KITP Program: From Genes to Growth and Form
(Jul 25 - Sep 16, 2016)
Coordinators: Suzanne Eaton, Madhav Mani, Andrew Oates, and Boris Shraiman
Scientific Advisors: Cassandra Extavour and Joel Rothman

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Time Speaker Title
7/25, 9:15am All participants QBio student organizational meeting
7/25, 10:00am Eric Wieschaus
Princeton University
Introduction to Drosophila Embryo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 1:30pm All participants Qbio student Safety training
7/25, 3:30pm Boris Shraiman
Qbio student: Course overview[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 4:00pm Madhav Mani
Northwestern Univ.
Qbio student: Software checkup
7/26, 9:00am Trudi Schupbach
Princeton University
Dorsal-ventral patterning in Drosophila, from oocyte to embryo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/26, 11:00am Anastasios Pavlopoulos
Howard Hughes Medical Inst.
Functional genetics for all: probing the molecular, cellular and mechanical basis of development in arthropod species beyond Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/26, 1:30pm All TBA
7/27, 9:00am Thomas Lecuit
Aix Marseille Univ.
Biomechanics of cell and tissue morphogenesis
7/27, 11:00am Pierre-Francois Lenne
Shaping cell contacts during tissue morphogenesis
7/27, 1:30pm All TBA
7/28, 9:00am Suzanne Eaton
Developmental Control of Wing SIze and Shape[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/28, 11:00am Yohanns Bellaiche
Curie Inst.
Proliferative Epithelial morphogenesis from cells to tissue[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/28, 1:30pm All TBA
7/29, 9:00am Andy Oates
Univ. College, London
Zebrafish - strengths and weaknesses of a modern vertebrate model system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/29, 11:00am Aryeh Warmflash
Rice University
Mammalian development and stem cells[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/01, 9:00am Eric Wieschaus
Princeton University
Maternal Gradients and Positional Information during Early Development[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/01, 11:00am Suzanne Eaton
Interplay of cell dynamics and tissue stresses duringDrosophila wing development[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/01, 1:30pm All TBA
8/02, 9:00am Sebastian Streichan
Nicholas Noll
Boris Shraiman
Tissue flow genetics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/02, 11:00am Anastasios Pavlopoulos
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
A crustacean's tribute to Hans Meinhardt[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/02, 1:30pm All TBA
8/03, 9:00am Ken Irvine
Rutgers University
Biomechanical regulation of Hippo Signaling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 11:00am Aryeh Warmflash
Rice University
Studying signaling dynamics and cell fate decisions with human embryonic stem cells[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 1:30pm All TBA
8/04, 9:00am Richard Carthew
Northwestern University
Development of the compound eye in Drosophila[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/04, 11:00am Francis Corson
Positional information and self-organization: sensory organ patterning in Drosophila
8/04, 1:30pm All TBA
8/05, 9:00am Paul Francois
McGill University
From fly to mosquito: predicting ancestral segmentation phenotypes using evolution in silico[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/05, 11:00am Alexander Aulehla
Arnold tongues in mouse embryos -- Dissecting the role of signaling oscillations during embryo segmentation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08, 9:00am Nate Goehring
The Francis Crick Institute
Cell polarity - patterning a cell[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08, 10:30am Denise Montell
Morphogenesis of egg chambers and eggs in Drosophila[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08, 1:30pm All TBA
8/09, 10:30am Stanislav Shvartsman
Princeton & KITP
Packing cells and folding sheets in Drosophila oogenesis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 1:00pm Andrew Oates
period and pattern in the vertebrate embryo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 3:30pm Dave Vandenberg
QBio Lab Safety Training
8/10, 10:30am Danelle Devenport
Princeton University
Coordinating Long-range Tissue Polarity in an Expansive and Regenerative Epithelium[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 1:00pm Carl-Philipp Heisenberg
IST, Austria
Cell and tissue mechanics in zebrafish gastrulation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/11, 10:30am Zhirong Bao
Sloan-Kettering Institute
Collective cell behaviors in C. elegans embryonic tissue morphogenesis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/11, 1:00pm Edwin Munro
University of Chicago
Switches and zippers: Dynamics of cell polarity and neural tube closure[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 10:30am Patrick Lemaire
Combining light sheet imaging and genomics to shed light on the evolution of the ascidian developmental program[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 1:00pm QBio Students 30 minute talk on 1st lab rotations: Top non-models group[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 1:00pm QBio Students 30 minute talk on 1st lab rotations: Stem cell differentiation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 1:00pm QBio Students 30 minute talk on 1st lab rotations: Morphogenesis of Drosophila eye imaginal disc[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 1:00pm QBio Students 30 minute talk on 1st lab rotations Dorsal-ventral patterning in Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/12, 3:30pm QBio Group Leaders 10 minute pitches of 2nd rotations
