Recent Talks at Meetings or Symposia

 

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “ Regulating Wnt signaling—assembling a super molecular machine”.” at the “Epigenetics, Signaling, amd Metabolism in Development” Symposium at the Academia Sinica, Taipei, TAIWAN October 2018.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “ Building the Body Plan: The Miracle of Morphogenesis”.” at the Signaling by Adhesion Receptors Gordon Conference in Biddeford, ME June 2018.

Peifer lab postdoc Andrew Spracklen gave an invited talk at the Triangle Fly Symposium, Durham NC, May 2018

Kristi Schaefer gave an invited talk in the Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Signaling Mini-Symposium, “ Defining the structure and stoichiometry of the Wnt-regulatory destruction complex during normal development and the mechanisms by which the complex is regulated by Wnt signaling.” at the ASCB Meeting in Philadelphia PA December 2017.

Peifer lab postdoc Hui-Chia Yu-Kemp gave an invited talks at the Triangle Cytoskeletal Meeting, Saxapahaw NC, September 2017.

Teresa Bonello gave an invited talk, “ Defining the Network of Proteins Driving Apical-Basal Polarity Establishment in Early Drosophila Development”.” at the Gordon Research Seminar preceding the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference in Andover NH June 2017.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “ Building the Body Plan: The Miracle of Morphogenesis”.” at the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference in Andover NH June 2017.

Three Peifer lab postdocs– Andrew Spracklen, Teresa Bonello, and Shiping Zhang— gave invited talks at the Triangle Fly Symposium, Raleigh NC, May 2017.

John Poulton gave an invited talk “Centrosomes and the Spindle Assembly Checkpoint cooperatively ensure proper growth and organization of the developing fly brain by promoting genome stability and viability of neural stem cells”, at The Allied Genetics Conference 2016 (TAGC), Orlando FL July 2016.

Teresa Bonello gave an invited talk, “ Defining the network of proteins driving apical-basal polarity establishment in early Drosophila development”  at the Triangle Fly Symposium in Chapel Hill NC May 2016.

Mira Pronobis gave an invited Microsymposium talk, “ A novel GSK3-regulated APC:Axin interaction regulates Wnt signaling by driving a catalytic cycle of efficient βcatenin destruction”  at the ASCB Meeting in San Diego CA December 2015.

Andrew Spracklen gave an invited talk, “ Defining how Abelson tyrosine kinase regulates cell adhesion and actin dynamics during morphogenesis”  at the ASCB-sponsored Triangle Cytoskeletal Meeting in Saxapahaw NC September 2015.

Teresa Bonello gave an invited talk, “ Defining the Network of Proteins Driving Apical-Basal Polarity Establishment in Early Drosophila Development”.”  at the Gordon Research Seminar preceding the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference in Andover NH July 2015.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the Body Plan: The Miracle of Morphogenesis.”  at the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference in Andover NH July 2015.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “ Cytoskeletal Regulation From Molecules to Morphogenesis.”  in the Developmental Mechanics Workshop at the National Drosophila Research Conference in Chicago IL March 2015.

Wangsun Choi gave an invited talk “Afadin and ZO proteins regulate actomyosin-driven tension at the zonula  adherens and maintain epithelial tissue integrity“, at the Mechanobiology Institute-Japan Joint Symposium on The Mechanobiology of Development and Multicellular Dynamics , Singapore December 2014.

John Poulton gave an invited talk “Centrosomes are key components of mitotic spindle assembly and orientation in the symmetric divisions of epithelial cells”, at the  55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, San Diego CA March 2014.

John Poulton gave a short talk and eposter,”Centrosomes are key components of mitotic fidelity in Drosophila somatic cells”, at the ASCB National meeting, New Orleans, LA December 2013.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. at the Physiology Course at the Marine Biological Labs, Woods Hole MA July 2013.

Mira Pronobis gave an invited talk, “Inside the destruction complex: APC’s mechanistic role in downregulation of Wnt signaling”. at “Wnt 2013” in Heidelberg GERMANY July 2013.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk “ “”The tumor Suppressor APC: A machine modulating Wnt signaling and genome stability”” at the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference, Barga ITALY, June 2013.

Colleen Bilancia, postdoc, gave an invited talk “ “Enabled negatively regulates Diaphanous-driven actin dynamics” in the”  “Actin Organization and Dynamics” Minisymposium at the ASCB Meeting, San Francisco CA, December 2012.

