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From Genes to Shape

7—8 November 2013

The Royal Society, London

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Organizers:
Enrico Coen (John Innes Centre, United Kingdom)
Buzz Baum (Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, United Kingdom)

Thursday 7 November 2013


09:30 - 10:00 Registration with tea/coffee

Session 1: Cell Shape

Chair:
Buzz Baum (Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, United Kingdom)

Thursday 7 November 2013

Speakers:
10:00 - 10:45 Andreas Bausch (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Cytoskeletal pattern formation: Self organization of driven filaments
10:45 - 11:00 Francisco Navarro (London Research Institute, United Kingdom)
Novel regulators of the cell cycle in fission yeast

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee/tea break

11:30 - 12:15 Francois Nedelec (EMBL Heidelberg, Germany)
Design Principles of Yeast Spindles
12:15 - 13:00 Sophie Martin (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Regulation of Cdc42 in fission yeast cells

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 1: Cell Shape II

Chair:
Sophie Martin (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)

Thursday 7 November 2013

Speakers:
14:00 - 14:45 Anja Geitmann (University of Montreal, Canada)
Making a tube - cellular morphogenesis with focus
14:45 - 15:30 Raymond Goldstein (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Self-Organization of Cytoplasmic Streaming

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee/tea break

16:00 - 16:45 Max Heiman (Harvard Medical School Department of Genetics, U.S.A.)
How cell contacts determine cell shapes in C. elegans

Chair:
Enrico Coen

Medal:
16:45 - 17:45 Stanislas Leibler (The Rockefeller University and The Institute for Advanced Study, U.S.A.)
Statistical Biology: following in Mendel's footsteps
Prize talk: Mendel Medal

17:45 - 19:00 Drinks reception with poster session


19:30 Optional dinner at the Royal Society

Session 2: Tissue Shape

Chair:
Jeremy Green (King's College London, United Kingdom)

Friday 8 November 2013

Speakers:
09:00 - 09:45 Jan Traas (UMR INRA-CNRS-ENSL-UCB, France)
Floral development: from morphodynamics to morphomechanics
09:45 - 10:00 Helen Matthews (University College London, United Kingdom)
Dynamic control of cell shape during cancer cell division
10:00 - 10:15 Yanlan Mao (University College London, United Kingdom)
Getting in shape: in vivo and in silico studies of tissue mechanics in growth control
10:15 - 10:30 Ana Rolo (UCL Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom)
Regulation of cell protrusions by small GTPases during posterior neural tube closure in mouse

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/tea break

Session 2: Tissue Shape II

Chair:
Benedicte Sanson (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Friday 8 November 2013

Speakers:
11:00 - 11:45 Frank Julicher (Max-Planck-Institute, Germany)
Self-organized growth of epithelia
11:45 - 12:30 Veronica Grieneisen (John Innes Centre, United Kingdom)
Divide and self-organize: how do decode the logic behind cell and tissue polarity

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Session 2: Tissue Shape III

Chair:
Enrico Coen (John Innes Centre, United Kingdom)

Friday 8 November 2013

Speakers:
13:30 - 14:15 James Sharpe (Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain)
What about the horse part? From labyrinths to limbs
14:15 - 14:30 Siobhan Braybrook (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Shape Growth in Plants: The Mechanical Influence of the Cell Wall
14:30 - 14:45 Esteban Hoijman (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
Shaping a cavity: a dynamic analysis of lumen formation in the zebrafish inner ear
14:45 - 15:00 Xana Rebocho (John Innes Centre, United Kingdom)
Of Cups and Lips and Polarity flips: the control of growth and shape of Antirrhinum flowers

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee/tea break

15:30 - 16:15 Jeremy Green (King's College London, United Kingdom)
Patterning and growth in the mouse palate, a landmark-rich mammalian model
16:15 - 17:00 Benedicte Sanson (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Extrinsic forces and cell shape changes at gastrulation

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