Preliminary Program

Tuesday, March 15

 

09:00 - 12:00

Symposia S1-4

 

 

09:00 - 12:00

B00.019

Biocenter

Symposium S1: RNA biology/Non-coding RNAs

 

Chairs: Michael Kiebler (Martinsried, Germany) and Alexander Hüttenhofer (Innsbruck, Austria)

Speakers:

09:00 - 09:30

Alexander Hüttenhofer (Innsbruck, Austria): Nucleic acids as diagnostic tools and targets in human diseases

09:30 - 10:00

Edouard Bertrand (Montpellier, France): Gene expression viewed through the microscope: from transcription to cytoplasmic RNA localization

10:00 - 10:15

Tejaswini S. Sharangdhar (Martinsried, Germany): Staufen2-dependent expression and dendritic localization of Calmodulin 3 mRNA is mediated by a retained intron in its 3’-UTR (short talk)

10:15 - 10:45

Biocenter

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:15

Alfredo Castello Palomares (Oxford, UK): Proteome-wide identification of RNA-binding domains by RBDmap

11:15 - 11:30

Utz Fischer (Wuerzburg, Germany): Mechanistic dissection of UsnRNP biogenesis and its role in disease (short talk)

11:30 - 11:45

Markus T. Bohnsack (Goettingen, Germany): On the life of the RNA methyltransferase EMG1 and the molecular basis of the Bowen-Conradi syndrome (short talk)

11:45 - 12:00

Matthias Erlacher (Innsbruck, Austria): Nucleotide modifications within bacterial messenger RNAs regulate their translation and are able to rewire the genetic code (short talk)

 

 

09:00 – 12:00

G00.001

Biocenter

Symposium S2: Autophagy

 

Chairs: Thomas Wollert (Martinsried, Germany) and Claudine Kraft (Vienna, Austria)

 

Speakers:

 09:00 - 09:30

Christian Behrends (Frankfurt/M., Germany): Human ATG8 proteins in autophagy and beyond

 09:30 - 10:00

Katharina Simon (Oxford, UK): Autophagy in the healthy and diseased immune system

10:00 - 10:15

Oliver Schmidt (Innsbruck, Austria): The coordinated action of the MVB pathway and autophagy ensures cell survival during starvation (short talk)

 10:15 - 10:45

Biocenter

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:15

Thomas Wollert (Martinsried, Germany): How to make an autophagosome – Membrane remodeling in autophagy

11:15 - 11:45

Claudine Kraft (Vienna, Austria): Molecular regulation of autophagy: signaling and beyond

11:45 - 12:00

Christina Reidick (Bochum, Germany): The role of the small GTPase Ypt7p in the selective autophagic degradation of peroxisomes (short talk)

 

 

09:00 - 12:00

B01.027

Biocenter

Symposium S3: Visualization of membrane compartimentalization and dynamics

 

Chairs: Thomas Ott (Martinsried, Germany) and Petra Schwille (Martinsried, Germany)

 

Speakers:

09:00 - 09:30

Katharina Gaus (Sydney, Australia): T cell receptor clustering regulates signalling efficiency

09:30 - 10:00

Alf Honigmann (Dresden, Germany): Plasma membrane scaffolding and compartmentalisation

10:00 - 10:15

Ruben Fernandez-Busnadiego (Martinsried, Germany): Three-dimensional architecture of extended synaptotagmin-mediated endoplasmic reticulum-plasma membrane contact sites (short talk)

10:15 - 10:45

Biocenter

Coffee break

10:45 - 11:15

Roland Wedlich-Söldner (Muenster, Germany): Calcium-mediated actin reorganization as integrator of acute signal response

11:15 - 11:30

David Albrecht (London, UK): Segmentation of membrane protein motion in the axon initial segment (short talk)

11:30 - 11:45

Felix Spira (Vienna, Austria): Force-feedback guides self-assembly of the actomyosin ring (short talk)

11:45 - 12:00

Thomas Ott (Martinsried, Germany): The formation of an infection-related membrane domain is controlled by the sequential recruitment of scaffold and receptor proteins

09:00 – 12:00

B01.019

Biocenter

Symposium S4: Mitochondria

 

Chairs: Barbara Conradt (Martinsried, Germany) and Stefan Jakobs (Goettingen, Germany)

 

Speakers:

09:00 - 09:15

Dejana Mokranjac (Martinsried, Germany): Molecular mechanisms of protein translocation across the mitochondrial inner membrane (short talk)

09:15 - 09:45

Noga Ron-Harel (Boston, USA): A proteomic analysis of proliferating mitochondria in early T cell activation identifies a central role for 1 carbon metabolism in T cell survival

09:45 - 10:00

Nicole Sakellari (Boston, USA): Cytoplasmic thioredoxin modifies Parkinson's disease phenotypes in Drosophila (short talk)

10:00 - 10:15

Tingying Peng (Munich, Germany): Structure-based assessment of cancerous mitochondria using deep networks (short talk)

10:15 - 10:45

Biocenter

Coffee break

 10:45 - 11:15

Benoît Kornmann (Zurich, Switzerland): The push and pull of mitochondrial gymnastics: mechanical force in mitochondrial dynamics

 11:15 - 11:30

Max E. Harner (Martinsried, Germany): Molecular pathways of the biogenesis of mitochondrial cristae (short talk)

 11:30 - 12:00

Stefan Jakobs (Goettingen, Germany): Super-resolution microscopy of Bax assembly in apoptotic cells

12:00 - 13:00

Biocenter

Lunch

 12:00 - 13:00

B01.027

Biocenter

Lunch Symposium: Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

Novel confocal detectors and their potential for biological imaging
Dr. Uros Krzic, Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH (Munich, Germany)

 12:00 - 13:00

G00.001

Biocenter

DGZ Member meeting

 

 

 13:00 - 15:00

Biocenter

Poster Session 1: S1 – S4, P1 – P2 and General Topics

 

 

 15:00 - 18:00

N00.001

BMC

Plenary Session P2: Cytoskeleton/Mechanosensing

 

Chairs: Reinhard Fässler (Martinsried, Germany) and Eugen Kerkhoff (Regensburg, Germany)

 

Speakers:

 15:00 - 15:30

Grégory Giannone (Bordeaux, France): Super-resolution: a window for integrin spatiotemporal and mechanical regulation

 15:30 - 16:00

Carsten Grashoff (Martinsried, Germany): Second-generation tension sensors reveal mechanism of extracellular rigidity sensing

 16:00 - 16:30

Margaret Gardel (Chicago, USA): Mechanics of adherent cells

 16:30 - 17:00

BMC

Coffee break

 17:00 - 17:30

Ewa Paluch (London, UK): Cell morphogenesis across scales, from molecular processes to cell surface mechanics

 17:30 - 18:00

Carl-Philipp Heisenberg (Klosterneuburg, Austria): Cell and tissue mechanics in zebrafish gastrulation

18:00 - 19:00

N00.001

BMC

Frontiers in Science Lecture

 

Peter Becker (Martinsried, Germany): Telling apart the X chromosome from autosomes – a matter of life and death

 

 

19:00

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