Minisymposium 9

Patterning Tissue Morphogenesis

Monday, December 10
4:30-7:05 pm
Ballroom 20D
Co-Chairs: Lucy O’Brien, Stanford University; and Matthew Gibson, Stowers Institute

4:30 pm       Introduction

4:35 pm   M89    A morphogenetic Hox code controls tissue segmentation and appendage patterning in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis.  S. He1, F. Del Viso1, C. Chen1, A. Ikmi1, A. Kroesen1, M.C. Gibson1; 1Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO

4:50 pm   M90    Distinct modes of cell competition shape tissue morphogenesis and function in mammalian skin.  S. Ellis1, J. Levorse1, E. Fuchs1; 1Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

* 5:05 pm   M91    Imaging how the pluripotent inner mass forms in the living mouse embryo.  M.D. White1, J. Zenker1, Y.D. Alvarez1, M. Gasnier1, H. Lim1, S. Bissiere1, N. Plachta1; 1IMCB, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, A*STAR, Singapore, Singapore

5:20 pm   M92    Orienting Feather Buds by Coupling of Biochemical and Bioelectric Signals.  A. Li1, J. Cho2,3, B. Reid4, C. Tseng5, L. He6, P. Tan6, C. Yeh1, P. Wu1, Y. Li7, R.B. Widelitz1, Y. Zhou6, M. Zhao4, R. Chow2, C. Chuong1,8; 1Pathology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2Physiology and Biophysics, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 3Synaptic Transmission Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD, 4Dermatology, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA, 5Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 6Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas AM University Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 7Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 8Integrative Stem Cell Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

5:35 pm   M93    Role of Celsr1 extracellular adhesive interactions in coordinating planar cell polarity.  S.N. Stahley1, D. Devenport1; 1Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

5:50 pm   M94    Active cell migration is critical for epithelial renewal in gut homeostasis.  D. Krndija1, F. El Marjou1, S. Richon1, O. Leroy2, E. Hannezo3, D. Matic Vignjevic1; 1CNRS UMR 144, Institut Curie, Paris, France, 2U934/UMR3215, Institut Curie, Paris, France, 3Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), Vienna, Austria

6:05 pm   M95    Study of planarian fission identifies polarity signaling as a link between size-scaling and size-dependent behavior.  C.P. Arnold1,2, B.W. Benham-Pyle2, J.J. Lange1, A. Sánchez Alvarado1,2; 1Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO, 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Kansas City, MO

6:20 pm   M96    Direct visualization of a native Wnt in vivo reveals that a long-range Wnt gradient forms by free, extracellular dispersal.  A.M. Pani1, B. Goldstein1; 1Biology, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

6:35 pm   M97    Cell-cell contact induced EGFR signaling promotes the survival and growth of highly metastatic tumor cell clusters.  E.D. Wrenn1,2,3, B.M. Moore1,2, M.A. McBirney1,2, A. Yamamoto1,2,3, A.J. Thomas1,2, E. Greenwood1,2, K.J. Cheung1,2,4; 1Public Health Sciences Division, Translational Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, 2Human Biology Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle , WA, 3Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 4Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

6:50 pm   M98    Orchestration of a subset of O-glycosylation by a conserved atypical MFS family member facilitates macrophage dissemination and tissue invasion.  K. Valoskova1, J. Biebl1, M. Roblek1, S. Emtenani1, A. Gyoergy1, M. Misova1, J. Stopp1, S. Wachner1, A. Ratheesh1, K. Shkarina2, I.S. Larsen3, S. Vakhrushev3, H. Clausen3, D.E. Siekhaus1; 1Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Klosterneuburg, Austria, 2Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Epalinges, Switzerland, 3Copenhagen Center for Glycomics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

* Melanie White is an ASCB Porter Prize for Research Excellence Awardee.

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