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The 29th Mammalian Genetics and Development Workshop

Posted by on October 9th, 2018

A meeting of the Genetics Society on 29th November 2018 at the UCL Institute of Child Health, London. Organisers: Nick Greene (UCL), Cynthia Andoniadou (KCL), Andy Copp (UCL) Abstract submission deadline: 5pm, 8th November   The Mammalian Genetics and Development Workshop is an annual meeting focusing on the development and genetics of mammals.  The Meeting is based[…]

NC3Rs 2019 Funding Highlight Notice Launch

Posted by on July 13th, 2018

The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) is running a workshop bringing together rodent and non-mammalian model organism users, facilitating research partnerships and encouraging the development of new and innovative applications of non-mammalian organisms.     There will be an opportunity to: Hear from rodent and non-mammalian model organism users. Learn[…]

Organise a Company of Biologists workshop in 2020!

Posted by on April 30th, 2018

As well as publishing Development and four other journals, and supporting scientists through travelling fellowships and meeting grants, The Company of Biologists also runs a successful series of Workshops. The Workshops  bring leading experts and early career scientists from a diverse range of scientific backgrounds to focus on one topic together. Topics are often interdisciplinary and[…]

From stem cells to human development: registration now open!

Posted by on December 12th, 2017

  Development is delighted to announce the third in our highly successful series of events focussing on human developmental biology. Since the initiation of this series, in 2014, we have witnessed huge progress in this field, with more and more researchers turning to stem cell and organoid systems to investigate development and organogenesis in vitro, as[…]

28th Mammalian Genetics & Development Workshop

Posted by on November 6th, 2017

Date: 30th November 2017 Venue: UCL Institute of Child Health, Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH Organisers: Nick Greene (UCL), Cynthia Andoniadou (KCL), Andy Copp (UCL)   The Mammalian Genetics and Development Workshop is an annual meeting covering the development and genetics of mammals.  The Meeting is based on the submitted abstracts, and include[…]

Workshop “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance”

Posted by on November 2nd, 2015

At the beginning of October 2015, the workshop “Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance” organized by Edith Heard, Ruth Lehmann and the Company of Biologists took place in Wiston House, West Sussex, United Kingdom. 20 invited speakers, all leading experts in the field, presented their thoughts about transgenerational epigenetic inheritance and their research towards describing and understanding these[…]

Advocating FOR grads and postdocs: the Future of Research symposium

Posted by on August 27th, 2014

You may have noticed a recent trend in the perception of the graduate and postdoctoral experience, be it in the state of our mental health; or perceived career goal of “academia-or-bust”; or maybe you’re just keeping your pulse on leading US academics warning of the imminent dangers of a flawed biomedical research system or the[…]

The Company of Biologists Workshop: From Stem Cells to Human Development

Posted by on February 18th, 2014

As you may know, the Company of Biologists runs a fantastic series of small Workshops on diverse topics across the life sciences (more details on our website). I’m excited to announce that the latest in this series, “From Stem Cells to Human Development”, is now open for registration. The Workshop is being organised by our[…]

Xenopus Bioinformatics Workshop

Posted by on February 5th, 2014

This 7 day workshop is intended for wet lab researchers who want, at least, to extend their understanding of computational analysis tools and methods, but will probably also want to acquire grounded computational skills to enable them to work independently. They may be PIs, post docs or PhD students, but are less likely to be[…]

ESF QuanTissue Workshop

Posted by on July 22nd, 2013

The 8th European zebrafish meeting first started with the “ESF QuanTissue” workshop, a 4 hour session where speakers showed current research about basic mechanisms that regulate cellular behavior during morphogenetic processes. Talks were given by outstanding scientists studying in detail mechanistic behind epiboly, rhombomeres and MHB formation, proneuromast assembly, somitogenesis, and tracheal morphogenesis. In the[…]