young embryologist network

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YEN2022 Image Competition Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Justina Yeung, winner of our YEN2022 Image Competition! Justina wowed us with this beautiful watercolour. She said of her winning image: “This abstract watercolour painting captures various elements of the research in developmental biology: from zebrafish model to cell culture, from in-situ hybridisation to single-cell sequencing, from live-imaging to computational modelling. The dynamic Read more about YEN2022 Image Competition Winner Announced![…]

YEN2022 IMAGE COMPETITION

**PLEASE NOTE THE YEN2022 IMAGE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED** We are running a competition to find an incredible scientific image/artwork to feature on our YEN2022 poster. All you have to do is send us an image (a photo, drawing, an artistic composition…) related to developmental biology. Don’t forget to include a title and a brief Read more about YEN2022 IMAGE COMPETITION[…]

Registration for the 10th YEN conference is now open

We have finalised the conference programme and we are now open for abstract submission for poster or oral presentation. If you’re coming from outside of London or outside of UK and presenting a poster or an oral presentation, you’ll be considered for a travel grant of up to 100£.   See you on Monday 14th Read more about Registration for the 10th YEN conference is now open[…]

Registration for the 9th YEN Conference is open

Registration for the 9th Young Embryologist Network Conference is now open, aiming again to bring together developmental biologists from across the UK (and beyond) to discuss their work. This year, Dr Darren Gilmour from EMBL Heidelberg will present The Sammy Lee Memorial Lecture. In addition, this year YEN conference will host Dr. Karen Liu (King’s Read more about Registration for the 9th YEN Conference is open[…]

Final Programme of the 8th Annual YEN Conference

Final Programme of the 8th Annual YEN Conference can be downloaded here. 9.30 Registration 9.55 Welcome Address First Session: Cell Fate Determination Chair: Sara Pozzi 10.00 Teresa Rayon (The Francis Crick Institute) Distinct mechanisms regulate Cdx2 expression in the blastocyst and in trophoblast stem cells 10.20 Sarah Bowling (Imperial College London) mTOR mediates fitness sensing Read more about Final Programme of the 8th Annual YEN Conference[…]

Eighth Young Embryologist Network Conference

27th May 2016 09:15-18.00 UCL Institute of Child Health Registration and abstract submission are now open! The 8th Young Embryologist Network Conference aims to bring together developmental biologists from across the UK (and beyond) to discuss their work. This year, YEN is honoured to have Professor Paul Martin from the University of Bristol present The Read more about Eighth Young Embryologist Network Conference[…]

April Seminar at KCL

We are pleased to invite you to this month’s evo-devo themed YEN Seminar hosted by King’s College London on the 27th April at 4.30 pm. Speakers: Dr Thomas Butts (Queen Mary, University of London) – “The complex developmental (and evolutionary) history of the trigeminal sensory system” and Dr Neal Anthwal (King’s College London) – “Breakdown of Meckel’s cartilage provides Read more about April Seminar at KCL[…]

March Seminar at UCL

  University College London is hosting YEN Seminar on the 16th March. Professor Jeremy Brockes is giving a lecture on “Mechanisms and evolution in vertebrate limb regeneration”.   Travel: University College London, Gower St, London, WC1E 6XA By tube: the nearest tube stations are Euston Square (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City lines), Euston (Northen & Read more about March Seminar at UCL[…]

YEN Seminar at the Crick

The first Young Embryologist Network Seminar of 2016 will take place at the Francis Crick Institute on the 9th February 2016 at 4pm.   Speakers: Dr Andrew Bailey (The Crick Institute – Gould Lab)“Antioxidant role for lipid droplets in a stem cell niche of Drosophila”Prof Christiana Ruhrberg (University College London)“The genetic control of fertility: Molecules Read more about YEN Seminar at the Crick[…]