Cell Dynamics in Health and Disease symposium

Screen Shot 2016-10-25 at 5.38.43 PMThe Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences, Center for Cell Dynamics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine presents the symposium “Cell Dynamics in Health and Disease” on Thursday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Mountcastle Auditorium located in the Preclinical Teaching Building, 725 N. Wolfe Street on the medical campus.  The program includes invited faculty and guest expert speakers followed by a wine and cheese poster session.

The full agenda, which includes speakers from Harvard Medical School, UC-San Francisco, New York University, University of Pennsylvania, as well as Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, can be viewed here.

Highlighted talks include the following:

  • 9:20 AM Opening Keynote Speaker
    “Physiology and Pharmacology of Microtubule Dynamics”
    Tim Mitchison, PhD
    Hasib Sabbagh Professor of Systems Biology
    Harvard Medical School
  • 10:45 AM “Regulation of RNA granule dynamics by intrinsically disordered proteins”
    Geraldine Seydoux, PhD
    Sheldon Professor in Medical Discover
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 11:15 AM “Reverse Engineering Polarity Network Wiring”
    Lani Wu, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    University California, San Francisco
  • 11:45 AM “Toward Total Synthesis of Cell Function and Its Biomedical Applications”
    Takanari Inoue, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
    Department of Biological Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering
    Center for Cell Dynamics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 1:15 PM “Microtubule Mechanics in the Beating Heart”
    Ben Prosser, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Physiology
    University of Pennsylvania
  • 1:45 PM “How Cells Count: Molecular Control of Centriole Duplication”
    Andrew Holland, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 2:15 PM “Cellular and Molecular Forces That Drive Metastases”
    Andrew Ewald, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Department of Cell Biology
    Center for Cell Dynamics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 3:15 PM Closing Keynote Speaker
    “Forming the Next Generation”
    Ruth Lehman, PhDAkshay
    Director
    Skirball Institute
    Professor
    Department of Cell Biology
    New York University

Registration is required at this link and early registrants receive a souvenir Center for Cell Dynamics t-shirt, while supplies last. Poster submissions may also be submitted on the registration form. The t-shirt design is shown here!

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