Joint Meeting of the
German and Japanese Societies
of Developmental Biologists

15 – 18 March 2017 • Kiel, Germany

Conference details

Scientific Programme



Wednesday, 15 March 2017

  • Registration from 12.00 p.m.
  • Welcome at 02.00 p.m.
  • Keynote: Janet Rossant (Toronto, ON/CA)
  • Scientific Session
  • Get-Together

Thursday, 16 March 2017

  • GfE Klaus Sander Prize
  • Parallel scientific sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Membership meeting
  • Organ concert Nikolai Church Kiel
  • Conference dinner, Kiel Castle

Friday, 17 March 2017

  • Keynote: Kiyokazu Agata (Tokyo/JP)
  • Parallel scientific sessions
  • Young Investigator Lunch – “Carrier Perspectives in Developmental Biology”
    (sponsored by DFG, JSPS, and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)
  • Hans Meinhardt Memorial Lecture: U. Technau (Vienna/AT)
  • Poster sessions
  • Award ceremony at the city hall of Kiel:
    GfE Hilde Mangold Prize;
    GfE/JSDB Poster prizes and ceremony celebrating 50 years of JSDB.
    Guests of honour:
    Consul General of Japan: Mr. Takao Anzawa (Hamburg/DE)
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) representative: Prof. Dr. Keiichi Kodaira (Bonn/DE)
    Keynote: Eric Wieschhaus (Princeton, NJ/US)
  • Speakers dinner, Ratskeller Kiel (by invitation only)

Saturday, 18 March 2017

  • Keynote: Magdalena Götz (Munich/DE)
  • Parallel scientific sessions
  • Departure from 02.00 p.m.

Optional: Tour Zoological Museum Kiel University