Speaker Referral Lists

WICB Speaker Referral List
MAC Scientific Speakers List
WICB Speaker Referral List

First NameLast NameKeywordsInstitutionYearLectureWebsite
JosephineAdamsCell Adhesion, ECMUniversity of Bristol2011No
JulieAhringerChromatin, transcription, C. elegansUniversity of Cambridge2009No
AnnaAkhmanovaCytoskeleton, microtubulesUtrecht University2006No
AsifaAkhtarChromatin, epigenetics, DrosophilaMPI Freiburg2009No
GenevieveAlmouzniChromatin, centromereInstitute Curie2008Yes
NihalAltan-BonnetCell-pathogen interactions, RNA virusesNIH: NHLBI2011No
AngelikaAmonCell cycle, mitosis and meiosis, aneuploidyMIT2013Yes
KathrynAndersonEmbryonic development, mouseMemorial Sloan-Kettering2007Yes
NormaAndrewsCell-pathogen interactions, trypanosomes University of Maryland2012Yes
KristiAnsethBioengineering, microenvironmentsUniversity of Colorado, Boulder2015Yes
LauraAttardiCancer, p53Stanford University2009No
BarbaraBairdCell surface receptors, biophysicsCornell University2007No
SuzanneBakerCancer, glioma, genomicsSt. Jude Children's Hospital2002No
TaniaBakerProtein folding, DNA transpositionMIT2013Yes
KristinBaldwinStem cells, neuronsScripps2011Yes
DianeBarberCell Migration, actin, cell signalingUCSF2011No
NaamaBarkaiBiological circuits, computational biologyWeizmann Institute2016No
GeorjanaBarnesMitosis, kinetochore, yeastBerkleey2003No
MargaridaBarrosoMembrane trafficking, in vivo imagingAlbany Medical College2012No
DafnaBar-SagiCancer, signalingNYU School of Medicine2001No
BonnieBartelPlant cell biology, signaling, ArabidopsisRice University/HHMI2005No
M. KathrynBartonPlant cell biology, developmentCarnegie Institute2006No
BrendaBassRNA, signalingUniversity of Utah: HCI2009No
Patricia BassereauMembranes, signaling, biophysicsInstitute Curie2014Yes
BonnieBasslerMicrobiology, signalingPrinceton/HHMI2016Yes
RenataBastoCytoskeleton, centrosomes, DrosophilaInstitute Curie2014No
MaryBeckerleSignaling, cell adhesionUniversity of Utah: HCI2008No
AngelaBelcherBioengineering, synthetic biology, biomaterialsMIT2016Yes
LisaBelmontCancer, therapeuticsGenentech2015No
MagdalenaBenzanillaPlant cell growth, actin dynamics, PhyscomitrellaUMASS Amherst2016No
ShelleyBergerGene expression, chromatin, epigeneticsUniversity of Pennsylvania2004No
DominiqueBergmannPlant cell biology, development, ArabidopsisStanford University2010No
AnneBertolottiProtein folding, neurodegenerative diseasesMRC: Cambridge2016Yes
MonicaBettencourt-DiasCell cycle, cytoskeleton, centrosomesGulbenkian2013No
WendyBickmoreChromosomes, gene expressionIGMM: Edinburgh2002No
MariannBienzCell signaling, developmentMRC: Cambridge2003No
SueBigginsMitosis, chromosomes, kinetcohoresFHCRC2016No
MinaBissellECM, cancer, signalingLawrence Berkeley
National Lab
2008Yes
ElizabethBlackburnChromosomes, telomeresUCSF2001Yes
HelenBlauStem cellsStanford University2014Yes
JaniceBlumImmune cellsIndiana University2004No
Nancy MBoniniNeurodegenerative disease, DrosophilaUniversity of Pennsylvania2012No
NancyBoudreauCancer, angiogenesisUCSF2002No
VaniaBragaCell adhesion, signalingImperial College London2005No
FedericaBrandizziPlant cell biology, cell signalingMichigan State University2011No
JulieBrillMembrane lipids, signallling, DrosophilaSickKids: Toronto2016No
FrancesBrodskyMembrane trafficking, clathrinUniversity College London2001Yes
MarianneBronnerVertebrate embryogenesis, cell migration, neural crestCaltech2012No
DeborahBrownImmunology, viral infectionUniversity of Nebraska2001No
MartinaBruecknerDevelopment, ciliaYale2007Yes
JoanBruggeCancer, epithelial tissueHarvard Medical School2012No
PaulaBubulyaNuclear organization, gene expresssionWright State University2013No
LindaBuckSignaling, olfaction, membrane receptorsFHCRC2005Yes
BrianaBurtonMicrobiology, membrane transportHarvard University2010No
FolmaBussIntracellular trafficking, myosinCambridge: CIMR2006No
JudithCampisiAgingBuck Institute2004Yes
NatashaCaplenGene regulation, RNA silencingNIH:NCI2007No
Marie-FranceCarlierCytoskeleton, actin, cell migrationCNRS:Gif-sur-Yvette2011No
AnneCarpenterImage analysis, high throughput screensBroad Institute2010Yes
TamaraCasparyNeurobiology, development, mouseEmory University2010No
LynneCassimerisMitosis, cytoskeleton, microtubuleLehigh University2002No
XinChinCancer genetics, genomics and pharmacogenomicsUCSF2016No
SallieChisholmMicrobial oceanography, systems biologyMIT2015Yes
Yuh MinChookTrafficking, nuclear transport UT Southwestern2014No
JoanneChoryPlant cell biology, cell signaling, ArabidopsisSalk Institute2001Yes
MargaretChouCancer, signalingUniversity of Pennsylvania2004No
StirlingChurchmanTranscription, mitochondrial gene expressionHarvard Medical School2016No
DanielaCiminiMitosis, chromosomes, aneuploidyVirginia Tech2015No
SandraCitiCell adhesion, signaling, epithelial cell polarityUniversity of Geneva2002No
OrnaCohen-FixNuclear organization, organelle morphologyNIH: NIDDK2011No
