The course is open to graduate students, postdocs and junior investigators from the fields of cell and developmental biology, physics and engineering, interested in cell and tissue morphodynamics. Admission is limited to 20 participants to allow comfortable access to the instruments. Participation is subject to selection from online applications (see below).
No fee is charged to attend this Course.
Selected participants will have free full accommodation (twin share), lunches and local hospitality for the duration of the Course.
It is expected that course participants to cover their travel costs. If additional funds are available at the time of the course, we may consider the possibility of partially reimbursing airline tickets, but please note that this may not be possible.
Application Deadline: November 29th 2023.
Notification of Selected Students: Second week of December, 2023.
Course starts March 5th 2024, 9:00 hrs and ends March 14, 21:00 hrs.
Selected participants will have a registration fee-waiver to attend the Latin American Developmental Biology Conference
To apply fill the Application Form here. Deadline for applications is November 29th 2023.
Selection will be based on applicants’ CV and potential benefit for their career. Geographical (with a special focus on Latin America) and gender balance, will also be considered.
Selected participants will be informed by December 15, 2024.
Request additional information directly to: email@example.com.
· Principle of Optics
· In vivo imaging
· Image processing and analysis
· Cell and tissue mechanics
· Physical modelling
· Development and tissue morphogenesis
· Stems cells
· Fish embryo models (zebrafish, killifish)
20 students were selected from a universe of 120 applicants.
Selected students show a gender balance of 11/9 (female/male) and an average age of 31 years old. They are at different stages of their careers (14 PhD students, 1 Postdoc, 5 Young Investigators) and are residents of nine different countries (6 Argentina, 4 Mexico, 4 Chile, 1 Colombia, 1 Ecuador, 1 Uruguay, 1 Brazil, 1 France, 1 Japan). To see profile of students click here.
Nat. Univ. of Entre Rios
CNRS - Gif sur Yvette
SPONSORS that provide financial support: UNU Biotechnology Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations University (UNU-BIOLAC), Biomedical Neuroscience Institute (BNI), and The Company of Biologists (COB).
SPONSORS that provide financial support: International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), UNU Biotechnology Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations University (UNU-BIOLAC), Millenium Science Initiative (Millennium Institute P09-015-F & Millennium Nucleus on Physics of active matter), Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo (CYTED), and Visual·D (Research Ring PIA Act 1402 from Conciyt, Chile).