Finnish Developmental Biology Society and Stem Cell Network meeting 2019

The purpose of the meeting is to encourage collaboration and networking by bringing together top experts, researchers and students working in areas of developmental and stem cell biology in Finland. The program of the meeting offers two plenary lectures, short scientific talks and poster presentations given by researchers from different Finnish universities, a commercial exhibition and social program on Friday evening. Registration is now open. Deadline for registration and abstracts September 6th.

Venue: Kiljavanranta, Nurmijärvi, 11th-12th October 2019
Registration fee: 140€ (twin room), 165€ (single room), 100€ (no accommodation)
Bus transportation: from and to Helsinki will be arranged, 10€/passenger
Registration: by September 6th via this link:

Plenary lectures by:

Talks and posters: Selection based on abstracts, abstracts submitted with registration
Contact: Iiro Hämäläinen, (MetaStem Project coordinator) or
Emilia Kuuluvainen, (MetaStem Research coordinator)
Certificates: PhD students are able to get a certificate of the participation to the meeting and for the oral/poster presentation. If you need a certificate, please mention this in the registration form.

(The final program will be updated closer to the event)

Friday October 11th
10 Check in, Commercial exhibition
11-12 Session 1

11-11:10 Welcoming words
11:10-12 Plenary Lecture 1: Joshua M. Brickman, University of Copenhagen

12-13 Lunch

13-15 Session 2
Talks, selection based on abstracts

15:15:30 Coffee, Commercial exhibition

15:30-17 Session 3

Talks, selection based on abstract
Poster teaser talks, selection based on abstracts

17-18 Developmental Biology Society annual meeting
18-19:30 Sauna + Swimming pool
19:30-20:30 Poster Session
20:30- Dinner
Program & Networking
Saturday October 12th
9-10:30 Session 4

9-9:50 Plenary Lecture 2: Renée van Amerongen, University of Amsterdam
Talks, selection based on abstracts

10:30-11 Coffee, commercial exhibition
11-12:45 Session 5

Talks selected based on abstracts

12:45-13:30 Lunch
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