MonicaColaiacovoMeiosis, C. elegansHarvard Medical School2010No
HilaryCollerCell cycle, quiescenceUCLA2016No
ElizabethConibearTrafficking, vesicle transport, yeastUniversity of British Columbia2012No
BarbaraConradtApoptosisUniversity of Munich2010No
AnitaCorbettTrafficking, nuclear transport Emory University2001No
LisaCoussensCancer, immune cells, developmentOregon Health Sciences2006No
PamelaCowinCell adhesion, signaling, development, cancerNYU School of Medicine2001No
Ann MarieCraigCellular neurobiology, synapseUniversity of British Columbia2006No
ElizabethCraigProtein foldingUniversity of Wisconsin2007No
LouiseCramerCytoskeleton, actinUniversity College London2008No
Ann MariaCuervoAging, protein turnover, neurodegenerationAlbert Einstein
School of Medicine
2012No
Nika N.DanialMitochondria, metabolismDana Farber Cancer Institute2009No
MaryDassoCell cycle, mitosis, chromosomesNIH: NICHD2015No
KarenDaviesCryo-EM, mitochondriaLawerence Berkeley Lab2015No
Tititade LangeChromosomes, telomeres, cancerRockefeller Univerisity2014Yes
PaolaDefilippiCell adhesion, signalingUniversity of Torino2001No
JenniferDeLucaMitosis, kinetochoreColorado State University2009No
KrisDeMaliCell adhesion, signalingUniversity of Iowa2011No
AntonellaDeMatteisMembrane trafficking, signalingTIGEM: Italy2005No
AbbyDernbergMeiosis, chromosomes, C. elegansBerkeley2016Yes
MarileenDogteromCytoskeleton, microtubules, biophysicsDelft Univerisity of Technology2010YesDogterom, Marileen
Jennifer ADoudnaRNA biology, gene expression, CRISPRU California, Berkeley2015Yes
ValerieDoyeTrafficking, nuclear transport, nuclear poreInstitute Jacques Monod2011No
MonicaDriscollNeurobiology, aging, C. elegansRutgers University2004No
CrislynD'Souza-SchoreyCell migration, epithelial tissueNotre Dame2014No
AimeeDudleyGene regulation, yeast, systems biologyUniversity of Washington2009No
CatherineDulacSignaling, olfaction, gene regulationHarvard University2001Yes
SophieDumontMitosis, cytoskeleton, microtubuleUCSF2014No
SusanDutcherCytoskeleton, ciliaWashington University2008Yes
RachelDuttonMicrobial community formation, cheeseHarvard University2015Yes
SuzanneEatonSignaling, tissue organization developmentMPI:CBG - Dresden2009Yes
MikalaEgebladCancer, tumor microenvironmentCold Spring Harbor Laboratory2013No
SarahElginChromatin and gene regulation, DrosophilaWashington University2015No
HanaEl-SamadSignaling, modeling, systems biologyUCSF2011No
JoanneEngelHost-pathogen interactions, innate immunityUCSF2007No
Elizabeth CEngleNeurobiology, cytoskeleton, signalingBoston Children's Hospital2012No
SandrineEtienne-MannevilleCell polarity, migration and cancerInstitute Pasteur2016No
PeggyFarnhamtranscription, epigenomics, Cancer University of Southern California2006No
SusanFerro-NovickMembrane trafficking, organelle inheritanceUniversity of California,
San Diego
2010Yes
ChristineFieldCytoskeleton, actin, cytokinesisHarvard Medical School2003No
BeatrizFontouraNuclear transportUT SouthWestern
Medical Centre
2009No
SusanForsburgCell cycle, fission yeastUniversity of Southern California2004No
VeliaFowlerCytoskeleton, actin, muscle Scripps, San Diego2005No
MargaretFrameCell adhesion, Cancer biologyEdinburgh
cancer research centre
2004No
ClareFraserGenomics, microbiomeUniv of Maryland,
School of Medicine
2005Yes
JudithFrydmanProtein quality control, protein folding, chaperones Stanford University2011Yes
ElaineFuchsStem cells, skin, cancerRockefeller University2006Yes
ElaineFuchsStem cells, skin, cancerRockefeller University2015Yes
MargaretFullerStem cells, germ cells, DrosophilaStanford School of Medicine2006Yes
CathyGalbraithImaging, cell adhesion, cytoskeletonOHSU2012Yes
MargaretGardelBiophysics, cytoskeleton, cell adhesion University of Chicago2012Yes
Susan M.GasserNuclear organization, chromatin, gene expressionFriedrich Miescher Institute2016Yes
KatharinaGausSuperresolution imaging, membrane organization, cell adhesion, cell migrationUNSW, Australia 2014No
PamelaGeyerNuclear organization, gene expressionUniversity of Iowa2007No
SusanGilbertCytoskeleton, motorsRensselaer Polytechnic Institute2005No
AmyGladfelterCell division, imaging, septinsDartmouth University2014No
LaurieGlimcherImmunology, ER stress responseWeill Cornell Medical College2016Yes
YukikoGodaSynaptic plasticityRiken Brain Science2003Yes
LucyGodleyCancer, epigenetics, DNA methylationUniversity of Chicago2007No
MarciaGoldbergHost-pathogen interactions, ShigellaMassachusetts
General Hospital
2005No
Erica A.GolemisCancer, ciliogenesis, signalingFox Chase Cancer Centre2009No
MiriamGoodmanSensory mechanotransduction Stanford School of Medicine2003No
HollyGoodsonCytoskeleton, microtubules, computational modellingUniversity of Notre Dame2008No
DeborahGordonCollective behavior, antsStanford University2015Yes
KathyGouldCell division, cytokinesis, fission yeastVanderbilt School of Medicine2003Yes
ValentinaGrecoStem cells, organ regeneration, mouse hair follicleYale University2014No
