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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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June 2020

Cell Symposia: Myeloid Cells: From Development to Function and Dysfunction

Postponed due to COVID-19

conference
June 03, 2020 — June 05, 2020
Shanghai, China

DISCOVERING ORGANOID 3D CELL MODELS: INTESTINE AND CEREBRAL

In this organoid course, you will learn from our expert instructors how to establish, culture and manipulate organoids. You will discover the state-of-the-art of organoid technology and learn all the theory you need to design your experiments.

other
June 03, 2020 — June 05, 2020
Virtual Event

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

Impaired microtubule function can lead to human diseases including cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. In recent years, interdisciplinary approaches embracing cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology and mathematical modelling have made a tremendous impact on the microtubule field.

 

other
June 03, 2020 — June 06, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Keystone Symposia: Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
June 07, 2020 — June 11, 2020
Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Symposia: Immunity in Early Life: From the Maternal to the Microbial Environment

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
June 07, 2020 — June 11, 2020
Keystone, Colorado

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
June 07, 2020 — June 12, 2020
Lucca, Italy

EMBL Course: Design Thinking: Approaches for Chronic Disease Management

Over the course of three days small interdisciplinary teams will co-create innovative healthcare solutions for chronic disease management. Each team will take on a specific pre-defined challenge from the fields of precision health and data driven medicine.

course
June 08, 2020 — June 10, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis

This course will teach the biological researchers to analyse biological data using open-source software. The analysis will be performed with docker4seq package, which was developed to facilitate the use of computing demanding applications in the field of NGS data analysis.

course
June 08, 2020 — June 12, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO Workshop: Physics of living systems – From molecules to tissues

conference
June 08, 2020 — June 12, 2020
Dresden, Germany

EMBO Practical Course: Advanced Electron Microscopy for Cell Biology

This course offers the opportunity to acquire a portfolio of cutting edge EM methods; allowing the participants to integrate EM tools and readouts into the workflow of their own cell biological research projects.

course
June 16, 2020 — June 26, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

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

Participants will learn the principles of current methodologies including SILAC and TMT as well as targeted proteomics, and they will be trained in the use of bioinformatic tools for data analysis.

course
June 21, 2020 — June 26, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Virtual EWM2020 22nd-23rd June

EWM2020 meeting is going online the 22nd and 23rd June.

Details will be communicated via:

Twitter Ewbank Pujol lab  #EWM2020;  https://wormbase.org/; the C. elegans slack channel

other
June 22, 2020 — June 23, 2020
webinar

SRC Early Career Symposium: Developmental Cell Biology II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 23, 2020, 1-5PM US CST.

FREE webinar

 

For REGISTRATION and ABSTRACT SUBMISSION please visit: https://www.stowers.org/conferences

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 5PM US CST May 29th, 2020

webinar
June 23, 2020
Zoom Webinar

ISSCR Annual Meeting

conference
June 24, 2020 — June 27, 2020
Boston, Massachusetts

EMBL Course: Drosophila Genetics and Genomics

One of the course objectives is to educate and inspire the next generation of scientists, by providing an up-to-date overview of both contemporary and classic topics, spanning state-of-the-art techniques in Drosophila genetics and genomics.

course
June 28, 2020 — July 03, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Innate Immunity in Host-Pathogen Interactions

Bringing together microbiologists and immunologists to obtain a global view of host-pathogen interactions. Focusing around common processes, rather than a particular infectious agent or host cell. Analysing the strategies of all types of pathogens, commensals and different host cells.

other
June 28, 2020 — July 01, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conferences: Signaling by Adhesion Receptors

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
June 28, 2020 — July 03, 2020
Manchester, New Hampshire

London Stem Cell Network 3rd Annual Symposium

Rescheduled from 30 March due to COVID-19

The London Stem Cell Network will host its 3rd annual one-day symposium at The Francis Crick Institute.

conference
June 29, 2020
The Francis Crick Institute, London, U.K.

July 2020

Human Cell Atlas Development and Pediatric Cell Atlas Meeting and Single-Cell Genomics Public Symposium

This Human Cell Atlas (HCA) meeting will focus on creating maps of healthy human development and pediatric tissues. The goal is to energize and bring together multiple communities to develop the human development and pediatric atlas projects

conference
July 08, 2020
Toronto, Canada

SDB 79th Annual Meeting

conference
July 09, 2020 — July 13, 2020
Chicago, Illinois

EMBL Conference: Microfluidics 2020

Bring together top researchers in the field to spark scientific exchange. Presenting the latest Lab-on-a-Chip technologies and applications, which should be of major interest for experts as well as scientists looking for a first glance at this exciting new technology.

