The VIII Spanish Worm Meeting will take place at the CIBIR (Center for Biomedical Research of La Rioja), in Logroño the 21st and 22nd of October 2022.

This meeting is a biennial gathering of the scientific community working with C. elegans, with special focus on laboratories located in Spain or Spanish scientists working abroad. Nonetheless, the meeting is hold in English and everyone is welcome.

We intend to create an atmosphere of scientific discussion, networking opportunities and have fun with our friends.

Topics will cover development, ageing, neurobiology, metabolism as well as technical approaches to study C. elegans.

We will be glad sharing this time with you in La Rioja!


Juan Cabello, Eva Gómez Orte, Cristina Romero Aranda and Begoña Ezcurra.

Confirmed speakers*

Andrew Fire
Professor of Pathology and Genetics
Stanford University School of Medicine
Nuria Flames
Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia.
Antonio Miranda-Vizuete
Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla
María Olmedo
Universidad de Sevilla

* With all the cautions due to the pandemy