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2021 Cell Dynamics Symposium

Summary

The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Vanderbilt University will host its third Cell Dynamics Symposium on May 20th & May 21st, 2021. This event will be held virtually over Zoom.


Invited Speakers

Marc Kirschner, Ph.D., John Franklin Enders University Professor; Chair Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Gia Voeltz, Ph.D., HHMI, Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Voeltz is hosted by Vanderbilt’s Department of Biological Sciences.
John Wallingford, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Wallingford is hosted in part by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center SPORE in Gastrointestinal Cancer.
Denise Montell, Ph.D. Duggan Professor and Distinguished Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, UC Santa Barbara. Dr. Montell is hosted by the Vanderbilt Program in Developmental Biology.

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.

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Draft Agenda: 2021 Symposium on Cell Dynamics

Thursday, May 20

  • 9:00 am -10:15 am:  Gia Voeltz, Ph.D. presents ER contact sites regulate the biogenesis of other organelles”
  • 10:30 am – Noon: Short talks from selected abstracts
  • Noon -1:30 pm: Lunch (Break)
  • 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: John Wallingford, Ph.D. presents“Body Sculpting: How the embryo constructs itself”
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Short talks from selected abstracts

Friday, May 21

  • 9:00 am -10:15 am:  Marc Kirschner, Ph.D.
  • 10:30 am – Noon: Short talks from selected abstracts
  • Noon -1:30 pm: Lunch (Break)
  • 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Denise Montell, Ph.D.
  • 3:00 pm – 4:0 0pm: Short talks from selected abstracts

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