8/15, 10:30am Lars Hufnagel
Imaging developmental processes across scales with light sheets.[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/15, 1:00pm Marcos Gonzalez-Gaitan
Univ. of Geneva & KITP
Asymmetric cytoskeleton, asymmetric trafficking, asymmetric division.[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/16, 10:30am Eric Siggia
Rockefeller University & KITP
Human embryonic stem cells as a model for embryonic signaling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/16, 1:00pm Christof Aegerter
Univ. Zurich & KITP
Force measurement and mechanical properties in the wing disc[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/16, 4:00pm Idse Heemskerk
Rice University
Morphogen dynamics and germ layer specification in a dish (no recording)
8/17, 10:30am Cassandra Extavour
Harvard & KITP
Alternative model organisms: New tools, new insights into the evolution of development[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/17, 1:00pm Frank Julicher
MPI Dresden & KITP
Shaping a Fly Wing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/18, 10:30am James Briscoe
Francis Crick Inst. & KITP
The gene regulatory logic of morphogen interpretation and tissue pattern formation[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
8/18, 1:00pm Konstantin Doubrovinski
UT Southwestern
Physical aspects of drosophila gastrulation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/18, 2:00pm Matteo Rauzi
Institute of Biology Valrose & KITP
How does a tissue change its curvature from convex to concave?
8/18, 8:00pm Frank Julicher
MPI Dresden
Qbio student talk (no recording)
8/19, 10:30am David Strutt
Univ. of Sheffield
Dissection of core planar polarity pathway function in the fly wing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/19, 1:00pm Stefano De Renzis
Synthetic reconstitution of epithelial folding in naive embryonic tissues[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/19, 4:00pm Matt Benton
Univ. of Cologne
The evolution of embryonic form: a combined genetic and cellular analysis of arthropod development[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/22, 10:30am Buzz Baum
University College London
Tissue refinement[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/22 12:15pm Andy Oates
University College London & KITP
Oscillators in embryonic patterning[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
8/23, 10:30am Jacqui Tabler
Univ. of Texas, Austin & KITP
Ciliopathic craniofacial morphogenesis[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 1:00pm Stefano Di Talia
Duke University
Time-keeping mechanisms of Drosophila embryonic cell cycles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 4:00pm Alessandro Mongera
A technique to measure tissue mechanical properties in vivo + Spatial variation of tissue mechanical properties during axis elongation
8/24, 10:30am Nick Baker
Einstein College, YU & KITP
Cell competition: signaling by RpS12?
8/24, 1:00pm Yu Chiun Wang
Epithelial origami: homeotic microtubule network coupled to apical-basal polarity propels cell shortening during epithelial folding[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 4:00pm Robert Huebner
University of Texas at Austin & KITP
Interface of cell adhesion, actomyosin contractility, and PCP during vertebrate convergent extension[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 4:45pm Buzz Baum
University College London
Tissue refinement, cont'd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/25, 10:30am Vincent Hakim
École Normale Supérieure & KITP
Growth and dynamics of post-synaptic domains[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/25, 1:00pm Qiong Yang
University of Michigan
From molecules to development: network designs of biological oscillators
8/25, 4:00pm Silke Henkes
University of Aberdeen & KITP
Modeling of epithelial sheets in the mouse cornea and primitive streak formation in the chick embryo
8/25, 4:45pm Christoph Weber
MPI-PKS Dresden & KITP
P granules positioning in the C. elegans embryo[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/26, 1:00pm QBio Students Impact of mechanical forces on the segmentation clock in zebrafish?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/26, 1:40pm QBio Students Studying cortical PAR3-PAR6 dynamics in C.Elegans embryo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/26, 2:20pm QBio Students Tissue dynamics underlying insect appendage outgrowth[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/26, 3:10pm QBio Students Ascidian embryos[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 10:30am Nikta Fakhri
Self-organized stress patterns drive state transitions in actomyosin cortices[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 10:30am Laura Buttitta
Univ. of Michigan
Temporal regulation of the cell cycle in the Drosophila wing during metamorphosis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/31, 10:30am Teresa Ruiz Herrero
Harvard University & KITP
Mechanics of growth, division and size control
9/01, 10:30am Javi Estrada
Harvard Medical School & KITP
Defining boundaries: turning a smooth gradient into a sharp pattern of gene expression[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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