„Molecular Mechanisms in Development and Evolution“

Lecture Hall 1 in the Pharmazentrum

Friday 21st March 2014


14h00-14h05 Opening statement Markus Affolter

Chair person Markus Affolter
14h05-14h35 Johannes Jäger
"Shift happens: the Evolutionary and Developmental Dynamics of the Gap Gene System"
14h35-15h05 Marek Mlodzik
"Cells need to know where they are: Planar cell polarity as a cell's compass"
15h05-15h35 Marie-Odile Fauvarque
"Ubiquitin-dependent regulation of immune signals"
15h35-16h05 Serge Plaza
“Role of regulatory small peptides in the control of gene expression during cell morphogenesis”
16h05-16h30 Coffee break

Chair person Annette Preiss
16h30-17h00 Leslie Pick
"Variation and constraint in embryonic regulatory genes in insects"
17h00-17h30 Teruyuki Niimi
“Horn development in the Japanese rhinoceros beetle"
17h30-18h00 Denis Duboule
''Walter, homeobox genes and colinearity in vertebrates (in any order)''


Saturday 22nd March 2014


Chair person Dan Hultmark

10h00-10h30 Renato Paro
"Epigenetic memory in regeneration and cancer”
10h30-11h00 Mike Goldberg
"Cell cycle control through unfair competition"
11h00-11h30 Ylva Engström
"The POUers of Drosophila immunity"
11h30-12h00 Clive Wilson
“Endosomes, growth and exosomes: arming and deploying the weapons of sexual conflict”
12h00-13h30 Lunch break

Chair person tbd
13h30-14h00 Alexander Schier
“The molecular control of embryogenesis: insights from zebrafish”
14h00-14h30 Yash Hiromi
“Segmentation within the axon (and its role in neural network formation)”
14h30-15h00 Emili Salo
“JNK triggers apoptosis and modulates planarian stem cell cycle during regeneration and homeostasis”
15h00-15h30 Ueli Grossniklaus
15h30-16h00 Coffee break

Chair person Diana Resendez-Perez

16h00-16h30 Shigeru Kondo
“Another mechanism to make the stripe pattern”
16h30-17h00 Gines Morata
"Transgression of compartment and segment boundaries during regeneration in Drosophila"
17h00-17h30 Paul Schedl
„An apkc-orb2 autoregulatory circuit orients spermatid cyst polarization in Drosophila”
17h30-18h00 Walter J. Gehring
"The Evolution of Vision"