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Meeting reports

Meeting reports

First hand reports from meetings, workshops and courses.

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Meeting report of the Cambridge Fly Club Symposium – Past, Present and Future of Drosophila Research

Posted by , on 10 May 2019

By Ghislain Gillard, Maria J. Gomez Lamarca, Robert Krautz, Rosa Park, David Salvador-Garcia, Yara Sanchez-Corrales and Jelle van den Ameele   On the 28th of January, the Cambridge Fly Club …
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Meeting report: “Chromatin-based regulation of development”, an excellent Workshop by the Company of Biologists

Posted by , on 26 April 2019

How can a genome’s cis-regulatory potential drive robust gene expression throughout embryonic development? Do topologically associating domains (TADs) truly contribute to gene expression by spatially constraining the regulatory actions of cis-sequences? …

Meeting Report: Polyploidy in Organ Development, Repair, and Disease

Posted by , on 16 April 2019

Polyploidy is a conserved and frequently occurring phenomenon whose impact on organismal health and disease is poorly understood.  This first symposium focused on Polyploidy was organized by Don Fox (Duke University), …

Reflections on the ‘Evo-chromo’ Workshop (November 2018)

Posted by , on 5 March 2019

Alexander Blackwell and James Gahan   At the beginning of November 2018, thirty researchers congregated at Wiston House to attend a workshop titled ‘Evo-chromo: towards an integrative approach of chromatin …

Preprints and science news – how can they co-exist? A meeting summary

Posted by , on 25 February 2019

Mate Palfy & Gautam Dey   In the summer of 2018, two commentaries from the Science Media Center (an open letter from Chief Executive Fiona Fox and a ‘World View’ …

1st Crick-Beddington Developmental Biology Symposium 2019

Posted by , on 19 February 2019

On the 4th and 5th of February, the Crick hosted its first Developmental Biology Symposium in honour of Rosa Beddington FRS (1956-2001). Covering themes from embryonic growth to metabolism and …

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Events from The Company of Biologists

The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publishing organisation dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. Our events establish and grow important networking opportunities for scientists. Find out more about our Workshops, our Journal Meetings, and our Sustainable Conferencing Initiative.

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Updated on 15 March 2021