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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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December 2019

Royal Society scientific meeting: Carbon dioxide detection in biological systems

This meeting will unite researchers from the plant and animal kingdoms to discuss the common goal of understanding the molecular basis of carbon dioxide detection.

Organised by Professor Martin Cann, Dr Vicki Linthwaite and Dr Eoin Cummins.

See webpage for further details.

conference
December 02, 2019 — December 03, 2019
Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ

30th Mammalian Genetics & Development Workshop

The Mammalian Genetics and Development Workshop is an annual meeting of the Genetics Society focusing on the development and genetics of mammals.

Abstract submission deadline = 5pm, 08 November

conference
December 03, 2019
London, UK

ASCB | EMBO 2019 Meeting

The 2019 joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) will focus on cell biology as the fundamental basis of biology

conference
December 07, 2019 — December 11, 2019
Washington, DC

EMBL|Wellcome Genome Campus Conference: Target Validation Using Genomics and Informatics

This meeting connects researchers based in academia and industry to focus on the opportunities and challenges for genomics in drug discovery. Covering multi-omics, epidemiology, molecular biology and computational approaches, focusing on the contributions of these methods to target validation.

conference
December 08, 2019 — December 10, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Development and 3-D Modeling of the Human Brain

Abstract Deadline: September 27, 2019

Organizers: Guo-li Ming, Sergiu Pasca

conference
December 09, 2019 — December 12, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

DevBioMed Symposium: From Developmental Biology to Medicine and Back

The DevBioMed Symposium aims at bringing together research scientists and clinicians to discuss the exciting crossroads between the fields of Developmental Biology and Medicine.

conference
December 13, 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Mercia Stem Cell Alliance 2019

The 2019 Mercia Stem Cell Alliance Meeting will feature a Young Investigators Workshop on Extracellular Vesicles and the Cell Secretome. The main event will feature keynote talks from Professor Matt Dalby (Glasgow) and Professor Uri Frank (NUI Galway). https://www1.chester.ac.uk/msca

conference workshop
December 16, 2019 — December 17, 2019
Chester

January 2020

Asia-Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC5), 6-10 Jan, 2020, Pune, INDIA

Biennial meeting of Drosophila researchers from the Asia-Pacific region.

conference
January 06, 2020 — January 10, 2020
Pune, India. Westin Conference Centre (https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pnqwi-the-westin-pune-koregaon-park/)

Keystone Symposia: Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease

Abstract Deadline: Oct 17, 2019
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 20, 2019

conference
January 19, 2020 — January 23, 2020
Vancouver, Canada

Keystone Symposia: Gene Regulation – From Mechanisms to Disease

Joint with the meeting on Cancer Epigenetics: New Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities (J4)

Abstract Deadline: Oct 29, 2019

conference
January 26, 2020 — January 30, 2020
Keystone, Colorado

EMBL Course: Exploratory Analysis of Biological Data: Data Carpentry

The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers in the life sciences who would like to learn good practices in data management and analysis.

course
January 28, 2020 — January 30, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

February 2020

EMBL Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data

During this course participants will gain theoretical insight in the structure of sequencing and proteomic data, and will receive training in data analysis using various computational tools.

course
February 02, 2020 — February 07, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

9th Strategic Conference of Fish Investigators (SCZI)

Abstracts are due on October 31, 2019

conference
February 04, 2020 — February 08, 2020
Taipei, Taiwan

EMBL Conference: Expanding the Druggable Proteome with Chemical Biology

Exploring how recent advances in chemical biology help expanding the druggable proteome and enhancing our understanding of disease biology with three themes:

  • illuminating the druggable genome
  • chemical interrogation of the druggable proteome
  • new engineering approaches for breaking the druggability barrier

 

conference
February 05, 2020 — February 07, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL·IBEC Winter Conference on Engineering Multicellular Systems

