Every two years, the London Drosophila community hosts a one-day symposium showcasing the best of Drosophila research from around the world, keynoted by a distinguished scientist from outside the field. We are honored and excited to be able to continue this tradition this year: the sixth biennial London Fly Meeting will be held on Friday 24th May 2013. On these pages you will find more information about the meeting, the programme, some info about our fantastic confirmed speakers and directions to the venue. Register now! We are looking forward to seeing you in London in May!
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More info about each speaker can be found in the Speakers section.
Particpiation is limited to 200 delegates and historically we always had a full room, so please do not hesitate and join us now to secure your place. Fees are as follow:
|9:55-10:40||Keynote: Duojia Pan||Hippo signaling: from developmental biology to translational implications.|
|11:10-11:45||David Strutt||Understanding the coordination of cell polarity during morphogenesis|
|11:45-12:20||Matthew Gibson||Coordinating Proliferation and Morphogenesis in Drosophila Imaginal Discs|
|12:20-14:00||Finger Buffet Lunch|
|14:00-14:35||Nick Brown||Dialogue between cell adhesion receptors and the cytoskeleton in morphogenesis|
|14:35-15:10||Frank Schnorrer||Making of flight muscle - a timing of forces|
|15:10-15:45||Amita Sehgal||What drives sleep:wake cycles: Using a fly model to understand molecular underpinnings.|
|16:15-16:50||Krystyna Keleman||The molecular, cellular and circuit mechanism of courtship memory in Drosophila.|
|16:50-17:25||Michael Dickinson||From take off to landing: Visual navigation in Drosophila|
The meeting will be held in the Franklin Wilkins Lecture Hall, located in the Waterloo Campus of King's College London. Extensive travel information is available on the Campus website. Several tube and train stations are located in close proximities: The Waterloo Station, Temple Station, London Waterloo East. Check the TFL website for detailed information and travelling suggestions. If you are flying, all London airports are connected to the tube transit system. Check the airport website for more information. We recommend getting an Oyster Card from TFL to save on travelling costs, expecially if you are planning to enjoy the weekend.
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Franklin Wilkins Lecture Hall
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