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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Aug 19

9:00am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
N. Nakayama (U. Edinburgh)
Form, (Fate), and Function of trees and dandelions
10:30am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
T. Saunders (MBI, Singapore)
Differential mechanical coupling between cardioblasts guides heart morphogenesis
12:15pm Blackboard Lunch Auditorium
Elliot Meyerowitz (Caltech)
Boris Shraiman (KITP)
A Grand Unified Theory for Plants and Animals?
4:00pm Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Small Seminar Room
Adrienne Roeder (Cornell)
Discussion: Control of Size

Tuesday, Aug 20

9:30am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
C. Extavour (Harvard)
Beyond drosophila : different morphogenetic problems presented by development in other insects
11:00am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
A. Warmflash (Rice U)
Self-organized patterning in human embryonic stem cells
1:30pm Multiscale Phenomena in Plasma Astrophysics Small Seminar Room
Giovanni Morlino (Arcetri Observatory)
What theorists need to know about cosmic ray production and propagation

Wednesday, Aug 21

9:00am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
J. Briscoe (Crick Inst., London)
Dynamics of Neural Tube Development
10:45am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
M. Heisler (U. Sydney)
They may look the same but do they develop the same?
1:30pm Multiscale Phenomena in Plasma Astrophysics Small Seminar Room
Hyesung Kang (Pusan)
Particle injection problem at weak ICM shocks

Thursday, Aug 22

9:00am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
H. Jonsson (Sainsbury Lab, Cambridge)
The power of (non)moving cells in plants
10:45am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
E. Siggia (Rockefeller)
Synthetic Embryology: a new window on mammalian development
1:30pm Multiscale Phenomena in Plasma Astrophysics Small Seminar Room
Dongsu Ryu (UNIST)
Proton acceleration and gamma-ray emission in ICM shocks

Friday, Aug 23

9:00am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
All Participants
Student Presentations I
10:45am Morphogenesis in Animals and Plants Auditorium
All Participants
Student Presentations II
1:30pm Multiscale Phenomena in Plasma Astrophysics Small Seminar Room
All Participants
Bring-a-plot

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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