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The 06th Naito Conference

Morphogenesis Program: Patterning of Multicellular Organisms

Period 1995/11/01 (Wed.) - 1995/11/04 (Sat.)
Venue Naito Museum of Pharmaceutical Science and Industr(Gifu-pref)
Participants Lectures:27


Goro Eguchi Okazaki National Research Institute
Masatoshi Takeichi Kyoto University
The Research Group


Early Embryogenesis and Cell Fate Determination

  1. The role of BMPs in the regulation of early embryogenesis
    [Naoto Ueno]
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan
  2. A unifying model for the dorso-ventral patterning of medoderm and ectoderm
    [Yoshiki Sasai]
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine, USA
  3. Involvement of the MAP kinase cascade in Xenopus oocyte maturation and early development
    [Eisuke Nishida]
    Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University, Japan
  4. Molecular Mechanisms underlying muscle cell differentiation in the ascidian embryo
    [Noriyuki Satoh]
    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Japan
  5. Morphpgenesis of the skeleton of sea urchin embryos
    [Fred H. Wilt]
    University of California, Berkeley, USA

Cell Interactions and Patterning Signals

  1. The role of Drosophila Armadillo in adherens junctions and cell signaling
    [Mark Peifer]
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  2. Control of Drosophila Limb pattern by secreted signaling proteins
    [Konrad Basler]
    Zoologisches Institut, Universitat Zurich, Switzerland
  3. Hedgehog signalling in Drosophila and vertebrate development
    [Philip William Ingham]
    Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK
  4. Role of Hox Genes on limb pattern formation
    [Atushi Kuroiwa]
    School of Science, Nagoya University, Japan
  5. Regulation of pattern in the vertebrate limb
    [Cliff Tabin]
    Harvard Medical School, USA
  6. Segmental organization of the Dorosophila brain controlled by the homebox genes orthodenticle and empty spiracles
    [Katsuo Furukubo-Tokunaga]
    Institute of Biological Sciences, Tsukuba University, Japan

Vertebrate Morphogenetic Genes

  1. Genetic analysis of pattern formation in the Zebrafish embryo
    [Wolfgang Driever]
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
  2. Regulation of mammalian neural development by helix-loop-helix factors
    [Ryuichiro Kageyama]
    Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
  3. Mouse Otx and Emx functions in the formation and patterning of rostral head
    [Shinichi Aizawa]
    Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Japan
  4. Embryogenesis of a gene trap mutant mouse, jumonji
    [Takashi Takeuchi]
    Mitsubishi Kasei institute of Life Sciences, Japan
  5. L-maf function in crystallin gene regulation and lens differentiation
    [Kunio Yasuda]
    Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Molecular Aspects of Regulation

  1. Cellular and Molecular basis of lens regeneration
    [Goro Eguchi]
    National Institute of Basic Biology, Japan
  2. RA and Rb in amphiibian limb regeneration
    [Elly M. Tanaka]
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University College London, UK
  3. Gene expression in the life cycle and the in vivo transdifferentiation of striated muscle cells of a hydrozoan medusa
    [Volker Schmid]
    Institute of Zoology, Switzerland
  4. Planarian as a Laboratory animal for regeneration
    [Kenji Watanabe]
    Himeji Institute of Technology, Japan
  5. Planarian homeoboxes: Potential roles in pattern restoration during regeneration
    [Emili Salo]
    Fucultat de Biologia, Universtitat de Barcelona, Spain

Axon Guidance and Neural Pattern Formation

  1. A suppressor screen for elucidating the UNC5/UNC-6 axon guidance signaling pathway in C. elegans
    [Joseph G. Culotti]
    Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, Canada
  2. Molecular genetic analysis of neuromuscular connectivity in Drosophila
    [Akinao Nose]
    National Institute for Basic BIology, Japan
  3. A stereotyped spatial map of sensory input in the olfactory bulb
    [Linda B. Buck]
    Harvard Medical School, USA
  4. The retinotectal projection, in vivo Ftudies
    [Friedrich Bonhoeffer]
    Max-Planck-institut fur Entwicklungsbiologie, Germany
  5. Roles of a membrane protein, neuropilin, in morphpgenesis
    [Hajime Fujisawa]
    Nagoya University School of Science, Japan
  6. Cadherins in CNS development
    [Masatoshi Takeichi]
    Kyoto University Fuculty of Science, Japan