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Download a copy of the 2012 schedule
11:00 am-1:00 pm
Registration and Poster Setup(Prefunction area, 1st Floor S Building)
Meeting opens (Welcome from Dr. Strauss)
Keynote Lecture I: Dr. David Ornitz, Washington University, St. Louis“Growth Factor signaling pathways in mouse models of lung development and cancer.”
Session I: New Wave (Jr. Faculty) (2:30-4:30 pm Kresge Auditorium)
Session Chair:Rebecca Wingert, University of Notre Dame"Identification of kidney development pathways using zebrafish forward genetics."
Chitra Dahia, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation“Shh is the key regulator of postnatal mouse intervertebral disc maintenance.”
Thomas Wener, Michigan Technological University“The role of toolkit genes in the evolution of complex wing, thorax, and abdominal color patterns in Drosophila guttifera.”
Randall Roper, Indiana University-Purdue University“Alterations in skeletal Development and Homeostasis in TS65DN Down Syndrome Mice.”
Ryan Thummel, Wayne State University“FGF Signaling Regulates Rod Photoreceptor Cell Maintenance and Regeneration in Zebrafish.”
Break with Light hors d’oeuvres in Location S.
Session II: Stem Cells (5:30-7:00 pm Kresge Auditorium)
Session Chair: Kenneth Birnbaum, New York University“How to Pattern an Organ from a Brick Wall: Regeneration in Plants.”
Yi-Wen Hsieh, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation“The MicroRNA MIR-71 Calcium Signaling by Targeting the TIR-1/SARM1 Adaptor Protein to Control Stochastic L/R Asymmetry in C. Elegans.”
Jonathan Howell, Cincinnati Children’s Research Fdtn“BMP Signaling Regulates Patterning and Regional Hormone Expression in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Intestine.”
Julaine Roffers-Agarwal, University of Minnesota“The Antiphosphatase and Paladin Regulates Neural Crest Migration.”
Caitlin Braitsch, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation“The Role of POD1/TCF21 in Epicardium-Derived Cells During Cardiac Development and Fibrosis.”
SDB Report by Carole Labonne (Kresge Auditorium)
Reception and Poster Session IEven numbered postersCincinnati Children's, Location S
Registration and Breakfast
Meeting opens, welcome remarks
Session III: Organogenesis (8:15 – 9:45 am Kresge Auditorium)
Session Chair: Tiffany Cook, Cincinnati Children’s“Transcriptional Control of Cell Fate Specification in the Drosophila Eye?”
Zirong Gu, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation“The connectivity and specificity of corticospinal circuits revealed by trans-synaptic virus tracing.”
Meghana Tare, University of Dayton“Domain specific E3 ubiquitin ligase mediated Wingless degradation promotes Dorso-Ventral lineage in the developing Drosophila eye."
Yue Li, University of Notre Dame“The Transcription Factor EVI1 is Essential for Proximo-Distal Patterning and Differentiation of the Zebrafish Pronepros.”
Sang-Wook Cha,Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation“Maternal FOXI2 is Essential for Early Pan-Ectodermal Activator, FOXIE, in Xenopus Development.”
Session IV: Development and Disease (10:00–11:30 am Kresge Auditorium)
Session Chair:Rulang Jiang, Cincinnati Children’s"Cleft palate pathogenesis in the Pax9-/- mutant mice."
Victoria Bedell, Mayo Clinic"The Mysterious Glomerulus.”
Jieqing Fan, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center“CDC42 Controls TIP Cell Filopodia Formation and Regulates Endothelial Cell Migration, Vessel Branching and Lumen Formation in Angiogenesis In Vivo.”
Qiyan Mao, University of Chicago“Coordinated Cell Convergence Drives Zebrafish Pectoral Limb Bud Initiation.”
Paul Kroeger, University of Notre Dame“Identification of Factors that Regulate the Plasmatocyte Lineage During Drosophila Hematopoiesis.”
Lunch and all posters up for viewing in Location S
Poster session II at Location S
Education Session: Frontiers in Basic and Applied Pediatric Research (2:30 – 4:00 pm Kresge AuditoriumModerator: Yutaka Yoshida, Cincinnati Children’s
John Harley, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation“Give me your Program Officer or your life!”
Katia Del Rio-Tsonis, Miami University"TBA”
Break at Location S lobby.
Keynote Lecture: Mary Mullins, University of Pennsylvania“Oocyte polarity and nuclear division dynamics in the early zebrafish embryo”
Awards at Kresge Auditorium
Transportation to banquet
Banquet at Newport Aquarium1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071
Transportation back to Cincinnati Children's and hotel.
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