2006 - Development and Evolution

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C. elegans Topic Meeting #1: Development & Evolution

We invite you to attend the 1st C.elegans Topic Meeting on Development and Evolution. The meeting will be held June 22 – 25, 2006 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

The meeting will open on Thursday evening, June 22nd with an opening session from 7:30 PM until 10:00 PM, followed by a social from 10:00 PM until 12:00 midnight in front of the Wisconsin Union Theatre. The meeting will end on Sunday, June 25th at 2:00 pm.

Meeting Website Topic #1: http://www.union.wisc.edu/celegans/index.html

Topics included in this meeting are:

  • Germline
  • Sex Determination
  • Mitosis, Meiosis, Cell Cycle
  • Cell Biology: Adhesion & Migration,
  • Cell Biology: Organelles, Cells & Tissues
  • Polarity & Cell Fate Determination: Embryonic
  • Polarity & Cell Fate Determination: Post-embryonic
  • Evolution
  • Morphogenesis

We are delighted to announce that the following individuals will be among those giving plenary talks:

*Judith Kimble *Barbara Meyer *Ralf Sommer *Paul Sternberg *Bruce Bowerman *Michael Glotzer *Andrew Chisholm *Tim Schedl *Bob Goldstein *Jeff Hardin

CONFERENCE DEADLINES

Abstract Submission: Monday, April 10, 2006 11:59 Eastern Standard Time

Registration: You may register up to the day of the conference; however, full payment is due at the time you register after Friday, May 19, 2006. You must register prior to submitting an abstract.

Lodging: Friday, May 19, 2006.

The Meeting Organizer is:
Ahna Skop: University of Wisconsin-Madison
(skop@wisc.edu)

Organizing Committee:

  • Diana Chu: San Francisco State University
  • Barth Grant: Rutgers University
  • Eric Haag: University of Maryland
  • Jeff Hardin: UW-Madison
  • Reuylin Liu: UT-Southwestern
  • Eleanor Maine: Syracuse University
  • William Mohler: Univ. of Connecticut-Farmington
  • Kevin O‚ÄôConnell: NIH-NIDDK
  • Christian Rocheleau: McGill University
  • Sander van den Heuvel: Utrecht University, The Netherlands