November 1, 2019 – Abstract submission
November 15, 2019 – Notification of abstract acceptance (talk or poster)
December 15, 2019 – Early registration
January 15, 2020 – Late registration

conference
February 10, 2020 — February 12, 2020
Barcelona, Spain

EMBL Course: Immune Profiling of Single Cells

This course is designed for molecular biologists & geneticists seeking to introduce 10x Genomics Single Cell Immunology applications into their labs/research.

course
February 10, 2020 — February 13, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Evolutionary Systems Biology

This conference provides a forum for scientists interested in applying systems and mechanistic approaches to understand evolution. Target audience: researchers at the interface of evolution, quantitative genetics, and systems biology.

conference
February 12, 2020 — February 14, 2020
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

2nd DNA and Interacting Proteins as Single Molecules – In Vitro and In Vivo Conference | Fusion Conferences

This meeting aims to present the most recent advances in the mechanistic understanding of DNA metabolic processes at the single-molecule level, using both in vivo and in vitro approaches.

conference
February 20, 2020 — February 23, 2020
Melia Nassau Beach All Inclusive, Nassau, Bahamas

Gordon Research Conference: Craniofacial Morphogenesis and Tissue Regeneration

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by January 26, 2020

conference
February 23, 2020 — February 28, 2020
Lucca, Italy

2nd Nuclear Receptors Conference | Fusion Conferences

Bringing together leading figures in nuclear receptor research, to discuss emerging roles and their implications for health and disease in an intimate meeting that will generate meaningful idea exchange to further shape this influential field.

conference
February 24, 2020 — February 27, 2020
Melia Nassau Beach All Inclusive, Nassau, Bahamas

Interdisciplinary approaches to dynamics in biology

Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Dr Ruben Perez-Carrasco and Dr Berta Verd.

conference
February 24, 2020 — February 25, 2020
Kavli Royal Society Centre, Buckinhamshire

2nd Epigenetics Conference | Fusion Conferences

Talks will cover a broad range of topics, including chromosome organisation, long-range interactions, chromatin assembly, stem cell regulation/differentiation, RNA-based mechanisms, transcription regulation, DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation.

conference
February 28, 2020 — March 02, 2020
Melia Nassau Beach All Inclusive,Nassau, Bahamas

March 2020

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Organism and its Environment

Progress in biological analyses at both a single scale and across scales, have allowed us to further understand organisms in the context of dynamic environments. We will address how genotype and the environment bring about phenotypes at the population level.

other
March 01, 2020 — March 04, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Lymphatics – The Growth and Function of Lymphatics for Therapeutic Targeting During Development and Disease

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by February 2, 2020

conference
March 01, 2020 — March 06, 2020
Ventura, California

EMBO Practical Course: Techniques for Mammary Gland Research

This theoretical and practical course will present techniques for the dissection and dissociation of different subpopulations of both mouse and human mammary, including stem/progenitor, cells.

course
March 01, 2020 — March 06, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Cell Symposia: Gene- and Cell-Based Therapies: CRISPR, Stem Cells, and Beyond

This meeting will bring together academic and industry scientists and clinicians working on developing and implementing gene therapy and cell-based therapy for a wide variety of conditions.

conference
March 02, 2020 — March 04, 2020
San Francisco, USA

RIKEN BDR Symposium: Emergence in Biosystems

Registration deadline: December 6, 2019

 

Topics to be discussed:

Origin of life

Protein/RNA self-assembly

Intracellular organelle formation

Cell assembly and organ formation

Brain function and its underlying principle

conference
March 02, 2020 — March 04, 2020
Kobe, Japan

2nd Neuroepigenetics & Neuroepitranscriptomics Conference | Fusion Conferences

This meeting will bring together experts and pioneers in studying neuroepigenetics and epitranscriptomics to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive picture of epigenetic and epitranscriptomic mechanisms in neural development, reprogramming and cell identity, plasticity, neuronal function and dysfunction.

