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Minisymposium 4

Minisymposium 4: Multicellular Interactions: Tissue Assembly and Morphogenesis

4:15-6:50 pm
Room 120B
Co-Chairs: Matthew J. Tyska, Vanderbilt University; and Danelle Devenport, Princeton University

4:15 pm       Introduction

4:20 pm   M31    Fish scales dictate the pattern of adult skin innervation. J.P. Rasmussen1, N. Vo1, A. Sagasti1; 1Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

*4:35 pm   M32    Profiling the gene set controlling C. elegans embryonic development using an automated method that enables phenotypic comparison in 4D imaging data. R.A. Green1,2, R. Khaliullin1,2, S. Ochoa Mikrut2, Z. Zhao1,2, S. Wang3, J. Hendel1,2, R. Biggs4, A. Gerson1, A.B. Desai1,2, K. Oegema1,2; 1Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, La Jolla, CA, 2Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 3National Institutes of Health/NIDCR, Bethesda, MD, 4Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

4:50 pm   M33    Counter-rotational cell flows drive morphological and cell fate asymmetries in mammalian hair follicles. M. Cetera1, L. Leybova1, B. Joyce1, D. Devenport1; 1Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

5:05 pm   M34    Planar polarized Rab35 functions as an oscillatory ratchet during cell intercalation. C. Jewett1, T. Vanderleest2, H. Miao1, Y. Xie1, D. Loerke2, J.T. Blankenship1; 1Biological Sciences, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 2Physics, University of Denver, Denver, CO

5:20 pm   M35    Erk-dependent control of epithelial morphogenesis. H.E. Johnson1, S.Y. Shvartsman2,3, J.E. Toettcher1; 1Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 3Lewis–Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

5:35 pm   M36    Role of Cdc42 Pathways in Regulating Group Cooperation and the Transition to Differentiated Multicellularity. J. Chow1, H.M. Dionne1, A. Prabhakar1, A. Mehrotra1, J. Somboothum1, M. Edgerton2, P.J. Cullen1; 1Biological Sciences, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2Oral Biology, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

5:50 pm   M37    Cytoneme-mediated cell-cell communication creates a morphogenetic gradient of FGF during branching morphogenesis of Drosophila trachea. L. Du1, S. Roy1; 1Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

6:05 pm   M38    Cell-cell fusion facilitates aneuploidy tolerance in a developing organ. N.G. Peterson1, K.P. Schoenfelder2, B.M. Stormo1, R. Lee2, D.T. Fox2; 1Cell Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC

6:20 pm   M39    A microtissue-building toolbox to study biophysical effects on cell dynamics. W. Jung1, K. Elawad1, D. Maity1, J. Kim1, S. Park1, S.X. Sun1, S.H. Kang1, Y. Chen1; 1Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

6:35 pm   M40    Cell shortening for epithelial folding via a polarity-coupled, homeostatic microtubule scaffold. M. Takeda1, M.M. Sami1, Y. Wang1; 1Laboratory for Epithelial Morphogenesis, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan

*Karen Oegema is the WICB Mid-Career Awardee for Excellence in Research.

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