Friday, September 26-27, 2003

Program

1:30 Registration 
3:00 Jim Carrington, Director, CGRB
Introduction
3:35

Chrissa Kioussi, Biochemistry & Biophysics

"Making of a Heart: Molecular Networks During Development"

4:00 Emily Ho, Nutrition & Food Management 
"Zinc and the Gene: Nutrient-Gene Interactions in Maintaining DNA Integrity"
4:25 John Hays,  Env. & Molecular Toxicology 
"Coupling DNA-Mismatch Recognition to Strand-Specific Excision in Human Nuclear Extracts"
5:15

Eric Selker, KEYNOTE ADDRESS

U of O, Molecular Biology & Genetics

"Genome Defense and Control of DNA Methylation in Neurospora"

6:15 Buffet Dinner and Poster Session
9:00 Party - music provided by the Tex Brooklyn Band
11:50 Laura Kubatko, Ohio State University
Genome-scale Evolutionary Inference using Site Pattern Frequencies
12:35 Lunch (Poster and Sponsor setups / displays)
9:00 AM

Chris Bayne, Zoology

"Mortal Danger: Effecting and Surviving Oxygen-Dependent Attack"

9:25

Robert Tanguay, Env. & Molecular Toxicology

"Tales of Regeneration and Dioxin Toxicity"

9:50

Monte Westerfield - KEYNOTE ADDRESS

U of O, Neuroscience and Behavior 

"Genetic Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Cell Types"

11:00

Jaga Giebultowicz, Zoology

"Link Between Nutritional Status and Fecundity: A Novel Role for Clock Genes in Drosophila"

11:25

Michael Gross, Biochemistry & Biophysics 

"Neuronal Patterning in the Dorsal Spinal Cord"

11:45 Poster Awards and Concluding Remarks  
12:00 Lunch