"Embryonic-Extraembryonic Interactions: from Genetics to Environment" (10-13 Sept. 2018)

"Embryonic-Extraembryonic Interactions: from Genetics to Environment" (10-13 Sept. 2018)

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the 2018 Autumn Meeting supported by the British Society for Developmental Biology, which will take place on Monday 10th - Thursday 13th September 2018, at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK (poster attached). Please do help us spread the word, and apologies for any cross-posting.

This autumn's meeting focuses on "Embryonic-Extraembryonic Interactions: from Genetics to Environment" ( 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!

The workshop style of the meeting allows for extensive discussion and informal interactions. In addition to short oral presentations from selected abstracts, poster presenters will also have the opportunity to provide two-minute platform introductions to their posters during a dedicated session. Active, lively participation has been a hallmark of these workshops.

The two previous meetings were in Gottingen in 2015 and Leuven in 2011. To appreciate the breadth of recent advances at the extraembryonic-embryonic interface, check out the meeting report in Development on the previous workshop.

Online registration and abstract submission are now open. The deadline for early-bird registration, abstract submission, and conference grant applications for current BSDB members is Monday, 16th July.

It is worth highlighting that for BSDB members there are conference grants available for students, post-docs and PI's that will cover all registration/accommodation expenses. If you are a BSDB member this is a great opportunity to go to an excellent meeting and if you are not member you can become one before the deadline to also benefit from these grants.

We look forward to welcoming you at the meeting!

With best wishes,

The organisers
Kat Hadjantonakis, Sloan Kettering Institute, USA
Kristen Panfilio, University of Warwick, UK & University of Cologne, DE
Tristan Rodriguez, Imperial College London, UK
Susana Chuva de Sousa Lopes, Leiden University Medical Center, NL
Shankar Srinivas, University of Oxford, UK