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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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December 2019

DevBioMed Symposium: From Developmental Biology to Medicine and Back

The DevBioMed Symposium aims at bringing together research scientists and clinicians to discuss the exciting crossroads between the fields of Developmental Biology and Medicine.

conference
December 13, 2019
Lisbon, Portugal

Mercia Stem Cell Alliance 2019

The 2019 Mercia Stem Cell Alliance Meeting will feature a Young Investigators Workshop on Extracellular Vesicles and the Cell Secretome. The main event will feature keynote talks from Professor Matt Dalby (Glasgow) and Professor Uri Frank (NUI Galway). https://www1.chester.ac.uk/msca

conference workshop
December 16, 2019 — December 17, 2019
Chester

January 2020

Asia-Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC5), 6-10 Jan, 2020, Pune, INDIA

Biennial meeting of Drosophila researchers from the Asia-Pacific region.

conference
January 06, 2020 — January 10, 2020
Pune, India. Westin Conference Centre (https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pnqwi-the-westin-pune-koregaon-park/)

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.

course
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.

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

2nd DNA and Interacting Proteins as Single Molecules – In Vitro and In Vivo Conference | Fusion Conferences

This meeting aims to present the most recent advances in the mechanistic understanding of DNA metabolic processes at the single-molecule level, using both in vivo and in vitro approaches.

conference
February 20, 2020 — February 23, 2020
Melia Nassau Beach All Inclusive, Nassau, Bahamas

2nd Nuclear Receptors Conference | Fusion Conferences

Bringing together leading figures in nuclear receptor research, to discuss emerging roles and their implications for health and disease in an intimate meeting that will generate meaningful idea exchange to further shape this influential field.

conference
February 24, 2020 — February 27, 2020
Melia Nassau Beach All Inclusive, Nassau, Bahamas

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.

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

Cell Symposia: Gene- and Cell-Based Therapies: CRISPR, Stem Cells, and Beyond

This meeting will bring together academic and industry scientists and clinicians working on developing and implementing gene therapy and cell-based therapy for a wide variety of conditions.

conference
March 02, 2020 — March 04, 2020
San Francisco, USA

EMBL Conference: Advances in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

We will discuss:

  • Cellular and molecular properties of normal tissue stem cells and the properties of the niches that maintain them.
  • Alterations to stem cell function during ageing and malignant transformation.
  • Stem cells for regenerative purposes and for disease treatment.
conference
March 08, 2020 — March 11, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Single Cell Biology

A forum for biologists, methods developers and computational modellers interested in understanding biology at single cell resolution

conference
March 11, 2020 — March 13, 2020
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

VIBes in Biosciences 2020

The VIBes in Bioscience PhD conference is an initiative from VIB that takes place in Belgium. Selected speakers are renowned in different Life Sciences fields such as inflammation & immunology, plant biology, cancer biology, structural biology, neuroscience and microbiology.

conference workshop
March 11, 2020 — March 13, 2020
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

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.

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

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Four-Dimensional Genome

This symposium will bring together latest advances in the fields of genomics, microscopy and modelling to foster their integration towards a comprehensive spatial and temporal understanding of the functional four-dimensional organisation of the eukaryotic genome.

other
March 29, 2020 — April 01, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

April 2020

The Allied Genetics Conference 2020

This unique conference brings together multiple international research communities around common topics, including developmental genetics. Share your work with the C. elegans, Drosophila, mammalian, yeast, Xenopus, zebrafish, population, evolutionary, and quantitative genetics communities, along with those researching humans and plants.

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

EMBO Workshop: The Epitranscriptome

This meeting aims to explore all aspects of this emerging topic, from methods development to molecular mechanism. Most importantly, the meeting will place an emphasis on the contribution of RNA modification to mammalian development, tissue homeostasis and disease.

workshop
April 22, 2020 — April 24, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Stowers Research Conferences: Developmental Cell Biology

Stowers Research Conferences are biennial meetings that bring together researchers, faculty, and graduate students to inspire creative thought and collaboration in the basic sciences.

Abstract deadline: January 17, 2020

Registration deadline: February 8, 2020

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

1st International BioS(T)EM Conference

BioS(T)EM  aims to:

  • focus on all electron microscopy methods used in Biological Sciences; SEM, TEM as well as 3D Electron Microscopy;
  • bring together scientists share their experiences in EM on different panels: Botanical, Animal and Human sciences will be organized;

 

conference
April 23, 2020 — April 24, 2020
Worldwide unique coal mine named as Guido Mine in Zabrze

May 2020

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Cellular Mechanisms Driven By Liquid Phase Separation

Liquid phase separation is emerging as a common biophysical basis underlying many important cellular functions. This conference will bring together scientists from soft matter polymer physics, molecular “un” structural biologists, and biologists working in cell, developmental and neurobiology.

other
May 11, 2020 — May 14, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Cell Symposia: Infection Biology in the Age of the Microbiome

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
May 18, 2020 — May 20, 2020
Paris, France

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

Addressing:

  • Fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, the (immune) response of the host and the disease that it causes.
  • The latest technological approaches.
  • Use of “big data” and computational approaches to tackle fundamental biological questions.
conference
May 18, 2020 — May 20, 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.

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

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Polarity Signaling

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 3, 2020

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

June 2020

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Microtubules: From Atoms to Complex Systems

Impaired microtubule function can lead to human diseases including cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. In recent years, interdisciplinary approaches embracing cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology and mathematical modelling have made a tremendous impact on the microtubule field.

 

other
June 03, 2020 — June 06, 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.

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

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Innate Immunity in Host-Pathogen Interactions

Bringing together microbiologists and immunologists to obtain a global view of host-pathogen interactions. Focusing around common processes, rather than a particular infectious agent or host cell. Analysing the strategies of all types of pathogens, commensals and different host cells.

other
June 28, 2020 — July 01, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

Gordon Research Conferences: Signaling by Adhesion Receptors

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 31, 2020

conference
June 28, 2020 — July 03, 2020
Manchester, New Hampshire

July 2020

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

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Defining and Defeating Metastasis

This symposium will cover emerging key concepts of latent metastasis and dissemination of tumour cells including evolution and genetic diversity of metastasis, circulating tumor cells, stemness, dormancy and stromal reprogramming, transcriptional and epigenetic control, motility and invasive signaling.

other
July 19, 2020 — July 22, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

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

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

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.

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

Cell la Vie

Joint meeting of the French and British Societies for Cell Biology

conference
September 23, 2020 — September 25, 2020
Paris, France

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

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

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Complex Life of RNA

The EMBO | EMBL Symposium “The Complex Life of RNA” will bring leaders in the RNA field together with post-docs and students, to disseminate and discuss the most recent results.

other
October 07, 2020 — October 10, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Organoids: Modelling Organ Development and Disease in 3D Culture

The aim of this meeting is to bring together researchers from different fields to enhance our understanding of how organoids can be formed and mantained and how we might eventually use them to regenerate and replace human organ tissue.

other
October 21, 2020 — October 24, 2020
Heidelberg, Germany

November 2020

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.

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