Molecular and developmental biology of Drosophila

Country: Greece

City: Crete

Abstr. due: 01.11.2015

Dates: 19.06.16 — 25.06.16

Area Of Sciences: Biology;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: EMBO


The principal theme of the EMBO Conference is the Molecular and Developmental Biology of Drosophila. The conference has been supported by EMBO for over thirty years and awarded the status of EMBO CONFERENCE in 2000.  This will be the 20th biennial Crete meeting.

 The objective of this EMBO Conference is to bring together an international group of principal investigators to present their findings on gene organisation and expression, development, pattern formation, neurobiology and the evolution of Drosophila.

The meeting is one of a small number of international workshops that cover a broad topic while limiting attendance to about 100 participating principal investigators in order to foster close interactions between leading Drosophila research labs.

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

The meeting will last one week (Monday-Friday), with morning/afternoon (9:00-13:00) and evening (17:00-21:00), sessions.

As has been done in the past, the Sunday before the Monday start, an evening organizational session will be held to fine-tune the schedule of talks.

All participants are required to present a short talk on their work and provide paper abstracts summarizing ongoing work in their laboratories.

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


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

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