C. elegans Meeting Talk Schedule

Leon Avery leon at EATWORMS.SWMED.EDU
Mon Apr 21 12:29:33 EST 1997


		   C. elegans Meeting Talk Schedule

Here is the final list of speakers and talks for the Eleventh
International C elegans Meeting.  Speakers will be notified of the
length of their talks by a letter from the Wisconsin Conference Union.


Wednesday, May 28

Platform Session 1: Cells
7:00 PM, Benjamin Podbilewicz, session chair

Wissmann, Andreas    IDENTIFICATION OF GENES INVOLVED IN SMALL G-
Costa, Mike          A PUTATIVE CATENIN-CADHERIN SYSTEM MEDIATES
Moulder, Gary        KNOCK-OUT OF A C. ELEGANS FOCAL ADHESION
Mohler, William      4D-TIMELAPSE IMAGING OF EMBRYONIC LINEAGE
Hanna-Rose, Wendy    MORPHOGENESIS MUTANTS: FOUR GENES THAT ACT
Hresko, Michelle     A HYPODERMAL TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEIN
Barral, Jose         THE FILAGENINS, NOVEL PROTEINS OF THICK
Wu, Yi-Chun          CED-5 MAY FUNCTION IN THE EXTENSION OF
Xue, Ding            THE REGULATION AND TARGETS OF THE CED-3 CELL-
Gendreau, Steve      A COMPLEX OF CDK INHIBITOR-RELATED GENES
van den Heuvel, S.   THE GENES lin-5 AND lin-6 ARE REQUIRED FOR
Gu, Subin            CUL-2, A POSITIVE CELL CYCLE REGULATOR.
Swan, Kathryn        CYK-1 IS A FORMIN FAMILY MEMBER AND IS
O'Connell, Kevin     ISOLATION OF CONDITIONAL CELL DIVISION
Matthews, Lisa       ZYG-9 IS A COMPONENT OF THE MEIOTIC AND


Thursday, May 29

Platform Session 2: Sex
9:00 AM, Craig Hunter, session chair

Nicoll, Monique    X Chromosome Counting...
Milne, Catherine   ANALYSIS OF FOX-1, AN RNA-BINDING PROTEIN
Lieb, Jason        AN ESSENTIAL MITOTIC FACTOR IMPLEMENTS DOSAGE
Holdeman, Rich     MES-2 AND MES-6, MATERNAL PROTEINS ESSENTIAL
Perry, Marc        ELEVATED COPY NUMBER OF HER-1 CIS-ACTING
Li, Weiqing        DOES her-1 FEEDBACK-REGULATE THE sdc GENES?
Graves, Laura      tra-2 MRNA ACTIVITY IS MEDIATED BY A HIGHLY
Gallegos, Maria    CONTROL OF C. elegans SPERM-OOCYTE DECISION BY
Clifford, Bob      FOG-2, A MEMBER OF A NEW FAMILY OF PROTEINS,
Chen, Pei-Jiun     fog-3 ENCODES A PROTEIN TYROSINE PHOSPHATASE
Parker, Emily      TIP-1 AND TIP-2, POTENTIAL DIRECT REGULATORS OF
Rose, Kimberly     THE CEH-18 POU-DOMAIN IS REQUIRED FOR NORMAL
McCarter, Jim      REGULATION OF OOCYTE MATURATION AND
Zalevsky, Jonathan HIM-14, A MUTS HOMOLOG THAT PROMOTES
LaMunyon, Craig    SIZE AND X CHROMOSOMES: DETERMINANTS OF SPERM
Selby, Donald      REPRODUCTIVE COMPETITION BETWEEN


