3 - 6:45 p.m. Registration
7:00 p.m. Welcome Address
7:15 p.m. Keynote Lecture
Marc Kirschner – Harvard Medical School
Systems biology, perspectives and prospects for morphogenesis
  8:30 p.m. Reception
  8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  9:00 a.m. Introductory Remarks
  9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Session 1: Modeling
      Cornelis Weijer, University of Dundee
Modeling chemotactic cell movement and tissue assembly in Dictyostelium

Arthur Lander, University of California - Irvine
The molecular teleology of morphogen gradients
  10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
  11:15 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Session 2: Cell Surfaces and Tissue Engineering
    Laura Kiessling, University of Wisconsin
Chemistry of biomolecular recognition processes; protein-saccharide interactions

David J. Mooney, Harvard University
Cell instructive materials
  12:45 -2:45 p.m. Lunch
  2:45 - 4:15 p.m. Session 3: Evolution of Form
  Nipam Patel, University of California - Berkeley
Genetics and evolution of embryonic pattern formation

David M. Kingsley, Stanford University
Genetics and evolution of vertebrate skeletal development
  4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Poster Session
  6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner
  8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Session 4: Stem Cells and Tissue Remodeling
  Margaret Fuller, Stanford University
Regulation of stem cell self renewal and
differentiation by a support cell niche

Donald Brown, Carnegie Institute
Tissue remodeling in metamorphosis
  10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break
  11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Session 5: Organogenesis
  Zena Werb, University of California - San Francisco
Proteases, tissue morphogenesis, and cancer

Brigid Hogan, Duke University
Branching morphogenesis and patterning in lung
  12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch
  2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
  3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Session 6: Tubulogenesis and Vasculogenesis
  Brant Weinstein, National Institutes of Health
Vascular system development

Mark Krasnow, Stanford University
Epithelial tube formation and branching morphogenesis
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