KathleenGreenCell adhesion, desmosomes, adherens junctionsNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine2006No
JeanGreenbergHost-pathogen interactions, Arabidopsis, tomatoUniversity of Chicago2007No
Linda GayGriffithTissue engineering, systems biologyMIT2011Yes
GillianGriffithsTrafficking, polarized secretion, immunological synapse,Cambridge Institute for Medical Research2006Yes
AllaGrishokRNA interference, epigenetics, C. elegansColumbia University
Medical Centre
2007No
KarenGuilleminHost-microbe interactions, gut microbiotaUniversity of Oregon2003No
EmanuelaGussoniStem cells, muscleHarvard Medical School2002No
Anna-KaterinaHadjantonakisMouse embryogenesis, pluripotencyMemorial Sloan Kettering 2013No
MarciaHaigasAging, mitochondria, mouseHarvard Medical School2010No
KasturiHaldarLysosomal disorders, malariaNotre Dame2009No
ShelleyHalpainNeurons, cytoskeleton, synapse, neuriteUCSD2004No
DoritHaneinCryo-EM, cytoskeleton, actinSanford Burnham2006No
PhyllisHansonIntracellular trafficking, organelle biogenesisWashington University2013No
MaryHattenNeuronal pathfinding, disease, MouseRockefeller University2003No
SilkeHaufCell cycle, checkpoint signalling, fission yeastVirginia Tech2011No
RebeccaHealdMitosis, spindle assembly, size controlU California, Berkeley2015Yes
EdithHeardEpigenetics, X-inactivation, non-coding RNAInstitute Curie2008Yes
LindaHendershotER stress signalling, ER quality controlSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital2002No
MaryHendrixCancer, metastasisNorthwestern University,
Feinberg School of Medicine
2006No
JennyHinshawTraficking, endocytosis, mitochondriaNIH2008No
IngridHoffmannCell cycle, centrosomesDKFZ, Heidelberg2011No
BrigidHoganLung development, MouseDuke University2008Yes
DeborahHoganMicrobe-microbe interactionsDartmouth University2007Yes
ErikaHolzbaurCytoskeleton, microtubules, motors, neurodegenerationUpenn2008No
LoraHooperIntestinal bacteria, mouseUT SouthWestern2012Yes
AnitaHopperNuclear transportOhio State University2002No
SallyHorne-BadovinacCollective cell migration, organ morphogenesis, fly, zebrafishUniversity of Chicago2013No
Kathryn E.HowellGolgi, immunoEM, proteomicsUniversity of Denver2009No
AnnaHuttenlocherCell MigrationUniversity of Wisconsin 2008Yes
FumiyoIkedaSignaling networks, ubiquitinIMBA, Vienna, Austria2012No
BarbaraImperialiChemical biology, protein structureMIT2004No
HollyIngrahamNeuroendocrine developmentUCSF2007No
NancyIpSignalling, neurodegeneration Hongkong University of Science & Technology2006No
LuisaIruela-ArispeAngiogenesis, mouse, chickenUCLA2001No
ClareIsackeMetastasis, breast cancerInstitute of cancer research2013No
JohannaIvaskaCell migration, integrins, mouseTurku Centre
for Biotechnology
2013No
JanetIwasaVisualizing biological models and informationUniversity of Utah2012No
Shirley AnnJacksonTheoretical physicsRensselaer Polytechnic Institute2007Yes
CathyJacksonMembrane trafficking, G proteinsCNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette2014No
ChristineJacobs-WagnerCell division, chromosome dynamics, bacteriaYale University2011Yes
LaurindaJaffeMeiosis, oogenesisUCONN Health Centre2011No
SueJaspersenNuclear envelope, spindle pole body, yeastStowers Institute2012No
YishiJinNeurons, axon regneration, C. elegansUCSD2005Yes
EricaJohnsonProtein modification, SUMOThomas Jefferson University2004No
TracyJohnsonRNA biogenesis, splicingUCSD2012No
LeanneJonesStem cells, niche, metabolism, DrosophilaUCLA2011No
LeemorJoshua-TorX-ray crystallography CSHL2011No
JohannaJoyceCancer microenvironment, metastasisMSKCC2013No
AlexandraJoynerNeuronal development, Hedghog signallingMSKCC2006No
IrinaKaverinaCytoskeleton, microtubulesVanderbilt University2007No
PatriciaKeelyECM, integrins, cancerUniversity of Wisconsin 2007No
CynthiaKenyonAgeing, C. elegansUCSF2004Yes
JudithKimbleGerm cells, development, C. elegansUniversity of Wisconsin 2008Yes
Mary LouKingGerm cells, development, XenopusUniversity of Miami2002No
Megan C.KingNuclear envelope, fission yeastYale University2013No
NicoleKingEvolutionary cell biology, ChoanoflagellatesUC Berkeley2012Yes
JudithKlumpermanMembrane trafficking, immunoEMUtrecht University2009No
ElisabethKnustEpithelial morphogenesis, cell polarityMax Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology & Genetics, Dresden2008No
CarlaKoehlerMitochondrial transportUCLA2004No
GijsjeKoenderinkCytoskeleton, biophysicsAMOLF, Amsterdam2007No
SallyKornbluthApoptosisDuke University2008No
SarahKösterCytoskeleton, intermediate filaments, high-resolution imaging Georg-August University,
Goettingen
2012No
LauraLacknerMitochondriaNorthwestern2016No
SusanLaFlammeECMAlbany Medical College2002No
LauraLandweberGenome organization Princeton University2013Yes
BirgitteLaneEpithelial cells, skin, cytoskeleton A*STAR Singapore2007No
LoreneLanierNeuronal developmentUniversity of Minnesota2005No
JeannieLeeEpigenetics, X-inactivation,lncRNAMassachusetts