conference
March 03, 2020 — March 06, 2020
Melia Nassau Beach All Inclusive, Nassau, Bahamas

RIKEN BDR Symposium: Integrated organoid science – Stem cells, Engineering, Medicine

conference
March 04, 2020 — March 05, 2020
Kobe, Japan

EMBL Conference: Advances in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

We will discuss:

  • Cellular and molecular properties of normal tissue stem cells and the properties of the niches that maintain them.
  • Alterations to stem cell function during ageing and malignant transformation.
  • Stem cells for regenerative purposes and for disease treatment.
conference
March 08, 2020 — March 11, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Circulating Tumour DNA in Clinical Applications

The course is aimed at clinical scientists, molecular pathologists and industry researchers who would like to learn about possible applications and to gain hands-on experience in the field of liquid biopsy from sample acquisition, target enrichment, analysis and interpretation.

course
March 09, 2020 — March 12, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Single Cell Biology

A forum for biologists, methods developers and computational modellers interested in understanding biology at single cell resolution

conference
March 11, 2020 — March 13, 2020
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

VIBes in Biosciences 2020

The VIBes in Bioscience PhD conference is an initiative from VIB that takes place in Belgium. Selected speakers are renowned in different Life Sciences fields such as inflammation & immunology, plant biology, cancer biology, structural biology, neuroscience and microbiology.

conference workshop
March 11, 2020 — March 13, 2020
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

ISSCR International Symposium: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

conference
March 13, 2020 — March 15, 2020
Shanghai, China

ICGEB Sixth International Practical Course of the Latin American Zebrafish Network

This two-week laboratory course offers early career researchers advanced training in the use of zebrafish as a powerful experimental tool in biomedicine.

This course precedes the VI LAZEN Joint Zebrafish and Medaka Conference.

Deadline for applications: 15 December 2019

course
March 14, 2020 — March 27, 2020
Lima, Peru

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Inter-Organ Communication in Physiology and Disease

This symposium provides a high visibility platform to scientists who use modern molecular genetic tools to discover inter-organ communications, and therefore to illustrate how much our molecular and genetic understanding of whole-organism physiology has progressed in the last 20 years.

other
March 15, 2020 — March 18, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

BSDB Spring meeting

Joint with the Genetics Society

conference
March 15, 2020 — March 18, 2020
Warwick, UK

Keystone Sympoisa: Skirting Mendel – Non-Classical Mechanisms of Phenotypic Variation, Inheritance and Disease

Jont with the meeting on Higher-Order Chromatin Architecture in Time and Space (X3)

Abstract Deadline: Dec 11, 2019

conference
March 15, 2020 — March 19, 2020
Whistler, Canada

Higher-Order Chromatin Architecture in Time and Space

Joint with the meeting on Skirting Mendel: Non-Classical Mechanisms of Phenotypic Variation, Inheritance and Disease

conference
March 15, 2020 — March 19, 2020
Whistler, Canada

EMBO Practical Course: FISHing for RNAs: Classical to Single Molecule Approaches

During this course the participants will learn to validate the cellular localisation of candidate genes from transcriptome studies through conventional ISH and, the recent cutting-edge, smFISH (Single Molecule Fluorescent ISH) and HCR-ISH (Hybridization Chain Reaction), based RNA ISH hybridisation methods.

course
March 15, 2020 — March 20, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

53rd Annual NW Developmental Biology Meeting

Abstract and Housing Deadline: March 1
Registration Deadline: March 10

conference
March 18, 2020 — March 21, 2020
Friday Harbor Laboratories, Washington

2020 Canadian Developmental Biology Meeting

conference
March 19, 2020 — March 22, 2020
Banff, Canada

ASHBi Symposium 2020 – Human Development, Genetics and Evolution

Inaugural meeting of the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology at Kyoto University.

