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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 2019

Workshop “From Genes to Organisms: Transcriptional Control in Development and Disease”

This workshop belongs to the series “Current Trends in Biomedicine”, organized by the Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (UNIA) at the “Sede Antonio Machado” of Baeza (Andalusia, Spain).

More information and application at https://www.unia.es/biomedicine

workshop
October 28, 2019 — October 30, 2019
Baeza, Spain

November 2019

EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics

This conference covers presentations from cancer genome projects, the areas of cancer functional genomics, systems biology, cancer immunogenomics and epigenomics, cancer mouse models and the translation and clinical impact of scientific results obtained.

conference
November 04, 2019 — November 07, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Epigenomics of Common Diseases

This year’s conference will cover a broad spectrum of epigenomic discoveries, opportunities, and also challenges, in human normal biology and in disease and discuss and discuss epigenomic approaches in common human diseases.

conference
November 06, 2019 — November 08, 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK

Understanding human birth defects in the genomic age

A Workshop from the Company of Biologists, organised by Mustafa Khokha, Karen Liu and John Wallingford. Funded early career places available – deadline = 10 June.

workshop
November 10, 2019 — November 13, 2019
Wiston House, West Sussex, UK

TEMTIA9 (the 9th EMT international association meeting)

Epithelial-mesenchymal-transition (EMT) research bridges development and cancer. TEMTIA9 will be held on Nov.11-14, 2019 (Kumamoto, Japan). We have exciting speakers and many open oral presentation slots, with support from the Company of Biologists. For details please visit http://www.emtmeeting.org.

conference
November 11, 2019 — November 14, 2019
Kumamoto, Japan

Workshop “Actin-based mechanosensation and force generation in health and disease”

This workshop belongs to the series “Current Trends in Biomedicine”, organized by the Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (UNIA) at the “Sede Antonio Machado” of Baeza (Andalusia, Spain).

More information and application at https://www.unia.es/biomedicine

workshop
November 11, 2019 — November 13, 2019
Baeza, Spain

EMBO Workshop: Precision Health: Molecular Basis, Technology and Digital Health

This conference addresses the promises and challenges of precision health, the molecular insights necessary to enable a maintenance of wellness and prevention of disease and the new technologies needed to apply those insights in the clinic.

workshop
November 13, 2019 — November 16, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Workshop “Molecular causes of primary microcephaly and related diseases”

This workshop belongs to the series “Current Trends in Biomedicine”, organized by the Universidad Internacional de Andalucía (UNIA) at the “Sede Antonio Machado” of Baeza (Andalusia, Spain).

More information and application at https://www.unia.es/biomedicine

workshop
November 18, 2019 — November 20, 2019
Baeza, Spain

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

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/)

Keystone Symposia: Tissue Organoids as Models of Host Physiology and Pathophysiology of Disease

Abstract Deadline: Oct 17, 2019
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 20, 2019

conference
January 19, 2020 — January 23, 2020
Vancouver, Canada

March 2020

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: The Organism and its Environment

Progress in biological analyses at both a single scale and across scales, have allowed us to further understand organisms in the context of dynamic environments. We will address how genotype and the environment bring about phenotypes at the population level.

other
March 01, 2020 — March 04, 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

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

May 2020

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

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

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by May 10, 2020

conference
June 07, 2020 — June 12, 2020
Lucca, Italy

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

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 Symposia: Organoids: Modelling Organ Development and Disease in 3D Culture

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