Microsymposium 15

Neuronal Cell Biology

Tuesday, December 11
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Room 29B
Moderator: Gaia Cantelli, Duke University

11:00 am   E85    TUBA1A mutations identified in lissencephaly patients dominantly disrupt neuronal migration and impair dynein activity.  J.E. Aiken1, E.A. Bates2, J.K. Moore1; 1Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, 2Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

11:10 am   E86    Ribosomal protein SA (Rpsa) signaling regulates neuronal morphogenesis.  S.M. Blazejewski1, S.A. Bennison1, T.H. Smith1, K. Toyooka1; 1Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

11:20 am   E87    Tenectin recruits integrin to stabilize bouton architecture and regulate vesicle release at the Drosophilaneuromuscular junction. Q. Wang1, T. Han1, P. Nguyen1, M. Jarnik1, M. Serpe1; 1NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD

11:30 am   E88    A coagulation factor IX peptide regulates endothelial barrier function and improves prognosis in traumatic brain injury model.  Y. Fujiwara1; 1Division of oral surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

11:40 am   E89    Protein kinase Trc regulates neurite outgrowth via Pavarotti (kinesin-6).  R. Norkett1, M. Winding1, U. del Castillo1, W. Lu1, V.G. Gelfand1; 1Cell and Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

11:50 am   E90    RACK1 regulates local mRNA translation at adhesion sites in developing neurons.  L. Kershner1, T. Bumbledare1, P. Cassidy1, K. Welshhans1,2; 1Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 2School of Biomedical Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH

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