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This meeting took place in 2004



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Signaling in Vertebrate Organogenesis (C4)


Organizer(s) Gail R. Martin and Cliff Tabin
February 26—March 2, 2004
Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza Hotel • Santa Fe, New Mexico USA
Abstract Deadline: Oct 27, 2003
Late Abstract Deadline:
Scholarship Deadline:
Early Registration Deadline: Dec 29, 2003

Supported by Keystone Symposia

Summary of Meeting:
Considerable progress has been made towards understanding the signaling molecules that initiate and sustain organogenesis in vertebrates. This conference will provide a forum for scientists working in a variety of systems to exchange ideas about the molecular mechanism of vertebrate organogenesis and to consider how abnormal development can lead to congenital malformations and disease.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

15:00—19:00
Registration

Promenade
18:15—19:15
Refreshments

Promenade
19:15—19:30
Orientation

Mesa A-B
19:30—20:30
Keynote Address
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Mesa A-B
* Gail R. Martin, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Introductory Remarks

Mark A. Krasnow, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Patterning Branching Morphogenesis


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Chamisa
08:00—11:15
Limb Development
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Mesa A-B
Lindsay E. Hinck, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Short Talk: The Role of Netrin-1 and Slit-2 in Mammary Gland Development

Ronen Schweitzer, Shriners Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Scleraxis is a Major Regulator of Tendon Formation

* Cheryll Tickle, University of Bath, UK
Analysis of Signaling in Specification of Antero-Posterior Limb Pattern

Gail R. Martin, University of California, San Francisco, USA
FGF Signaling in the Limb: A Genetic Analysis

Rolf Zeller, University of Basel Medical School, Switzerland
Role of the BMP Antagonist Gremlin during Limb and Kidney Development

Fiona M. Watt, King's College London School of Medicine, UK
Maintenance of the Stem Cell Compartment in Epidermis

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Promenade
11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Mesa C
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mesa C
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Promenade
17:00—19:00
Lung and Mammary Gland
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Mesa A-B
* Brigid L. M. Hogan, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Branching Morphogenesis of the Embryonic Lung

Jeffrey A. Whitsett, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, USA
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Interactions in Lung Morphogenesis

Joan S. Brugge, Harvard Medical School, USA
Morphogenesis and Oncogenesis in 3D Mammary Epithelial Cultures

Tove Berg, Saban Research, USA
Short Talk: Ectopic Expression of C/EBPalpha Causes Defects in Lung Branching Morphogenesis

19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Mesa C
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Mesa C

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Chamisa
08:00—11:00
Kidney
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Mesa A-B
Doris Herzlinger, Cornell University, USA
Cellular Interactions and Signals Controlling Urinary Tract Segmentation

Uta Grieshammer, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, USA
Short Talk: SLIT2-Mediated ROBO2 Signaling Restricts Kidney Induction to a Single Site

* Frank Costantini, Columbia University, USA
The Role of GDNF/Ret Signaling in Development of the Urogenital System

Thomas Carroll, Harvard University, USA
Short Talk: wnt Signaling in Tubule Induction

Jordan Kreidberg, Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Angioblast-Mesenchyme Inductive Interactions in Kidney Development

Cathy L. Mendelsohn, Columbia University, USA
Short Talk: Vitamin A Controls Kidney and Ureter Maturation via the Ret Proto-Oncogene

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Promenade
11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mesa C
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mesa C
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Promenade
17:00—19:00
Pancreas, Liver, Gut
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Mesa A-B
* Chris Wright, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Pancreatic Cell Differentiation

Kenneth S. Zaret, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Patterning of the Endoderm into Liver and Pancreas

Drucilla Roberts, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Roles of BMP Signaling in Embryonic Gut Patterning

Christopher P. Dravis, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Short Talk: Bidirectional Signaling Mediated by Ephrin-B2 and EphB2 Controls Urorectal Development

19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Mesa C
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Mesa C

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 29

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Chamisa
08:00—11:00
Heart
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Mesa A-B
* Eric N. Olson, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Development

Richard P. Harvey, University of New South Wales, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Chamber Formation

Didier Stainier, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Germany
Multiple Roles for PKC lambda in Zebrafish Organogenesis

Benoit G. Bruneau, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, USA
Chromatin Remodeling and the Transcriptional Regulation of Cardiac Development

Matthew P. Hoffman, NIDCR, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: FGF7 and FGF10 Signaling Regulate ex vivo Submandibular Gland Branching Morphogenesis through Matrix Metalloproteinase-Dependent Mechanisms

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Promenade
11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mesa C
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mesa C
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Promenade
17:00—19:00
Skin, Hair, Teeth
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Mesa A-B
* Bruce A. Morgan, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Signaling Mechanisms that Control Feather and Hair Development

Irma Thesleff, University of Helsinki, Finland
Signaling Molecules in Tooth Development

Cheng Ming Chuong, University of Southern California, USA
Short Talk: Topobiology of Feather Follicle Stem Cells

Olivier Pourquié, IGBMC, France
New Insights in Vertebrate Segmentation

19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Mesa C
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mesa C

MONDAY, MARCH 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Chamisa
08:00—11:15
Skeleton
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Mesa A-B
* David M. Kingsley, Stanford University, USA
How is Vertebrate Skeletal Morphology Encoded in the Genome?

Charles B. Kimmel, University of Oregon, USA
Patterning the Zebrafish Head Skeleton

Cliff Tabin, Harvard Medical School, USA
Skeletal Patterning during Limb Development

David M. Ornitz, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
FGF Signaling in Skeletal Development

Toshiyuki Ohtsuka, Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University, Japan
Short Talk: Visualization of Neural Stem Cells in Transgenic Mice Using Hes Promoter

Doris K. Wu, NIDCD, National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: BMPs and FGFs Produced by the Sensory Tissues, Cristae, are Important for the Development of their Non-Sensory Components in the Vertebrate Inner Ear

09:20—09:40
Coffee Break

Promenade
16:30—17:00
Coffee & Snacks Available

Promenade
17:00—19:00
Brains, Eyes and Ears
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Mesa A-B
Douglas J. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Signals that Polarize the Inner Ear

Douglas Forrest, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Thyroid Hormone Signaling and the Development of Hearing

* Christopher A. Walsh, Children's Hospital Boston, USA
Genes that Control the Shape and Size of the Human Cerebral Cortex

Ryoichiro Kageyama, Kyoto University, Japan
Roles of bHLH Genes in Neural Development

19:30—20:30
Social Hour

Mesa C
20:30—23:30
Entertainment

Mesa C

TUESDAY, MARCH 2

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13HD045803-01




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