May23-25, 2007  
       
  Wednesday, May 23, 2007  
       
  4:00 - 6:45 pm Registration Newcomb Hall
  7:00 pm Welcome Address Newcomb Hall Theater
Barry Gumbiner, Director MRMI
  7:10 pm Introduction Newcomb Hall Theater
  Rob Grainger, Professor of Biology
 
7:15 pm
Keynote Lecture
Newcomb Hall Theater
  Irving Weissman – Stanford University, “Stem Cell Biology”
  8:30 – 10:00 pm Reception Newcomb Hall Ballroom
 
  Thursday, May 24, 2007
 
  8:00 am Continental Breakfast Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
  9:00 am Introductory Remarks Newcomb Hall Theater
  Ray Keller, Co-director MRMI
       
  Session 1: Cellular Morphogenesis Newcomb Hall Theater
  Session leader: Ian Macara, Professor of Microbiology
     
9:15 – 10:00 am Alan Hall – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
GTPase signaling during polarized cell migration
10:00 – 10:45 am Tom Pollard – Yale
“Actin regulation, cytokinesis”
10:45 – 11:15 am Coffee Break Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
 
Session 2: Systems Biology Approaches Newcomb Hall Theater
  Session leader: Shayn Peirce-Cottler, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
11:15 – 12 noon Alex Mogilner – UC Davis
“Computational modeling of cytoskeletal networks”
  12:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch Break  
  2:00 – 2:45 pm John Reinitz – Stony Brook University
Determination and error correction in the Drosophila blastoderm
  2:45 – 3:30 pm Michael Levine – UC Berkeley
“Genetic Networks and development”
  3:30 – 4:00 pm Coffee Break Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
       
  Session 3: Stem Cell Biology Newcomb Hall Theater
  Session leader: Jeff Corwin, Professor of Neuroscience
       
  4:00 – 4:45 pm Sean J. Morrison – U. Michigan
Stem cell self-renewal
  4:45 – 6:30 pm Poster Session Newcomb Hall Ballroom
  6:30 – 8:30 pm Buffet Dinner Newcomb Hall Ballroom and Main Lounge
 
  Friday, May 25, 2007
 
  8:00 am Continental Breakfast Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
       
  Session 4: Tissue Morphogenesis and Organogenesis Newcomb Hall Theater
  Session leader: Ann Sutherland, Associate Professor of Cell Biology
       
  9:00 – 9:45 am Norbert Perrimon - Harvard Medical School
“A comprehensive approach to muscle growth”
  9:45 – 10:30 am Lee Niswander – University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver
“Development and closure of the vertebrate neural tube”
  10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee Break Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
  11:00 – 11:45 am Gail Martin – UC San Francisco
“FGF signaling and organogenesis”
  11:45 – 12:30 pm Cori Bargmann – Rockefeller University
“Left-right asymmetry in nervous system development”
       
  12:30 –2:30 pm Lunch Break  
  2:30 – 4:00 pm Poster Session Newcomb Hall Ballroom
 
Session 5: Stem Cells and Regeneration Newcomb Hall Theater
Session leader: Jeff Corwin, Professor of Neuroscience
     
4:00 – 4:45 pm Elaine Fuchs – Rockefeller
“Epidermal stems cells and skin growth”
4:45 – 5:30 pm Jeremy Brockes – University College London
“Regeneration in salamanders”
5:30 pm Thanks and Wrap-up Newcomb Hall Theater
Doug DeSimone, Associate Director MRMI
   
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