conference
July 12, 2020 — July 14, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Animal Models of Cancer Conference: From Cancer Genetics to Precision Oncology | Fusion Conferences

This conference will provide a forum for discussion on the past, present, and future of animal models for cancer, in particular the role that these models will play in the era of precision medicine.

conference
July 14, 2020 — July 17, 2020
Lisbon, Portugal

CSHL Meeting: Glia in Health & Disease

Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held virutally, including oral sessions via Zoom, digital “poster sessions”, dedicated Slack channel for one-on-one discussions, and the Leading Strand archive after the conference

conference
July 16, 2020 — July 20, 2020
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Intestinal Stem Cell – Niche Interactions in Health and Disease Conference

This meeting will bring together a diverse group of investigators to discuss their understanding the role that dysregulated ISC behavior plays in the etiology of disease, and conversely, the impact of intestinal disease on proper ISC function.

conference
July 17, 2020 — July 20, 2020
Lisbon, Portugal

Inflammaging and Regeneration: Pain or Partnership?

Postponed due to COVID-19

workshop
July 19, 2020 — July 22, 2020
Wiston House, UK

EMBO Practical Course: Molecular Geobiology

This course will bring together early career researchers in the fields of geology, planetary science, micro- and molecular biology for an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Geobiology.

course
July 19, 2020 — July 24, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Defining and Defeating Metastasis

This symposium will cover emerging key concepts of latent metastasis and dissemination of tumour cells including evolution and genetic diversity of metastasis, circulating tumor cells, stemness, dormancy and stromal reprogramming, transcriptional and epigenetic control, motility and invasive signaling.

other
July 19, 2020 — July 22, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

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

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
July 19, 2020 — July 24, 2020
Lewiston, Maine

Teaching Developmental Biology

The Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop introduces both senior faculty and our next generation of developmental biologists to a variety of easily implemented laboratory tools and a host of research organisms.

conference
July 21, 2020 — July 24, 2020
Darling Marine Center, Maine

2nd Fusion Conference on Ubiquitin Function in Health and Disease

Focusing on the study of functional roles of the ubiquitin system, how it works to ensure normal signal transduction, what are the pathological consequences when it is perturbed and how we harness our knowledge for more efficacious treatment of diseases.

conference
July 26, 2020 — July 29, 2020
Lisbon, Portugal

August 2020

Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Meeting

Looking to the future: open questions in developmental biology

conference
August 08, 2020 — August 11, 2020
Santa Cruz, California

Gordon Research Conference: Epithelial Stem Cells and Niches

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
August 09, 2020 — August 14, 2020
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Gordon Research Conference: Mammalian Reproduction

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
August 09, 2020 — August 14, 2020
South Hadley, Massachusetts

Gordon Research Conference: Neural Development

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
August 09, 2020 — August 14, 2020
Newport, Rhode Island

Gordon Research Conference: Visual System Development

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
August 16, 2020 — August 21, 2020
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

EMBL Course: Cryo-Electron Microscopy and 3D Image Processing

This course provides the theoretical and practical training covering the full breadth of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) techniques in order develop novel image processing approaches.

course
August 23, 2020 — August 31, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

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 29, 2020 — September 01, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Gene Expression at Spatial Resolution

This course will introduce participants to a new generation of a spatially resolved transcriptomics assay provided by 10x Genomics.

course
August 31, 2020 — September 04, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

September 2020

EMBO Workshop: Chemical Biology 2020

The workshop sets the stage for the dissemination and exchange of new developments in diverse, hot fields within chemical biology, being the platform for inspiration, collaboration and networking for researchers in academia and industry.

workshop
September 02, 2020 — September 05, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

The Second V4SDB Meeting

The Visegrád Group Society
for Developmental Biology second meeting. Supporting excellence in Developmental Biology throughout Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

conference
September 03, 2020 — September 06, 2020
Szeged, Hungary

From Stem Cells to Human Development

The fourth in Development’s highly successful series of events focusing on human developmental biology

conference
September 06, 2020 — September 09, 2020
Wotton House, Surrey, UK

Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (4th edition)

Genome Engineering & Synthetic Biology are revolutionizing Life Sciences. Driven by advances in the CRISPR-toolbox for rapid, cheap, multiplex modification of genomes & breakthroughs in DNA synthesis technologies, the progress enabled by these tools in last years has been breathtaking.

conference
September 10, 2020 — September 11, 2020
De Bijloke, Bijlokekaai 7, 9000 Gent, Belgium

