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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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Events filtered by date: July 2019 [Clear filter]

July 2019

EMBL Course: Shift your DNA and RNA Sequencing Library Preparation into Hyper-Drive

The goal is to teach the fundamentals of RNA and DNA library preparation for next generation sequencing applications. Library preparation for DNA samples will be performed. The bioinformatics part covers tools for RNA-seq data analysis using open-source software.

July 01, 2019 — July 05, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Course: Microinjection in Zebrafish and Medaka: From Transgenesis to CRISPR

The course provides hands-on tutorials and the theory behind gene transfer into fish embryo, as well as gene knock-in/-out using CRISPR/Cas. Microinjection into zebrafish and medaka embryos to be covered as well as subsequent screening to identify positive founder fish.

July 02, 2019 — July 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Society for Experimental Biology Conference Session: Bioimaging as a Means for Discovery and Learning

Dr George Littlejohn and I are organising this conference session and abstract submission is currently open!

Feel free to contact me at to discuss.

It would be great to see you there!

July 02, 2019 — July 05, 2019
Seville, Spain

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Mechanical Forces in Development

The symposium aims at bringing together world-leading experts in the fields of mechanobiology, cell biology and developmental biology studying the mechanical basis of cell and tissue morphogenesis.

July 03, 2019 — July 06, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Growth and Proliferation

Normal and Abnormal Cell Cycle Variations

July 07, 2019 — July 12, 2019
West Dover, VT, US

EMBO Practical Course – Developmental neurobiology: From worms to mammals

Abstract and registration deadline = 01 April 2019

July 07, 2019 — July 20, 2019
London, UK

10th International Tunicate Meeting

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, July 7-13, 2019

This meeting attracts the international community of researchers using tunicates as model organisms for a broad range of studies, including cell and developmental biology, neurobiology and immunity, post-embryonic development, genetics and genomics, ecology and evolution.


July 08, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

EMBL Course: Super-Resolution Microscopy

This covers theory and practical application of current super-resolution microscopy techniques to biological questions. Participants will use current super-resolution microscopes for Localisation Microscopy and STED Microscopy on a variety of fixed and living samples prepared during the course.

July 08, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO|EMBL Symposium: New Approaches and Concepts in Microbiology

This symposium bridges traditional microbiology and novel technologies by exposing microbiologists to new ways of addressing their hypotheses. Also, it provides a platform for systems or technology experts to get a better understanding of the important questions in the field.

July 10, 2019 — July 13, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

The 60th McKusick Short Course: Human and Mammalian Genetics and Genomics

This course is a modern survey of heredity, disease, genetics in experimental animals and humans, and molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders.

July 14, 2019 — July 26, 2019
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

New frontiers in the brain: unexpected roles of the choroid plexus-cerebrospinal fluid system in health and disease

A Company of Biologists Workshop

Early-career researchers application deadline is 15 March 2019.

July 14, 2019 — July 17, 2019
Wiston House, UK

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop

Learn about high-impact cost-effective lab techniques for urchins, chick, fish, flies, ciliates, worms, and more at this SDB-sponsored workshop.

Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop • July 16-19, 2019

Bonus: lupine-filled hikes in the Maine wood, paddling on the Damariscotta, eating delicious lobster.

course workshop
July 16, 2019 — July 19, 2019
Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

Niche-epithelial Stem Cell Interactions in Lung Health and Disease Conference

The meeting will bring together researchers interested in niche-epithelial stem /progenitor interaction during lung development, homeostasis and disease.

July 20, 2019 — July 23, 2019
Dolce CampoReal Lisboa Lisbon, Portugal

Gordon Research Conference: Epigenetics

Epigenetic Mechanisms Across Scales: From Molecules to Environment and Evolution

July 21, 2019 — July 26, 2019
Holderness, NH, USA

Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants: Search for Principles

A month long course at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

July 22, 2019 — August 23, 2019
Santa Barbara, California

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Courses: Chromatin, Epigenetics and Gene Expression

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

Instructors: Karen Adelman, Aaron Johnson, Marc Mendillo

July 23, 2019 — August 11, 2019
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY

Salamander Models in Cross-Disciplinary Biological Research 2019

This summit aims to bring together researchers at all levels that are actively engaged in using salamander models or researchers looking to get into salamander models. Join us to share resources, ideas, and future project plans.

July 23, 2019 — July 25, 2019
Northeastern University, Boston MA

SDB 78th Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology

July 25, 2019 — July 29, 2019
Boston, MA

One-day Symposium on Developmental Bioelectricity in Boston, MA – July 26th, 2019

There will be a one-day satellite symposium on Developmental Bioelectricity, immediately before the 78th Annual SDB Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts this summer. Individuals registered for the Annual SDB Meeting can attend this symposium without paying an additional registration fee.

July 26, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

FASEB Mechanisms in Plant Development meeting 2019

This conference will be co-organized by Ken Birnbaum (US) and Jill Harrison (UK) to bring together the international plant development community, foster collaboration and identify emerging research themes.

The full speaker list and conference poster are online here:

July 28, 2019 — August 02, 2019
St Bonaventure University, New York State

Gordon Research Conference: Fertilization and Activation of Development

Gametes, Fertilization and the Tissues in Which They Develop in Humans, Animals and Plants

July 28, 2019 — August 02, 2019
Holderness, NH, USA

FASEB TGF-B Superfamily: Signaling in Development and Disease

Website in preparation

July 28, 2019 — August 02, 2019
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

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

Flow Cytometry is one of the most powerful single cell analysis methods. Utilising Flow Cytometry we can identify and quantify different many parameters from heterogeneous samples, analyse the corresponding state of proliferation or simply detect the expression of fluorescent reporters.

July 29, 2019 — August 02, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

3rd Biennial Meeting of the Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

July 30, 2019 — August 02, 2019
Miami, FL