The 13th Seattle Developmental Biology Winter Symposium will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Pelton Auditorium. Hosted annually by the Hutchinson Center, the event brings local developmental biologists together to share recent discoveries in the field.
The half-day symposium will start with bagels, coffee and networking opportunities and feature the following presentations:
- 9-10 a.m.—Keynote address, "Breaking Symmetry in the C. Elegans embryo," Dr. Geraldine Seydoux, investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; professor, Center for Cell Dynamics, Johns Hopkins Medical School
- 10-11 a.m.—Coffee break and poster session, B1-072/076
- 11-11:30 a.m.—"How Plants Sense the Seasons: Transcriptional Regulation of CONSTANS in Photoperiodic Flowering," Dr. Takato Imaizumi, assistant professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington
- 11:30 a.m.-noon—"Regulating Competence in the Retina: The Role of bHLH Transcription Factors," Dr. Joe Brzezinski, Reh Lab, Department of Biological Structure, UWNoon-12:30 p.m. "The Metalloproteinase Inhibitor RECK is Essential for Zebrafish Sensory Neuron Development," Andrew Prendergast, Raible Lab, Department of Biological Structure, UW
- 12:30-1 p.m.—"HBL-I Patterns Synaptic Remodeling in C. Elegans," Dr. Jihong Bai, Basic Sciences Division, Hutchinson Center
Funds from Gene Tools, LLC; Aquaneering Inc; ZEISS; Clontech; GENEWIZ; and Bartels and Stout Inc. help support the event.
Registration is not required. For more information, contact Dr. Cecilia Moens, firstname.lastname@example.org.