John Poulton, postdoc, gave an invited talk “ “Drosophila APC2 promotes mitotic fidelity through cytoskeletal regulation in the early embryo” to the Drosophila Research Group at Duke University, December 2012.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. at the German Society for Cell Biology’s Young Scientist Meeting, Jena, Germany, September 2012..

John Poulton, postdoc, gave an invited talk, “ The Tumor Suppressor APC2 and the Chk2 DNA Damage Checkpoint Promote Genomic Stability in the Early Embryo.”  at the National Drosophila Research Conference in Chicago IL March 2012.

Mira Pronobis gave an invited talk, “Deconstructing the destruction complex: new mechanistic roles for APC in Wnt regulation”. at “Wnt 2011” in Los Angeles CA July 2011.

Mark Peifer gave the Keynote Lecture, “Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. at the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference, Mt. Snow VT, July 2011.

Nasser Rusan, postdoc, gave an invited talk, “”Assuring Proper Stem Cell Division: Asymmetric Centrosome Behavior and Regulation ”. in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development of the University of Minnesota, June 2010

Mark Peifer gave a Keynote Address,“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”,. at the Southeast Regional Developmental Biology Meeting, Athens GA, May 2010

Nasser Rusan, postdoc, gave an invited talk, “”Assuring Proper Stem Cell Division: Asymmetric Centrosome Behavior and Regulation ”. in the Cell Biology and Physiology Section of NHLBI at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, March 2010

Dave Roberts, postdoc, gave an invited talk,“Regulating Wnt signaling in development and disease”,. at Franklin and Marshall Collhge, Lancaster PA, November 2009

Dave Roberts, postdoc, gave an invited talk,“Regulating Wnt signaling in development and disease”,. at Davidson College, Davidson NC October 2009

Nasser Rusan, postdoc, gave an invited talk, “”Drosophila stem cells exhibit asymmetry in centrosome function”. at the Motile and Contractile Systems Gordon Conference, July 2009.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. at the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference, Waterville Valley NH July 2009.

Dave Roberts, postdoc, gave an invited talk, “Novel Insights into APCs Mechanism of Action in Wnt regulation”. at the 2009 Wnt Meeting, Washington DC, June 2009.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. at the Biannual Morphogenesis and Regenerative medicine Symposium, Charlottesville VA May 2009.

 

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Modulating adhesion and the cytoskeleton during morphogenesis: novel roles for Canoe/Afadin”. at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 2008.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Coupling cell adhesion to cell shape change during embryonic morphogenesis “ at the Barcelona Biomed Conference on “Morphogenesis and Cell Behavior”, Barcelona, SPAIN,October 2008.

Jessica Sawyer, Ph. D. student,, co-organized the Graduate Research Seminar associated with the 2008 “Signaling by Adhesion Receptors” Gordon Conference in Mt. Holyoke MA in July 2008.

Catarina Homem, Ph. D. student,, gave an invited talk at the 2008 National Drosophila Meeting in San Diego CA in April 2008, “Diaphanous: a regulator of cell contractility and motility”

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “A model system for studying the tumor suppressor APC”, at the Wnt Singaling in Development and Disease Meeting, Berlin GERMANY, September 2007

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: polarity, adhesion and cytoskeletal regulation”, at the at the Cell Contact and Adhesion Gordon Conference, Barga ITALY, June 2007

Nasser Rusan, Postdoc, gave an invited talk at the 2007 National Drosophila Meeting in Philadelphia PA in March 2007, “Drosophila post embryonic neuroblasts undergo a unique asynchronous centrosome maturation cycle”

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: polarity, adhesion and cytoskeletal regulation”, at the SLRI International Symposium on Cell Polarity, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto ON CANADA, June 2006.

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “APC Family Proteins as Regulators of Wnt Signaling and the Cytoskeleton”, at the Keystone Meeting on “Wnt and beta-catenin signaling in Development and Disease”. Snowbird, Utah, April 2006.

Melissa Hayden, Ph. D. student, gave an invited talk at the 2006 National Drosophila Meeting in Houston TX in March 2006: “Roles for the Tumor Suppressor Genes Adenomatous Polyposis Coli 1 and 2 in Cell Adhesion and Axon Outgrowth in the Developing Larval Brain.”

