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Quantitative Approaches to Development, 22-23 July

last modified Jul 18, 2014 02:13 PM

SLCU will host a two day symposium focusing on quantitative approaches to development on 22-23 July.  Featuring early career scientists from around the world as speakers, this event is free to attend. A timetable of talks can be found below.

Tuesday 22 July, 2014

14:00-14:20  Welcome and introduction

                    Professor Ottoline Leyser, Director, Sainsbury Laboratory

14:20-15:05  Steering (or not) towards light: Flagellar photoresponse in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

                    Kyriacos Leptos, University of Cambridge

15:05-15:50  Resource-aware auxin signalling in Arabidopsis?

                    Micha Hersch, University of Lausanne

15:50-16:10  Tea Break

16:10-16:55  Computational modelling of growth regulation by auxin responses during gravitropism

                    John Fozzard, Nottingham University

16:55-17:40  A simple model of the interaction between tropisms and perceptions

                    Renaud Bastien, Harvard University


Wednesday 23 July 2014

09:30-10:15  Root microbiome assembly: the search for host modulation factors

                    Sur Herrera Paredes, University of North Carolina

10:15-10:35  Coffee Break

10:35-11:20  Extending plants - a novel method to understand the mechanics of development

                    Sarah Robinson, University of Bern

11:20-12:05  Mechanotransductive activation of mesoderm invagination triggered by stochastic apex cell pulsations in early Drosophila embryos

                    Démosthène Mitrossilis, Institut Curie, Paris

12:05-13.30  Break

13:30-14:15  Quantitative Investigation of Transcription Dynamics in Development and Growth

                    Adam Corrigan, University College, London

14:15-15:00  Transcription Factor Kinetics in Living Cells

                    Petter Hammar, Uppsala University

15:00-15:20  Tea Break

15:20-16:05  A theoretical approach to investigate how boundaries are shaped in developing tissues

                    Maryam Aliee, ENS-Lyon

16:05-16:30  Open Discussion

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