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The Private Lives of Cells: Imaging Organelle Structure and Dynamics

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (All day)
The John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Building 35, Rooms 620/630/640, National Institutes of Health

A symposium celebrating the scientific achievements of Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz.

*Registration is not required
 
9:00   Michael M. Gottesman (Deputy Director for Intramural Research, NIH)

Welcome and Introduction
 

Session 1.           Chair: George Patterson (NIBIB) 

 

9:15   Harald Hess (HHMI-Janelia Research Campus)

The vision and path back to microscopy

 

9:55   Clare Waterman (NHLBI, NIH)

Integrins are oriented and aligned by actin dynamics within focal adhesion

 

10:20 Break (Refreshments sponsored by FAES)
 

Session 2.           Chair: Gigi Storz (NICHD)           

 

10:40  Nihal Altan-Bonnet (NHLBI, NIH)

Infection by population: a new mode of viral transmission

 

11:05 Julie Donaldson (NHLBI, NIH)

Endosomal membrane traffic and cell surface homeostasis

 

11:30 Richard Youle (NINDS, NIH)

Cell biology insights from mitochondria to neurodegeneration

 

11:55  Lunch (75 min)

 

Session 3.           Chair: Nihal Altan-Bonnet (NHLBI)

 

1:10   Jodi Nunnari (University of California Davis)

Mitochondrial behavior

 

1:50   John Hammer (NHLBI, NIH)

Revealing the secrets of T cell immunological synapse formation and function using super-resolution imaging

 

2:15   Craig Blackstone (NINDS, NIH)

Endoplasmic reticulum morphology alterations in hereditary spastic paraplegias

 

2:40   Break  (Refreshments sponsored by FAES)

 

Session 4.           Chair: Julie Donaldson (NHLBI)  

 

3:00   Jan Ellenberg (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)

Imaging across scales using electron and light microscopy: from protein complexes to model organisms

 

3:40   Ben Nichols (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

Assembly and cellular functions of caveolae

 

4:05   George Patterson (NIBIB, NIH)

         Photoswitching FRET – a new approach to measuring energy transfer

 

4:30   Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz (NICHD, NIH and HHMI)

Closing remarks.

Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this symposium should contact George H. Patterson (301-443-0241, pattersg@mail.nih.gov). Please make requests by 5:00 PM November 25, 2016.