The 7th Annual Boston Area Drosophila (BAD) meeting, June 14 2023, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA

Hosted by: Sebastian Kadener and Michael Marr

Biology Department, Brandeis University

Date: Wednesday, June 14th 2 2023

Venue: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Please save the date for the 7th Annual Boston Area Drosophila Meeting – a gathering of Drosophila researchers from the Boston/New England area.

The program will consist of a day of talks by graduate students/post-docs/faculty and will include a keynote presentation by Norbert Perrimon, Harvard medical School.

Please forward this email to your lab members and colleagues – while we have tried to invite all fly researchers in the area as possible, we may have missed some, particularly if they are new to the area.

You can also subscribe (Contact | Boston Area Drosophila Meeting) to the email chain on the website or email the organizers your information at

We are seeking potential speakers for this event (Full Talks and Lightening Talks). We will also have a poster session. Deadline for Abstract Submission: May 19, 2023

Please email your abstracts to

We hope that this meeting will provide an opportunity to get to know other fly researchers in the area, discover what everyone is doing and hopefully forge better connections and collaborations between fly labs.

Registration Details: Will be available soon. Please be sure to Contact | Boston Area Drosophila Meeting to get your invitation.

Looking forward to this exciting event!
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Local Organizers

SebastianKadener | Biology Department/Brandeis University

Michael T. Marr | Biology Department/Brandeis University

Advisory Board

James Walker | Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mass. General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

Alexey Veraksa | Professor of Biology, University of Massachusetts Boston

Stephanie Mohr | Director, Drosophila RNAi Screening Center (DRSC), Harvard Medical School