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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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April 2020

EMBO Workshop: Muscle formation, maintenance, regeneration and pathology

Registration deadline: 5 March 2020
Abstract deadline: 5 February 2020

conference
April 05, 2020 — April 10, 2020
Gouvieux, France

Genetics Society Arabidopsis Meeting

The Genetics Society Arabidopsis Special Interest Group provides a platform for discussing fundamental research in this model organism. After a 10 year Hiatus, the Genetics Society Arabidopsis Meeting is back with a two-day meeting in Durham.

conference
April 21, 2020 — April 22, 2020
Durham, UK

The Allied Genetics Conference 2020

Due to COVID-19, this meeting is now going to be held virtually – visit the website for more information

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

Stowers Research Conferences: Developmental Cell Biology

Cancelled due to COVID-19

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

RIKEN BDR International Symposium: Trekking into New Frontier of Developmental Biology

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
April 23, 2020 — April 24, 2020
Kobe, Japan

UK Cilia Spring Meeting Edinburgh 2020 Online

A virtual mini-symposium to replace the cancelled in-person BSCB GenSoc UK Spring Cilia Meeting (now rescheduled for 2021)

conference
April 28, 2020
Online

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

Gordon Research Conference: Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Disease

Cancelled due to COVID-19

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

Shaping Life 2

Postponed due to COVID-19

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

Weinstein 2020: Cardiovascular development conference

Cancelled due to COVID-19

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

Nature Conferences: Technical Advances in Stem Cell & Developmental Biology

Postponed due to COVID-19

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

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

Cancelled due to COVID-19

conference
May 18, 2020 — May 20, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

53rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists

Cancelled due to COVID-19

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

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, this meeting has been canceled. Southeast Regional Society for Developmental Biology Meeting May 20-22, 2020, Raleigh, NC

 

Keynote Speakers: Lucy O’Brien (Stanford) & John Wallingford (UT-Austin)

Organizers: Ken Poss and Frank Conlon

For information, and to register, please visit: https://sites.google.com/view/SESDB-2020 

Registration deadline: May 6, 2020

Abstract deadline for consideration for a short talk is April 1, 2020

 

 

 

 

conference
May 20, 2020 — May 22, 2020
Raleigh, NC

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Polarity Signaling

Cancelled due to COVID-19

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

Gordon Research Conference: Chromatin Structure and Function

Cancelled due to COVID-19

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

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

Postponed due to COVID-19

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

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

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

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

ISSCR Annual Meeting

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

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

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 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

September 2020

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

CSHL Meeting: Epigenetics & Chromain

Abstract Deadline: June 26, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

11th European Zebrafish Meeting

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

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

November 2020

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

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

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

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

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