Amphitheater at Marvin Center, 3rd Floor
Ida Chow, PhD
Organized by the Society for Developmental Biology
Co-Sponsored by George Washington University
A DC-Based STEM Event of the 3rd USA Science and Engineering Festival
Ida Chow, PhD, SDB and Sally Moody, PhD, George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Martin Chalfie, PhD, SDB President and 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Columbia University, NY.
Introduction: What developmental biology has contributed to further our understanding of health
Irene Zohn, PhD, Children’s Research Institute, DC.
Coming to closure (of the neural tube): What we can learn from model systems to prevent
Maximilian Muenke, MD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda
Genetics of normal and abnormal brain development: Holoprosencephaly as an example.
Anthony LaMantia, PhD, George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Mighty Mice: How mouse genetics helps us understand human brain diseases.
Susan M. Smith, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Your baby on booze! How we figured out that pregnancy drinking is unsafe.
Questions and Answers
For more information, please contact Ida Chow, PhD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you plan to bring your students, please contact us in advance to reserve seats. Seating is limited.