General Hospital
2010Yes
TinaLeeEndoplasmic reticulum (ER)Carnegie Mellon University2016No
RuthLehmannCell migration, stem cells, development, DrosophilaNYU2009Yes
SandraLemmonMembrane trafficking, endocytosis, yeastUniversity of Miami2002No
BethLevineCancer, autophagyUT Southwestern2009No
JudyLiebermanImmunity, cancer, RNAHarvard2010No
SusanLindquistProtein folding, prions and amyloid, Neurodegeneration and cancer, yeastMIT2012Yes
JenniferLippincott-SchwartzMembrane trafficking, organelles, microscopyNIH2011Yes
AlisonLloydCell growth, organellesUCL2005No
CristinaLo CelsoStem cells, haematopoietic cellsImperial College London2012No
JaneLubchencoEnvironmental scienceOregon State University2015Yes
Ellen A.LumpkinCell and tissue mechanics, somatosensation, skinColumbia University
Medical Centre
2009No
KunxinLuoSignaling, development, cancerBerkeley2001No
CarolynMachamerMembrane trafficking, Golgi, virusJohns Hopkins
School of Medicine
2002No
LauraMacheskyCell Migration, metastasisCancer Research UK,
Beatson Institute
2004No
SusanMangoDevelopment, organogenesis, nuclear organization, C. elegansHarvard2006Yes
GailMartinSignaling, development, morphogenesisUCSF2009Yes
SophieMartinCell polarity, cytoskeleton, cell cycle, fission yeastUniversity of Lausanne2012No
ErikaMatunisStem Cells, DrosophilaJohns Hopkins
School of Medicine
2003Yes
MarjoriMatzkeChromatin, epigenetics, ArabidopsisAcademia Sinica2002Yes
AndreaMcClatcheyEpithelia, morphogenesis, cortical cytoskeletonHarvard University2006No
SusanMcConnellCell Migration, neurons, developmentStanford University2004Yes
ElizabethMcNallyCytoskeleton, membrane, nuclear membraneUniversity of Chicago
School of medicine
2005No
IrisMeierNuclear envelope, nuclear pore, ArabidopsisOhio State University2008No
BarbaraMeyerChromatin, epigenetics, chromosome, cell fateBerkeley2012Yes
FranziskaMichorCancer, stem cells, computational biologyHarvard2011No
AnnMillerActin, cytokinesis, epitheliumUniversity of Michigan
medical school
2012No
ElizabethMillerMembrane trafficking, yeastColumbia University
Medical Center
2014No
DeniseMontellCell migration, development, DrosophilaUC Santa Barbara2011Yes
DeniseMontellCell migration, development, DrosophilaUC Santa Barbara2016Yes
MelissaMooreRNA biogenesis, Splicing, nuclear envelopeUniversity of Massachusetts2011Yes
DeborahMorrisonRas GTPase, cell growthNIH2008No
NaomiMorrissetteMicrotubules, parasite, apicomplexanUC Irvine2014No
MaryMunsonMembrane trafficking, exocytosis, endocytosisUniversity of Massachusetts2010No
ColeenMurphyAging, C. elegansPrinceton University2011No
JoanneMurphy-UllrichECM, signalingUniversity of Alabama2005No
JuneNasrallahDevelopment, cell interaction, ArabidopsisCornell University2004Yes
InkeNathkeCytoskeleton, epithelia, cell migration, cell divisionUniversity of Dundee2002No
EllyNediviNeuron, synapse, plasticityMIT2008No
CelesteNelsonMorphogenesis, mechanobiologyPrinceton University2015No
JenniferNemhauserSignaling dynamics and networksUniversity of Washington2015No
EnidNeptuneLung homeostasis, pulmonary diseaseJohns Hopkins
School of Medicine
2004No
Dianne K.NewmanProkaryotes, microbe communitiesCaltech2012Yes
DanielaNicastroFlagella, dynein, Cryo-EMBrandeis University2007No
CarienNiessenEpithelia growth and homeostasisUniversity of Cologne2015No
MahoNiwaCell cycle, ER, stressUC San Diego2010No
EvaNogalesMicrotubules, septin, transcription, cryo-microscopyBerkeley2016Yes
JodiNunnariOrganelles, mitochondriaUC Davis2016Yes
KarenOegemaCytoskeleton, cytokinesis, centrioleUC San Francisco2016Yes
SnezhanaOliferenkoMembranes, nuclear envelope, ER, evolutionKing's College London2014No
KimOrthSignaling, prokaryote, bacterial virulenceUT Southwestern2014No
BarbaraOsborneApoptosis, immunity, NotchUmass Amherst2002No
KatherineOsteryoungChlorophast, cytokinesis, ArabidopsisMichigan State University2003Yes
CarolOteyCell migration, metastasis, integrinUNC Chapel Hill2003No
EwaPaluchCytoskeleton, actin, mechanobiology, morphogenesisUniversity College London2014Yes
CaroleParentCell migration, signaling, chemotaxisNIH2010No
AmyPasquinelliGenome, non-coding RNAs, C. elegansUC San Diego2013No
DanaPe'erComputational systems biologyColumbia University2015No
LucyPembertonChromatin, nuclear transportUniversity of Virginia2003No
ChristinePetitAuditory systemInstitut Pasteur2009Yes
SuzannePfefferMembrane trafficking, Golgi, rabStanford University2010No
SimonettaPiattiCell cycle, cell division, septin, yeastUniversity of Montpellier / CNRS2013No
GaiaPiginoCilia and flagella, cryo-EMMPI-CBG Dresden2016No
TatjanaPiotrowskiCell migration, sensory hair cell regeneration, zebrafishStowers Institute2016No
HelenPiwnica-WormsCell division, checkpoint, cancerUniversity of Texas2005Yes
KitPoglianoProkaryotes, antibiotics, metabolitesUC San Diego2007Yes
AnaPomboChromatin, epigeneticsMax-Delbrück-Centrum für
Molekulare Medizin
2010No
LizaPonOrganelles, mitochondria, yeastColumbia University
