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UK Cilia Network



  • Save the date - 3rd UK Cilia Network annual meeting - 23rd March 2018, Oxford (details to follow)

  • EMBO Workshop on Cilia2 – 5 October 2018, Scandic Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark


Previous meetings:

  • Sheffield. November 3rd

  • EMBO Conference: Centrosomes and Spindle Pole Bodies, 24 - 27 Sep 2017, Heidelberg, Germany

  • Helle Praetoerius is organising a cilia symposium: SYMPOSIUM 39 – Cilia go by the flow at the IUPS World Congress in Brazil (August 1-5th, 2017).
    Confirmed invited speakers:
     - Helle Praetorius (Chair – Denmark) – The primary cilium as sensor of fluid flow
     - Jose Badano (Uruguay) – Ciliary Physiology: understanding the cellular and genetic basis of human ciliopathies
     - Iain Drummond (USA) – Cilia function in Zebrafish
     - David Hoey (Ireland) – Functional mechanisms of the primary cilium

  • FASEB Meeting: The Biology of Cilia and Flagella
    July 16-21, 2017, The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

  • 1st Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on Cilia & Centrosomes, Suzhou, China April 24-28, 2017 
    Topics: Centriole and centrosome biogenesis; Role of centrioles and centrosomes in regulating or initiating ciliogenesis; Cilia growth and maintenance; Cilia function; Cilia and centrosome related diseases.

    For more details, please visit

  • The 2nd UK Cilia Network Meeting was held on the 24th March 2017 in Oxford.
    Following the successes of the longstanding Cilia Club meetings, including most recently at Newcastle, and the UK Cilia Network Meeting in London in 2016 the 2nd UK Cilia Network Meeting was held at Oxford on March the 24th 2017. This meeting was possible thanks to the generous support of Zeiss, The J.W. Jenkinson Memorial Trust, Proteintech, and The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research. Oliver Blaque (UCD Dublin) gave an excellent keynote talk, funded by a J.W Jenkinson Seminar Award.

  • Gordon Research Conference: Cilia, Mucus & Mucociliary Interactions
    Advancements in Molecular Understanding and Therapeutic Targeting of Mucociliary Disorders. Feb 12 - 17, 2017. Galveston, Texas, United States 
    For more information: 

  • Cilia 2016 EMBO Meeting (October 4th-7th, 2016) Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1st UK Cilia Network Meeting (July 7th, 2016)
    NEW VENUE: - Chadwick Building 05 Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6B

If you know of other meetings that could be advertised here, please send details to Prof Martin Knight.

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