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Neuronal Development, Function and Demise: A Genetic Perspective

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

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The Symposium on "Neuronal Development, Function and Demise: a Genetic Perspective" will be held on April 1-2, 2013 at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas in honor of Hugo Bellen’s contributions as a scientist and mentor. This event will bring together scientists who were formerly or are currently associated with Hugo's lab or who have interacted and collaborated with his lab over the past three decades. We look forward to your participation.

This meeting will take place just prior to the National Drosophila Meeting in Washington, DC (April 3-7, 2013).


Synaptic Transmission and Axonal Domains
  Developmental Mechanisms
Manzoor Bhat (UTHSC, San Antonio)   Thom Kaufman (Indiana University)
Konrad Zinsmaier (University of Arizona)
  Hamed Jafar-Nejad (Baylor College of Medicine)
Troy Littleton (MIT)
  Shinya Yamamoto (Baylor College of Medicine)
Chi-Kuang Yao (Academia Sinica)
  Clive Wilson (University of Oxford)
Mike O'Connor (University of Minnesota)
  Leslie Pick (University of Maryland)
Robin Hiesinger (UT Southwestern)   Jennifer Zallen (Sloan-Kettering Institute)
    Allan Spradling (HHMI, Carnegie Institution)
Demise of Neurons, Heart, and Other Tissues
  Marek Mlodzik (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Rolf Bodmer (Sanford-Burnham)
Patrik Verstreken (VIB, KU Leuven)
  Development and Differentiation of Neurons
Hiroshi Tsuda (Montreal Neurological Institute)   Bassem Hassan (VIB, KU Leuven)
Cahir O'Kane (University of Cambridge)   Francois Schweisguth (Institut Pasteur)
Grace Zhai (University of Miami)   Adi Salzberg (Technion-Israel)
Thomas Lloyd (Johns Hopkins University)   Claude Desplan (New York University)
Ethan Bier (UCSD)   Artur Kania (IRCM, Universite de Montreal)
Metabolism   microRNAs, Technology, and Resources
Norbert Perrimon (HHMI, Harvard)
  Koen Venken (Baylor College of Medicine)
Henry Krause (University of Toronto)
  Hugo Bellen (Baylor College of Medicine)
Addiction and Sleep    
Mark Wu (Johns Hopkins University)    
Ulrike Heberlein (HHMI Janelia Farm)    
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Baylor College of Medicine
1 Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

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Manzoor A. Bhat, M.S., Ph.D.


University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio

Bassem Hassan, Ph.D.


KU Leuven School of Medicine

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