EMBO EVENTS 2012 Practical Courses Single-cell gene expression analysis DE-Heidelberg, 19–23 March Advanced optical microscopy UK-Plymouth, 21–31 March Computational structural biology: From data to structure to function UK-Hinxton, 16–20 April Mass spectrometry and proteomics DK-Odense, 18–25 April Analysis of small non-coding RNAs: From massively parallel sequencing to in situ hybridization, from discovery to validation DE-Heidelberg, 21–27 April Computational molecular evolution GR-Heraklion, 29 April–10 May Bioinformatics and comparative genomes analyses IT-Napoli, 7–19 May Biomolecular simulation FR-Paris, 18–24 May The structural characterization of macromolecular complexes FR-Grenoble, 4–9 June Plant bioinformatics: Going -omics UK-Hinxton, 11–15 June Electron microscopy and stereology in cell biology CZ-Ceské Budeˇjovice, 12–22 June Electron tomography in life science NL-Leiden, 18–23 June Plant – microbe interactions UK-Norwich, 18–29 June The application of transient kinetics methods to biological macromolecules UK-Canterbury, 24–30 June 3D developmental imaging PT-Oeiras, 29 June –7 July Molecular genetics with fission yeast FR-Paris, 2–13 July Correlative light electron microscopy UK-Bristol, 15–21 July Multidimensional NMR in structural biology DE-Göttingen, 12–17 August Lipid mass spectrometry and lipidomics UK-Swansea, 19–24 August Cryo-electron microscopy and 3D image processing DE-Heidelberg, 26 August–2 September Microscopy, modelling and biophysical methods DE-Heidelberg, 27 August–8 September Ubiquitin and SUMO IT-Alghero, 1–8 September Computational analysis of protein – protein interactions for bench biologists DE-Berlin, 3–8 September Protein expression, purification, characterization and crystallization (PEPC8) DE-Hamburg, 3–11 September and more! Workshops Programmed cell death in model organisms IL-Ein Gedi, 19–23 February Microbial sulfur metabolism NL-Noordwijkerhout, 15–18 April Antigen presentation and processing NL-Amsterdam, 24–27 April Genetic stability and change: Genome maintenance mechanisms in plants FR-Roscoff, 2–5 May Evolution in the genome era IT-Venice, 7–9 May Recombination mechanisms and genome instability ES-Jerez de la Frontera, 21–25 May Advances in protein–protein interaction analysis and modulation FR-Roscoff, 6–9 June Cortical interneurons in health and disease ES-Costa d’en Blanes (Mallorca), 24–27 June Single cell physiology FR-Paris, 23–28 July Cell biology of early mouse development UK-Cambridge, 9–12 September Reconstructing the essential bacterial cell cycle machinery ES-Real Sitio de San Ildefonso (Segovia), 16–19 September The reciprocal interactions of signalling pathways and non-coding RNA CH-Ascona, 16–19 September Structure-specific nucleases in DNA replication and repair FR-Hyères-les-Palmiers, 16–20 September Structure, function and regulation of centromeres and kinetochores ES-Barcelona, 1–4 October EMBO Molecular Medicine Workshop: Molecular medicine of sphingolipids IL-Kfar Blum, 16–21 October Conferences Visualizing biological data (VizBi) DE-Heidelberg, 6–8 March Subversion of host cellular organization and functions by pathogens CH-Villars-sur-Ollon, 6–10 May Microtubules: Structure, regulation and functions DE-Heidelberg, 23–26 May Cellular signalling and molecular medicine HR-Cavtat (Dubrovnik), 25–29 May Plant development and environmental interactions IT-Matera, 27–30 May C. elegans neurobiology DE-Heidelberg, 14–17 June Gene transcription in yeast: From mechanisms to gene regulatory networks ES-Girona, 16–21 June The molecular and developmental biology of Drosophila GR-Kolymbari, 24–30 June 30 years of Wnt signalling NL-Egmond aan Zee, 27 June –1 July Viruses of microbes: From exploration to applications in the -omics era BE-Brussels, 16–20 July The molecular and cellular basis of regeneration and tissue repair UK-Oxford, 2–6 September Physics of cells: From soft to living matter (PhysCell) FR-Hyères-les-Palmiers, 5–9 September Morphogenesis and dynamics of multicellular systems DE-Heidelberg, 7–9 September Microbial Genomes: Tuberculosis FR-Paris, 11–15 September Chemical biology DE-Heidelberg, 26–29 September Telomeres and the DNA damage response FR-L’Isle sur la Sorgue, 2–6 October Catalytic mechanisms by biological systems: Combining computational and experimental approaches NL-Groningen, 8–10 October The physiology of the ER: Function and dysfunction ES-Caldes de Malavella, 15–19 October Experimental approaches to evolution and ecology using yeast DE-Heidelberg, 17–21 October From functional genomics to systems biology DE-Heidelberg, 17–20 November Critical assessment for protein structure prediction (CASP10) IT-Sabaudia, 9–12 December ESF | EMBO Symposia Cell polarity and membrane traffic PL-Pułtusk, 31 March–5 April Systems biology of Drosophila development PL-Pułtusk, 21–26 May Antiviral RNAi: From molecular biology towards applications PL-Pułtusk, 11–16 June Molecular biology and innovative therapies in sarcomas PL-Pułtusk, 29 September – 4 October EMBO | EMBL Symposia New perspectives on immunity to infection DE-Heidelberg, 19–22 May Diabetes and obesity DE-Heidelberg, 13–16 September Quality control: From molecules to organelles DE-Heidelberg, 19–22 September The complex life of mRNA DE-Heidelberg, 7–10 October Germline: Immortality through totipotency DE-Heidelberg, 13–16 October Other Events The EMBO Meeting 2012 FR-Nice, 22–25 September EMBO Members’ Meeting DE-Heidelberg, 24–26 October EMBL | EMBO Science & Society Conference Biodiversity in the balance: Causes and consequences DE-Heidelberg, 9–10 November EMBO | FEBS Lecture Courses Mesoscopic origins of cell behaviors during tissue morphogenesis: Biochemical circuits and mechanics FR-Cargèse, 30 April–5 May Mitochondria in life, death and disease GR-Crete, 9–13 May Novel biophysical approaches in the investigation of the cytoskeleton HU-Pécs, 3–7 November Global Exchange Lecture Courses Amoebiasis: Exploring the biology and the pathogenesis of Entamoeba IN-Khajuraho, 4–7 March Introduction to synthetic biology AR-Buenos Aires, 16–22 April Structural and biophysical methods for biological macromolecules in solution IN-Hyderabad, 29 November–6 December Organizers Apply now for 2013 funding Bi-annual deadlines 1 March, 1 August Funding for plenary lectures EMBO supports plenary lectures given by EMBO Members at major international scientific meetings EMBO Plenary Lectures deadlines 1 March, 1 June, 1 September, 1 December For an up-to-date list of EMBO events please go to events.embo.org For further information, please go to EMBO Courses & Workshops www.embo.org/programmes/ courses-workshops/ 8 EMBOencounters | Winter 2011|2012 | communications@embo.org ©2012 EMBO