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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

       
       
           
March 24th, 2017          


   
 

Chunhua Zhang (Purdue University)

  Chemical Genetics and Membrane Trafficking Pathways in Plants  
       
Alexandra Naba (University of Illinois-Chicago)   The Matrisome Project: in silico prediction and proteomic characterization of the extracellular matrix of tissues and tumors  
       

Marija Zanic (Vanderbilt University)

  Processive motility of multi-motor kinesin-14 teams underlies regulation of microtubule minus-end dynamics  
       

Bill Bement (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

  Pattern formation in cell repair  
       
Patricia Wadsworth (UMass- Amherst)   Regulation of mitotic motors in mammalian cells  
       
       
       
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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