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Developmental and Cell biology of the Future, Paris, March 27-29, 2019

Wednesday 21 November 2018, by SFBD

The French Multi-organization Thematic Institute “Cell biology, development and evolution” (ITMO BCDE), the French Society for Cell Biology (SBCF), and the French Society of Developmental Biology (SFBD) are pleased to announce the meeting “Developmental and Cell Biology of the future”.

This meeting will bring together accomplished and early stage researchers to discuss and define tomorrow’s key aspects of developmental and cell biology.

Wishing to open up in an original way a reflection on the future orientations of biology research, the ITMO BCDE, SBCF and SFBD have entrusted the scientific organization of the congress to eleven selected young researchers (between the 2nd year of their PhD studies and ten years after receiveing their PhD ).

The desire of the organizers is to carry out an open discussion to stimulate innovation and improve transversality and ethic. On this spirit, the meeting will include a round table session to discuss about “The Future of Cell and Developmental Biology”, which will include several board members of the SBCF and SFBD.

  • Scientific Organizing Committee:

The scientific organization of the meeting is ensured by a team of young scientists early in their career: Irene AKSOY and Jessica BOUVIERE (Lyon), Amandine BERY and Ralitza STANEVA (Paris), Claudio CORTES, Stefan HARMANSA and Ali HASHMI (Marseille), Mandela PRUNSTER and Géraldine WILLIAUME (Villefranche-sur-Mer), Patricia ROJAS (Montpellier) and Alice ROUAN (Nice)

  • Sessions

Environmental Impact on Development and Evolution
Single Cell Omics: a revolution for development and evolution
Epigenomics and Genome Expression
Stem cells biology and organoids
Live-imaging and Image Processing

  • Keynote speakers

Carien NIESSEN (Germany), Jérôme GROS (France)

  • Invited speakers

Vincent DEBAT (France), Heather MARLOW (France), Orly REINER (Israël), Henrik JÖNSSON (England), François SPITZ (France), Sara WICKSTRÖM (Finland).

  • Location: Auditorium Biopark – 11, rue Watt – 75013 Paris.

View online : Website of the meeting