Microsymposium 17

The Story of Life: Survival and Death

Tuesday, December 11
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Room 30B
Moderators: Scott Wilkinson, National Institutes of Health; and Emily Summerbell, Emory University

11:00 am   E97    Genetic interactions between specific chromosome copy number alterations dictate complex aneuploidy patterns.  M. Coimbatore Ravichandran1, S. Fink1, M. Clarke1, F. Hofer1, C.S. Campbell1; 1Department of Chromosome biology, Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

11:10 am   E98    Cadherin-11 is required for the specification and cell survival of neural crest cells.  S. Manohar1, A. Camacho1, C.D. Rogers1; 1Biology, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

11:20 am   E99    Shedding light on cell death: optogenetic control of programmed cell death pathways.  K. Shkarina1, E. Hasel2, M. Leptin2, P. Broz1; 1Department of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2Directors’ Research Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

11:30 am   E100    Molecular and topological reorganizations in mitochondrial architecture interplay during Bax-mediated steps of apoptosis.  N.R. Ader1,2, P. Hoffmann2, I. Ganeva2, A. Borgeaud2, C. Wang1, R.J. Youle1, W. Kukulski2; 1National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2Cell Biology, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom

11:40 am   E101    Implications of Rho GTPase signaling in the genomic stability of glioblastoma cells to DNA damage.  Y.T. Magalhaes1, F.L. Forti1; 1Department of Biochemistry, University of Sao Paulo – Institute of Chemistry, São Paulo, Brazil

11:50 am   E102    Proteomic and Genetic Interaction Mapping Reveals New Ras Pathway Effectors and Regulators.  M.R. Kelly1, K. Han2, K. Kostyrko3, N. Mooney1, E.E. Jeng2, M.C. Bassik2, A. Sweet-Cordero3; 1Baxter Laboratories, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2Department of Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 3Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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