Register now for the Lewis Wolpert Memorial Symposium: 13th-14th September 2022

Join us, on-line or in person, for two days of talks celebrating Lewis’s extraordinary life and achievements, beginning with Lewis the man and continuing with his scientific contributions. The meeting is supported by the British Society for Developmental Biology.

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Venue: University College London

Day 1 – Lewis the Man

Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Chair: TBD

1.30 – 1.45 Miranda Wolpert and Alison Hawkes: Welcome

1:50 – 2:05 Frances Jowell: Lewis in South Africa

2:10 – 2.25 Cheryll Tickle: Lewis and science

2.30 – 2.45 TBC: Lewis and the understanding of science

2:50 – 3.05 John Geddes: Lewis and depression

3.10 – 3.25 Robert McCrum: Lewis’s books

3:25 – 3.55 Tea

Chair: TBD

4.00 – 4.15 Luke Leitch: Lewis and journalism

4:20 – 4.30 Tim Arnett: Lewis the sportsman

4.35 – 4.50 Miranda Wolpert: Lewis at home

4.55 – 5.05 Nigel Townsend: Lewis and Y Touring

5.10 – 5.30 Finale

5.30 – 6.30 Tea

Day 2 – Lewis the Scientist

Wednesday 14 September, 2022

 

Gastrulation and morphogenesis (chair: Jonathan Slack)

09.00 – 09.25 Claudio Stern

09.30 – 09.55 Maria Leptin

10.00 – 10.25 Alfonso Martinez-Arias (The Oxford University Press lecture)

10.30 – 10.45 Dennis Summerbell Prize Lecture – Lara Busby – Introduced by Amata Hornbruch

10.45 – 11.10 Coffee

 

Limb development and theoretical modelling (chair: Brigid Hogan)

11.10 – 11.35 Cliff Tabin

11.40 – 12.05 Neil Vargesson

12.10 – 12.35 James Sharpe (The UCL CDB Lewis Wolpert Memorial Lecture)

12.40 – 13.05 Kristina Stapornwongkul

13.05 – 14.05 Lunch

 

Regeneration and evolution (chair: Jim Smith)

14.05 – 14.30 Brigitte Galliot

14.35 – 15.00 Elly Tanaka

15.05 – 15.30 Peter Holland

15.35 – 16.00 Denis Duboule

16.00 Tea

 

Meeting Organisers:

Alison Hawkes

Jonathan Slack

Jim Smith

Claudio Stern

Cheryll Tickle

Neil Vargesson

 

 

 

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