Medical Centre
2006No
MaryPorterMotors, dynein, intraflagellar transportUniversity of Minnesota2010No
MaureenPowersNuclear transportEmory University2002No
MargotQuinlanCytoskeleton, actin UC Los Angeles2013No
CatherineRabouilleMembrane trafficking, mRNA localizationHubrecht Institute2004No
SusanneRafelskiCellular organization, mitochondria, yeastUC Irvine2015NoRafelski, Susanne lab
SamaraReck-PetersonCytoskeleton, microtubules, dyneinHarvard2015No
AvivRegevBiological circuits, gene regulation, evolution, signalingBroad Institute, Harvard2016Yes
Renee A.Reijo PeraStem cells, germ cellsStanford University2009No
KarinReinischMembrane trafficking, exocytosis, endocytosis, lipidsYale University2008No
DanielaRhodesChromatin, genome, telomeresMRC (retired),
Nanyang technological University
2012No
SarahRiceCytoskeleton, microtubules, kinesinNorthwestern University,
Feinberg School of Medicine
2004No
JanetRichmondNeurons, synapseUniversity of Illinois, Chicago2005No
AnneRidleyCell migration, metastasis, RhoKing's College London2006No
Margaret ScottRobinsonMembrane trafficking, endocytosis, exocytosisUniversity of Cambridge2006No
AntoninaRoll-MecakMicrotubule dynamics and regulation, tubulinNIH: NINDS2016No
LesileeRoseCell polarity, asymmetric cell division, C. elegansUC Davis2011No
JodyRosenblattCell death, cell division, cytoskeletonUniversity of Utah2016Yes
Jennifer L.RossMicrotubules, motorsUniversity of Massachusetts2014No
LauraRuscheChromatin, sirtuinsUniversity at Buffalo2007No
JulieSabaSignaling, lipds, cancerChildren's hospital
Oakland Research Institute
2010No
LindaSandellECM, SignalingWashington University
school of medicine
2003No
SandraSchmidEndocytosis, clathrin, dynaminUT Southwestern2003No
TrinaSchroerMicrotubule-based motors, dynactinJohns Hopkins University2015No
MelinaSchuhFertilization, meiosis, aneuploidyMRC LMB2013No
MayaSchuldinerOrganelles, ER, mRNA localizationWeizmann Institute2010No
ErinSchumanNeurons, synapse, cell-cell interactionMax Planck
Institute for Brain research
2009No
JeanSchwarzbauerECM, signalingPrinceton University2014No
PetraSchwilleSelf organization, synthetic biology, membraneMax Planck
Institute of Biochemistry
2014Yes
NavaSegevMembrane trafficking, GTPasesUniversity of Illinois, Chicago2013No
AmitaSehgalMetabolism, circadian rhythmUPenn Medicine2009No
ChristineSeidmanHeart disease, cardiomyocytesHarvard/HHMI2009No
TriciaSerioPrions, yeastUniversity of AZ2013No
GeraldineSeydouxDevelopment, polarity, C. elegansJohns Hopkins/HHMI2016No
CarolineShamuSystems biology, screensHarvard2010No
Shou-ouShanChemical engineering, GTPasesCaltech2006No
LucilleShapiroCell division, development, bacteriaStanford2016Yes
JanetShawMembrane trafficking, mitochondriaUniversity of Utah2006Yes
LindsayShoplandNuclear organization, gene expression, mouseJackson Laboratory2009No
PamelaSilverCellular reprogramming, synthetic biologyHarvard2011No
M. CelesteSimonMetabolism, angiogenesisU Penn Medicine2001No
AnneSimonsenAutophagyUniversity of Oslo2011No
AhnaSkopCell division, cytokinesis, C. elegansUniversity of Wisconsin2014No
ElizabethSmithCytoskeleton, cilia, chlamydomonasDartmouth2006No
LaurieSmithPlant cell division, cytokinesisUC San Diego2010Yes
LilaSolnica-KrezelDevelopment, embryogenesis, zebrafishWashington University
School of Medicine
2008No
GinaSosinskyChannels, gap junctionsNCMIR2008No
AnneSpangMembrane trafficking, endosomes, mRNA transportUniversity of Basel2012No
SabrinaSpencerCell cycleUniversity of Colorado, Boulder2016No
SarahSpiegelSignaling, cancer, lipidsVirginia Commonwealth2002No
OliviaSteele-MortimerHost-pathogen interactions, membrane trafficking, salmonellaNIH2011No
JoanSteitznon-coding RNAs, RNA processingYale/HHMI2005Yes
GiselaStorznon-coding RNAs, E. coliNIH2008Yes
JenniferStowSecretion, phagocytosis, immune cellsUniversity of Queensland,
Australia
2008No
SusanStromeCell fate, germ cells, C. elegansUC Santa Cruz2006Yes
TatyanaSvitkinaCell migration, cytoskeletonU Penn2002No
MicheleSwansonHost-pathogen interactions, macrophagesU of Michigan2002No
EllyTanakaRegeneration, sigaling, axolotlMax Planck, Dresden2007Yes
SallyTempleStem cells, neuronsNSCI2010No
JulieTheriotCytoskeleton, actinStanford/HHMI2016Yes
CheryllTickleDevelopment, vertebrate limbUniversity of Bath2010No
ShirleyTilghmanASCB presidentPrinceton2001Yes
MarjaTimmermansPlant growth, stem cellsCSHL2009Yes
AliceTingSignaling, single moleculesMIT2015No
MargaretTitusSignaling, chemotaxisU of Minnesota2005No
TheaTlstyCancer, epigeneticsUCSF2008No
Sharon A. ToozeAutophagyLondon Research Institute2014No
KeikoToriiPlant development, stem cells, ArabidopsisUniversity of WA2010Yes
EmilyTroemelHost-pathogen interactions, C. elegansUC San Diego2013No
KathleenTrybusCytoskeleton, motorsU of Vermont2012No
SachikoTsukitaStem cellsOsaka University2014No
TudoritaTumbar (Doina)Stem cells, cell fateCornell2013No
KatharineUllmanNuclear transportU of Utah2006No
