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Meeting Schedule:        

2:30 - 3:00 pm Arrival, registration, speaker A/V check

3:00 – 5:30 pm five talks with 15 minute break midway

5:30 - 6:30 pm Keynote address

6:30-7:30 pm  refreshments, social hour

Contact:
Dr. Holly Goodson (Notre Dame University)
hgoodson (at) nd.edu
Dr. Vladimir Gelfand (Northwestern University)
vgelfand (at) northwestern.edu

         
Dates for 2016-2017 meetings
 
 
     
October 21st, 2016    
     

Holly Goodson (Notre Dame)

Interactions between tau and microtubules: old dog, new tricks?  
     
Alex French (Rock Lab - University of Chicago) Optogenetically controlled cargo shows full length human myosin VI integrates activation signals in vivo and in vitro  
     
Daniel Shaye (UIC College of Medicine) Regulation of tubulogenesis by a formin network in C. elegans  
     
Jared Cochran (Indiana University) Noncanonical Microtubule Interaction of Yeast Kinesin-5 Cin8  
     
Brian Mitchell (Northwestern University) The microtubule stabilizing protein, CLAMP, regulates planar cell polarity  
     
Chris Staiger (Purdue University) Myosin XI plays a role in cellulose production and membrane protein trafficking  
     
     
     
       
September 23rd, 2016      
     
Brian Galleta (NIH-NHLBI) A Detailed Centrosome Interactome Reveals A Novel Role Of Plk4 And Provides Insight Into The Mechanisms Of Human Centrosome Disease  
Ruth Sommese (University of Minnesota) Dissecting the regulation of myosin motility through the motor-cargo interface  
Colleen Skau (NIH-NHLBI) FMN2 is a melanoma metastasis-promoter that mediates formation of a perinuclear actin/adhesion system to protect nuclei and DNA from damage during confined cell migration  
Andrei Karginov (University of Illinois, Chicago) How to train your enzymes: engineered control of protein kinases and phosphatases in living cells  
Spiro Getsios (Northwestern University) Eph/ephrin signaling in epithelial tissue compartment organization  
David Kovar (University of Chicago) Single molecule imaging of reconstituted F-actin networks  
     
     
March 24th, 2017    
April 21st, 2017      
     
       
       
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  2013-2014      
  2014-2015




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