Microsymposium 6

Regulation of the Cytoskeleton 1

Sunday, December 9
11:00 am-12:00 pm
Room 30C
Moderators: Courtney Schroeder, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; and Valerie Tutwiler, University of Pennsylvania

11:00 am   E31    Shaping actin cables at the yeast bud neck: a collaboration of septins, formins, and the F-BAR protein Hof1.  M. Garabedian1, O.S. Sokolova2, B.L. Goode1; 1Biology Dept., Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 2Bioengineering Dept., Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

11:10 am   E32    Retrograde flow-induced biased distribution of actin probes in live cells.  S. Yamashiro1,2, D. Taniguchi2, S. Tanaka2, T. Kiuchi2, D. Vavylonis3, N. Watanabe1,2;  1Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 2Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 3Department of Physics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

11:20 am   E33    Pointed- and barbed-end filament binding by Spire bridges networks of filaments in vitro.  A.O. Bradley1, C.L. Vizcarra2, M.E. Quinlan1; 1Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2Chemistry, Barnard College, New York, NY

11:30 am   E34    Arp2/3 complex-dependent spatial organization of the BCR impacts immune synapse formation, BCR signaling and B cell activation.  M. Bolger-Munro1, K. Choi1, L. Abraham1,2, R. Chappell2, J. Scurll2, D. Sheen1, M. Dang-Lawson 1, X. Wu3, D. Coombs2, J.A. Hammer III3, M.R. Gold1; 1Department of Microbiology and Immunology , University of British Columbia , Vancouver, BC, 2Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia , Vancouver, BC, 3Cell Biology and Physiology Center, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

11:40 am   E35    Label-free tracking of immunological synapse kinetics using optical diffraction tomography.  M. Lee1,2, Y. Lee1, C. Kim3, Y. Park1,4; 1Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, 2KAIST Institute for Health Science and Technology, Daejeon, South Korea, 3Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, United States, 4TOMOCUBE Inc., Daejeon, South Korea

11:50 am   E36    Superresolution microscopy reveals that PAR and Crumbs groups of proteins pattern the epithelial tight junction region to organize its cytoskeleton.  P. Mangeol1, D. Massey-Harroche1, P. Lenne1, A. Le Bivic1; 1Aix-Marseille Univ, CNRS, IBDM, Marseille, France

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