Minisymposium 4

Minisymposium 4: Microbes and the Cytoskeleton

Sunday, December 9
4:15-6:50 pm
Room 31B
Co-Chairs: Erin Goley, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and Michael Way, The Francis Crick Institute

4:15 pm       Introduction

4:20 pm   M31    The MinDE system forms a propagating diffusion barrier that drives directed membrane protein transport.  B. Ramm1,2, P. Glock1, J. Muecksch1, P. Blumhardt1, D.A. García-Soriano1,2, M. Heymann1, P. Schwille1; 1Cellular and Molecular Biophysics, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, AL, 2Ludwig-Maximillians-University, Graduate School of Quantitative Biosciences (QBM), Munich, Germany

4:35 pm   M32    FtsZ signals to cell wall enzymes through a key constriction regulator to promote bacterial division.  P.J. Lariviere1, C.R. Mahone1, R.D. Zeinert2, A.K. Daitch1, P. Chien2, E.D. Goley1; 1Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Biochemistry, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA

4:50 pm   M33    Septins recognize dividing bacterial cells for delivery to the lysosome.  S. Krokowski1, S. Mostowy1; 1Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

5:05 pm   M34    Dynamin and formin mediated actin polymerization regulate septin dynamics.  J. Pfanzelter1, S. Mostowy2, M. Way1; 1Cellular Signalling and Cytoskeletal Function Laboratory, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom, 2Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

5:20 pm   M35    Enteropathogenic E. coli relies on collaboration between the formin mDia1 and the Arp2/3 complex for actin pedestal biogenesis and maintenance.  K.B. Velle1,2, K.G. Campellone1; 1Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2Biology, University of Massachusetts- Amherst, Amherst, MA

5:35 pm   M36    Regulation of endocytic vesicle formation in a potentially novel actin-dependent pathway.  P. Brinkert1, L. Kühling1, C. Bannach1, L. Greune2, D. Bucher3,4, M.A. Schmidt2,5, S. Boulant3,4, T.E. Stradal6, M. Schelhaas1,5; 1Institute of Cellular Virology, ZMBE, University of Münster, Münster, Germany, 2Institute of Infectiology, ZMBE, University of Münster, Münster, Germany, 3Department of Infectious Diseases, Virology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, 4German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany, 5Cluster of Excellence EXC1003, Cells in Motion (CiM), Münster, Germany, 6Section Cell Biology, Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany

5:50 pm   M37    Nuclear rotation by a Golgi-derived MTOC formed during human cytomegalovirus infection.  D. Procter1, D. Walsh1; 1Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

6:05 pm   M38    Mimicry of a +TIP binding motif by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) capsid coordinates early steps of infection.  E. Santos da Silva1, M. Delaney1, M. Naghavi1; 1Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

6:20 pm   M39    An essential Trypanosoma brucei kinesin directs completion of cleavage furrow ingression by bundling microtubules.  T.E. Sladewski1, P.C. Campbell1, C.L. de Graffenried1; 1Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Brown University, Providence, RI

6:35 pm   M40    Toxoplasma parasite twisting motion mechanically induces host cell membrane fission to complete invasion within a protective vacuole.  G. Pavlou1, M. Biesaga1, B. Touquet1, V. Lagal2, M. Balland3, A. Dufour4, M. Hakimi5, I. Tardieux1; 1Team Membrane Dynamics of Parasite-Host Cell Interactions, Institute for Advanced Biosciences (IAB), Grenoble, France, 2Unit of Malaria Infection and Immunity, Department of Parasites and Insect Vectors, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 3Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique, Grenoble, France, 4Bioimage Analysis Unit, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, 5Team Host-Pathogen Interactions & Immunity to Infection, Institute for Advanced Biosciences (IAB), Grenoble, France

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