Fifteen Member-Organized Special Interest Subgroup Session will be presented on Saturday, December 12, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. One (1) Subgroup will be presented on Tuesday, December 15 from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

Full descriptions and schedules will be available soon. Please check back soon.

The following Subgroup has been promoted to a Minisymposium time slot on Tuesday, December 15 from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm: 

Subgroup P: The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Invasive Metastatic Cancer (Room 32B)

Organizers: Mark A. McNiven, Mayo Clinic; Laura M. Machesky, Beatson Institute, Cancer Research UK; and Alissa M. Weaver, Vanderbilt University

The following sessions will run concurrently on Saturday:

Subgroup A: Autophagy in Disease and Survival (Room 16A)

Organizers: Nihal Altan-Bonnet, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH; and Rosa Puertollano, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

Subgroup B: Building the Cell (Room 31B)

Organizer: Suzanne Rafelski, University of California, Irvine and Allen Institute for Cell Science, Seattle

Subgroup C: Cellular and Molecular Mechanobiology: New Approaches, Systems, and Responses (Room 33A)

Organizers: Morgan Huse, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Lance C. Kam, Columbia University; Bin Chen, Zhejiang University; and Baohua Ji, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Subgroup D: Connexins and Pannexins in Disease (Room 16B)

Organizer: Dale Laird, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Subgroup E: Cytoskeletal and membrane protein dynamics at the T cell immunological synapse (Room 23B)

Organizers: John Hammer, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH; Xufeng Wu National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH; and Larry Samelson National Cancer Institute, NIH
Subgroup F:

Diverse Roles of Glycans and Glycan-Binding Proteins in Human Diseases (Room 17A)

Organizers: Wei-Sheng Chen, Tufts University; and Christopher J Fisher, University of California, San Diego
Subgroup G:

Dynamic Interplay between Lipids, Curvatures, and Diseases of Biological Membranes (Room 28E)

Organizers: Takanari Inoue, Johns Hopkins University; and Guillaume Thibault, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Subgroup H:

Extracellular Vesicles – Biogenesis and Function (Room 29B)

Organizers: David Katzmann, Mayo Clinic; and Tushar Patel, Mayo Clinic
Subgroup I:

Increasing Diversity in a Changing Research Landscape (Room 17B)

Organizers: Jana Marcette, Harris-Stowe State University; Gary McDowell, Tufts University; Tiffany Oliver, Spelman College; and Jessica Polka, Harvard Medical School
Subgroup J:

Microtubule Networks in Differentiated Cells (Room 32B)

Organizers: Irina Kaverina, Vanderbilt University; Terry Lechler, Duke University; Evelyn Ralston, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease, NIH; and Melissa Rolls, Pennsylvania State University

Subgroup K: Neuronal Cytoskeleton: Cytoarchitecture and Dynamics 

(Room 33B)

Organizers: Anthony Brown, Ohio State University; Stephanie Gupton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Laura Ann Lowery, Boston College; and Subhojit Roy, University of California, San Diego
Subgroup L:

Nuclear Envelope Dynamics (Room 28B)

Organizers: Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania; Harald Herrmann, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ); Megan King, Yale University; Patrick Lusk, Yale University; and Katherine Wilson, Johns Hopkins University

Subgroup M: Nucleation Phenomena in Cell Biology (Room 29C)

Organizers: Clifford Brangwynne, Princeton University; Gary Brouhard, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; and  Xiaolei Su, University of California San Francisco

Subgroup N: Polymerizing Enzymes: New Frontiers in Protein Compartmentalization and Localization (Room 30B)

Organizers: Justin Kollman, University of Washington; Ji-Long Liu, University of Oxford, UK; and Jeffrey Peterson, Fox Chase Cancer Center; and

Subgroup O: Quantitative Microscopy & Image Analysis: Measuring Cellular Organization & Dynamics (Room 30D)

Organizers: Hunter Elliott, Harvard Medical School; Talley Lambert, Harvard Medical School; Thomas L. Schwarz, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Evgeny Shlevkov, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School; and Jennifer Waters, Harvard Medical School

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