Moderator of the day: Mirko Bischofberger

Chair: Alex Persat

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    • Fiona Doetsch – Stem cells in the adult brain: Regulation and diversity
    • Michelle Monje – Neuron-glial interactions in health and disease: From cognition to cancer
    • Mike Stratton – Mutational processes in normal human tissue

Chair: Giovanni D’Angelo

Chair: Pavan Ramdya

  • Nicole King – A history of hypotheses on the origin of animals

  • Caroline Uhler – Causality, perturbations, gene regulation, and drug repurposing 

  • Rafael Yuste – Can you see a thought? Neuronal ensembles as emergent units of cortical function

Chair: Brian McCabe

    • Tony Hyman – Biomolecular condensates and their implications for cell physiology (remote tbc)
    • Gaia Pigino – Structural cell biology of cilia and eukaryotic flagella
    • Ron Vale – Structure of the sperm axoneme
    • Melina Schuh – Illuminating the beginning of life (remote)

Chair: Pierre Gönczy

Chair: Andy Oates

    • Lluis Quintana-Murci – Darwin meets Pasteur: evolutionary genetics dissection of human immunity
    • Joel Doré – Host-Microbes symbiosis in human nutrition and medicine
    • Eran Elinav – Host microbiome interactions in health and disease 

Chair: Melanie Blokesch

    • Ed Boyden – Optical tools for analyzing and controlling biological systems
    • Cori Bargmann – Integrating behavior across timescales (remote)
    • Michael Elowitz – Multicellular circuit design: natural and synthetic

Chair: Anne-Florence Bitbol

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