Ida J.van der KleiOrganelles, peroxisome, yeastU of Groningen2014No
TerryVan DykeCancerNCI2002Yes
KristenVerheyCytoskeleton, motorsU of Michigan2014No
MarieVerlhacMeiosis, oogenesis, mouseCollege of France2011Nowww.college-de-france.fr/site/en-cirb/verlhac
IsabelleVernosMitosis, microtubules, motorsCRG, Barcelona2008No
AnneVilleneuveMeiosis, chromosomes, C. elegansStanford2012No
GiaVoeltzOrganelle biogenesis, ER, membrane proteinsUC Boulder2016No
ViolaVogelmechanoregulation, signaling, ECMETH Zurich2012No
TalilaVolkTissue development, DrosophilaWeizmann Institute2005No
Leslie B.VosshallSignaling, olfactionRockefeller/HHMI2008Yes
PatriciaWadsworthCytoskeleton, microtubule, mitosisU Mass, Amherst2011No
AmyWagersStem cells, cancerHarvard2010No
ClaireWalczakCytoskeleton, microtubles, motorsIndiana U2008Yes
LoriWallrathNuclear organization, chromatinU of Iowa2010No
NancyWalworthCell cycle, DNA damage, checkpointRutgers2001No
JeanWangCancer, signalingUC San Diego2004No
MichelleWangDNA, single molecule, biophysicsCornell/HHMI2007Yes
XiaochenWangPhagocytosis, apoptosisNIBS, Beijing2015No
XinnanWangMitochondria dynamics and functionStanford School of Medicine2015No
ClareWatermanCytoskeleton, cell migration, ECMNIH2014Yes
FionaWattStem cells, epidermisKing's College London2001No
AlissaWeaverCancer metastasisVanderbilt School of Medicine2015No
ValerieWeaverECM, tissue mechanics, cancerUCSF2016Yes
LoisWeismanNeurodegenerative disease, Myosin V, lipid signalingUniversity of Michigan2016No
BeverlyWendlandMembrane trafficking, endocytosisJohns Hopkins2013Yes
SusanWenteNuclear transport, RNAVanderbilt School of Medicine2007No
ZenaWerbCancer, ECMUCSF2007Yes
MargaretWerner-WashburneCell division, quiescenceU of New Mexico2005Yes
IngridWertzCancerGenentech2016No
EileenWhiteApoptosis, cancerRutgers2006No
KristinWhiteApoptosis, senescenceMassachusetts General2002No
SueWickBiology educationU of Minnesota2010No
Katherine LeeWilsonNuclear envelope, cytoskeleton, laminsJohns Hopkins Med School2010No
CynthiaWolbergerChromatin, transcription, ubiquitinJohns Hopkins Med School2007No
SandraWolinnon-coding RNAs, RNA surveillanceYale2010No
LindaWordemanCytoskeleton, microtubules, motorsUniversity of WA2009No
LaniWuCellular networks, signalingUCSF2011No
YukikoYamashitaStem Cells, development, cell division and differentiationUniversity of Michigan/HHMI2013No
YingziYangCell signaling, embryonic morphogenesis, vertebrate limb and skeletonHarvard School of Dental Medicine2016No
DebbieYelonHeart development, zebrafishUC San Diego2008No
JunyingYuanApoptosis and necroptosisHarvard Medical School2016No
JenniferZallenEpithelial morphogenesisSloan Kettering/HHMI2016No
MeiZhenNeuro, neurodegenerationLunenfeld-Tanenbaum2013No
YixianZhengCytoskeleton, cell growth and divisionCarnegie Institute2005Yes
XiaoweiZhuangSingle molecule studies, high resolution imagingHarvard/HHMI2015Yes
SallyZigmondCell motility, actinU Penn2001No
Huda Y.ZoghbiCell biology and medicineBaylor2013Yes
LaurieZolothBioethicsNorthwestern2012Yes
ChiaraZurzoloMembrane traffickingInstitut Pasteur2001No
MaryZutterCell adhesion Vanderbilt Medical Center2001No

MAC Scientific Speakers List

First NameLast NameInstitutionArea of researchWebsite        
DaleAbelUniversity of IowaDiabeteshttp://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/abellab/
JonathanAbrahamHarvard MSstructural biology of virus-host receptors--e.g., Ebola, Marburghttps://www.hhmi.org/advance-science/jonathan-abraham-exrop-gilliam
RenatoAguileraUTEPAnticancer drug discoveryhttp://utminers.utep.edu/raguilera/
JosephineAllenUFlBio engineeringhttp://allen.mse.ufl.edu
TrevorArcherNIEHSepigeneticshttp://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/atniehs/labs/escbl/
TreenaArinzehNew Jersey ITStem Cell Tissue Engineeringhttp://biomedical.njit.edu/people/arinzeh.php
AveryAugustCornell UniversityActivation in T-Cells, ITK Inhibitors and Immune Functionhttp://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/faculty/august.cfm
JillBargonettiCUNY Hunter Collegep53-Mdm2 complexes in cancer cell deathhttp://biology.hunter.cuny.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=73&Itemid=90
CarolynBertozziStanfordChemical Biology, carbohydrateshttps://www.hhmi.org/scientists/carolyn-r-bertozzi
SquireBookerPenn StateEnzymes that do radical SAM chemistryhttps://www.hhmi.org/scientists/squire-j-booker
EdwardBotchweyGeorgia Techtissue engineering, stem cell engineeringhttps://bme.gatech.edu/bme/faculty/Edward-Botchwey
WayneBowenBrown UniversityPharmacology and medicinal chemistry of sigma receptors and opioid receptorshttps://vivo.brown.edu/display/wbowen
Derrick BrazillHunter CollegeSignal transductionhttp://brazill.bioweb.hunter.cuny.edu/
RachelBrewsterUniversity of Maryland Baltimore Co.neural tube developmenthttp://biology.umbc.edu/directory/faculty/brewster/
