Dr. Eric Karsenti EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany1 Talk
Eric Karsenti heads the Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit at EMBL Heidelberg. He received his PhD from Paris University at the Pasteur Institute where he worked on lymphoid cells immunocytochemistry methods and the cytoskeleton. He then moved to the laboratory of Marc Kirschner at UCSF in San Francisco where he... read morestarted to work on the cell cycle, centrosomes and mitosis before moving to EMBL in 1985. Eric's current area of interest is morphogenetic events at the sub-cellular and multi-cellular levels and how functional patterns emerge through self-organization processes.