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Upcoming Workshops

Reconstitution of cell cytoskeleton in vitro

Organisers: Laurent Blanchoin and Manuel Théry

Date: 27 – 30 January 2019

Chromatin-based regulation of development

Organisers: Benoit Bruneau and Joanna Wysocka

Date: 14 – 17 April 2019

New frontiers in the brain: unexpected roles of the choroid plexus-cerebrospinal fluid system in health and disease

Organisers: Fiona Doetsch and Maria K. Lehtinen

Date: 14 – 17 July 2019

Understanding human birth defects in the genomic age

Organisers: Mustafa Khokha, Karen Liu and John Wallingford

Date: 10 – 13 November 2019


All of the above Workshops are being held at Wiston House, West Sussex, UK.

Early-career researchers

We offer 10 funded places for early-career researchers to attend our Workshops.

Workshop – Symbiosis in the microbial world

The Company of Biologists Workshop ‘Symbiosis in the microbial world: from ecology to genome evolution’ took place at Wiston House, West Sussex, UK, from 5 to 9 November 2017.

Workshop – Thinking beyond the dish

The Company of Biologists Workshop ‘Thinking beyond the dish: taking in vitro neural differentiation to the next level’ took place at Wiston House, West Sussex, UK, from 4 to 7 February 2018.

Propose a new Workshop

If you have a vision for such a meeting but don’t have the time to arrange the logistics or raise the funding, then please contact us. We are seeking proposals for future Workshops and provide all necessary support.

Why apply for a funded place at one of our Workshops?

Early-career scientists can apply for a funded place at one of our Workshops. This is a great opportunity that could enhance your career in various ways. Watch the video to hear from some of our previous attendees on why they applied and how it has benefited them.

The Workshop Committee

The Workshop Committee is made up of a selection of our Directors from different scientific fields and includes:

Workshops archive

Explore previous Workshop topics through our video interviews, meeting reports and photo galleries. From neural stem cells through obesity and genome engineering to evolution of the human neocortex, mitosis and more.

Visit our journal websites

Development Journal of Cell Science The Journal of Experimental Biology Disease Models & Mechanisms Biology Open

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