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This page lists events that are of interest to the global community of developmental biologists: conferences, meetings, training courses, workshops.

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October 2019

LASDB Meeting 2019

The 10th meeting of the Latin American Society for Developmental Biology

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October 28, 2019 — October 31, 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina

2019 IMB Conference “Chromosome Territories & Nuclear Architecture”

This three-day conference will bring together experts focusing on: (i) the mechanistic basis of chromatin interactions and structure, (ii) the recent advances in modeling chromosome organization and dynamics, and (iii) the contribution of nuclear organisation in health and disease.

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October 30, 2019 — November 01, 2019
Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) - Mainz, Germany

November 2019

EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics

This conference covers presentations from cancer genome projects, the areas of cancer functional genomics, systems biology, cancer immunogenomics and epigenomics, cancer mouse models and the translation and clinical impact of scientific results obtained.

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November 04, 2019 — November 07, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

33rd Annual French Drosophila Conference

Submission deadline: September 29

Registration deadline: October 18

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November 06, 2019 — November 09, 2019
Lyon, France

Epigenomics of Common Diseases

This year’s conference will cover a broad spectrum of epigenomic discoveries, opportunities, and also challenges, in human normal biology and in disease and discuss and discuss epigenomic approaches in common human diseases.

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November 06, 2019 — November 08, 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

TEMTIA9 (the 9th EMT international association meeting)

Epithelial-mesenchymal-transition (EMT) research bridges development and cancer. TEMTIA9 will be held on Nov.11-14, 2019 (Kumamoto, Japan). We have exciting speakers and many open oral presentation slots, with support from the Company of Biologists. For details please visit http://www.emtmeeting.org.

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November 11, 2019 — November 14, 2019
Kumamoto, Japan

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Meetings: Single Cell Analyses

Abstract Deadline: August 23, 2019

Organizers: Nancy Allbritton, Scott Fraser Junhyong Kim

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November 13, 2019 — November 16, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

A Century of Genetics

Celebrating 100 years of genetics in Edinburgh and the Genetics Society in the UK

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November 13, 2019 — November 15, 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland

DBNY: Undergraduate Developmental Biology Conference

Annual Fall conference, featuring undergraduate DevBio research: DBNY2019. Along with talks & posters, will have a keynote speaker and a career panel discussing options after college.

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November 16, 2019
Ithaca College; Ithaca, NY

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Metabolism Meets Epigenetics

The symposium will focus in particular on how metabolites and metabolic networks impact gene regulation, on recently discovered roles of metabolites in disease and how this open novel therapeutic avenues.

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November 20, 2019 — November 23, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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December 13, 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

January 2020

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

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

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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

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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

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

February 2020

9th Strategic Conference of Fish Investigators (SCZI)

Abstracts are due on October 31, 2019

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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

 

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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

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

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

March 2020

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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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.
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March 08, 2020 — March 11, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

ISSCR International Symposium: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

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

BSDB Spring meeting

Joint with the Genetics Society

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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

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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

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

53rd Annual NW Developmental Biology Meeting

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

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

2020 Canadian Developmental Biology Meeting

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

SY-Stem: 3rd Symposium on Stem Cell Research

A symposium focusing on the next generation of stem cell researchers

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

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

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

Cell Symposia: The Conceptual Power of Single Cell Biology

Abstract submission deadline: January 17, 2020

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

May 2020

Gordon Research Conference: Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Disease

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

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

Weinstein 2020: Cardiovascular development conference

Abstract submission deadline: March 12th, 2020

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

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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

 

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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.

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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

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

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Polarity Signaling

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

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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

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

June 2020

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

Abstract submission deadline:  February 21, 2020

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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

ISSCR Annual Meeting

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

Gordon Research Conferences: Signaling by Adhesion Receptors

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

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

11th European Zebrafish Meeting

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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

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

SDB 79th Annual Meeting

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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.

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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.

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

CSHL Meeting: Glia in Health & Disease

Abstract Deadline: May 1, 2020

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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.

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

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

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

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July 19, 2020 — July 24, 2020
Lewiston, 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.

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

August 2020

Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Meeting

Looking to the future: open questions in developmental biology

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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.

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August 29, 2020 — September 01, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

September 2020

From Stem Cells to Human Development

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

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

CSHL Meeting: Epigenetics & Chromain

Abstract Deadline: June 26, 2020

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

EMBO Workshop: Wnt 2020

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

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

Cell la Vie

Joint meeting of the French and British Societies for Cell Biology

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

CSHL Meeting: Germ Cells

Abstract Deadline: July 10, 2020

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

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.

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

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

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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

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

November 2020

EMBO Workshop – Senses: Development, connectivity and evolution

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