AmandaBrownJohns Hopkins School of MedicineRole of macrophages in HIV-associated neurocognitive disordershttp://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0800006/amanda-brown
DavidBurgessBoston CollegeCell shape, Cytoskeletonhttp://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/biology/facadmin/burgess.html
Craig E.CameronPenn StateRNA-interacting proteins, viral infection, mitochondriahttp://bmb.psu.edu/directory/cec9
DianaCittellyUniversity of Colorado, AnschutzHormonal regulation of the brain microenvironment during metastatic progressionhttp://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/departments/Pathology/aboutus/faculty/Pages/Cittelly_D.aspx
BenjaminClarkeUniversity of Minnesota, Duluthimmunoendocrinologyhttps://biomedical.umn.edu/bio/biomedsci/BenjaminClarke
BilClemonsCaltechStructural biology of membrane protein insertion
http://clemonslab.caltech.edu/
VictorCorcesEmory Universitygene expression, chromatin structurehttps://www.hhmi.org/scientists/victor-g-corces
IvanD'OrsoUT Southwestern Medical CenterGene regulationhttp://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/dorso/
JamaineDavisMeharry Medical CollegeStructural mechanisms of genome maintenance and regulation re: tumor initiation and progressionhttp://www.mmc.edu/research/researcher-profiles/davis-jamaine.html
Viniciode Jesus PerezStanford University Dept. of MedicineGenetic and molecular mechanisms that regulate angio-genesis in health and diseasehttps://med.stanford.edu/profiles/vinicio-de-jesus-perez
EnriqueDe La CruzYalecytoskeleton, actin, myosinhttp://bbs.yale.edu/people/enrique_delacruz.profile
RussellDeBose-BoydUT Southwestern Medical CenterHMG CoA Reductase , Cholesterol metabolismhttp://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/34046/russell-debose-boyd.html
KafuiDzirasaDuke UniversityCircuit basis of psychiatric illnesshttps://dibs.duke.edu/scholars/kafui-dzirasa
LuisEchegoyenUniversity of Texas, El PasoCarbon Materials and Serendipityhttp://science.utep.edu/echegoyen/
DamienFairOregon Health Sciences UniversityCognitive Brain Developmenthttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-medicine/departments/basic-science-departments/behn/people/labs/fair-neuroimaging-lab/people/pi-damien-fair.cfm
VictorFaundezEmory University
Vesicular trafficking, metal transporters, and neurodevelopmental diseases
http://cellbio.emory.edu/faculty-profiles/primary/faundez-victor.html
KekeFairfaxPurdue UniversityMicrobiology/Cancer Biologyhttps://www.vet.purdue.edu/directory/person.php?id=683
DeverouxFergusonUniversity of ArizonaGenetics of Depressionhttp://phoenixmed.arizona.edu/directory/ferguson-deveroux
StaceyFinleyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaVEGFR signaling/systems biologyhttp://bme.usc.edu/directory/faculty/core-faculty/stacey-finley/
ByronFordUniversity of California, RiversideNeuregulinshttps://medschool.ucr.edu/faculty_research/faculty_profiles/bio.html?page=ford_byron.html
A. OvetaFullerUniversity of MichiganHerpes Simplex virushttps://www.umms.med.umich.edu/facultysearch/facultyPage.do?facUniqname=fullerao
MarianoGarcia-BlancoUT Medical Branchviral pathogenesis; autoimmunityhttp://bmb.utmb.edu/faculty/garcia-blanco.asp
SentaGeorgiaUniversity Southern CaliforniaCellular programming to generate new beta cells for diabeticshttps://georgialab.usc.edu/
MarieGilles-GonzalezUT Southwestern Medical CenterBiological Sensors of Oxygenhttp://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/57464/marie-alda-gilles-gonzalez.html
J. SilvioGutkindUniversity of California, San DiegoSignal transductionhttp://profiles.ucsd.edu/jorge.gutkind
Monica GuzmanWeill Cornell Medical CollegeLeukemia, stem cells, and targeted therapyhttp://www.drmonicaguzman.com/index.html
GiannaHammerDuke UniversityMechanisms of Inflammatory Bowe Diseasehttp://cmb.duke.edu/research/faculty/gianna-hammer
CurtisHenryEmory School of MedicineImpact of age on hematopoiesis and how aging associated alterations promote leukemiahttps://winshipcancer.emory.edu/bios/faculty/henry-curtis.html
PrincessImoukhuedeUniversity of Illinois, Urbana ChampaignVEGFR signalinghttp://publish.illinois.edu/systemsbio/
JavierIrazoquiHarvard Medical SchoolPathogenshttp://scholar.harvard.edu/irazoqui/biocv
TrechettaJacksonUniversity of MichiganTumor-Induced Angiogenesis/Vascular Tumor Growthhttp://www.math.lsa.umich.edu/~tjacks/index.html
KlarissaJacksonLipscomb UniversityDrug Metabolism/Liver Toxicity, pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmaceutical sciences. http://www.lipscomb.edu/www/bio/detail/2959
TracyJohnsonUniversity of California, Los AngelesRNA processing, Chromatin Remodeling Protein, mRNA Splicing, pre-mRNA processinghttps://johnsonlab.mcdb.ucla.edu; https://www.hhmi.org/scientists/tracy-l-johnson
EmmittJollyCase Western Reserve UniversityParasite/Host Interactionshttp://biology.case.edu/faculty/emmitt-jolly/
ZaydKhaliqNINDSSynaptic Physiologyhttps://neuroscience.nih.gov/ninds/Faculty/Profile/zayd-khaliq1.aspx
