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Workshop Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 - 8:50 a.m.
Introduction
8:50 - 9:30 a.m.
Adrienne Roeder, Weill Institute for Cell & Molecular Biology, Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University
“How variable cells make reproducible organs—a view from the experimentalist’s side”
9:30 - 10:10 a.m.
Qing Nie, Departments of Mathematics and Bioengineering, University of California, Irvine
“Data-driven multiscale modeling of cell fate dynamics”
10:10 - 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:20 a.m.
Plenary Lecture, Christophe Godin, Director of the INRIA project on plant modeling, Head of the Inria/Cirad/Inra project-team Virtual Plants, Université Montpellier 2, France
“The revival of an old enigma: Phyllotaxis at the era of molecular and computational biology”
11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Eva-Maria Schoetz Collins,  Department of Physics and Section of Cell and Developmental Biology of the Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego
“Ripping yourself a new one: In vivo biomechanics lessons from Hydra”
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 - 1:40 p.m.
Roeland Merks, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam, the Netherlands
“Multiscale cell-based modeling of mechanical cell-cell communication and tissue-level responses to mechanical strain”
1:40 - 2:20 p.m.
Theodore DeJong, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis
“Functional-Structural Modelling of Fruit Trees Using L-Systems”
2:20 - 3:00 p.m.
Paul Kulesa, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
"Collective Cell Migration: Where the Experimental Rubber Meets the Theoretical Road"
3:00 - 3:20 p.m.
Coffee Break
3:20 - 4:00 p.m.
Eric Mjolsness, Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
“Declarative modeling methods for multiscale morphodynamics”
4:00 - 4:40 p.m.
Sebastian Streichan, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Tissue flow genetics: Using tissue cartography to explore stresses driving tissue morphogenesis”
4:40 - 5:00 p.m.
Coffee Break
5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Weitao Chen, Department of Mathematics, University of California Irvine
“Robustness strategies in growth and morphogenesis during cell polarity and tissue development”
5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Nan Luo, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside
"Exocytosis-centered mechanisms for tip growth underlie growth guidance in pollen tubes"
6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Discussion on open problems and best practices for establishing new collaborations between modelers and experimentalists.

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