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The Organizing Committee invites you to attend the 18th International C. elegans Meeting, sponsored by the Genetics Society of America. The meeting will be held June 22 26, 2011 at the University of California, Los Angeles campus. The meeting will begin on Wednesday evening, June 22 at 7:00 pm and will end on Sunday, June 26 at 12:00 noon.

 

On Friday, June 24 at 5:00 pm there will be a Keynote Address by

Joseph Culotti, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

 

Additional invited speakers include:

Andrew Dillin, Salk Institute
Geraldine Seydoux, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Fabio Piano, New York University

Yuichi Iino, University of Tokyo

Barbara Meyer, UC Berkeley
Jean-Louis Bessereau, INSERM
Paul Sternberg, Caltech
Valerie Reinke, Yale
Sophie Jarriault, IGBMC
Maria Doitsidou, Columbia

Plenary session chairs include:

Cynthia Kenyon, University of California, San Francisco
Jonathan Hodgkin, Oxford University
Susan Strome, University of California, Santa Clara
Paul Sternberg, Caltech
Leon Avery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Ikue Mori, Nagoya University
Victor Ambros, UMass Worcester
Barbara Meyer, University of California, Berkeley

 

 

 

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Meeting Organizers:

Meera Sundaram University of Pennsylvania
Oliver Hobert Columbia University

 

Organizing Committee:

Raffi Aroian University of California, San Diego
Jean-Louis Bessereau INSERM
Keith Blackwell Harvard Medical School
Andrew Chisholm University of California, San Diego
Barbara Conradt Dartmouth Medical School
Marie Anne Felix CNRS-Institut Jacques Monod
David Greenstein University of Minnesota
Alla Grishok Columbia University
Craig Hunter Harvard University
Bill Kelly Emory University
Ed Kipreos University of Georgia
Todd Lamitina University of Pennsylvania
Chris Li City College of New York
Ikue Mori Nagoya University
Benjamin Podbilewicz Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Valerie Reinke Yale University
Janet Richmond University of Illinois, Chicago
Ann Rougvie University of Minnesota
Shai Shaham Rockefeller University
Ahna Skop University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ralf Sommer Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen
Asako Sugimoto RIKEN, Kobe
Heidi Tissenbaum University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

Organizer of the Worm Art Show:

Ahna Skop University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

2011 C. elegans Meeting logo design created by Ahna Skop

 

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