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Interdisciplinary approaches to dynamics in biology

Scientific meeting

Location

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ

Overview

Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Dr Ruben Perez-Carrasco and Dr Berta Verd.

Comparison of axial elongation between different species. Credit: B Steventon

This meeting will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scientists interested in the timing of biological processes. Biology is dynamic at every scale, from transcription in a single cell to evolution. Increasingly, technological advances allow us to temporally quantify biological processes. The challenge we now face, which this meeting will address, is to extract mechanistic understanding from the dynamics we measure.

The full schedule of talks and speaker biographies will be available below shortly. Speaker abstracts will be available closer to the meeting. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the meeting has taken place.

Attending this event

This is a residential conference, which allows for increased discussion and networking.

  • Free to attend
  • Limited places
  • Please request a registration invitation above
  • Catering and accommodation available to purchase during registration

Enquiries: contact the Scientific Programmes team

Schedule of talks

24 February

09:00-12:30

Session 1: Molecular

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09:20-09:50 Bistable adoption of celular fates in development

Dr Hernan Garcia, UC Berkeley, USA

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09:50-10:20 Feedback in cell fate regulation

Dr Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

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10:20-10:50 Coffee

10:50-11:20 Unveiling the dynamics of commitment and fate choice in the developing nervous system

Dr Gioele La Manno, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

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11:20-12:00 Dynamic gene regulation at the single-cell level

Dr James Locke, University of Cambridge, UK

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12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-16:00

Session 2: Cellular

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13:00-14:00 Our first choices: decoding cellular signals and committing to cellular differentiation

Dr Silvia Santos, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

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14:00-14:30 Mapping space and time in developing in vitro model systems

Dr Naomi Moris, University of Cambridge, UK

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14:30-15:00 Patterning dynamics of the neural tube

Dr James Briscoe FMedSci FRS, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

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15:00-15:30 Tea

16:00-18:00

Poster session

25 February

09:00-12:00

Session 3: Tissue

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09:00-09:30 Comparative analysis of multi-cellular dynamics and pattern emergence in the vertebrate tailbud

Dr Ben Steventon, University of Cambridge, UK

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09:30-10:00 Dynamics of neural patterning in Drosophila

Dr Francis Corson, CNRS Ecole Normale Supérieure, France

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10:00-10:30 Coffee

10:30-11:00 Human time vs mouse time with stem cell differentiation

Dr Miki Ebisuya, EMBL Barcelona, Spain

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11:30-12:00 Waves, flows and droplets: physical organisation of embryogenesis and regeneration

Dr Stefano Di Talia, Duke University Medical Center, USA

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12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-17:00

Session 4: Living systems

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13:00-13:30 Complex dynamics of ecological systems

Professor Alan Hastings, University of California, Davis and Santa Fe Institute, USA

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13:30-14:00 Dynamics of segment patterning in arthropods

Dr Erik Clark, Harvard Medical School, USA

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14:00-14:30 Inferring visual processing in the brain

Professor Susanne Ditlevsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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14:30-15:00 Tea

15:00-17:00 Future directions discussion

Interdisciplinary approaches to dynamics in biology

Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Dr Ruben Perez-Carrasco and Dr Berta Verd.

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire MK16 9JJ
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