May 2018 Meeting Program

Saturday, May 12, 2018Program
8:30-9:30AMMeeting Registration
Mudd Hall, 1st Floor
Check in
Poster set up, Breakfast
9:30-9:35 AMOpening Remarks
9:35-10:05 AM
Invited speaker
Yale Goldman, Ph. D.
University of Pennsylvanian, Perelman School of Medicine
“Myosin Power Stroke Puzzle: How does a medicine that stops actin filament gliding help heart patients?”
10:15 - 10:30 AMArne Gennerich
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Molecular Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Dynein Tension Sensing”
10:35 - 11:00 AM Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:15 AMJaya Sarkar
Johns Hopkins University
“Molecular defect of ALS mutant FUS-RNA interaction drives
aberrant phase separation and cellular aggregation"
11:20 - 11:35 AMMargaret Rogers
Johns Hopkins University
“Visualizing transcription-coupled ribosome assembly”
11:40- 11:55 PMLjiljiana Sjekloca
“Ligand binding-induced symmetry breaking in the fluorophore binding site of the Corn RNA aptamer”
12:00 - 2:30 PM Lunch and Poster Session
2:35 - 3:05 PM Invited speaker
Paul Selvin, Ph. D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Nanoprobes in Neuroscience Sheds Light on How You Remember”
3:15 - 3:30 PMQinsi Zheng
Janelia Research Campus
“A fluorogenic rhodamine for live cell imaging”
3:35 - 4:00 PMCoffee Break
4:00 - 4:15 PMTae Hee Lee
Pennsylvania State University
“Histone chaperone Nap1 amplifies spontaneous histone dynamics in the nucleosome”
4:20 - 4:35 PMGunjan Mehta
“RSC Chromatin Remodeler Modulates Transient Binding of the Transcriptional Activator Ace1p at CUP1 Promoter”
4:40 - 4:55 PMFrank Xie
Janelia Research Campus
“Single cell interrogation of 3D accessible genome topology”
5:15 - 9:00 PMBeer Social in the Home of Sua Myong and Taekjip Ha. < 15 min walk from the conference site)