Dr. Barry Ganetzky
"Temperature-sensitive paralytic mutants and gene discovery for neuronal function, development, and maintenance in Drosophila"
Dr. Stan Gartler
Dr. Kent Golic
"Mitotic Chromosome Mechanics"
Dr. Ralph Greenspan
"The Larry Sandler Tradition from the Viewpoint of His Scientific Grandchild"
Dr. Scott Hawley
"Sandler’s Molecules. The molecular biology of meiosis"
Dr. Steven Henikoff
"What specifies a centromere?"
Dr. Mitzi Kuroda
"Bivalent Polycomb Complexes as Master Switches of Developmental Gene Regulation"
Dr. Danny Miller
"Chromosome inversions alter double-strand break repair pathway choice"
Dr. Dilys Parry
"Larry, Fruit Flies and Me"
Dr. Jack Sandler
Dr. William Sullivan
"Why walk when you can take the meiotic drive?"
Dr. Barbara Wakimoto
"A Privileged Inheritance"
Dr. Virginia Zakian
"Larry Sandler and me and centromeres"


The Symposium will take place on Friday, May 24, 2019. Talks will be held in the Foege Building Auditorium. Admission is free. No registration required. Most talks will be streamed via Zoom

9:00 - 10:45: Session One
opening remarks (Leo Pallanck), Barry Ganetzky, Mitzi Kuroda, Jack Sandler, Stan Gartler

10:45 - 11:15: coffee break

11:15 - 12:45: Session Two
Barbara Wakimoto, Danny Miller, Ginger Zakian

12:45 - 2:00: lunch

2:00 - 3:30: Session Three
Kent Golic, Dilys Parry, Ralph Greenspan

3:30 - 4:00: coffee break

4:00 - 5:30: Session Four
Scott Hawley, Steve Henikoff, Bill Sullivan

5:30- 6:00: closing remarks (Celeste Berg) & audience remembrances

6:00 -7:30: Reception in Vista Café


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our location

Foege Building: 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle 98195


The Symposium is sponsored by UW Genome Sciences.

For more information, please contact Brian Giebel -
bgiebel [ a t ] uw.edu