 

conference
March 19, 2020 — March 20, 2020
Kyoto, Japan

SY-Stem: 3rd Symposium on Stem Cell Research

A symposium focusing on the next generation of stem cell researchers

conference
March 25, 2020 — March 27, 2020
Vienna, Austria

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Four-Dimensional Genome

This symposium will bring together latest advances in the fields of genomics, microscopy and modelling to foster their integration towards a comprehensive spatial and temporal understanding of the functional four-dimensional organisation of the eukaryotic genome.

other
March 29, 2020 — April 01, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

LAZEN Joint Zebrafish and Medaka Conference

Sixth meeting of the Latin American Zebrafish Network.

Early registration deadline: 31 December 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 29 January 2020

Pre-Conference Practical Course: 14 – 27 March 2020, Lima, PERÚ

course
March 29, 2020 — April 02, 2020
Cusco, Peru

EMBL Course: Target Engagement in Biology and Drug Discovery

This course will give a solid practical and theoretical grounding in evaluating how a small molecule interacts with its biological target in cells or in vitro, and its role in drug discovery.

course
March 30, 2020 — April 03, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

April 2020

Keystone Symposia: Hematopoiesis

Scholarship Deadline: Dec 5, 2019
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 5, 2019
Abstract Deadline: Jan 9, 2020
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 5, 2020

conference
April 03, 2020 — April 07, 2020
Big Sky, Montana

Cell Symposia: The Conceptual Power of Single Cell Biology

Abstract submission deadline: January 17, 2020

conference
April 19, 2020 — April 21, 2020
San Francisco, California

EMBO Practical Course: Microbial Metagenomics: A 360º Approach

The course focuses on the highly interdisciplinary topic of metagenomics. During the course, participants will receive an overview of state-of-the-art genomic technologies and bioinformatic tools.

course
April 20, 2020 — April 27, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

The Allied Genetics Conference 2020

This unique conference brings together multiple international research communities around common topics, including developmental genetics. Share your work with the C. elegans, Drosophila, mammalian, yeast, Xenopus, zebrafish, population, evolutionary, and quantitative genetics communities, along with those researching humans and plants.

conference
April 22, 2020 — April 26, 2020
Metro Washington, DC area

EMBO Workshop: The Epitranscriptome

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

workshop
April 22, 2020 — April 24, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Stowers Research Conferences: Developmental Cell Biology

Stowers Research Conferences are biennial meetings that bring together researchers, faculty, and graduate students to inspire creative thought and collaboration in the basic sciences.

Abstract deadline: January 17, 2020

Registration deadline: February 8, 2020

conference
April 22, 2020 — April 24, 2020
Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1st International BioS(T)EM Conference

BioS(T)EM  aims to:

  • focus on all electron microscopy methods used in Biological Sciences; SEM, TEM as well as 3D Electron Microscopy;
  • bring together scientists share their experiences in EM on different panels: Botanical, Animal and Human sciences will be organized;

 

conference
April 23, 2020 — April 24, 2020
Worldwide unique coal mine named as Guido Mine in Zabrze

Epigenetic Pathways and Human Disease Conference | Fusion Conferences

The conference will provide a comprehensive backdrop to the basic principles behind Epigenetic and cross-reference to their relevance to disease. Sessions include; Chromatin, RNA and DNA regulatory pathways and a separate session on recent developments in drug discovery from Pharma.

conference
April 30, 2020 — May 03, 2020
Chania, Crete

May 2020

EMBO Practical Course: Measuring Translational Dynamics by Ribosome Profiling

This practical course will combine theoretical sessions with hands-on experimentation and computation emphasising the key steps of the protocol and computational quality control.

course
May 03, 2020 — May 09, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO Workshop: Microglia 2020

This workshop highlights the many important functions of microglia to nervous system physiology and function, the newest and most exciting literature and brings together researchers using state-of the art imaging, genomics, and molecular biology to study these enigmatic cells.

workshop
May 06, 2020 — May 09, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Disease

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by April 12, 2020

conference
May 10, 2020 — May 15, 2020
Lucca, Italy

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Cellular Mechanisms Driven By Liquid Phase Separation

Liquid phase separation is emerging as a common biophysical basis underlying many important cellular functions. This conference will bring together scientists from soft matter polymer physics, molecular “un” structural biologists, and biologists working in cell, developmental and neurobiology.

other
May 11, 2020 — May 14, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

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
May 11, 2020 — May 15, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Shaping Life 2

Co-organized by the French Society of Developmental Biology and the Institute of Developmental Biology of Marseille.

