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  The French Societies for Cell Biology and Developmental Biology organize their 2nd joint meeting. The conference will be held in front of the wonderful park Tête d’Or in Lyon, the capital of gastronomy that has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The goal of the conference is to highlight how fundamental questions in Developmental Biology […]

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“Shaping Life”, May 24-27, 2016. New international conference organized by the French Society for Developmental Biology (SFBD)

We are please to announce that The French Society for Developmental Biology (SFBD) is organizing a new international conference “Shaping Life” which will take place in Marseille, from May 24th to 27th 2016.

Shaping Life-2016 meeting will focus on Cell and Tissue Growth, Gene Regulation and Epigenetics, Metabolism and Endocrinology, Evolution and, Morphogenesis.

Confirmed Speakers

A. Teleman Heidelberg

E. Piddini Cambridge

T. Gregor Princeton

F. Berger Vienna

P. Léopold Nice

I.M. Aliaga London

M. Averof Lyon

M. Tsiantis Cologne

M. Suzanne Toulouse

D. Gilmour Heidelberg

Online registration and abstract submission is open at:


To benefit from reduced fees register before January 31st.

We will select several short talks from the submitted abstracts.

With hope to see many of you in Marseille in a facing the sea meeting site: “Villa Méditerranée”

The organizers,

Sophie Chauvet, Laurent Fasano, Yacine Graba, Thomas Lecuit, Cédric Maurange

Travel awards to participants in the 2016 Woods Hole Embryology course

With the goal of promoting the training of its members, The Spanish Society for Developmental Biology (SEBD) offers a travel award of up to 1000€ for participants in 2016 Embryology Course (http://bit.ly/1Myiv33) at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The application deadline for the course is February 1, 2016.

Eligibility: The candidates should (i) be Ph.D. students or have obtained a Ph.D. degree within the last two years, (ii) be (or become) a SEBD member (contact Marian Ros for more information) and (iii) have been accepted in the course.

Applications should be addressed to: rosm@unican.es