20th International Conference of the International Society of Differentiation

In conjunction with the British Society for Developmental Biology

Members Early Bird Registration Deadline: Midnight GMT, Friday 19 June, 2020

Pre-Registration Deadline: 5pm GMT, Tuesday 8 September, 2020

conference
September 13, 2020 — September 16, 2020
Valletta, Malta

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Neurovascular Interface

In this symposium, we bring together researchers from vascular biology and neurobiology to foster interdisciplinary exchange and new emerging concepts on how vascular and nervous systems crosstalk to maintain organ homeostasis and function.

other
September 14, 2020 — September 17, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Liquid Biopsies

This course will provide hands-on experience in the several techniques to detect and analyse circulating tumor cells (CTCs), cell free tumor DNA (ctDNA) and proteins.

course
September 14, 2020 — September 19, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

CSHL Meeting: Epigenetics & Chromain

Abstract Deadline: June 26, 2020

conference
September 14, 2020 — September 18, 2020
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Hydra XV European Summer School on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

The Summer School provides intensive training in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine with emphasis on critical analysis. Field-leading scientists provide a week-long programme of lectures and discussion groups in a rigorous, but open and interactive format.

course
September 17, 2020 — September 24, 2020
Hydra, Greece

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Molecular Basis and Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism

This symposium will focus on the molecular basis and evolution of sexual dimorphism across animals and other organisms, including the origins, evolution and biology of sex chromosomes.

other
September 20, 2020 — October 22, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

The 68th NIBB Conference: Principles of Cell Communication in the Tissue

conference
September 20, 2020 — September 22, 2020
Okazaki, Japan

EMBO Workshop: Wnt 2020

Co-supported by The Company of Biologists and Yamada Science Foundation

conference
September 22, 2020 — September 25, 2020
Awaji, Japan

Sainsbury Laboratory Symposium ’20: Pluripotency in plant development

The aim of SLS2020 is to synthesize the current knowledge on the architecture, dynamics and diversity underlying plant stem cell systems, based on a variety of experimental and theoretical approaches.

conference
September 23, 2020 — September 25, 2020
Cambridge, UK

MRC Human Genetics Unit Symposium: Aberrant Cell State Transitions In Human Disease

Join us and our outstanding international speakers for a meeting focused on cell state transitions. Session themes include single cell insights into human development, genetic disease and cancer, and emerging approaches to biological/mechanistic follow up of single cell findings.

 

other
September 23, 2020 — September 24, 2020
Edinburgh, Scotland

Cell la Vie

Joint meeting of the French and British Societies for Cell Biology

conference
September 23, 2020 — September 25, 2020
Paris, France

Cambridge International Stem Cell Symposium 2020

Deadline for registration: 10th August 2020

conference
September 27, 2020 — September 29, 2020
Cambridge, UK

EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis

This course will teach the biological researchers to analyse biological data using open-source software. The analysis will be performed with docker4seq package, which was developed to facilitate the use of computing demanding applications in the field of NGS data analysis.

course
September 28, 2020 — October 02, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

CSHL Meeting: Germ Cells

Abstract Deadline: July 10, 2020

conference
September 29, 2020 — October 03, 2020
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

EMBL Conference: Molecular Mechanisms in Evolution and Ecology

This conference series has become known for exploring yeasts as models to study questions of general relevance to evolution and ecology. Experts will speak on a range of topics, including genetics, cell biology, genomics, systems biology, metabolic modelling and engineering.

conference
September 30, 2020 — October 03, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

October 2020

Physics of Living Matter 15

Abstract deadline = 10 May

Registration deadline = 11 September

conference
October 01, 2020 — October 02, 2020
Marseille, France

Auxin 2020

conference
October 04, 2020 — October 08, 2020
Cavtat, Croatia

Keystone Symposia – Tissue Plasticity: Preservation and Alteration of Cellular Identity

Scholarship Deadline: June 24
Abstract Deadline: July 8
Discounted Registration Deadline: August 5

conference
October 04, 2020 — October 07, 2020
Park City, Utah

3rd Chromosomal Instability as a Driver of Human Disease Conference | Fusion Conferences

This meeting will appeal to Molecular/Cell Biologists/Geneticists & Biochemists interested in genome stability. Researchers interested in the molecular basis of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ageing and those with an interest in high throughput genetic and pharmacological screening methods.

conference
October 05, 2020 — October 08, 2020
Dolce CampoReal Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Cilia 2020: European Cilia Conference

Early bird registration deadline 29 June 2020

Abstract submission deadline 13 July 2020

Standard registration deadline 22 September 2020

conference
October 06, 2020 — October 09, 2020
Cologne, Germany

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 07, 2020 — October 10, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Advances in Stem Cell Research: From Single Cells to Organs

An International Symposium from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), French Society for Stem Cell Research (FSSCR), and Belgium Society for Stem Cell Research (BeSSCR).

