PolarNet symposium ‘Principles of Polarity’


We are excited to announce the upcoming symposium “Principles of Polarity”, to be held at Utrecht University on the 13th of September 2019 as the closing event of the Marie Curie ITN PolarNet.

Date: Friday September 13, 2019

Location: Boothzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Heidelberglaan 3, De Uithof, Utrecht

Young talented researchers who participated in the PolarNet training program and leading experts in the field of cell and tissue polarity will present their latest insights and developments. We cordially invite you to join us, share your results and network with prominent scientists in the field of cell and tissue polarity.

Attendance, including lunch, is free of charge, but registration is required. We also encourage you to present your own work during the poster session.

To register, please follow the registration link. 

Registration deadline is September 1st, 2019

Preliminary Program

Opening

09.00 – 09.20 Welcome, registration and coffee
09.20 – 09.30 Opening by Mike Boxem

Session 1 – Chair: Mike Boxem

09.30 – 10.00 Dr. Yanlan Mao, UCL
10.00 – 11.00 Keynote seminar: Prof. Daniel St. Johnston (The Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute and The University of Cambridge)
11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break

Session 2 – Chair: Anna Akhmanova

11.20 – 11.50 Dr. Mike Boxem (Utrecht University)
11.50 – 12.20 Dr. Sandrine Etienne-Manneville (Institut Pasteur)
12.20 – 14.00 Lunch and Poster session

Session 3 – Chair: Rob Arkowitz

14.00 – 14.15 t.b.a.
14.15 – 14.45 t.b.a.
14.45 – 15.15 Dr. Yohanns Bellaïche (Institut Curie)
15.15 – 15.35 Coffee break

Session 4 – Chair: Trevor Dale

15.35 – 15.50 Charlie Puerner (University of Nice)
15.50 – 16.05 Victoria Yan (Technische Universiteit Dresden)
16.05 – 16.15 Eider Valle-Encinas (University of Cardiff)
16.15 – 17.15 Keynote seminar: Prof. Elisabeth Knust (Max Planck Institute, CBG Dresden)