Fall Symposium 2018

When: Thursday evening – Friday afternoon, October 4 – 5, 2018

Where: Coverdell Center, 500 D. W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602

Keynote Speaker: Claude Desplan, Ph.D named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Assistant and Associate Investigator between 1988 – 1999, currently a Silver Professor in the Department of Biology and Neural Science at New York University, and newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences (2018).
“Development of the fly motion vision pathway”

Speaker: Vivian Irish, Ph.D an Eaton Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.
“On growth and form in petals”

Speaker: John Wallingford, Ph.D a William and Gwyn Shive Endowed Professor from the Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas at Austin.
“Planar cell polarity in development and disease”

Schedule

Our Fall Symposium talks are open/free to the public, as no registration is required for the talks.

For each of the meals requires RSVP/registration to invited attendees only.

Thank you for your understanding.

***We appreciate the financial support from the Office of Research, the CCRC, and the departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Genetics.***

Thursday, October 4, 2018

5:00 - 6:00 PMRegistration & Before Dinner Social in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda (Main Floor)
6:00 - 7:15 PMDinner by Trumps Catering in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda
Welcome Introduction & Keynote Seminar in Coverdell Center's Auditorium, S175
7:15 - 7:30 PMWelcome Introduction by Doug Menke, Director of Developmental Biology Alliance
7:30 - 8:30 PMKeynote Seminar by Dr. Claude Desplan, “Development of the fly motion vision pathway"

Friday, October 5, 2018

8:15 - 9:00 AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda (Main Floor)
Seminars in Coverdell Center's Auditorium, S175
9:00 - 10:00 AMSeminar by Dr. Vivian Irish, “On growth and form in petals”
10:00 - 11:00 AMPoster Session with Coffee Break in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda
11:00 - 12:00 PMSeminar by Dr. John Wallingford, "Planar cell polarity in development and disease"
12:00 - 1:00 PMLunch from Martis at Midday in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda