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The Diversity of Cilia in Development and Disease

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Hugh Robson Building, The University of Edinburgh

George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9XD

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Join us for an afternoon of talks investigating the wide variety of cilia and their involvement in Development and Disease, anchored by the visiting speaker Ronald Roepman from Radboud University Nijmegen.

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14:00 Emma Hall, IGMM, University of Edinburgh

“Loss of centriolar satelites causes dwarfism and ciliopathy phenotypes”

14:30 Jennifer Lennon, CDBS, University of Edinburgh

"Investigating the functions of axonemal dynein assembly factors in Drosophila motile ciliated cells"

15.00 Anirudh Patir, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh

"The transcriptional signature associated with human motile cilia"

15.30 Kerstin Hasenpusch-Theil, CDBS, University of Edinburgh

“A temporary role of primary cilia in controlling direct versus indirect neurogenesis in the developing cerebral cortex”

16.00 Tea / coffee break, 1st floor common room, HRB

Followed by CDBS Seminar:

16.30 Ronald Roepman, Radboud University NijmegenCiliary tip dysfunction in retinal ciliopathies

17.30 Meet the speakers over drinks and nibbles in the 1st floor common room, HRB – everyone welcome


Supported by the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences


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