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2020 Cell Dynamics Symposium


The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University will host its third Cell Dynamics Symposium on May 21st & May 22nd, 2020 on the Vanderbilt  Campus. The symposium will be held in 103  Wilson Hall with the lunch / roundtable sessions and the poster session in Kissam Center.

Invited Speakers

(L-R) Eric Wieschaus, Kevin Eggan, Wendell Lim, Jodi Nunnari, Jody Rosenblatt

Marc Kirschner
Gia Voeltz
John Wallingford
Denise Montell
Erik Jorgensen

Vanderbilt has a vibrant scientific community with a large number of investigators working on various aspects of cell dynamics, and we expect the symposium will attract interest from across the entire campus. Invitations will extend to attendees from other institutions in the region.

Agenda: 2020 Symposium on Cell Dynamics

Thursday, May 21st   103 Wilson Hall and Wilson Hall Lobby

3:30 – 3:55 pm       Badge Pick-Up – Wilson Hall Lobby

4:00 pm                  Welcome: Ian Macara – 103 Wilson Hall

4:15 pm

5:00 pm                  Reception in Wilson Hall Lobby

6:30 pm                  Post Doc and Graduate Student Award Winners Dinner with Speakers

Friday, May 22nd   103 Wilson Hall / Kissam Center

8:30 am                  Coffee and conversations in Wilson Hall Lobby

9:00 am                  Logistics / Announcements

9:05 am

9:50 am

10:25 am                Coffee, snacks and stretch

10:40 am

11:25 am

12:00 pm               Lunch and Roundtables – Kissam Center poster set up

1:00 pm                 Poster Session – Kissam Center

2:30 pm                 Reconvene over coffee in Wilson Hall Lobby

3:00 pm

3:50 pm

4:30 pm                Presentation of Poster Awards


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