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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 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

Keystone Symposia: Epigenetics, Chromatin, Development and Disease

Joint with Chromatin Architecture in Development and Human Health

RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS – see website for details

conference
February 21, 2021 — February 25, 2021
Banff, Canada

Keystone Symposia: Chromatin Architecture in Development and Human Health

Joint with Epigenetics, Chromatin, Development and Disease.

RESCHEDULING IN PROGRESS – see website for details

conference
February 21, 2021 — February 25, 2021
Banff, Canada

March 2021

SY-Stem Virtual Symposium on Stem Cell Research

conference
March 03, 2021 — March 05, 2021
Virtual

Virtual Keystone Symposia: Single Cell Biology

Abstract Submission for Short Talk Consideration: February 4, 2021

ePoster Abstract Submission: March 3, 2021

Financial Aid Application: March 3, 2021

conference
March 17, 2021 — March 19, 2021
Virtual

EMBO|EMBL Symposia: Synthetic Morphogenesis: From Gene Circuits to Tissue Architecture

conference
March 17, 2021 — March 19, 2021
Virtual

Keystone eSymposia: Metabolic Decisions in Development and Disease

conference
March 24, 2021 — March 25, 2021
Virtual

April 2021

EMBO Workshop: The molecular and cellular basis of regeneration and tissue repair

workshop
April 07, 2021 — April 11, 2021
Barcelona, Spain

Keystone Symposia: Hematopoiesis

RESCHEDULING TO VIRTUAL – see website for details

conference
April 12, 2021 — April 15, 2021
Beaver Run Resort, Colorado

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

May 2021

EMBO|EMBL Symposia: The Identity and Evolution of Cell Types

conference
May 05, 2021 — May 08, 2021
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Stem Cells and Cancer

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by April 18, 2021.

conference
May 16, 2021 — May 21, 2021
Lucca, Italy

EMBO Workshop: Cell polarity and membrane dynamics

workshop
May 16, 2021 — May 21, 2021
Sant Feliu De Guixols, Spain

EMBO Workshop: Awakening of the genome: The maternal-to-zygotic transition

workshop
May 19, 2021 — May 22, 2021
Vienna, Austria

EMBO Workshop: Developmental circuits in aging

workshop
May 28, 2021 — May 31, 2021
Heraklion, Greece

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 2, 2021.

conference
May 30, 2021 — June 04, 2021
West Dover, Vermont

Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair and Regeneration

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 2, 2021.

conference
May 30, 2021 — June 04, 2021
New London, New Hampshire

EMBO Workshop: Cardiomyocyte biology

workshop
May 30, 2021 — June 03, 2021
Ascona, Switzerland

EMBO Practical Course: Super-resolution in light microscopy

course
May 31, 2021 — June 05, 2021
Prague, Czech Republic

June 2021

EMBO Workshop: Neural stem cells: From basic understanding to translational applications

workshop
June 06, 2021 — June 10, 2021
Kyllini, Greece

Plant Science for Climate Emergency

This VIB conference ‘Plant Science for Climate Emergency’ aims at reviewing current research on adapting plants to climate change as well as on using plants for mitigating the accumulation of greenhouse gasses.

conference
June 07, 2021 — June 08, 2021
De Bijloke - Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium

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

conference
June 08, 2021 — June 12, 2021
Dresden, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Myogenesis

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 16, 2021.

conference
June 13, 2021 — June 18, 2021
Lucca, Italy

EMBO Workshop: Vascular malformations: From fundamental biology to therapeutic opportunities

workshop
June 14, 2021 — June 16, 2021
Barcelona, Spain

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Contact and Adhesion

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 30, 2021.

conference
June 27, 2021 — July 02, 2021
New London, New Hampshire

Gordon Research Conference: Developmental Biology

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 30, 2021.

conference
June 27, 2021 — July 02, 2021
South Hadley, Massachusetts

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

July 2021

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Growth and Proliferation

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 13, 2021.

conference
July 11, 2021 — July 16, 2021
West Dover, Vermont

EMBO Practical Course: Developmental neurobiology: From stem cells to circuits

course
July 11, 2021 — July 24, 2021
London, England

Novel Technologies for Programming Human Cell Fate

A Workshop from The Company of Biologists

Organisers: Marisa Karow, Samantha Morris and Barbara Treutlein

Application deadline: 16 December 2020

workshop
July 11, 2021 — July 14, 2021
Buxted Park, UK

EMBO Workshop: Intercellular communication and plasmodesmata in plant development and disease

workshop
July 12, 2021 — July 17, 2021
St. Andrews, Scotland

Gordon Research Conference: Stress Proteins in Growth, Development and Disease

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 20, 2021.

conference
July 18, 2021 — July 23, 2021
Castelldefels, Spain

Gordon Research Conference: Neural Crest and Cranial Placodes

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by June 27, 2021.

conference
July 25, 2021 — July 30, 2021
Lucca, Italy

August 2021

Gordon Research Conference: Angiogenesis

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 4, 2021

conference
August 01, 2021 — August 06, 2021
Newport, Rhode Island

Gordon Research Conference: Wnt Signaling

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 4, 2021.

conference
August 01, 2021 — August 06, 2021
Castelldefels, Spain

Inflammaging and Regeneration: Pain or Partnership?

A Workshop from The Company of Biologists

Organisers: Helen Blau and Nadia Rosenthal

Application deadline: 5 February 2021.

workshop
August 01, 2021 — August 04, 2021
Wiston House, UK

Gordon Research Conference: Epigenetics

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 11, 2021.

conference
August 08, 2021 — August 13, 2021
Holderness, New Hampshire

Gordon Research Conference: Lung Development, Injury and Repair

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 18, 2021.

conference
August 15, 2021 — August 20, 2021
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

EMBO Workshop: Cell and developmental systems

workshop
August 23, 2021 — August 27, 2021
Arolla, Switzerland

September 2021

EMBO|FEBS Lecture Course: Molecular mechanisms of ageing and regeneration: From hydra to humans

course
September 05, 2021 — September 13, 2021
Spetses, Greece

EMBO Workshop: Long-distance cell-cell signalling in development and disease

workshop
September 05, 2021 — September 08, 2021
Exeter, United Kingdom

EMBO Workshop: Evo-chromo: Evolutionary approaches to research in chromatin

workshop
September 15, 2021 — September 18, 2021
Aarhus, Denmark

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

19th International Congress of Developmental Biology

International Society of Developmental Biologists joint with the Portuguese Society for Developmental Biology

conference
October 17, 2021 — October 21, 2021
Algarve, Portugal

The Cytoskeletal Road to Neuronal Function

A Workshop from The Company of Biologists

Organisers: Andrew Carter, Carsten Janke and Oren Schuldiner

This Workshop is now full

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

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

November 2021

Society for Developmental Biology 80th Annual Meeting

conference
November 13, 2021 — November 16, 2021
Chicago, USA

April 2022

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 09, 2022 — April 12, 2022
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY