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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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October 2020

11th European Zebrafish Meeting

October 26, 2020 — October 27, 2020
Virtual event

November 2020

2020 RIKEN BDR-CuSTOM Joint Symposium Virtual

“Integrated organoid science: Stem cells, Engineering, Medicine”

Registration fee is FREE. Participation is limited up to 450. Registration will close when capacity is reached.


November 04, 2020 — November 06, 2020
Virtual Event

Scientific And Ethical Frontiers In Understanding Human Development

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

November 04, 2020
Virtual event

Single Cell Biology

A virtual conference from the Wellcome Genome Campus

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.

November 15, 2020 — November 18, 2020
Virtual event

17th Spanish Society for Developmental Biology (SEBD) Meeting

Early bird and abstract deadline = 15 Sep

November 18, 2020 — November 20, 2020
Virtual event

Hippo conference 2020

To hear the latest developments in the Hippo signalling field join the Hippo 2020 Virtual Conference on 18 & 19 November 2020.

Short talks will be selected from abstracts (submission deadline October 18).

Registration is FREE and slots are limited.


November 18, 2020 — November 19, 2020

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 
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.

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

3rd Annual Conference on Quantitative Approaches in Biology

A free virtual conference with activities to stimulate new collaborations, cross-fertilization of ideas, and professional development. Invited Speakers, Micro Talks, Workshops & Sessions, Community Connections, and more.

conference workshop
November 19, 2020 — November 21, 2020

New approaches to Early embryogenesis & epigenetics

Postponed until 2022

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

EMBO Workshop – Senses: Development, connectivity and evolution

Postponed until 2021

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.


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
December 06, 2020 — December 08, 2020
Virtual event

Cell Symposia: The Conceptual Power of Single Cell Biology

Postponed until 2022

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.

December 09, 2020 — December 11, 2020
Paris, France

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

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

April 17, 2021 — April 19, 2021
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

June 2021

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.

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

Euro Evo Devo 2021

Rescheduled due to COVID-19

8th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

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.

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