From Base Pair to Body Plan Celebrating 60 years of DNA

Announcing a special Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the doluble helical structure of DNA by James Watson and Francis Crick in Cambridge, England, in February 1953. The meeting begins on the evening of Thursday February 28 2013, and ends with departures on Sunday March 3. Social events throughout the meeting provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.
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Speakers:
Stephen Baylin, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Caroline Dean, John Innes Centre, UK
Denis Duboule, University of Geneva and EPFL, Switzerland
Michael Elowitz, Caltech
John Gurdon, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK
Gregory Hannon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory/HHMI
Edith Heard, Curie Institute, CNRS UMR218, France
Oliver Hobert, Columbia University College of P&S
Steve Jacobsen, University of California, Los Angeles
Alexander Johnson, University of California, San Francisco
Robert Kingston, Mass General Hospital/Harvard Med School
Michael Levine, University of California, Berkeley
Craig Mello, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Christiane Nusslein-Volhard, Max-Planck-Institut fur Entwicklungsbiologie, Germany
Elaine Ostrander, National Human Genome Research Institute
Olivier Pourquie, IGBMC, France
Mark Ptashne, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute
Gary Ruvkun, Massachusetts General Hospital
Ali Shilatifard, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Robert Tjian, Howard Hughes Medical Institute & University of California Berkeley
Richard Young, Whitehead Institute
Kenneth Zaret, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Guests:
Michael Ashburner, European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Sydney Brenner, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Wally Gilbert, Harvard University
Thomas Maniatis, Columbia University Medical Center
Matthew Meselson, Harvard University
Walter Schaffner, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Phillip Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James Watson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

27 Feb - 3 Mar 2013

Cold Spring Harbor
United States of America
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