GeorgeLangfordSyracuse UniversityCytoskeletonhttp://asfaculty.syr.edu/pages/bio/langford-george.html
NicoleLaRonde-LeBlancUniversity of MarylandStructural Biology of Ribosome Biogenesishttp://www.chem.umd.edu/nicole-laronde
BrianLewisUMass Med SchoolMolecular Genetics of Liver and Pancreatic Canterhttp://profiles.umassmed.edu/profiles/display/133404
CarolinaLopezUniversity of Pennsylvaniaimmune response to infectionhttp://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20001880/p8399502
FarahLubinUABEpigenetic Regulation of Cognitionhttp://www.lubinlab.com
OliviaMartinezStanford UniversityEpstein/Barr Virus B-Cell Lymphomashttps://med.stanford.edu/profiles/olivia-martinez
StephenMayoCal TechProtein Designhttps://www.mayo.caltech.edu
AliciaMelendezQueens College CUNYAutohagy, Aging and Developmenthttps://aliciamelendezcuny.wordpress.com
JuanitaMerchantUniversity of MichiganSonic Hedgehog and Gastric Cancerhttps://www.umms.med.umich.edu/facultysearch/facultyPage.do?facUniqname=merchanj
TirinMooreStanford Universityneurobiology; neural circuitshttps://www.hhmi.org/scientists/tirin-moore
SandraMurrayUniversity of PittsburghGap Junctionshttp://www.cbp.pitt.edu/faculty/murray.html
SonyaNealUniversity of California, San Diego
ER protein quality control
https://biology.ucsd.edu/research/faculty/seneal
JacquinNilesMITMalaria and RNA aptamershttps://be.mit.edu/directory/jacquin-c-niles
JamesOlzmannUniversity of California, Berkeley
Lipid droplets, lipid metabolism, lipotoxicity
https://www.olzmannlab.com/
GentryPatrickUniversity of California, San Diego
Ubiquitin-proteasome systemhttp://biology.ucsd.edu/research/faculty/gpatrick
ManuelPenichetUniversity of California, Los AngelesBreast Cancerhttp://people.healthsciences.ucla.edu/institution/personnel?personnel_id=105494
RenataPereita AlambertUniversity of IowaPathways involved in substrate metabolism in pressure overload induced cardiac hypertrophyhttp://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/dept_primary_apr.aspx?appointment=Internal%20Medicine&id=ralambert
MartinPhilbertUniversity of MichiganNanotechnology in cancer treatmenthttps://sph.umich.edu/faculty-profiles/philbert-martin.html
ManuPlattGeorgia TechSickle Cell Anemia/HIVhttp://platt.gatech.edu
AlfredoQuinones-HinojosaJohns Hopkins School of MedicineBrain tumorshttp://www.doctorqmd.com/home/
MiguelRiveraMGH Cancer Centerpediatric cancershttp://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/research/researchlab.aspx?id=1310
EloyRodriguezCornell UniversityMedicinal Chemistry, (Chicano, Mexican American) organic chemical biologisthttps://plantbio.cals.cornell.edu/people/eloy-rodriguez
GlennRoweUABMolecular Mechanisms of Cell Metabolismhttp://www.norc.uab.edu/people/growe
AlejandroS á nchez-AlvaradoStowers Institute for Medical Research/HHMIRegenerationhttp://www.hhmi.org/scientists/alejandro-sanchez-alvarado
VeronicaSegarraHigh Point UniversityMembrane Traffic, Autophagyhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/veronica-a-segarra-41003224
JasonSelloBrown UniversityAntibacterial Therapy/Biofuel Prod.https://vivo.brown.edu/display/jsello
HermanSintimPurdue UniversityDNA structure/2ndmessenger signaling in bacteriahttps://www.chem.purdue.edu/people/directory/faculty/details/118
AhnaSkopUniversity of Wisconsin
Cell division
http://skoplab.weebly.com/
Alexis M.StranahanMed. College of GANeuroendocrinology, synaptic plasticity, and the neuroscience of aginghttp://www.augusta.edu/mcg/dnrm/faculty/stranahan.php
ColinStultzMITComputational protein structureshttps://imes.mit.edu/people/faculty/stultz-collin/
MaryTeruelStanford UniversityRegulatory circuits underlying cellular decision makinghttps://teruel.stanford.edu/
AlfredoTorresUniversity of TexasBacterial Pathogenesis/ E.colihttp://www.utmb.edu/pathology/faculty/bios/torres.asp
JorgeTorresUCLAmiotosis; cell cycle regulationhttp://www.biochemistry.ucla.edu/biochem/Faculty/torres/index.html
JoannTrejoUniversity of California, San Diego
Protease signaling in vascular endothelium and breast cancerhttp://profiles.ucsd.edu/joann.trejo
PaulTurnerYale UniversityE.coli, RNA Bacteriophage, Vesicular Stomatitis virushttp://turnerlab.yale.edu
JimVigoreauxUniversity of VermontMuscle Biologyhttps://www.uvm.edu/~biology/?Page=faculty/vigoreaux.php&SM=facultysubmenu.html
CharlotteVinesUTEPCCR7 Disease Processeshttp://www.academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=70104&ID=cvines
JerrelYakelNIHIon Channel Physiologyhttp://irp.nih.gov/pi/jerrel-yakel
MuhammadZamanBoston Universitybioengineering; disease models; global healthhttps://www.hhmi.org/scientists/muhammad-h-zaman
MariaElenaZavalaCalifornia State UniversityPlant Development and Growthhttp://www.csun.edu/science-mathematics/biology/maria-elena-zavala
RicardoZayasSan Diego State Universitymolecular and cellular mechanisms underlying tissue regenerationhttp://www.bio.sdsu.edu/faculty/zayas/index.html