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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Jul 25

9:15am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
All
QBio student: Org. meeting
10:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Eric Wieschaus (Princeton University)
Introduction to Drosophila Embryo
11:30am Flow in the Deep Earth Small Seminar Room
Rich Walker (Univ. Maryland)
Siderophile Element Constraints on the Deep Earth: What's Down There and How and When Did It Form?
1:30pm From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
All
Qbio student: Safety training
3:30pm From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Boris Shraiman (KITP)
Qbio student: Course overview
4:00pm From Genes to Growth and Form Small Seminar Room
Madhav Mani (Northwestern Univ.)
Qbio student: Software checkup

Tuesday, Jul 26

9:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Trudi Schupbach (Princeton University)
Dorsal-ventral patterning in Drosophila, from oocyte toembryo
11:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Anastasios Pavlopoulos (Howard Hughes Medical Inst.)
Functional genetics for all: probing the molecular, cellular and mechanical basis of development in arthropod species beyond Drosophila
11:30am Flow in the Deep Earth Small Seminar Room
Louis Moresi (University of Melbourne)
Non-traditional subduction
1:30pm From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
All
TBA

Wednesday, Jul 27

9:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Thomas Lecuit (Aix Marseille Univ.)
Biomechanics of cell and tissue morphogenesis
11:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Pierre-Francois Lenne (CNRS)
Shaping cell contacts during tissue morphogenesis
11:30am Flow in the Deep Earth Small Seminar Room
Meghan Miller (USC)
Pockets, conduits, channels, and plumes: links to volcanism and orogeny in the Western Mediterranean
1:30pm From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
All
TBA

Thursday, Jul 28

9:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Suzanne Eaton (MPI-CBG)
Developmental Control of Wing SIze and Shape
11:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Yohanns Bellaiche (Curie Inst.)
Proliferative Epithelial morphogenesis from cells to tissue
11:30am Flow in the Deep Earth Small Seminar Room
Margarete Jadamec (University of Houston)
Insights on Slab-driven Mantle Flow from Advances in Three-dimensional Modeling
1:30pm From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
All
TBA

Friday, Jul 29

9:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Andy Oates (Univ. College, London)
Zebrafish - strengths and weaknesses of a modern vertebrate model system
11:00am From Genes to Growth and Form Auditorium
Aryeh Warmflash (Rice University)
Mammalian development and stem cells

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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