2019 Fall Symposium
When: Tuesday evening – Wednesday afternoon, November 5 – 6, 2019
Where: Coverdell Center, 500 D. W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602
Keynote Speaker: Oliver Hobert, Ph.D named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator from 2005 – present, currently a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University Medical Center.
“Mechanisms of neuronal cell type specification”
Speaker: Ruth Lehmann, Ph.D an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Professor and Chair of the department of Cell Biology at NYU Langone Medical Center, and director of the Skirball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine.
“Germ cells are forever”
Speaker: Nipam Patel, Ph.D a William Power Endowed Chair, UC Berkeley. Professor of the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology and the Department of Integrative Biology, and the Faculty Curator of the Essig Museum of Entomology.
“Insights from Novel Research Organisms: From Crustacean Limbs to the Beauty of Butterflies”
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.***
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
|5:00 - 6:00 PM||Registration & Before Dinner Social in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda (Main Floor)|
|6:00 - 7:15 PM||Dinner by Trumps Catering in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda|
|Welcome Introduction & Keynote Seminar in Coverdell Center's Auditorium, S175|
|7:15 - 7:30 PM||Welcome Introduction by Doug Menke, Director of Developmental Biology Alliance|
|7:30 - 8:30 PM||Keynote Seminar by Dr. Oliver Hobert, “Mechanisms of neuronal cell type specification"|
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
|8:15 - 9:00 AM||Registration & Continental Breakfast in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda (Main Floor)|
|Seminars in Coverdell Center's Auditorium, S175|
|9:00 - 10:00 AM||Seminar by Dr. Ruth Lehmann, “Germ cells are forever”|
|10:00 - 11:00 AM||Poster Session with Coffee Break in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda|
|11:00 - 12:00 PM||Seminar by Dr. Nipam Patel, "Insights from Novel Research Organisms: From Crustacean Limbs to the Beauty of Butterflies"|
|12:00 - 1:00 PM||Lunch from Mediterranean Grill in Coverdell Center's Lobby and Rotunda|