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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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January 2020

EMBL Course: Exploratory Analysis of Biological Data: Data Carpentry

The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers in the life sciences who would like to learn good practices in data management and analysis.

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January 28, 2020 — January 30, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

February 2020

EMBL Course: Analysis and Integration of Transcriptome and Proteome Data

During this course participants will gain theoretical insight in the structure of sequencing and proteomic data, and will receive training in data analysis using various computational tools.

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February 02, 2020 — February 07, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Immune Profiling of Single Cells

This course is designed for molecular biologists & geneticists seeking to introduce 10x Genomics Single Cell Immunology applications into their labs/research.

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February 10, 2020 — February 13, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

March 2020

EMBO Practical Course: Techniques for Mammary Gland Research

This theoretical and practical course will present techniques for the dissection and dissociation of different subpopulations of both mouse and human mammary, including stem/progenitor, cells.

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March 01, 2020 — March 06, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Circulating Tumour DNA in Clinical Applications

The course is aimed at clinical scientists, molecular pathologists and industry researchers who would like to learn about possible applications and to gain hands-on experience in the field of liquid biopsy from sample acquisition, target enrichment, analysis and interpretation.

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March 09, 2020 — March 12, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

ICGEB Sixth International Practical Course of the Latin American Zebrafish Network

This two-week laboratory course offers early career researchers advanced training in the use of zebrafish as a powerful experimental tool in biomedicine.

This course precedes the VI LAZEN Joint Zebrafish and Medaka Conference.

Deadline for applications: 15 December 2019

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March 14, 2020 — March 27, 2020
Lima, Peru

EMBO Practical Course: FISHing for RNAs: Classical to Single Molecule Approaches

During this course the participants will learn to validate the cellular localisation of candidate genes from transcriptome studies through conventional ISH and, the recent cutting-edge, smFISH (Single Molecule Fluorescent ISH) and HCR-ISH (Hybridization Chain Reaction), based RNA ISH hybridisation methods.

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March 15, 2020 — March 20, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

LAZEN Joint Zebrafish and Medaka Conference

Sixth meeting of the Latin American Zebrafish Network.

Early registration deadline: 31 December 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 29 January 2020

Pre-Conference Practical Course: 14 – 27 March 2020, Lima, PERÚ

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March 29, 2020 — April 02, 2020
Cusco, Peru

EMBL Course: Target Engagement in Biology and Drug Discovery

This course will give a solid practical and theoretical grounding in evaluating how a small molecule interacts with its biological target in cells or in vitro, and its role in drug discovery.

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March 30, 2020 — April 03, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

April 2020

EMBO Practical Course: Microbial Metagenomics: A 360º Approach

The course focuses on the highly interdisciplinary topic of metagenomics. During the course, participants will receive an overview of state-of-the-art genomic technologies and bioinformatic tools.

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April 20, 2020 — April 27, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

May 2020

EMBO Practical Course: Measuring Translational Dynamics by Ribosome Profiling

This practical course will combine theoretical sessions with hands-on experimentation and computation emphasising the key steps of the protocol and computational quality control.

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May 03, 2020 — May 09, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Fundamentals of Widefield and Confocal Microscopy and Imaging

This course will provide the participants with an overview about the basics of microscopy (light and optics, contrast techniques and imaging).

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May 11, 2020 — May 15, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Advanced Fluorescence Imaging Techniques

This practical course will cover advanced light microscopy techniques and participants will learn how to derive qualitative and quantitative insights on molecular mechanisms in cells and developing organisms.

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May 24, 2020 — May 29, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Hands-on Flow Cytometry – Learning by Doing!

Flow Cytometry is one of the most powerful single cell analysis methods used throughout the life sciences and medicine. We will cover the theory of Flow Cytometry and corroborate this information with the practical issues of the most frequent assays.

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May 25, 2020 — May 29, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

June 2020

EMBL Course: Design Thinking: Approaches for Chronic Disease Management

Over the course of three days small interdisciplinary teams will co-create innovative healthcare solutions for chronic disease management. Each team will take on a specific pre-defined challenge from the fields of precision health and data driven medicine.

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June 08, 2020 — June 10, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis

This course will teach the biological researchers to analyse biological data using open-source software. The analysis will be performed with docker4seq package, which was developed to facilitate the use of computing demanding applications in the field of NGS data analysis.

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June 08, 2020 — June 12, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO Practical Course: Advanced Electron Microscopy for Cell Biology

This course offers the opportunity to acquire a portfolio of cutting edge EM methods; allowing the participants to integrate EM tools and readouts into the workflow of their own cell biological research projects.

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June 16, 2020 — June 26, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Quantitative Proteomics: Strategies and Tools to Probe Biology

Participants will learn the principles of current methodologies including SILAC and TMT as well as targeted proteomics, and they will be trained in the use of bioinformatic tools for data analysis.

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June 21, 2020 — June 26, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Drosophila Genetics and Genomics

One of the course objectives is to educate and inspire the next generation of scientists, by providing an up-to-date overview of both contemporary and classic topics, spanning state-of-the-art techniques in Drosophila genetics and genomics.

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June 28, 2020 — July 03, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

July 2020

EMBO Practical Course: Molecular Geobiology

This course will bring together early career researchers in the fields of geology, planetary science, micro- and molecular biology for an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Geobiology.

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July 19, 2020 — July 24, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

August 2020

EMBL Course: Cryo-Electron Microscopy and 3D Image Processing

This course provides the theoretical and practical training covering the full breadth of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) techniques in order develop novel image processing approaches.

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August 23, 2020 — August 31, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Gene Expression at Spatial Resolution

This course will introduce participants to a new generation of a spatially resolved transcriptomics assay provided by 10x Genomics.

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August 31, 2020 — September 04, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

September 2020

EMBL Course: Liquid Biopsies

This course will provide hands-on experience in the several techniques to detect and analyse circulating tumor cells (CTCs), cell free tumor DNA (ctDNA) and proteins.

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September 14, 2020 — September 19, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Whole Transcriptome Data Analysis

This course will teach the biological researchers to analyse biological data using open-source software. The analysis will be performed with docker4seq package, which was developed to facilitate the use of computing demanding applications in the field of NGS data analysis.

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September 28, 2020 — October 02, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

October 2020

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.

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October 20, 2020 — October 22, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

November 2020

EMBL Course: Single-Cell Omics

This course will cover established techniques from sampling through sequencing, protein analysis and data analysis. Samples will be collected via flow cytometry, gene expression will be analysed by qRTPCR, and protein analysis will be performed by proximity extension assays.

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

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.

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November 22, 2020 — November 27, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany