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Wnt Signaling
Gordon Research Conference

Wnt Signaling: A Pathway Implicated in Animal Development, Stem Cell Control and Cancer


August 6-11, 2017


Stoweflake Conference Center
Stowe, VT Site Information


Roeland Nusse

Vice Chair:
Karl Willert

Application Deadline

Applications for this meeting must be submitted by July 9, 2017. Please apply early, as some meetings become oversubscribed (full) before this deadline. If the meeting is oversubscribed, it will be stated here. Note: Applications for oversubscribed meetings will only be considered by the Conference Chair if more seats become available due to cancellations.

Meeting Description

The 2017 Gordon Research Conference titled "Wnt Signaling: A Pathway Implicated in Animal Development, Stem Cell Control and Cancer" seeks to advance our understanding of how the highly conserved Wnt signaling pathway influences developmental processes and disease. The proposed meeting will cover a broad spectrum of biological systems, approaches and methodologies and bring together a diverse group of scientists, including structural biologists, embryologists, and stem cell and cancer researchers.


Preliminary Program

The topics and speakers for the conference sessions are displayed below (italics denote discussion leaders). The Conference Chair is currently developing their detailed program, which will include the complete meeting schedule, as well as the talk titles for all speakers. The detailed program will be available by April 6, 2017. Please check back for updates.

  • Wnt Proteins: Structures and Modifications
    (Roeland Nusse / Jean-Paul Vincent / Yvonne Jones / Rami Hannoush)
  • Wnt Signal Transduction
    (Karl Willert / Xi He / William Weis / Madelon Maurice)
  • Wnt Signaling at the Membrane
    (Christof Niehrs / Michael Boutros / Vivian Budnik / Mariann Bienz)
  • Wnt Signaling in the Nucleus
    (Xi He / Kenneth Cadigan / Christof Niehrs / Terry Yamaguchi)
  • Cell Biology of Wnt Proteins and Signaling
    (Rami Hannoush / Feng Cong / Ethan Lee / David Virshup)
  • Wnt in Stem Cells and Regeneration
    (Feng Cong / Arial Zeng / Peter Reddien)
  • Systems Biology of Wnt Signaling
    (Mariann Bienz / Marc Kirschner / Lawrence Lum / Marian Waterman)
  • Wnt in Development
    (Kenneth Cadigan / Edward Morrisey / Bryan Phillips)
  • Wnt Signaling in Disease
    (Michael Boutros / Matthew Warman / Bart Williams / Owen Sansom)
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