Confirmed Speakers

Nobel Awardee

Sir John B. Gurdon
Gurdon Institute, UK

Reprogramming of mature cells

Organizers


Natalia Pabón-Mora
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín

Jean Paul Delgado
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín

Co-organizers


Zayra V. Garavito-Aguilar
Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá

Favio González
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

Maria Carolina Pustorvrh
Universidad del Valle, Cali

Sponsors

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October 9th to 13th

Medellín - Colombia

ANIMAL
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Maria Barna
Stanford University, USA

Bio-imaging of tissue patterning and cellular communication during embryonic development


Jesus Chimal Monroy
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Morphogenesis and cartilage differentiation during chick and mouse embryo development


Miguel Concha
Laboratory of Experimental Ontogeny, Chile

Epithelial organization, epiboly and gastrulation


Robb Krumlauf
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA

Hox gene regulation and evolution


Carole LaBonne
Northwestern University, USA

Stem cells during Xenopus development


Roberto Mayor
University College London, UK

Development of the neural crest


Alejandro Sánchez-Alvarado
Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA

Planarian developmental biology


Joachim Wittbrodt
Centre for Organismal Studies - Heidelberg, Germany

Vertebrate eye and brain development and regeneration


PLANT
DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

Siobhan Brady
University of California Davis, USA

Protein interactions, plant genomics and metabolomics


Veronica Di Stilio
University of Washington, USA

MADS-box gene evolution and sex determination in flowering plants


Cristina Ferrandiz
Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas,Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Molecular mechanisms underlying fruit development


Vivian Irish
Yale University, USA

Plant development and morphogenesis


Robert Sablowski
John Innes Centre, UK

Plant embryogenesis


Miltos Tsiantis
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany

Leaf development and evolution


POST-EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND REGENERATION

Enrique Amaya
The University of Manchester, UK

Growth factor signal interpretation during development,wound healing and regeneration; functional genomics in Xenopus


Karen Echeverri
University of Minnesota, USA

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of regeneration


Patrizia Ferretti
University College London,Institute of Child Health, UK

Regeneration of complex body structures in vertebrates


Brigitte Galliot
Université de Genéve, Switzerland

Regeneration and adult neurogenesis


José García Arrarás
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

Cellular and molecular aspects of intestinal and neural regeneration


Panagiotis A. Tsonis
University of Dayton, USA

Tissue regeneration and engineering


EVO-DEVO

Sylvain Marcellini
Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Transcriptional regulation during the development of skeletal cells, particularly osteoblasts and osteocytes


Rodrigo Nunes Da Fonseca
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Evolutionary developmental biology of non-model arthropods


Robert Reed
Cornell University, USA

Genes and developmental processes in the diversification of animal color patterns


Igor Schneider
Universidade Federal de Pará, Brazil

Development of the South American lungfish as a model species for comparative developmental biology and regeneration


Karen Sears
University of Illinois, USA

Non-traditional mammalian model systems


STEM CELLS AND EARLY EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT

Fernando Camargo
Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Adult stem cell biology, organ size regulation and cancer


MEDICINE, NEUROBIOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT

Joseph Arboleda Velasquez
Schepens Eye Research Institute, USA

Eye Development


Marianne Bronner
Caltech, USA

Neurobiology


M. Angela Nieto
Instituto de Neurociencias, Alicante, Spain

Cell movements in development and disease, cancer and developmental biology


Lee Niswander
University of Colorado, USA

Closure of the neural tube


Claudia Torres Farfán
Universidad Austral de Chile

Development and Chronobiology


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