The flies of Icarus: science with wings in Crete

EMBO Rep. 2012 Nov 6;13(11):945-7. doi: 10.1038/embor.2012.154. Epub 2012 Oct 12.


Around 100 researchers gathered at the eighteenth EMBO Conference on 'The Molecular and Developmental Biology of Drosophila', which took place in Crete in June 2012. Whether deconstructing or integrating at the genetic, cellular or organ level, the talks highlighted the synergy of combining methods, approaches and disciplines in this increasingly versatile model system.

Publication types

  • Congress

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Drosophila / genetics*
  • Drosophila / growth & development
  • Drosophila / metabolism
  • Drosophila Proteins / genetics
  • Drosophila Proteins / metabolism
  • Genes, Insect


  • Drosophila Proteins