2018 Dartmouth Symposium for the Life Sciences

“Cell Polarity Across the Diversity of Life”

Date:  Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time:  9:00 AM – 4:30 PM=
Location: Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH


We are planning a full-day program featuring the following six speakers:

Magdalena Bezanilla, Ph.D.
E.E. Just 1907 Professor of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth College
Orchestrating Plant Form Through Polarized Growth

Yves V. Brun, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Indiana University
Localizing Peptidoglycan Synthesis for Bacterial Growth and Morphogenesis

Jamie Moseley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
How Cell Polarity Factors Direct the Cell Division Process

Kang Shen, Ph.D.
HHMI Investigator
Professor of Biology and Pathology
Stanford University
Molecular and Developmental Logic of Dendrite Morphogenesis

John Wallingford, Ph.D.
William and Gwyn Shive Endowed Professor
Department of Molecular Biosciences
The University of Texas at Austin
Planar Cell Polarity in Development and Disease

Yukiko Yamashita, Ph.D. 
Professor in the Life Sciences
HHMI Investigator, University of Michigan
Asymmetric Stem Cell Division and Germ Cell Immortality


All faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students are welcome to attend!

Admission is free. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Registration is encouraged. Please visit: http://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/lss/   


For questions, contact:

Cindy Stewart, Symposium Coordinator