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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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March 2019

3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

The meeting will explore the topic of aging, placing particular emphasis on the systemic environment, mitochondria, biomarkers and frailty, immune aging and the protective effects of natural products.

conference workshop
March 03, 2019 — March 06, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

EMBL Course: Immunoprofiling of Single Cells

This course will introduce participants to the cutting-edge single cell technologies provided by 10x Genomics, starting with an overview of the 10x Genomics Single Cell Controller and our associated Single Cell applications.

March 04, 2019 — March 08, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

2nd Neurogenesis Conference

The conference will bring together leaders from diverse fields such as embryonic cortical development, adult neurogenesis, human imaging, and stem cell-based neural disease modelling to discuss recent advances in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating neural stem cell activity.

conference workshop
March 05, 2019 — March 08, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

EMBL|Wellcome Genome Campus Conference: Proteomics in Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms

This conference will focus on the application of proteomics to cell biology and unraveling disease mechanisms by addressing conceptually novel ways to study long-standing questions in these fields.

March 07, 2019 — March 09, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

International Mendel Day 2019

To celebrate our centenary and the ‘father of genetics’ we have teamed up with the Mendelianum, where Mendel worked for over 30 years, to host the International Mendel Day

public talk
March 08, 2019
London, UK

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.

March 11, 2019 — March 17, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

30th Fungal Genetics Conference

Researchers working on all aspects of fungi attend the 30th Fungal Genetics Conference in Pacific Grove, CA! Communication and collaboration between those interested in genomics, gene regulation, cell biology and development, evolutionary biology, fungal-host interactions, and biotechnology is encouraged.

March 12, 2019 — March 17, 2019
Pacific Grove, California

EMBO Workshop: Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI 2019)

VIZBI 2019 will feature talks from 21 world-leading researchers who will showcase visualizations transforming how life scientists view data, and driving key advances in molecular biology, systems biology, biomedical science, and ecology.

March 13, 2019 — March 15, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Mouse embryology: practical training course

The stage helps you to design phenotyping experiment on mouse embryos:

  • Dissection of post-implanted embryos,
  • Determination of the window of lethality in utero,
  • Evaluation of embryos viability at neonatal stage
  • Learn about relevant technics to image.

Join us !

March 13, 2019 — March 15, 2019
Strasbourg, France

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

Synthetic morphogenesis requires collaboration among distinct communities, from developmental biologists, to chemists and material scientists. This symposium brings together scientists from these different disciplines to discuss the extent to which cells/tissues/organs can be built de novo starting from isolated components.

March 17, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Genome Engineering: CRISPR/Cas

Providing hands-on training in genome editing and cell engineering in mammalian cells using the highly efficient CRISPR/Cas9 system. Participants learn design of CRISPR targets using bioinformatics tools, generation of gene knockouts/knock-ins, and target validation using the most current technologies.

March 17, 2019 — March 22, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cartilage Biology and Pathology

Cartilage Development and Regeneration and Their Implications in Disease Therapies

March 17, 2019 — March 22, 2019
Galveston, TX, USA

Janelia Conferences: New Genetic Tools for Non-Model Organisms

Application deadline: 07 November

March 17, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

The developing brain in health and disease

The Academy of Medical Sciences is conveying an interdisciplinary meeting that will explore key areas of neurodevelopmental research, from in utero to adolescence, from multiple perspectives, including molecular, cellular, circuit/systems and behavioural levels.

March 19, 2019 — March 20, 2019
Oxford, UK

SY-Stem – a symposium focusing on the next generation of stem cell researchers

March 21, 2019 — March 23, 2019
Vienna, Austria

West Coast Society for Developmental Biology Regional Meeting

March 21, 2019 — March 24, 2019
Cambria, CA

CamBioScience Course: Laboratory Financial Management


Throughout the day you will explore what grant funding bodies are looking for when writing the budget, what items make up the budget and how to budget in each item.


March 23, 2019
Eagle Labs, Cambridge

Gordon Research Conference: Stem Cells and Cancer

Developmental, Metabolic and (Epi)Genomic Mechanisms Driving Organogenesis and Tumorigenesis

March 24, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Ventura, CA, USA

Janelia Conferences: Fly Cell Atlas

Application deadline: November 14, 2018

March 24, 2019 — March 26, 2019
Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

EMBL Course: Optogenetics: From Design to Cell Signalling to Tissue Morphogenesis

Focusing on the new emerging field of non-neuronal optogenetics. The possibility to modulate signaling pathways and cell behavior with high spatio-temporal precision offers novel approaches to dissect molecular mechanisms governing morphogenesis and homeostasis from the cell to the organismal scale.

March 25, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing (3rd edition)

  • Long reads, Genome Structure and Mapping
  • Epigenomics
  • Metagenomics
  • Spatial transcriptomics
  • Population Scale and Clinical Sequencing
  • Single Cell Sequencing
  • Emerging technologies
March 25, 2019 — March 26, 2019

BDR Symposium 2019: Control and Design of Biosystems

This symposium succeeds the well-known RIKEN CDB symposium series, and focuses on a broad range of researches using approaches to control-and-design biosystems. Topics includes artificial cells, organoids, life cycle control, as well as novel studies using engineering and theoretical methods.

March 25, 2019 — March 27, 2019
RIKEN BDR, Kobe, Japan

EMBL Course: Transgenic Animals – Micromanipulation Techniques

30% of the course programme covers lectures and tutorials on generating transgenic mice, and corresponding microscopy and micromanipulation techniques by experts in the field. The other 70% focuses on hands-on practical work organised in small groups.

March 27, 2019 — March 28, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

60th Annual Drosophila Research Conference

Early bird Registration by 10 January

March 27, 2019 — March 31, 2019
Dallas, TX, USA

Developmental and Cell Biology of the Future

A conference organised by young scientists from France. Registration is free of charge but mandatory on the website

March 27, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Paris, France

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Reconstructing the Human Past – Using Ancient and Modern Genomics

Scientists from genomics, bioinformatics, microbiology, anthropology, archaeology and historians meet and initiate interactions in this area that has the potential to change the way we think about our human past and how we might study genetic variation in the future.

March 31, 2019 — April 03, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Techniques for Mammary Gland Research

Presenting techniques for dissection and dissociation of subpopulations of mouse and human mammary, including stem/progenitor, cells. Covering flow cytometry to separate single cell populations for consequent in vitro and in vivo analysis to assess stem cell activity and gene function.

March 31, 2019 — April 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany