Meeting Organization

Local Organizer: José Xavier-Neto, M.D., Ph.D. Heart Institute. Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Chair:  Ruth Lehmann, Ph.D. Skirball Inst.of Biomolec. Med./New York Univ., USA. SDB 2002-2003 President

Organizer SDB: Ida Chow, Ph.D., Executive Officer, SDB, Bethesda, USA

Organizer LASDB: Roberto Mayor, Ph.D. Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology, University College London, Millennium Nucleus in Developmental Biology, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. LASDB President

 

Instructors

Maria de Nazare Bastos: Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Richard Behringer: Program in Developmental Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Department of Molecular Genetics,University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

Carlos Roberto Ferreira Brandão: Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.

Marianne Bronner- Fraser: Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

Wellington Cardoso: Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA.

Ida Chow: Society for Developmental Biology, Bethesda, MD.

Miguel Concha: Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Yolanda P Cruz: Department of Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH.

Brad Davidson: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Division of Genetics and Development, Center for Integrative  Genomics, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Eugênia del Pino: Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador.

Emmanuel Dias Neto: Departamento de Bioquimica, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Scott Fraser: Biological Imaging Center, Beckman Institute and Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

Scott Gilbert: Department of Biology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.

Klaus Hartfelder:  Departamento de Genetica, FMRP, Universidade de São Paulo-Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Tatiana Hochgreb: Universidade de Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil

Linda Holland: Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA.

Alejandra Jaramillo: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Ruth Lehmann:  Developmental Genetics Program, The Skirball Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY.

Roberto Mayor: Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

Nadia Monesi: Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, Universidade de São Paulo-Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Alejandro Montaberry: (INGEBI-CONICET), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Eric Moss: Department of Molecular Biology, UMDNJ, Stratford, NJ.

Lee Niswander: Department of Pediatrics, Howard Hughes Medical Institutes, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Aurora, CO.

Nipam H Patel: Howard Hughes Medical Institutes, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Nadia Rosenthal: Mouse Biology Program, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Monterotondo-Scalo, Italy.

Didier Y Stainier: Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Programs in Developmental Biology, Genetics and Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

Gerald H Thomsen: Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology Center for Molecular Medicine, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY.

Michelle Vasconcelos: Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

Luiz Violin: Departamento de Histologia e Embriologia, Instituto de Biologia – Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brazil.

José Xavier Neto: Heart Institute, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.