirable but not essential.

course
September 10, 2018 — September 14, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

BSDB Autumn Meeting 2018

Embryonic-Extraembryonic Interactions – from genetics to environment

conference
September 10, 2018 — September 13, 2018
Oxford, UK

CSHL: Epigenetics & Chromatin Meeting

Abstract deadline: June 22nd 2018

conference
September 11, 2018 — September 15, 2018
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory

EMBL Course: Genome Engineering: CRISPR / Cas

This course will provide hands-on training in genome editing and cell engineering in mammalian cells using the highly efficient CRISPR/Cas9 system.

course
September 17, 2018 — September 21, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

6th Cambridge International Stem Cell Symposium

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

From stem cells to human development

The third Development meeting focussing on human developmental biology

conference
September 23, 2018 — September 26, 2018
Wotton House, Surrey, UK

International Society of Differentiation Meeting

Joint meeting with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology

conference
September 23, 2018 — September 27, 2018
Syndey, Australia

EMBL Course: Next Generation Sequencing: RNA Sequencing Library Preparation

The goal of this course is to teach the fundamentals of NGS library preparation and validation using the Illumina TruSeq stranded total RNA sample preparation kit.

course
September 24, 2018 — September 28, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

October 2018

17th Annual Workshop On The Pathology Of Mouse Models For Human Disease

This workshop from the Jackson Laboratory provides a week of intensive training sessions in pathology and histopathology as well as didactic sessions in which particular disease areas and models will be discussed.

workshop
October 01, 2018 — October 05, 2018
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: The Complex Life of RNA

The EMBO | EMBL Symposium “The Complex Life of RNA” will bring leaders in the RNA field together with post-docs and students, to disseminate and discuss the most recent results.

other
October 03, 2018 — October 06, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Liquid Biopsies

This course will provide hands-on experience in the most common techniques to detect and analyse circulating tumor cells (CTCs), cell free tumor DNA (ctDNA) and/or extracellular vesicles (exosomes) while also bringing in clinical aspects.

course
October 15, 2018 — October 20, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

21st Century Mouse Genetics

This new Jackson Laboratory graduate-level advanced genetics course will provide a comprehensive view on the use of the mouse model in the modern era of genomics.

course
October 29, 2018 — November 02, 2018
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

November 2018

EMBL Course: Deciphering DNA Methylation

course
November 05, 2018 — November 09, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: From Functional Genomics to Systems Biology

The main objective of this conference is to bring people together from diverse disciplines to exchange ideas, promote cross-disciplinary collaborations and to form a synthesis of appropriate systems-level approaches.

conference
November 10, 2018 — November 13, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Microinjection into Adherent Cells

his course is aimed at technicians and scientists interested in microinjection into adherent cells. The aim of the course is to provide particpants with hands-on tutorials and the theory behind microinjection into adherent cells.

course
November 14, 2018 — November 15, 2018
EMBL, Meyerhofstr. 1, Heidelberg, Germany

December 2018

ASCB 2018 Annual Meeting

conference
December 08, 2018 — December 12, 2018
San Diego California