2019 Selected Talks


MECHANICS AND STRUCTURE OF CYTOSKELETAL COMPLEXES

The Architecture and Dynamics of Podosomes in Macrophage Frustrated Phagocytosis.

Shiqiong Hu, Takashi Watanabe, Ana T. Nogueira, Jesse Aaron, Aaron Taylor, Teng-Leong Chew, and Klaus M. Hahn.

UNC-Chapel Hill

Identifying components of the molecular clutch that regulates apical constriction.

Mark M. Slabodnick, Sophia C. Tintori, Timothy D. Cupp, Alicia H. Chen, and Bob Goldstein.

UNC-Chapel Hill

Vinculin-mediated Mechanocoupling During Epithelial Sheet Expansion.

Evan M. Gates and Brenton D. Hoffman.

Duke University

CYTOSKELETON IN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE

Investigating the Regulatory Role of the Extracellular Matrix in Cortical Brain Development.

Emily S. Wilson, Warren Knudson, and Karen A. Litwa.

East Carolina University

Pericentrin reduction from basal bodies is required for sperm development.

Ramya Varadarajan, Karen Plevock, Carey J. Fagerstrom, and Nasser M. Rusan.

NIH/NHLBI

Building a planar signaling system that directs actin protrusion and collective migration of epithelial cells.

Audrey M. Williams and Sally Horne-Badovinac.

University of Chicago

CYTOSKELETON UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

Light DISC: Quantitative Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy with Minimal Shadowing.

Tanner C. Fadero and Paul S. Maddox.

UNC-Chapel Hill

A side-view on nuclear mechanics: combined atomic force microscopy and light sheet microscopy unravel chromatin’s role in regulating nuclear morphology.

Chad Hobson, Evan Nelsen, Joe Hsiao, Megan Kern, Timothy O’Brien, Michael Falvo, and Richard Superfine.

UNC-Chapel Hill