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EMBO Workshop

Molecular and Developmental Biology of Drosophila

19 – 25 June 2022 | Kolymbari, Crete, Greece

  • Registration Deadline
  • 15 December 2021
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 15 December 2021
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 15 February 2022
  • Payment Deadline
  • 15 April 2022

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About the workshop

The principal theme of the EMBO Workshop is the Molecular and Developmental Biology of Drosophila. Supported by EMBO over four decades, this will be the 22nd biennial “Crete meeting”.

 

With the aim to promote exchange of ideas and foster interdisciplinary collaboration, this EMBO Workshop brings together established and junior group leaders using Drosophila to understand principles of development, cell biology, neurobiology, behavior, genetics, evolution and population genetics.

 

The meeting format provides the time and atmosphere to promote informal, open dialog. Limiting attendance to about 100 participating Principal Investigators helps to foster close interactions between leading Drosophila research labs. The aim is to promote open sharing of data and ideas and to provide a rich forum for discussion of new research findings and conceptual breakthroughs.

 

Due to the limited number of attendees, the participants will be selected from the applications by the vote of the organizing committee.

 

Image courtesy of Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez
 

Programme

The following schedule indicates the blocks of time allocated for talks and the timing of meals and breaks.

The meeting will last one week (Arrive Sunday-Depart Saturday), with daily morning (9:00-13:00) and evening (17:00-21:00) sessions.

On the Sunday, an evening organizational meeting will be held to fine-tune the schedule before the sessions start on Monday morning.

 

All participants are required to present a short talk on their work and to provide electronic abstracts summarizing ongoing work in their laboratories. Both the talk and the abstracts would usually focus on recent and unpublished research findings.

There are no posters and all participants attend all of the talks.

Topics:

  • Cell Biology
  • Neurobiology & Behaviour
  • Omics and Infrastructure
  • Patterning
  • Tissue Development, Organogenesis
  • Gene Expression
  • Germline
  • EvoDevo
  • Population Biology and Variation
  • Systems and Modeling
  • Energy, Growth and Homeostasis
  • Disease Models

 

 

Registration

  • Registration deadline
  • 15 December 2021
  • Abstract Submission deadline
  • 15 December 2021
  • Choosen participants will be notified by
  • 15 February 2022
  • Payment deadline
  • 15 April 2022

 

Registration fee

EUR390

 

 

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In order to maximize interaction amongst participants the Organizing Committee strongly encourages on-site lodging.

  • 230 EUR for a twin room from Sunday 19 – Saturday 25 June 2022 (6 nights)
  • 460 EUR for a single room (if available) from Sunday 19 – Saturday 25 June 2022 (6 nights)

 

Registration Fee includes:

  • Admission

  • Conference materials

  • All meals, coffee breaks

Participants are expected to book their own travel.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

IMPORTANT: This EMBO Workshop is traditionally heavily oversubscribed (with two- to three-times as many applicants as spaces). Selection of eligible applicants (Principal Investigators only) is made by a democratic vote of the Organizing Committee. Thus, two very important elements of the application are:

 

(i) details of three recent and relevant publications

and

(ii) a short “motivation letter” outlining your research areas and interests.

 

 

CHILD CARE GRANT

EMBO Courses and Workshops offers grants to offset additional child care costs incurred by participants or speakers when participating at any EMBO Courses and Workshop funded meeting. Eligible costs include fees for a caregiver or child-care facility, travel costs for a caregiver, or travel costs for taking the child to the meeting etc. Please indicate on the registration form whether you would like to be considered for the grant. Please also describe how you intend to use the child care grant and specify the sum that you will need.

 

 

Contact

Inna Boesselmann
Phone: +49-6221-387 8716
E-mail: inna.boesselmann@embl.de

 

*Note: Christos Delidakis, University of Crete, Greece acts as a co-organizer in an advisory, non-voting role and is the local liaison with the OAC.

 

 

Venue

Workshop venue & accommodation:

Orthodox Academy of Crete
Kolymbari Kissamos
Post Code 730 06
Chania – Crete

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