1994 FASEB meeting

maizesh at nature.Berkeley.EDU maizesh at nature.Berkeley.EDU
Mon Feb 7 20:47:28 EST 1994


Attached below is the current agenda for the 1994 FASEB meeting. 
Additional speakers will be selected from the participants.  Please write
to Adele Hewitt, Vermont Conferences, FASEB, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda,
Md. 20814-3998 for registration materials. The FASEB phone number is 301
530 7010, the fax number is 301 530 7014.


PlANT DEVELOPMENT AND CELL BIOLOGY
1994 FASEB MEETING

August 6-11, 1994
Saxtons River, Vermont

Chairs: Sarah Hake, Plant Gene Expression Center, Calif.
        Philip Benfey, New York University
        Steven Briggs, Pioneer Hi-Bred International    

KEYNOTE SPEAKER (Sat night):
        E. Coen, John Innes Institute, U.K. "The Genetic Control of Flower 
            Development"

(1)     Ovules and Gametophytes:   (sun am)
        C. Gasser, U. of Calif. at Davis. "Genetic analysis of pistil
development"
        P. Bedinger, U. of North Carolina "Molecular and cellular studies
of male gametophyte development"

(2)     Organ Initiation:   (sun eve)
        I. Sussex, U. of California, Berkeley "Fate mapping the meristem of
Arabidopsis"
        G. Jurgens, Institut fur Genetik, Muchen "Genes, cell behavior and
pattern formations in the Arabidopsis embryo"
        S. Hake, Plant Gene Expression Center  "The role of Knotted in leaf
initiation"

(3)     Cell Polarity and Division:   (mon am)
        K. Roberts, John Innes Institute, U.K.  "The cell surface in plant
morphogenesis"
        R. Quatrano, U. of North Carolina  "Cell polarity establishment in
Fucus"
        V. Sundaresan, Cold Spring Harbor "Regulation of cell division in
plants"

(4)      Vegetative Growth:   (mon pm)
        P. Benfey, N. Y. University "The Genetics of root morphogenesis in
Arabidopsis"
        S. Poethig, U. of Pennsylvania "Genetic regulation of phase change
in maize and Arabidopsis"
        D. Cosgrove, Penn State "Cell wall extensibility"
        L. Smith, Plant Gene Expression Center "The tangled mutation
uncouples cell division patterns from morphogenesis in the maize leaf"

(5)     Techniques for Dissecting Development:   (mon eve)
        P. Heslop-Harrison, John Innes Inst., "Modulation of rDNA expression"
        R. Phillips, Univ. of Minn. "Genetic analysis of quantitative traits"

(6)     Cell differentiation:   (tues am)
        J. Croxdale, U. of Wisconsin  "Stomatal patterning in tradescantia"
        J. Schiefelbein, U. of Michigan "Root cell differentiation in
Arabidopsis"
        N. Dengler, U. of Toronto "Photosynthetic tissue differentiation in
C4 plants"

(7)     Cell Interactions:   (tues eve)
        P. Zambryski, U. of California, Berkeley  "Plant virus movement
proteins as probes for plasmodesmata structure and function"
        S. Briggs, Pioneer  "Regulation of gene expression during the
infection process"
        K. Okada, Okazaki, Japan "Genetic network of stimulus-response in root"

(8)     Nuclear - Organelle Interactions:   (wed am)
        R. Martienssen, Cold Spring Harbor "Mutants of maize in leaf and
chloroplast development"
        X.W. Deng, Yale University "Genetic analysis of photomorphogenesis"
        J.A. Chory, Salk Institute  "Genetic interactions controlling
Arabidopsis photomorphogenesis"

(9)     Hormones and Development:   (wed pm)
        J. Ecker, U. of Pennsylvania "Genetic and molecular interactions
controlling ethylene signal transduction in Arabidopsis"
        R.M. Walden, Max-Planck Institute "Gene tagging by transcriptional
activation: isolation of genes instrumental in auxin action"
        N. Harberd, John Innes Institute "Genetic and molecular analysis of
gibberellin signal transduction in Arabidopsis"

(10)    Sexual reproduction:   (thurs am)
        E. Meyerowitz, California Institute of Technology "The genetic
control of flower development"
        S. Dellaporta, Yale University  "Sex determination in maize"
        M. Yanofsky, U. of California, San Diego "Genes specifying floral
meristem identity in Arabidopsis






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