conference
October 12, 2020 — October 14, 2020
Paris, France

Cell State Transitions: Approaches, Experimental Systems and Models

A Workshop from The Company of Biologists.

workshop
October 18, 2020 — October 21, 2020
Wiston House, UK

Developmental Biology of Sea Urchins and other Marine Invertebrates

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

The DBSUMI meeting attracts a diverse group of scientists using marine invertebrates as experimental systems to ask fundamental questions in cell, developmental, and evolutionary biology in a broad phylogenetic context.

conference
October 18, 2020 — October 22, 2020
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA

EMBL Course: Computing Skills For Reproducible Research: Software Carpentry

This course provides training in several key tools, with a focus on good development practices that encourage efficient and reproducible research computing.

course
October 20, 2020 — October 22, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

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

The aim of this meeting is to bring together researchers from different fields to enhance our understanding of how organoids can be formed and mantained and how we might eventually use them to regenerate and replace human organ tissue.

other
October 21, 2020 — October 24, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

11th European Zebrafish Meeting

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

conference
October 25, 2020 — October 29, 2020
Prague, Czech Republic

Discovering Cerebral Organoids Practical Course

Course with Dr Madeline Lancaster:

Learn how to make cerebral organoids.

Learn how to use cerebral organoids in your research.

course
October 26, 2020 — October 28, 2020
Homerton College, Cambridge

EMBO Workshop: Neuroepigenetics: From Cells to Behaviour and Disease

This conference aims to provide a gathering opportunity for researchers of all levels who are interested in how gene regulation participates in the development and function of the brain, with particular attention to the chromatin-based regulation of gene expression.

workshop
October 28, 2020 — October 31, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

November 2020

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.

other
November 08, 2020 — November 11, 2020
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 15, 2020 — November 18, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Single-Cell Omics

This course will cover 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 protein analysis will be performed by proximity extension assays.

course
November 15, 2020 — November 21, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

1st International BioS(T)EM Conference

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

BioS(T)EM  aims to:

  • focus on all electron microscopy methods used in Biological Sciences
  • bring together scientists share their experiences in EM on different panels 
conference
November 18, 2020 — November 20, 2020
Worldwide unique coal mine named as Guido Mine in Zabrze

EMBL Course: Extracellular Vesicles: From Biology to Biomedical Applications

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

course
November 22, 2020 — November 27, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

New approaches to Early embryogenesis & epigenetics

Deadline for Registration: October 23

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1

conference
November 23, 2020 — November 25, 2020
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

EMBO Workshop – Senses: Development, connectivity and evolution

conference
November 30, 2020 — December 04, 2020
Bangalore, India

December 2020

EMBL Conference: In situ Structural Biology – From Cryo-EM to Integrative Modelling

This conference will bring together experts and early stage researchers from the separate fields

  • to provide a platform for structural biology within the cellular context
  • to define what types of biological questions can be addressed using in situ structural biology
conference
December 06, 2020 — December 08, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Cell Symposia: The Conceptual Power of Single Cell Biology

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

conference
December 08, 2020 — December 10, 2020
San Francisco, California

Cell Symposia: Infection Biology in the Age of the Microbiome

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

The meeting will explore bacterial pathogens and pathogenesis from multiple perspectives, from cellular mechanisms to interbacterial interactions and community behavior, as well as pathogenesis in the complex milieu of the microbiota.

conference
December 09, 2020 — December 11, 2020
Paris, France

January 2021

Collective Cell Migration: From In Vitro to In Vivo

A Workshop from The Company of Biologists.

workshop
January 17, 2021 — January 20, 2021
Wiston House, UK

March 2021

The Stem Cell Niche Conference 2021

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

conference
March 07, 2021 — March 11, 2021
Favrholm Campus Roskildevej 58 DK-3400 Hillerød, Denmark

April 2021

Celebrating the Life and Science of Sydney Brenner

Rescheduled from March 2020 due to COVID-19

Abstracts for Posters and Registration Deadline: January 31, 2020

conference
April 17, 2021 — April 19, 2021
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

EMBO Workshop: The Epitranscriptome

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

This meeting aims to explore all aspects of this emerging topic, from methods development to molecular mechanism, with an emphasis on the contribution of RNA modification to mammalian development, tissue homeostasis and disease.

workshop
April 28, 2021 — April 30, 2021
Heidelberg, Germany

June 2021

Euro Evo Devo 2021

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

8th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

conference
June 29, 2021 — July 02, 2021
Napoli, Italy

October 2021

EMBO Workshop: Microglia 2020

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

This workshop highlights the many important functions of microglia to nervous system physiology and function.

workshop
October 27, 2021 — October 30, 2021
Heidelberg, Germany