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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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September 2020

EMBO Workshop: Wnt 2020

Postponed until 2022

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

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

conference
September 23, 2020 — September 24, 2020
Virtual event

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
Virtual event

Cell la Vie

Joint meeting of the French and British Societies for Cell Biology

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

Japanese Society for Developmental Biology Online Trial Meeting

conference
September 24, 2020 — September 25, 2020
Virtual event

Genomic Imprinting – from Biology to Disease (Virtual Conference)

A virtual conference from the Wellcome Genome Campus

conference
September 28, 2020 — October 01, 2020
Virtual event

CSHL Meeting: Germ Cells

Abstract Deadline: July 10, 2020

conference
September 29, 2020 — October 03, 2020
Virtual event

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
Virtual event

October 2020

Physics of Living Matter 15

Abstract deadline = 10 May

Registration deadline = 11 September

conference
October 01, 2020 — October 02, 2020
Virtual event

Auxin 2020

Postponed until 2021

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
Virtual event

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

Postponed to 2021

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

Cilia 2020: European Cilia Conference

Postponed to 2021

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
Virtual event

Advances in Stem Cell Research: From Single Cells to Organs

Postponed to 2022

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

DrosAfrica Online Workshop 2020

This workshop will be an amazing opportunity to be on the cutting edge of science, as viewed through the eyes of the mighty fruit fly. Meeting details and signup can be found at our website online2020.drosafrica.org. DrosAfrica Team

other
October 12, 2020 — October 14, 2020
Online

Nordic meeting on Development, Stem Cells, and Regeneration

Organized jointly by the Swedish Developmental Biology Organisation (SWEDBO), The Finnish Society for Developmental Biology (FSDB), and Scandinavian researchers.

conference
October 14, 2020 — October 15, 2020
Virtual event

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

Society for Craniofacial Genetics & Developmental Biology 43rd Annual Meeting

The annual meeting facilitates the establishment of scientific collaborations, and promotes education, research, and communication about normal and abnormal development of the tissues and organs of the head and face, with the ultimate goal of improving patient care.

conference
October 19, 2020 — October 21, 2020
Virtual Meeting

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
Virtual event

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
Virtual event

Discovering Cerebral Organoids Training 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
VIRTUAL EVENT

11th European Zebrafish Meeting

conference
October 26, 2020 — October 27, 2020
Virtual event

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
Virtual event

November 2020

Scientific And Ethical Frontiers In Understanding Human Development

From the Penn Institute for Regenerative Medicine – free and open to the public.

conference
November 04, 2020
Virtual event

Single Cell Biology

A virtual conference from the Wellcome Genome Campus

conference
November 09, 2020 — November 12, 2020
Virtual event

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
Virtual event

Emerging technologies in Single Cell research

Postponed until 2021

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

17th Spanish Society for Developmental Biology (SEBD) Meeting

Early bird and abstract deadline = 15 Sep

conference
November 18, 2020 — November 20, 2020
Virtual event

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

Emerging technologies in Single Cell research

Biomedical research is at a turning point. Single cell technologies are opening opportunities to address today’s medical challenges. These tools will enhance our molecular understanding of functional cell states to give us insights into when, how and why diseases arise.

conference
November 19, 2020 — November 20, 2020
De Bijloke Bijlokekaai 7 9000 Gent

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

Postponed until 2022

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

EMBO Workshop – Senses: Development, connectivity and evolution

Postponed until 2021

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

December 2020

Cell Bio Virtual 2020-An Online ASCB|EMBO Meeting

This online joint meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) will focus on cell biology with sessions on emerging topics and opportunities for attendees to give virtual presentations on their research.

 

conference
December 02, 2020 — December 16, 2020
Virtual event

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
Virtual event

Cell Symposia: The Conceptual Power of Single Cell Biology

Postponed until 2022

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

Cell State Transitions: Approaches, Experimental Systems and Models

A Virtual Workshop from The Company of Biologists.

Organisers: Kevin Chalut and Austin Smith

workshop
December 15, 2020 — December 17, 2020
Virtual event

February 2021

5th HBP Student Conference on Interdisciplinary Brain Research

The conference will take place virtually over four days from 1 to 4 February 2021.

Registration will be free of charge and open in September 2020.

conference webinar workshop
February 01, 2021 — February 04, 2021
Virtual event

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

September 2021

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 23, 2021 — September 24, 2021
De Bijloke, Bijlokekaai 7, 9000 Gent, Belgium

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