Welcome to the Boston Area Drosophila Meeting Website

The Boston Area Drosophila Meeting is open to anyone working on fruit flies in the New England region. Our hope is to occasionally bring together Drosophila researchers from different institutions to share their latest findings and expertise. We invite faculty, post-docs, students and technicians to give presentations in a friendly atmosphere with a hope to encourage collaborations between different labs and institutions.

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

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7th Annual BAD Meeting: Wednesday June 14th 2023

Venue: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Sebastian Kadener | Biology Department, Brandeis University
Michael Marr | Biology Department, Brandeis University

Please save the date for the 7th Annual Boston Area Drosophila Meeting. The program will consist of a day of talks by graduate students/post-docs/faculty and will include a keynote presentation by Dr. Norbert Perrimon, Harvard Medical School. 

We are seeking potential speakers for this event (Full Talks and Lightening Talks). We will also have a poster session. 

Deadline for Abstract Submission: June 1, 2023

Register and submit your abstracts here!

This meeting is kindly supported by Leica Microsystems.