Platform Session 3: Nerves
7:00 PM, Ann Rougvie, session chair

Krishna, Srikant     SPECIFICITY IN TGF-B SIGNALING.
Suzuki, Jo           MUTATIONS OF C. ELEGANS BMP HOMOLOGUE
Inoue, Takao         GENETIC INTERACTIONS AMONG DOWNSTREAM
Patterson, Garth     DAF-3 ENCODES A SMAD PROTEIN THAT ANTAGONIZES
Thatcher, Jack       CONTROL OF PHARYNGEAL GENE EXPRESSION BY THE
Kimura, Kotaro       THE DAF-2 INSULIN RECEPTOR FAMILY MEMBER
Ogg, Scott           daf-16 MAY ENCODE A FORKHEAD-RELATED
Antebi, Adam         THE daf-12 NUCLEAR RECEPTOR ADVANCES LIFE
Hobert, Oliver       THERMOREGULATION AND INTERNEURON FUNCTION:
Troemel, Emily       REPROGRAMMING CHEMOTAXIS RESPONSES.
Jansen, Gert         THE 19 G PROTEIN-ALPHA SUBUNITS OF C. ELEGANS.
Korswagen, Hendrik   GENETIC ANALYSIS OF ACTIVATED Gs-INDUCED
Nurrish, Stephen     THE ROLE OF G-PROTEINS IN SEROTONIN SIGNALING
Nelson, Laura        flp-1 DELETION MUTANTS SUGGEST FMRFamide-LIKE
Waggoner, Laura      NEURONS AND GENES THAT CONTROL THE TIMING OF
Ross, Jennifer       UNC-4/UNC-37 REPRESSION OF VB-SPECIFIC GENES
Barnes, T.M.         MOLECULAR AND GENETIC ANALYSIS OF unc-24.
Rajaram,Shantadurga  CHARACTERIZATION OF THE unc-1 GENE.
Kayser, Ernst-Bern   A MUTATION IN A SUBUNIT OF THE RESPIRATORY
An, Man-Wah          GENETIC ANALYSIS OF HUMAN PATHOGEN VIRULENCE
de Bono, Mario       CLUMPING, BORDERING, AND HYPERACTIVITY IN WA


Friday, May 30

Platform Session 4: Migration
9:00 AM, Julie Ahringer, session chair

Ogura, Ken-ichi    THE UNC-14 PROTEIN REQUIRED FOR AXONAL
Maillet, Isabelle  UNC-53 IS STRUCTURALLY AND FUNCTIONALLY
Ren, Xing-Cong     NETRIN UNC-6 AND PATHWAY SELECTION BY THE
Colavita, Antonio  SUPPRESSORS OF ECTOPIC UNC-5 EXPRESSION
Zallen, Jennifer   SAX-3 ENCODES A CELL ADHESION MOLECULE
George, Sean       EPH RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASE SIGNALING IN C.
Norris, Carolyn    CELLULAR INTERACTIONS UNDERLYING FORMATION
Wolf, Fred         SIGNALING AND ADHESION IN NEURONAL
Kindt, Rachel      ROLE OF A RAC HOMOLOG IN CELL MIGRATION
Sym, Mary          mig-13 ACTS NON-AUTONOMOUSLY TO PROMOTE
Forrester, Wayne   REGULATION OF CELL MIGRATION AND POLARITY
Burdine, Rebecca   THE ROLE OF FGF SIGNALING IN SM MIGRATION.
Borland, Christin  CLR-1 AND FGF RECEPTOR SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION.
Stiernagle, Theresa Caenorhabditis Genetics Center


Platform Session 5: Embryos
7:00 PM, Anne Villeneuve, session chair

Horner, Mike         pha-4, A PROBABLE FORK HEAD HOMOLOG, IS
Page, Barbara        elt-1, A GATA-LIKE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR, IS
Knight, Jennifer     gad-1 CONTROLS GASTRULATION INITIATION AND
Newman-Smith, Erin   ENDODERM IS SPECIFIED BY A ZYGOTIC GENE
Fukushige, Tetsunari THE C. elegans GATA FACTOR elt-2 IS
Hung, Tak-June       par-6, A GENE REQUIRED FOR THE CORTICAL
Rose, Lesilee        LET-99 IS REQUIRED FOR NORMAL SPINDLE
Rocheleau, Christian WNT SIGNALING IN THE EARLY C. ELEGANS
Thorpe, Chris        mom-2, A MATERNAL GENE REQUIRED FOR
Schlesinger, Ann     THE MOM/WNT PATHWAY AND ORIENTATION OF
Lin, Rueyling        POP-1 IS REQUIRED FOR ASYMMETRIC CELL
Downs, William       THE GENE MOM-1 IMPLICATES A WNT/WINGLESS
Kaletta, Titus       THE EMBRYONIC LINEAGE: LIT-1 AND THE
Eisenmann, David     BAR-1 ENCODES A B-CATENIN/ARMADILLO-RELATED
Herman, Michael      EGL-27 FUNCTIONS IN TWO WNT SIGNALLING
Whangbo, Jennifer    egl-20 ENCODES A WNT PROTEIN INVOLVED IN


