Cryo-Electron Microscopy Symposium 2017

October 13, 2017

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Cryo-Electron Microscopy Symposium 2017 - October 13, 2017

Program


Friday, October 13, 2017

8:00am – 9:00am  –  Registration & Breakfast

9:00am – 10:20am  –  Talks (15+5) – Technical Advances

  • Mark Herzik — The Scripps Research Institute — “Exploring the Size and Resolution Limits of Single Particle Cryo-electron Microscopy at 200 keV”
  • Yong Zi — Salk Institute / Columbia University — “Addressing Preferred Specimen Orientation in Single-Particle Cryo-EM through Tilting”
  • Marcus Gallagher Jones — University of California, Los Angeles — “Nano-Architecture of Macromolecular Crystals Revealed by Nanobeam Electron Diffraction”
  • Calyna Glynn — University of California, Los Angeles — “Sub-ångstrom cryoEM structure of a prion protofibril”

10:20am – 10:50am  –  Coffee break, vendor booths

10:45am – 11:45am  –  Talks – Cryo-ET and cellular imaging

  • Poorna Subramanian — CalTech — “The ultrastructure of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 nanowires revealed by electron cryo-tomography” (15+5)
  • Debnah Ghosal — CalTech — “Structure of the Legionella Dot/Icm type IV secretion system in situ by electron cryotomography” (15+5)
  • Nelly El-Sakkary — UCSD — “Approaches in Confocal and Brightfield Microscopy to Understand the Schistosome Nervous System” (8+2)
  • Jan Boehning — UCSD — “The in situ structural analysis of a pathogenic mutant LRRK2 protein in Parkinson’s Disease using cryo-electron tomography” (8+2)

11:45am – 12:15pm  –  Lightning talks selected from abstracts

  • Phil Baldwin (Salk)
  • Jennifer Kefauver (TSRI)
  • Michaela Medina (Salk)
  • Jessica Bruhn (Salk)
  • Cheng Zhang (Salk)
  • Jessica Rabuck-Gibbons (Salk/TSRI)
  • Kimmo Rantalainen (TSRI)
  • Sho Konno (UCSD)
  • Marscha Hirschi (TSRI)

12:00pm – 2:10pm    Lunch, posters and vendor booths

2:10pm – 3:30pm    Talks (15+5) – Single-particle applications

  • Morgan DeSantis – University of California, San Diego — “Two opposing modes of cytoplasmic dynein regulation by Lis1″
  • Christina Puchades – The Scripps Research Institute — “Hand-over-hand: How ATP drives protein translocation”
  • Kei Saotome – The Scripps Research Institute — “Structure of the Mechanically Activated Ion Channel Piezo1″
  • Indrajit Lahiri – University of California, San Diego — “How does a nucleosome remodeler help avoid transcriptional roadblocks?”

3:30am – 4:00pm    Coffee break, vendor booths

4:00pm – 5:00pm    Keynote talk (50+10)

  • Grant Jensen – CalTech – “Imaging bacterial secretion systems in vivo through electron cryotomography”

5:00pm – 7:00pm  –  Reception, posters and vendor booths