Recommended Readings: Jennifer A. Zallen Ph.D. Friday November 11, 2016

Friday Lectures

Frfday, November 11, 2016   3:45 p.m.

Caspary Auditorium

Jennifer A. Zallen, Ph.D.

HHMI Investigator / Member, Sloan Kettering Institute

Signals and Forces that Control Multicellular

Organization in the Embryo

Recommended Readings:

Mao, Qiyan; Lecuit, Thomas    Mechanochemical Interplay Drives Polarization in Cellular and Developmental Systems.  Book Series: Current Topics in Developmental Biology   Volume:116   Pages: 633-+    2016   Edited by: Wassarman, PM

Gouti, Mina; Metzis, Vicki; Briscoe, James.  The route to spinal cord cell types: a tale of signals and switches.TRENDS IN GENETICS   31(6): 282-289   Published: JUN 2015

Uriu, Koichiro; Morelli, Luis G.; Oates, Andrew C.  Interplay between intercellular signaling and cell movement in development.  SEMINARS IN CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY    35: 66-72      NOV 2014

Neijts, Roel; Simmini, Salvatore; Giuliani, Fabrizio; et al   Region-Specific Regulation of Posterior Axial Elongation During Vertebrate Embryogenesis.  DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS   243(1. Special Issue: SI): 88-98    JAN 2014

 Zallen, Jennifer A.; Blankenship, J. Todd   Multicellular dynamics during epithelial elongation.  SEMINARS IN CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY.   19(3): 263-270 : JUN 2008

Recommended Readings: Hopi Hoekstra, Ph.D.

Friday Lecture Series

From Darwin to DNA: The Genetic Basis of Adaptive Morphology and Behavior

Hopi Hoekstra, Ph.D., Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology,

curator of mammals, Museum of Comparative Zoology,

Harvard University

February 24, 2012

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Refreshments, 3:15 p.m., Abby Lounge)

Caspary Auditorium

 

Recommended Readings:

Abzhanov, A., C. G. Extavour, A. Groover, S. A. Hodges, H. E. Hoekstra, E. M. Kramer, and A. Monteiro. 2008. Are we there yet? tracking the development of new model systems. Trends in Genetics 24, (7): 353-360

Barrett, R. D. H., and H. E. Hoekstra. 2011. Molecular spandrels: Tests of adaptation at the genetic level. Nature Reviews Genetics 12, (11): 767-780

Hoekstra, H. E. 2006. Genetics, development and evolution of adaptive pigmentation in vertebrates. Heredity 97, (3): 222-234

Hoekstra, H. E., and J. A. Coyne. 2007. The locus of evolution: Evo devo and the genetics of adaptation. Evolution 61, (5): 995-1016

Stinchcombe, J. R., and H. E. Hoekstra. 2008. Combining population genomics and quantitative genetics: Finding the genes underlying ecologically important traits. Heredity 100, (2): 158-170

Recommended Readings: Marcelo O Magnasco PhD Jan 24, 2011

Monday Lecture Series

The Architecture of Biological Transport Networks

Marcelo O. Magnasco PhD

 Laboratory of Mathematical Physics

January24, 2011

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Caspary Auditorium

 

Recommended Readings:
 
Roth-Nebelsick A, Uhl D, Mosbrugger V, Kerp H.  2001. Evolution and function of leaf venation architecture: A review.  ANNALS OF BOTANY   87(5):553-566

Katifori E. Szollosi GJ, Magnasco MO.  2010.  Damage and fluctuations induce loops in optimal transport networksPHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS   104(4): article number 048704  

Corson, F.  2010.  Fluctuations and redundancy in optimal transport networks  Physical  Review  Letters.  104(4):048703

Sack L,  Dietrich EM, Streeter CM, Sanchez-Gomez D, Holbrook NM.  2008,  Leaf palmate venation and vascular redundancy confer  tolerance of hydraulic disruption.  PNAS  105(5):1567-1572

Laguna MF.  2008. The role of elastic stresses on leaf venation morphogenesis. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY  4 :e1000055 2008

Xia QL.  2007.  The formation of a tree leafEASIM-Control Optimisation and Calculus of Variations.  13(2):359-377

Bohn S, Magnasco MO.  2007.   Structure, scaling, and phase transition in the optimal transport network.  PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS   98(8): Article Number: 088702   

Durand M.  2006.  Architecture of optimal transport networks.  PHYSICAL REVIEW E  73: 0161116

Nelson T.  1997.  Leaf  vascular pattern  formation.  PLANT CELL   9:1121   Request from Markus Library, x 8916

Recommended Readings: Otger Campas, PH.D. Oct 25, 2010

Monday Lecture Series

Quantifying Morphogenesis and Morphological Variation

Otger Campas, Ph.D.,

SysCODE Fellow 

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Department of Organismic

 and Evolutionary Biology

Harvard University and Harvard Medical School

October 25, 2010

4:00 p.m.  Welch Hall Level Two

 

Recommended Readings:

Campas, O; Mallarino, R; Herrel, A  et al.  2010.  Scaling and shear transformations capture beak shape variation in Darwin’s finches.  PNAS  107(8): 3356-3360

Van Bocxlaer, B; Schultheiss, R.  2010.  Comparison of morphometric techniques for shapes with few homologous landmarks based on machine-learning approaches to biological discrimination. Paleobiology.  36(3):497-515  Please request from Markus Library.

Abzhanov, A; Kuo, WP; Hartmann, C; Grant, BR; Grant, PR; Tabin, CJ.  2006.  The Calmodulin pathway and evolution of elongated beak morphology of Darwin’s finches.  NATURE.  442(7102):563-567

Burns, KJ; Hackett, SJ; Klein, NK.  2002.  Phylogenetic relationships and morphological diversity in Darwin’s finches and their relatives.  Evolution  56(6):1240-1252

Arthur, W.  2006.   D’Arcy Thompson and the theory of transformationsNATURE  Reviews Genetics.  7(5):401-U3

Kirschn er, M; Gerhart, J.  1998.  Evolvability.  PNAS.  95(15): 8420-8427

Sato, A; Tichy, H; O’huigin, C; Grant, PR; Grant, BR; Klein, J.   2001.  On the origin of Darwin’s finchesMolecular Biology and Evolution.  18(3):299-311

Petren, K; Grant, PR; Grant, BR; Keller, LF.  2005.  Comparative landscape genetics and the adaptive radiation of Darwin’s finches: the role of peripheral isolation.   Molecular Ecology.  14(10):2943-2957

Stone, JR.  1997.  The spirit of D’Arcy Thompson dwells in empirical morphospace.  Mathematical Biosciences.  142(1):13-30    Please request from Markus Library