2014 ASCB/IFCB Symposia

Symp 1: Self Organization and the Origin of Life

Sunday, December 7, 8:00 am
Chair: Anthony A. Hyman, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology & Genetics
Speakers:
Eric Karsenti
, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Steven McKnight, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Petra Schwille, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany

Symp 2: Cells in Motion

Sunday, December 7, 9:45 am
Chair: Wallace Marshall, University of California, San Francisco
Speakers:
Patricia Bassereau, Institut Curie, Paris, France
Clare Waterman, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH

Symp 3: Cell Structure Across Scales

Monday, December 8, 8:00 am
Chair: Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, ASCB President
Speakers:
Eric Betzig, Janelia Farm Research Campus/HHMI
Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley/HHMI/LBNL
Jeff Lichtman, Harvard University

Symp 4: Machinery of the Cell

Monday, December 8, 9:45 am
Chair: Daniel P. Kiehart, Duke University
Speakers:
Nobutaka Hirokawa, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Satyajit “Jitu” Mayor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India

Symp 5: Life and Death in the Cell

Tuesday, December 9, 8:00 am
Chair: Ana Maria Cuervo, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Speakers:
Andrea Ballabio, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), Naples, Italy, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Yoshinori Ohsumi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Richard Youle, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH

Symp 6: Membrane Trafficking

Tuesday, December 9, 9:45 am
Chair: Ira Mellman, Genentech
Speakers:
Pietro DeCamilli, Yale University School of Medicine
Michael Kozlov, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Symp 7: New Perspectives on the Nucleus

Wednesday, December 10, 11:15 am
Chair: Beatriz Fontoura, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Speakers:
Titia de Lange, Rockefeller University
Clodagh O’Shea, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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