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The Young Embryologist Network Conference 2019: Meeting Summary

Posted by on May 24th, 2019

Since the Young Embryologist Network (YEN) was established in 2008, its annual conference grows from strength to strength, and thanks to the introduction of travel grants in 2017, the YEN meeting now welcomes an international delegation of attendees studying a variety of developmental problems. YEN conferences are special because they organised by early-career researchers for[…]

The Young Embryologist Network Conference 2019: Register now!

Posted by on April 8th, 2019

The Young Embryologist Network (YEN), is an academic body aiming to bring together early career scientists within the wide field of developmental biology, in order to provide opportunities to present talks and posters, network and collaborate, and gain research or career advice. YEN was set up in 2008 by graduate students in the prestigious Department[…]

YEN does it again

Posted by on June 29th, 2016

Last month saw the return of the Young Embryologist Network annual meeting held this year at the UCL Institute of Child Health. To settle into the long weekend, a number of us from the Briscoe Lab at the Crick Mill Hill site headed on down to central London to spend the day being inspired by[…]

YEN 2016 review

Posted by on June 26th, 2016

My informal review of YEN this year is by necessity a bit rushed but, for what it is, here it is. Most reviews are very short and pithy/jealous and only exist for some of the talks where, for a combination of good and bad reasons, I paid attention (I have tried to make this review[…]

YEN Seminar on 24th June 2015 “Networking”@QMUL

Posted by on June 9th, 2015

Dear all who love embryology, The Young Embryologist Network (YEN) is hosting seminars across the UK and US. On Wednesday, 24th June, Queen Mary University of London is hosting the second seminar of 2015 in UK, please see the poster for details. Two young PIs at QMUL, Drs Jean Marie Delalande and Thomas Butts, are presenting on[…]

Young Embryologist Network USA: Mouse livers and stem cell fate conversion

Posted by on June 4th, 2015

The next Boston Young Embryologist Network talks event will be held in the Warren Alpert Building at Harvard Medical School Thursday June 18th, 6-8pm. Food and drink will be provided for discussions and mingling! Please register with eventbrite to give an estimate of numbers for food. Short talks will be given by Siyeon Rhee, a graduate[…]

Review of the Young Embryologist Network Annual Meeting 2015

Posted by on May 19th, 2015

Having just begun my new role at the Society of Biology five weeks ago, I’m embarking on the exciting prospect of travelling around the country to meet potential members and find out about the important work they are doing. The mood is very high at the Society as we were granted Royal status only last[…]

YEN 2015

Posted by on May 18th, 2015

My review of the Young Embryologist Network London Meeting 2015   As I write this, I am currently listening to the third very impressive senior PI talk in a row addressing ‘how to succeed in science’. This one is from an incredible woman who came through the German system, did a PhD at the EMBL[…]

Young Embryologists Meet in Boston

Posted by on May 16th, 2015

Work from Vaibhav Pai showing how manipulation of bioelectrical effects can rescue brain deficiencies caused by the introduction of Notch ICD Trying to meet other young researchers in the Boston area interested in developmental biology can be surprisingly difficult. Despite the high density of scientists in a relatively small area, our day-to-day life exists mostly[…]

Young Embryologist Meeting 2012 (YEM:2012)

Posted by on February 29th, 2012

  4th Young Embryologist Meeting Friday 1st June 2012 UCL Institute of Child Health, London   Registration and Abstract Submission NOW OPEN (until March 31st)       The 4th Young Embryologist Meeting (YEM:2012) will take place on the 1st of June 2012 in the Kennedy Lecture Theatre at UCL’s Institute of Child Health, London.[…]