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Epithelial Biology Center Inaugural Symposium 2011



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Symposium Agenda

Friday, April 29, 2011 - 208 Light Hall

10:15am       Introduction

Susan R. Wente, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Senior Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology

Robert J. Coffey, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Cell & Developmental Biology

10:30 amR. Daniel Beauchamp, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Chairman, Section of Surgical Sciences
BMP/Smad4 inhibitory crosstalk to Wnt/β-catenin signaling and intestinal homeostasis
11:05 amEthan Lee, M.D., Ph.D.    
Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology
Targeting the Wnt pathway for therapeutics
11:40 amRobert J. Coffey, M.D.
Identification of a pan-ErbB negative regulator that marks colonic stem cells and acts as a tumor suppressor
12:15 pmJoan S. Brugge, Ph.D.
Chair of the Department of Cell Biology
Harvard Medical School
Extracellular matrix regulation of epithelial morphogenesis, oncogenesis and drug sensitivity
1:15 pmLunch
1:45 pmAlbert B. Reynolds, Ph.D.
Professor of Cancer Biology
The APC’s of p120 and Kaiso in colon cancer
2:20 pmMatthew J. Tyska, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology
A novel role for cadherins in brush border assembly
2:55 pmJames R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Cell & Developmental Biology
Imaging vesicle trafficking in real time
3:30 pmW. James Nelson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Stanford University
Origins of epithelia and multicellularity
4:30 pmClosing Discussion
5:15 pmReception (Langford Auditorium Lobby)



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