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A Celebration of Eric Davidson: Visionary Insights into the Genomic Control of Development and Evolution

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Symposium | Friday | April 15, 2016

Pastries and Coffee
8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Talks
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Beckman Institute Auditorium | Building # 74
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Remembrances | Friday | April 15, 2016

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Event Reception/Dinner | Friday | April 15, 2016

Beckman Institute West Patio
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Questions? Please contact Vince Rivera

Scheduled Speakers

Marianne Bronner -- 9:00 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.
California Institute of Technology
Introduction

Richard Axel -- 9:05 to 9:40 a.m
Columbia University
TBA

R. Andrew Cameron -- 9:45 to 10:20
California Institute of Technology
"Genomics Through the Eyes of Eric Davidson"

Doug Erwin -- 10:40 to 11:15
Smithsonian Institution
"The Implications of  Gene Regulatory Network Research for Evolutionary Theory"

Leroy Hood -- 11:20 to 11:55 a.m.
Institute for Systems Biology
Eric Davidson:  Systems Biology and Systems Medicine

Bob Goldberg -- 1:15 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
University of California, Los Angeles
"This is a Seed! The Search For Gene Regulatory Networks"

Robb Krumlauf -- 1:55 to 2:30
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
"The Hindbrain GRN: A Story in Segments"

Andy McMahon -- 2:35 to 3:10
University of Southern California
"Insights into Evolutionary Novelty from Regulatory Analysis"

Richard Scheller -- 3:30 to 4:05
23andMe
"Human Genetics at 23andMe"

Isabelle Peter -- 4:10 to 4:45 p.m.
California Institute of Technology
         "  Information Content of Regulatory Networks"     

Remembrances -- 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Harry Gray
Abbas Firouzi
Ellen Rothenberg
Others

Open Microphone

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Hotels/Motels within Walking Distance of Campus

Caltech Athenaeum (ask for the Davidson block)
551 S. Hill Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 395-8200

dusitD2 Constance Pasadena
928 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 898-7900

Saga Motor Hotel**
1633 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-0431

Vagabond Inn
1203 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 449-3170

Other Nearby Hotels (2-5 Miles from Campus)

Hilton Pasadena**
168 S. Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 577-1000
Complimentary shuttle to Caltech available with advance notice.

The Langham Huntington Hotel**
1401 S. Oak Knoll Avenue
Pasadena, CA  91106
(626) 568-3900

Courtyard by Marriott**
180 N. Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 403-7600
Complimentary shuttle to Caltech available with advance notice.

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel**
303 E. Cordova Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 449-4000
Complimentary shuttle to Caltech available with advance notice.

The Westin Pasadena**
191 N. Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 792-2727

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Event Contacts

Vince Rivera (626) 395-1422
Lauren Breeyear (626) 395-4952