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Meeting Schedule:          

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

3:00 6:00 Talks

6:00-7:00 Reception

 

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

       
November 1st meeting      
       
Yulia Komarov (University of Illinois – Chicago)   The spatial control of RhoAGTPase at the cadherin junctions in endothelium  
       
       
Ben Perrin (IUPUI)   ADF and Cofilin Link Mechanotransduction to Actin Remodeling in Developing Stereocilia  
       
       

Mojgan Naghavi (Northwestern University)

  Mimicry of microtubule regulators by HIV-1 capsid  
       
       
Michael Cianfrocco (University of Michigan)   Viral hijacking of microtubule motor proteins  
       
       
Holly Goodson (Notre Dame University)   Stutter: a newly recognized phase of microtubule dynamic instability that is strongly associated with catastrophe  
       
       
Melissa Gardner (University of Minnesota)   Microtubule-based motor forces and the dynamic disentanglement of chromosomes in mitosis  
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
September 20th Meeting      
       
Dean Proctor (Walsh Lab, Northwestern University)   Nuclear rotation by a Golgi-derived MTOC formed during human cytomegalovirus infection  
       
       
Jon Winkelman (Margaret Gardel Lab, University of Chicago)   LIM domains from diverse proteins bind specifically to mechanically stressed actin filaments  
       
       
Swetha Gowrishankar (University of Illinois- Chicago)   Impaired Axonal lysosome transport contributes to Alzheimer’s Disease pathology  
       
       

Gant Luxton (University of Minnesota)

  The multi-tool AAA+ ATPase torsinA is a Rosetta Stone for understanding the molecular mechanisms of nuclear-cytoplasmic communication  
       
       
Kris DeMali (University of Iowa)   Fueling the actin cytoskeleton  
       
       

Mohan Balasubramanian (University of Warwick, UK)

  Reconstituting Eukaryotic Cytokinesis  
       
       
       
    Upcoming Meetings  
       
       
       
    March 13, 2020  
    April 17, 2020  
       
         
         
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