 

conference
May 12, 2020 — May 15, 2020
Cassis, France

Weinstein 2020: Cardiovascular development conference

Abstract submission deadline: March 12th, 2020

Early bird and Presenting authors registration deadline: April 3rd, 2020

conference
May 14, 2020 — May 16, 2020
Montreal, Canada

Nature Conferences: Technical Advances in Stem Cell & Developmental Biology

Abstract submission deadline = March 27

Early Registration = April 10, 2020

 

conference
May 14, 2020 — May 16, 2020
Guangzhou, China

Cell Symposia: Infection Biology in the Age of the Microbiome

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
May 18, 2020 — May 20, 2020
Paris, France

EMBL Conference: BioMalPar XVI: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Addressing:

  • Fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, the (immune) response of the host and the disease that it causes.
  • The latest technological approaches.
  • Use of “big data” and computational approaches to tackle fundamental biological questions.
conference
May 18, 2020 — May 20, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

53rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists

conference
May 19, 2020 — May 22, 2020
Kumamoto, Japan

EMBL Course: Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Techniques

This practical course will cover advanced light microscopy techniques and participants will learn how to derive qualitative and quantitative insights on molecular mechanisms in cells and developing organisms.

course
May 24, 2020 — May 29, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Hands-on Flow Cytometry – Learning by Doing!

Flow Cytometry is one of the most powerful single cell analysis methods used throughout the life sciences and medicine. We will cover the theory of Flow Cytometry and corroborate this information with the practical issues of the most frequent assays.

course
May 25, 2020 — May 29, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Polarity Signaling

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 3, 2020

conference
May 31, 2020 — June 05, 2020
New London, New Hampshire

Gordon Research Conference: Chromatin Structure and Function

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 3, 2020

conference
May 31, 2020 — June 05, 2020
Castelldefels, Spain

Imaging Mouse Development

Application Deadline: January 16, 2020

conference
May 31, 2020 — June 03, 2020
Janelia Farm, Virginia

June 2020

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

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

Abstract submission deadline:  February 21, 2020

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

Keystone Symposia: Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk

Joint with the meeting on Immunity in Early Life: From the Maternal to the Microbial Environment

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

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

Joint with the meeting on Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk

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

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 10, 2020

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

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

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

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 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

ISSCR Annual Meeting

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

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

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 31, 2020

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

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

11th European Zebrafish Meeting

conference
June 29, 2020 — July 02, 2020
Prague, Czech Republic

July 2020

Euro Evo Devo 2020

8th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

conference
July 07, 2020 — July 10, 2020
Napoli, Italy

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

Abstract Deadline: May 1, 2020

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

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

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 21, 2020

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

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

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

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 12, 2020

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

Gordon Research Conference: Mammalian Reproduction

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 12, 2020

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

Gordon Research Conference: Neural Development

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 12, 2020

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

Gordon Research Conference: Visual System Development

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 19, 2020

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

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

CSHL Meeting: Epigenetics & Chromain

Abstract Deadline: June 26, 2020

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

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

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

EMBO Workshop: Wnt 2020

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

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

Cell la Vie

Joint meeting of the French and British Societies for Cell Biology

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

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

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

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

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 Symposia: Organoids: Modelling Organ Development and Disease in 3D Culture

conference
October 21, 2020 — October 24, 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

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

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

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

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

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