July 31, 2014

International Xenopus Conference

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15th International Xenopus Conference
Asilomar, CA
August 24-28, 2014
 
 
Keynote Lectures

Rebecca Heald  - Investigating Mechanisms of Cell Division and Size Control Using Xenopus

Yoshiki Sasai - Auto-Regulatory Morphogenetic Field:  How Can a Part Know the Whole?
 
 
Special Lectures

John Gurdon - Past, Present and Possible Future of Xenopus Research

Marc Kirschner - How Do We Get an Explanation in Biology
 
 
Topics covered will include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Human Disease Modeling
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Neurobiology
  • Behavior

In addition to the scientific sessions, there will also be roundtable discussions focused on:

  • Women in science
  • Career advice for students and postdocs
  • Career advice for new investigators