2018 Joint Meeting SPBD|SEBD|SFBD

SPBD is pleased to announce a joint meeting with SEBD and SFBD to be held in Porto on 7-10 November 2018. 

Mark the dates! More information!

Development in Action

“Development in Action” - ­DiA - Meetings a series of VERY INFORMAL meetings organised by the members of the SPDB.  We get together once every three months (generally alternating between IMM, FCUL, IGC and CEDOC). We also organise a yearly SPECIAL DiA meeting with our “out-of-Lisbon” members in mind.  More information


Meetings and courses of interest

Workshop on Biophysical Constraints and Evolutionary Cell Biology, IGC/IMM, Oeiras/Lisbon, Portugal. 19-20 July, 2018.
See the programme, poster and how to apply

11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018), FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal. 23-27 July, 2018. 
Deadline for abstract submission is 20 February 2018Deadline for early registration is 15 April 2018.
Note that the ECMTB 2018 Organizing Committee is setting up a Mentoring Program to facilitate research and career interactions between junior and senior scientists attending the meeting.

BSDB Autumn Meeting on "Embryonic-Extraembryonic Interactions: from Genetics to Environment"Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK, 10-13 September, 2018.
This is the third in a series of international workshops on the extraembryonic-embryonic interface, bringing together researchers that address this topic through a wide array of approaches in diverse research organisms:  from epigenetics to morphogenesis, and from mice and marsupials to beetles and bugs! Online registration and abstract submission are now open!  The deadline for early-bird registration and abstract submission is 16 July 2018. Current BSDB members can apply for grants.

9th Course of Developmental Biology - from stem cells to morphogenesis, Sorbonne Univ. and Inst. Curie, Paris, France. 17 September - 6 October (Practicals) and 8 - 19 October (Seminars), 2018. 
The aim of the programme is to provide the participants a comprehensive coverage of the paradigms, problems and technologies of modern Developmental Biology paying particular attention to stem cells.Training in theoretical and experimental aspects of normal and abnormal development is developed through a variety of embryonic systems using state-of-the-art instrumentation and methodology. Deadline for applications is 31 July 2018. See the poster and website.

Secretome With ]Out[ Borders, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. 6 - 7 December 2018
The series of symposia “With]Out[Borders” were created by the Portuguese Society for Stem Cells and Cell Therapies (SPCE-TC) with the objective to nurture and promote fundamental and translational research on different areas and are, since 2014, one of the official meetings of the society.  The SPBD has collaborated and promoted all three events of the series. The 1st international symposium Secretome With]Out[ Borders is the third meeting on these series of events, with the first two being dedicated to the heart and brain, respectively. Abstract submission: 19 October 2018 | Registration: 16 November 2018.

SPBD turned 10 years old in 2016

A SPBD fez 10 anos em 2016!

SPBD turned 10 years old in 2016!

On the 23th of September 2016 we had a BIG CELEBRATION in Lisbon!!!

A One-Day Symposium with 2 special guests (Nicole Le Douarin  and  Phil Ingham) and

Inauguration of a Photo Exhibition (ArtDevo) of your best photos on display in MUHNAC until 31 December 2016.


Masters and PhD programmes in Developmental Biology

Masters in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology / Mestrado em Biologia Evolutiva e do Desenvolvimento, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa.

More information

Do you organise a post-graduate programme in Developmental Biology? Send your link to comunicacao.spbd [at] gmail.com!