KITP Miniprogram: Morphodynamics of Plants, Animals and Beyond (August 24 - September 25, 2009)
Coordinators: Elliot M. Meyerowitz, Eric Mjolsness, Clare Yu
Scientific Advisors: Michael Elowitz, Carsten Peterson

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Time Speaker Title
8/24, 2:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
8/25, 10:00 a.m. Elliot Meyerowitz
Caltech & KITP
Plant Computational Morphodynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/26, 10:00 a.m. Eric Kramer
Bard College & KITP
Auxin-regulated Polarity in Populus and Arabidopsis[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
8/27, 10:00 a.m. Lars Hufnagel
EMBL Heidelberg & KITP
Organ Formation in Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 10:00 a.m. Stéphane Douady
Univ. Paris & KITP
Morphodynamics? Constraints on Dynamics and Growth[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 11:15 a.m. Karen Alim
Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics & KITP
Quantitative Predictions on Auxin Transport[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/31, 12:15 p.m. Eric Mjolsness
UC Irvine & KITP
Morphodynamics: Scoping the Field[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/01, 10:00 a.m. William Smith
Morphogenesis and Organogenesis in a Simple Chordate[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/01, 11:15 a.m. Alex Small
Fluorescence Imaging Beyond the Diffraction Limit[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/02, 10:00 a.m. Henrik Jönsson
Lund Univ. & KITP
Models of Plant Shoot Development[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/02, 11:15 a.m. Pawel Krupinski
Lund Univ. & KITP
The Morphodynamics of Mammalian Embryogenesis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/03, 10:00 a.m. Arezki Boudaoud
Ecole Normale Sup. & KITP
The Geometry and Mechanics of Morphogenesis in Leaves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/03, 11:15 a.m. Lisa Manning
Princeton & KITP
How Do Mechanical Interactions Generate Surface Tension in Animal Tissues ?
9/04, 10:00 a.m. Petros Koumoutsakos
Adaptive Methods for Deterministic and Stochastic Simulations of Growth[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 11:15 a.m. Loic Le Goff
IBDML Marseille & KITP
Epithelial Growth and Tissue Mechanics
9/08, 10:00 a.m. Boris Shraiman
"Contact Inhibition" or Morphodynamics in a Dish[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/08, 10:00 a.m. Brendan Lane
Plant Models in Graphics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/08, 2:30 p.m. All Journal Club
9/09, 10:00 a.m. Victoria Mironova
Nadezda Omelyanchuk
(The Institute of Cytology & Genetics & KITP)
Auxin Regulation of Root Patterning[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/09, 10:00 a.m. Alexandre Cunha
Caltech & KITP
Filtering and Segmentation Models for Computational Image Analysis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/10, 10:00 a.m. Patrick Shipman
Discrete and Continuous Invariance in Phyllotactic Tilings[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/10, 10:00 a.m. Adrienne Roeder
Caltech & KITP
Imaging and Modeling the Patterning of Arabidopsis Sepal Cells[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 10:00 a.m. David Sprinzak
Caltech & KITP
To Send or Receive but Not Both: The Role of CIS-Interactions between Notch and Delta
9/11, 10:00 a.m. Guillaume Salbreux
Univ. of Michigan & KITP
Active Gel Model for the Actin Cortex. Zebrafish Cone Mosaic Formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/14, 12:30 p.m. Petros Koumoutsakos
Tutorial on Solving Stochastic Simulation Algorithms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/15, 10:00 a.m. Alan Newell
Univ. Arizona & KITP
Patterns, Even Those On Plants, Are Universal Objects[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/15, 15:45 p.m. Alan Newell
Univ. Arizona & KITP
Patterns, Even Those On Plants, Are Universal Objects, Cont'd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/15, 10:00 a.m. Sebastian Sandersius
From Cells to Tissues: Understanding the Viscoelastic Nature of the Embryo[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/16, 10:00 a.m. Chuck Stevens
Salk Inst. & KITP
A Universal Description of Axonal and Dendritic Arbors[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 10:00 a.m. Otger Campas
Harvard & KITP
Morphogenesis and Evolutionary Strategies of Tip Growing Cells
9/17, 10:00 a.m. Matthias Kaschube
Princeton & KITP
Morphodynamics in the Fruit Fly
9/18, 10:00 a.m. Yves Couder
Univ. Paris & KITP
The Minimal Requirements of the Dynamical Model of Phyllotaxis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 10:00 a.m. Victor Luria
Columbia Univ. & KITP
Noise and Decision-Making in Neural Circuit Assembly[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/22, 10:00 a.m. Michael Elowitz
Frequency Modulation and Coordination of Gene Expression
9/22, 10:00 a.m. Etienne Couturier
Univ. Paris & KITP
Fold and Shape of Leaves: The Kirigami Theory[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/22, 12:30 p.m. Morphodynamics of Plants
Animals, and Beyond (Mini-Program)
Journal Club
9/23, 10:00 a.m. Robert Steele
Exploring Hydra Growth and Morphogenesis with Genomics, Transgenics, and Chemical Genetics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/23, 10:00 a.m. Chris Henley
Cornell & KITP
Possible Mechanisms for Initiating Macroscopic Left-Right Asymmetry in Animals and Plants[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/24, 10:00 a.m. Clare Yu
Juliana Wortman
Motile Cilia in Xenopus Embryos, and Simulations of Growth in the Drosophila Wing Disk[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/24, 10:00 a.m. Olivier Cinquin
Dynamics of Cell Differentiation in the C. Elegans Germ Line
9/25, 10:00 a.m. Erwin Frey
Bacterial Games - On the Role of Space and Stochasticity in Coevolutionary Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/25, 10:00 a.m. Charless Fowlkes
Characterizing Variation in Embryonic Patterning Among Drosophila Species Using a Spatio-Temporal Atlas of Gene Expression[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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