THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
JOHN F. FALLON SYMPOSIUM
"LIMB DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION"
Thursday, April 15th, 2010
Reception to follow
Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Avenue
Morning Session, 8:15 am - 12:00 pm, Room 1335 HSLC
8:15 am - Welcome and opening remarks from Dr. John Fallon
8:30 am - Symposium Chair: Dr. Roger Markwald, Medical University of South Carolina
8:30 am - Roger Markwald, Medical University of South Carolina, "Wings of the Heart"
8:45 am - Ivan Moskowitz, University of Chicago, "Genetic Approaches to Congenital Heart Disease: A Novel Paradigm for Cardiac Septation"
9:00 am - Hans-Georg Simon, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, "Cardiac valve malformations: New insights from Pdlim7, an unexpected suspect in heart development"
9:15 am - Sean Hasso, Harvard University, "mTOR Independent Roles for TSC1/TSC2 During Zebrafish Development"
9:30 am - Bill Catherino, Uniformed Services University of the Heatlh Sciences, "What do we really know about uterine fibroids?"
9:45 am - Bruce Riley, Texas A&M University, "Induction and early patterning of the zebrafish otic placode"
10:00 am - Coffee Break
10:30 am - Matt Harris, Max Planck Institute, Tuebingen, "Capacity and constraint in the generation of morphological complexity and novelty"
10:45 am - JoAnn Cameron, University of Illinois, "Limb Regeneration Research: New Approaches"
11:00 am - Randall Dahn, MDI Biological Laboratory, "Comparative approach to vertebrate limb regeneration"
11:15 am - Taka Suzuki, Tohoku University, "The role of GDF11 during hindlimb field determination"
11:30 am - Xin Sun, UW-Madison, "Dissecting the genetic circuitry that controls the anterior-posterior patterning of the limb"
11:45 am - Deneen Wellik, University of Michigan, "Unexpected Roles for Hox Genes in Limb Patterning"
12-1 pm - Lunch for speakers and graduate students, Room 1220 HSLC
Afternoon Session, 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Room 1306 HSLC
1:00 pm - Welcome and opening remarks from Dr. John Harting
1:05 pm - Symposium Chair: Dr. Robert O. Kelley, President, University of North Dakota
1:05 pm - Neil Shubin, University of Chicago and Field Museum, "Fossils, Genes, and Appendage Evolution"
1:55 pm - Sean Carroll, HHMI/UW-Madison, "Endless Forms: Gene Co-option and the Evolution of Animal Diversity"
2:45 pm - Cliff Tabin, Harvard University, "Morphogenesis and Patterning of the Proximodistal Axis of Vertebrate Limb"
3:35 pm - Coffee Break
4:00 pm - Marian Ros, Universidad de Cantabria, "Hox genes and signaling pathways in limb development"
4:50 pm - John Fallon, UW-Madison, "Local cellular interactions and signalling in the developing autopod determine digit identity"
5:30 pm - Reception in the Harting-Mullins Room
Organizers: Dr. Grace Boekhoff-Falk (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Youngsook Lee (email@example.com) and Dr. Anne E. Griep (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Co-sponsored by: The Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Training Program, The Molecular Biosciences Training Grant, and Developmental Dynamics
LODGING: available at the InnTowner, which is within walking distance of the HSLC.
Best Western InnTowner and The Highland Club
2424 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726