Jessica Sawyer, Ph. D. student, gave an invited talk at the 2006 National Drosophila Meeting in Houston TX in March 2006: ” The Role of Canoe in Morphogenesis”

Don Fox, Ph.D. student, gave an invited talk in the “Coordination of Cytoskeletal Networks” Mini-Symposium at the 2005 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting in San Francisco CA in December 2005: “Abelson kinase coordinates apical constriction and RhoGEF2 localization during Drosophila morphogenesis”

Julie Gates, postdoc, gave an invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference on Motile and Contractile Systems in New London NH in July 2005: ” Ena promotes actin filament elongation during Drosophila development.”

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: the Miracle of Morphogenesis.” at the Epithelial Differentiation and Keratinization Gordon Conference, Barga ITALY, June 2005

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Building the body plan: the Miracle of Morphogenesis.” at the Keystone Meeting on “Cell Migration and Adhesion” Snowbird UT, April 2005

Mark Peifer gave an invited talk, “Cell adhesion, signal transduction, and cancer: the Armadillo Connection.” at the Keystone Meeting on Cytoskeletal Systems Interactions in Cellular Morphogenesis. Coeur d’Alene ID March 2005

Tony Harris, postdoc, presented an invited talk at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting in Washington DC in December 2004: “Adherens junction-dependent and -independent steps in the establishment of epithelial cell polarity in Drosophila.”

Julie Gates, postdoc, gave an invited talk at the National Drosophila Research Conference in Washington DC in March 2004: “Enabled plays roles in epithelial morphogenesis and nurse cell cytoplasmic transport.”

Tony Harris, postdoc, gave an invited talk at the National Drosophila Research Conference in Washington DC in March 2004: “Adherens junction-dependent and -independent processes regulate epithelial polarity and structure during early Drosophila development.”

Mark Peifer presented an Invited talk in the Signaling and Cancer Symposium, at the American Society for Cell Biology National Meeting, San Francisco CA December 2003. “Cell adhesion, signal transduction, cytoskeletal regulation and cancer: a model organism approach.”

 

Selected Recent Seminars by Mark Peifer

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”.  Conférence Monod-Diderot, INSTITUT JACQUES MONOD and Université Paris Diderot. Paris FRANCE October 2018.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”.  Chang Gung University, Taipei, TAIWAN October 2018.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. “Institut de Génétique et Développement de Rennes”, CNRS associée à l’Université de Rennes 1, Rennes FRANCE.  September 2018.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”.  Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.  September 2018.

“Regulating Wnt signaling during development and oncogenesis”, Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai NYC NY May 2018

“Regulating Wnt signaling during development and oncogenesis”,  Department of Biochemistry, Duke University Durham NC April 2018

“Regulating Wnt signaling during development and oncogenesis”,  Keynote at the Wake Forest University Molecular Signaling Retreat, Winston-Salem NC October 2017

“From cell polarization to collective cell migration: linking cell junctions to the cytoskeleton,  NIH/NHLBI, Bethesda MD April 2017

“Building the Body Plan: The Miracle of Morphogenesis.”  Department of Biology at Washington University, St. Louis MO  March 2017.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. Keynote Lecture, MS Anderson Comprehensive Cancer Center Genetics and Development Program Retreat, Houston TX November 2015.

“Cytoskeletal Regulation From Molecules to Morphogenesis” Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto October 2014.

“”Regulating Wnt signaling and ensuring genome stability—novel roles for the tumor suppressor APC” Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University October 2013.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore MD March 2013.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Duke University, Durham NC January 2013.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC CANADA May 2012.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. The Center for Organogenesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI October 2011.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago IL May 2011.

“Building the body plan: The miracle of Morphogenesis”. Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA, May 2011.

“A model system for studying the tumor suppressor APC”. Department of Biochemistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, June 2010.

“Stem cells, centrosomes and Cancer”. RIKEN Cell and Developmental Biology Institute, Kobe JAPAN September 2009.

“Building the body plan: the Miracle of Morphogenesis” Dept. of Biology, McGill University Montreal QE CANADA, May 2006

“A model system to study the tumor suppressor APC.” Department of Cell Biology, Emory University, Atlanta GA May 2006

“Building the body plan: the Miracle of Morphogenesis” Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, February 2006

“Building the body plan: the Miracle of Morphogenesis” Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, January 2006

“Cell adhesion, signal transduction, and cancer: the Armadillo Connection.” Blaffer Lecture Series, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas Medical Center, Houston TX. February 2005

“Cell adhesion, signal transduction, and cancer: the Armadillo Connection.” Life Sciences Colloqium, Weizmann Insitute of Science, Rehovot ISRAEL September 2004

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