Satellite Sessions

Society for Developmental Biology 73rd Annual Meeting
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, July 17-21, 2014

Three satellite sessions are planned for the morning and afternoon of Thursday, July 17 prior to the commencement of the 73rd Annual SDB Meeting.  The sessions are free, but pre-registration is required when registering for the annual meeting.

Thursday, July 17, 9 am - 12 pm
SDB-NAVBO joint session: Stem Cells in Cardiac/Vascular Development and Repair

Organizers: Stephen Schwartz (U Washington) and Mary Dickinson (Baylor Coll Med)

  • Mary Dickinson (BCM)  Mechanical forces control cardiovascular development
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker (UW)  Control of human cardiomyocyte maturation by microRNA
  • Neil Chi (UCSD)  Heart regeneration in zebrafish 
  • Chuck Murry (UW)  Heart regeneration in non-human primates

Thursday, July 17, 1 pm - 4 pm
Satellite Workshop:  Using CRISPR/Cas9

Organizers: Geraldine Seydoux (JHU) and Daniel Dickinson (UNC)

  • Ophir Shalem (Broad Inst) High-throughput screening
  • Haoyi Wang (MIT) Mice and transcriptional activation
  • Daniel Dickinson (UNC) CRISPR-based genome editing strategies for Caenorhabditis elegans - Download handout: CRISPR/Cas9 for Genome Engineering in C. elegans
  • Scott Gratz (U Wisconsin) Drosophila - Download handout: Drosophila CRISPR Resources
  • Robert Grainger (U VA) Xenopus
  • Ken Cho (UC Irvine) Xenopus
  • Discussion

Thursday, July 17, 2 pm - 4 pm
Satellite Symposium:  Human Development and Disease

Organizers: David Beier (Seattle Children’s Res Inst) and Mark Majesky (Seattle Children’s Res Inst)

  • Alex Joyner (MSKCC)
  • Andy McMahon (USC)
  • Ophir Klein (UCSF)
  • Kiran Musunuru (Harvard, Brigham and Women's Hospital)