Seminars and Events

Past Events

Category Seminar
Date and Time 2008-06-02 14:00 - 15:00
Venue Auditorium C1F
Speaker Professor Eddy M. De Robertis, M.D., Ph.D.
Affiliation Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California
Title Integrating positional information in Xenopus and Drosophila embryos
Poster click here to download(PDF)
Host Yoshiki Sasai
Speaker's Profile Dr De Robertis is a renowned embryologist working on early patterning and induction during embryonic axis development. He has been greatly contributing to this field with a number of important discoveries including the first vertebrate homeobox genes, goosecoid, chordin, cerberus, etc. One of his recent research foci is dynamic integration of multiple signaling pathways during early embryogenesis, which he talks about this time. He is the former president of ISDB.