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EMBO Conference

Nuclear structure and dynamics

04 – 08 October 2017 | L'Isle sur la Sorgue, France

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  • Registration Deadline
  • 05 June 2017
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 05 June 2017
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 26 June 2017
  • Payment Deadline
  • 25 July 2017

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About the Conference

This EMBO Conference will cover chromosome structure and organization, epigenetic modifications, chromatin remodelling and reprogramming, silent chromatin, genome stability and telomere biology, replication and repair, nuclear RNA, systems biology of genome functions and nuclear compartments.
 This is the seventh meeting of a series of conferences that takes place every two years. Details of the 2015 EMBO Conference can be found at Special emphasis will be given on epigenetics and genomic regulation of nuclear structure and function.
 We invite interdisciplinary contributions including molecular, genetics and cell biology techniques applied to a wide range of organisms, as well as biophysics and mathematical modelling approaches. The programme will include invited talks, selected talks and ample time for poster presentation and discussions.







  • Registration Deadline
  • 05 June 2017
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 05 June 2017
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 26 June 2017
  • Payment Deadline
  • 25 July 2017



Registration includes:

  • Access to all scientific and poster sessions
  • Accommodation (4 nights, twin occupancy room)
  • All meals and coffee breaks
  • Gourmand dinner and dancing evening
  • Congress bag with abstract book and programme


Payment details will be provided by e-mail once acceptance has been confirmed. Your place will only be confirmed after payment of the registration fee.

Selection criteria

Participants will be selected on the basis of their abstract submission. All selected participants will give their presentation in the form of posters. In addition, a number of abstracts will be selected for short oral presentation.

Participants planning to bring a poster will be given priority. The relevance of the poster to the conference theme will be taken into consideration.

All abstracts submitted to the conference will go through a peer-review process carried out by the conference Scientific Committee. 
The conference Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject low quality abstracts, as well as those not pertinent to the themes of the conference.
 All presenting authors will be notified via email by June 26, 2017 at the latest.

Abstract guidelines

Abstract submission maximum 250 words.

Poster specifications

Poster should not exceed 90 cm in width and 130 cm in height.

Registration grants

A limited number of registration grants (which include catering and accommodation) are available for participants. Applicants do not need to apply separately for registration grants for this event but should indicate on the registration form if they wish to be considered for a registration grant. Selection of awardees is handled directly by the organizer who will notify all eligible participants.



Silke Conquet





Club Belambra

Domaine de Mousquety,

Chemin de Mousquety,

84800 L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue,


Phone: (+0033) 490 387 000


The venue of the 2015 meeting is the “Domaine de Mousquety” a resort in Southern France located on a beautiful park with a 19th century castle in the village of L’Isle de la Sorgue, close to Avignon.

It is an ideal site to welcome around 200 participants. In addition to enjoying the science, you will also appreciate the chance for informal discussion in a friendly and comfortable environment.

All participants will be asked to share a room, except invited speakers who will be accommodated in single rooms. Accommodation will be at same venue as the conference.

Since 2017, the resort is now equipped with a brand new WIFI in all buildings and bungalows.



The closest international airport is: Marseille airport

Shuttle Bus General information:

The shuttle bus will take about 90 minutes to reach the meeting venue from or to the airport of Marseille.
The shuttle bus will take about 60 minutes to reach the meeting venue from or to the Avignon railway station.

Shuttle Bus FROM airport:

Shuttle buses will be organized from Marseille airport to the conference site (90 minutes, 70km) on 4 October. 
Departures at: not defined yet.

*** If you miss the shuttle at Marseille Airport, there are trains going from the Airport to L'Isle sur la Sorgue (departure station is Vitrolles aéroport, and the arrival at the station named L'Isle-Fontaine on the schedule) you can then take a taxi from L'Isle sur la Sorgue to the conference site (5km).

Shuttle Bus TO airport:

Shuttle buses will be organized from the conference site to Marseille airport on 8 October.
 Departure at: not defined yet


The closest train station is Avignon TGV.

You can reach Avignon TGV train station from Paris, about 3hrs (Gare de Lyon or Paris-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle International Airport) or from Lyon, about 1hr30min (TGV train station and Lyon International Airport)

Shuttle Bus FROM train station:

Shuttle buses will be organized from Avignon TGV train station to the conference site (60 minutes, 30km). on 4 October. 
Departures at: not defined yet.

Shuttle Bus TO train station:

Shuttle buses will be organized from the conference site to Avignon train station on 8 October.
 Departure at: not defined yet.


Taxi transportation costs approximately 50€ and 130€ from Avignon and Marseille respectively.


From Avignon, reach L'Isle sur la Sorgue (20km). Take direction Apt (D901), then turn left on Routes de Lagnes (D99). Domaine de Mousquety (Chemin de Mousquety) is indicated.

About the Area

The region surrounding Avignon is a fantastic area for visits and tourism. It is made up of historical villages and monuments, beautiful countryside, mountains, seaside, and famous vineyards. If you are interested in spending some extra time in the region to visit, and want to know more about activities, natural landmarks, food and wine, take a look at: Provance Website


The weather is pleasant, sunny and warm in this region, with occasional thunderstorms. During these dates, average temperatures range between 13-23°C (55-74°F). You should bring a warm sweater or jacket for the evening. For more information on the weather, click here : Weather Avignon

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