Saturday, May 31

Platform Session 6: Signals
9:00 AM, Michael Nonet, session chair

Liu, Jing         lin-3 ENCODES ONE SHORT-RANGE AND ONE LONG-
Clandinin, Thomas A RAS INDEPENDENT SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION
Kaech, Susan      LIN-2, LIN-7 AND LET-23 PROTEIN INTERACTIONS
Sieburth, Derek   SUR-6 AND SUR-8 POSITIVELY REGULATE RAS-
Jacobs, David     GAIN-OF-FUNCTION MUTATIONS SUGGEST LIN-1 IS
Tan, Patrick      REGULATION OF VULVAL CELL FATES BY THE
Henderson, Sam    REGULATIONS OF CELL FATE BY LAG-2 AND OTHER DSL
Hubbard, E. Jane  SEL-10, A NEGATIVE REGULATOR OF LIN-12-
Levitan, Diane    GENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF SEL-12
Arduengo, P.      DISRUPTION OF CYTOPLASMIC PARTITIONING
Iwasaki, K        AEX-3 ENCODES A NOVEL REGLATOR OF PRESYNAPTIC
Alfonso, Aixa     unc-11 ENCODES A C. elegans PUTATIVE NEURONAL
Duerr, Janet      COLOCALIZATION OF TWO VESICULAR NEURO-
Schuske, Kim      unc-47 ENCODES THE GABA VESICULAR
McIntire, Steven  NEUROTRANSMITTER PACKAGING: GABA AND
Hallam, Steven    THE HETEROCHRONIC GENE lin-14 REGULATES THE


Platform Session 7: Channels
2:00 PM, Anne Hart, session chair

Goodman, Miriam    IONIC CURRENTS AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION IN THE
Li, Heyi           EFFECT OF y-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID (GABA) ON
Bamber, Bruce      UNC-49: ONE GENE, MULTIPLE GABA RECEPTORS.
Dent, Joe          avr-15 ENCODES GLUTAMATE-AND IVERMECTIN
Elkes, Daniel      EGL-36 SHAW CHANNELS REGULATE
Johnstone, Duncan  MULTIPLE K+ CHANNELS REGULATE THE
de la Cruz, Ignacio THE sup-9 RUBBER-BAND GENE MAY ENCODE A
Reiner, David      unc-43 ENCODES A CA++/CALMODULIN-DEPENDENT
Take-uchi, Masaya  GENES THAT AFFECT A BIOLOGICAL RHYTHM IN
Davis, M. Wayne    THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF THE PHARYNGEAL MUSCLE
Gillo, Boaz        CHARACTERIZATION OF GENES INVOLVED IN
Tavernarakis, N.   mec-6 ENCODES A NOVEL PROTEIN NEEDED FOR
Starich, Todd      A C. ELEGANS GENE FAMILY AFFECTING GAP
Maryon, Ed         TISSUE-SPECIFIC EXPRESSION AND SUB-CELLULAR


Sunday, June 1

Platform Session 8: Genes
9:00 AM, Michael Krause, session chair

Coulson, Alan      THE C. ELEGANS GENOME SEQUENCING PROJECT.
Kohara, Yuji       EXPRESSION PATTERN MAP OF THE C. ELEGANS
Anders, Kirk       SMG-5 AND SMG-7 ARE INTERACTING PROTEINS
Zorio, Diego       ALTERNATIVE SPLICING OF Caenorhabditis U2AF
Ketting, Rene      HOW DO THE Tc1 AND Tc3 TRANSPOSASES FIND
Driver, Sam        "ANTISENSE" IN C. ELEGANS: HERITABLE GENE
Blaxter, Mark      PUTTING C. ELEGANS IN ITS PLACE: A MOLECULAR
Montgomery, Mary   REGULATION OF MATERNAL mRNA ACTIVITY.
Kawasaki, Ichiro   PGL-1 IS A COMPONENT OF P GRANULES AND IS
Shin, Tae Ho       A HIGH THRESHOLD FOR PIE-1 ACTIVITY?
Batchelder, Ceri   TRANSCRIPTIONAL REPRESSION BY THE PIE-1
Harfe, Brian       MyoD, TWIST & POSTEMBRYONIC MUSCLE
Moss, Eric         TEMPORAL REGULATION OF lin-28 EXPRESSION.
McDermott, Joan    pag-3 ENCODES A ZINC FINGER PROTEIN RELATED TO



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