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Cell Bio Virtual 2021

Date December 1, 2021 - December 10, 2021
Website https://www.ascb.org/cellbio2021/program/symposia/
Organizers ASCB EMBO
Location Online

2021 Symposia

Symposia sessions will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST from Monday, December 6 to Friday, December 10. Symposia speakers will also be available for a live informal Q&A discussion following their sessions from 11:00 am to 11:30 am EST.

Intra- and Intercellular Communication

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Tracks: Cellular Dynamics and Specialized Cell and Evolution

Chenghua Gu
Harvard Medical School
The Neuro-vascular Interactions In The Brain

Maya Schuldiner
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Systematic Analysis Of Contact Site Proteomes Reveals Novel Players In Cellular Homeostasis

The Nucleus

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Track: Cellular Genome

Tracy Johnson
University of California, Los Angeles
Deciphering the Mechanism of RNA Splicing Reveals the Secret Life of Introns

Jennifer Phillips-Cremins
University of Pennsylvania
Spatially Coordinated Heterochromatinization of Distal Short Tandem Repeats in Fragile X Syndrome

Biomolecular Condensates

Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Tracks: Cellular Dynamics and Physical Cell

Simon Alberti
Technische Universit├Ąt Dresden, Germany
Biomolecular Condensates At The Nexus Of Cellular Stress, Disease And Aging

Amy Gladfelter
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Temperature Adaptation In Phase Separating Systems

Signaling and Metabolism

Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Track: Signaling and Metabolism

Donita Brady
University of Pennsylvania
New Sides for an Old Coin: Copper as an Intracellular Mediator of Kinase Signaling in Cancer

Bao-Liang Song
Wuhan University, China
Feeding-induced Cholesterol Biosynthesis

Cell and Tissue Mechanics

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Track: Physical Cell

Enrique De La Cruz
Yale University
Torsional Response of Actin Filaments

Sara A. Wickstrom
University of Helsinki, Finland
Nuclear Mechanotransduction: Regulation of Cell Fate and Beyond

Imaging Across Scales

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Tracks: Cellular Dynamics and Signaling and Metabolism

Jan Ellenberg
European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany
Advanced Imaging Of Cell Division Processes Across Scales

David Van Valen
California Institute of Technology
Towards A Bright Future For Artificial Intelligence-powered Cell Biology

Disease and Aging

Friday, December 10, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Tracks: Cells in Distress and Disease and Signaling and Metabolism

Vishva M. Dixit
Genentech, Inc.
Why so Many Ways to Die? The non-canonical Inflammasome Pathway

Noburo Mizushima
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Organelle Degradation By Autophagy-dependent And Independent Pathways

Modeling Organogenesis

Friday, December 10, 2021, 10:00 am EST
Track: Communal Cell

Madeline Lancaster
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Exploring Mechanisms Of Human Brain Expansion In Cerebral Organoids

Prisca Liberali
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Basel, Switzerland
Design Principles of Multicellular Systems