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Speaker Lab Institution Title
Friday, Oct 27:   Marsh Lecture Hall
08:15 AM – 09:00 AM Registration, Breakfast
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM Opening remarks Jack Zhang & Joel Butterwick
Session 1a: Hosted by Shenping Wu
09:00 AM – 09:20 AM Talk 1 Yong Xiong Yong Xiong Yale University Visualizing human translation dynamics inside cells using in situ single-particle cryo-EM
09:20 AM – 09:40 AM Talk 2 Jianbin Ruan Jianbin Ruan University of Connecticut Health Center An unexpected regulation of Gasdermin pore formation revealed by cryo-EM
09:40 AM – 10:00 AM Talk 3 Sayan Bhattacharjee Joachim Frank Columbia University Mechanism of HflX-mediated recycling of E. coli ribosome studied by time-resolved cryo-EM
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Talk 4 Johannes Elferich Nikolaus Grigorieff UMass Chan Medical School Workflows for In-Situ Structural Biology Using DeCo-LACE and cisTEM
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM Coffee Break
Session 1b: Hosted by Qinhui Rao
10:40 AM – 11:00 AM Talk 5 Tianming Fu Tianming Fu Ohio State University Expect the unexpected: how protein oligomerization governs mechano-sensitivity
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Talk 6 Bonnie Su Seychelle Vos Massachusetts Institute of Technology Distinct Negative Elongation Factor conformations regulate RNA polymerase II promoter proximal pausing
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM Talk 7 Ling Xu Anna Pyle Yale University Structural insights into intron branching and retrotransposition
11:40 AM – 12:10 PM Specially Invited Keynote Speaker Xiangxi Wang Xiangxi Wang Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Viral structure, antibody spectrum and vaccine design
12:10 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch & Poster session
Session 2a: Hosted by Boyuan Ma
02:00 PM – 02:20PM Talk 9 Marty Taylor Marty Taylor Harvard University Structural analysis and inhibition of human LINE-1 ORF2 protein reveals novel adaptations and functions
02:20 PM – 02:40PM Talk 10 Allen Guo CEO of Shuimu Shuimu BioSciences Development of Cryo-EM Technologies at Shuimu BioSciences
02:40 PM – 03:00 PM Talk 11 Roy Lederman Roy Lederman Yale University Approaches for Exploring the Geometry of Molecular Conformations in Cryo-EM
03:00 PM – 03:20 PM Talk 12 Le Xiao Hao Wu Harvard University / Boston Children’s Hospital Cryo-EM structures of the active NLRP3 inflammasome disc
03:20 PM – 03:40 PM Coffee Break
Session 2b: Hosted by Ling Xu
03:40 PM – 04:00 PM Talk 13 Steve Bonilla Steve Bonilla Rockefeller Using Cryo-EM to Solve the Structures of Conformationally Heterogeneous RNAs
04:00 PM – 04:20 PM Talk 14 Emmanuel Smith JEOL USA JEOL USA High-Throughput Single Particle Analysis using the JEOL CRYO ARM
04:20 PM – 04:40 PM Talk 15 Chunyan Wang Jun Liu Yale University A newly recognized small protein plays a critical role in bacteriophage T7 assembly
04:40 PM – 05:00 PM Talk 16 Friederike Benning Luke Chao Harvard University
Helical reconstruction of VP39 reveals principles for baculovirus nucleocapsid assembly
05:00 PM – 06:30 PM Best Poster Awards announcement, Happy Hour, Social & Free discussion
Saturday, Oct 28 Morning: Bass 305
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Breakfast & free discussion
Session 3a: Hosted by Victor Gomes
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM Talk 17 Wenwei Li Walther Mothes Yale University HIV-1 Env trimers asymmetrically engage CD4 receptors in membranes
09:20 AM – 09:40 AM Talk 18 Kexin Zhang Nikolaus Grigorieff UMass Chan Medical School A Better Metric for Template Matching of Cellular Cryo-EM Images
09:40 AM – 10:00 AM Talk 19 Bogdan Toader Roy Lederman Yale University SGD for high-resolution cryo-EM reconstruction
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM Talk 20 Michael Grunst Walther Mothes Yale University Structure and Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Refolding in Membranes
10:20 AM – 10:40 AM Coffee Break
Session 3b: Hosted by Shuhui Wang
10:40 AM – 11:00 AM Talk 21 Nikhil Malvankar Nikhil Malvankar Yale University Cryo-EM “sequencing” reveals structures of microbial nanowires secreted by unique bipartite pili
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Talk 22 Ximena Zottig Nikolaus Grigorieff UMass Chan Medical School Viral Translational Control Strategies Visualized with 2D Template Matching
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM Talk 23 Seven Guo Jun Liu Yale University Capturing and modeling the structural dynamics of the bacterial flagellar motor
11:40 AM – 12:00 AM Talk 24 Jack Zhang Jack Zhang Yale University In-situ cryo-EM/ET at sub-2 Å
Session EX: Led by cryo-EM/ET experts at UMass and Yale
12:00 AM – 13:00 PM Free discussion driven by open questions with all attendees involved;
Snacks available
Future Directions in Cryo-EM/ET Across Scales: From Atomic Structures to a Whole Cell
13:00 PM Closing remarks              Jack Zhang & Joel Butterwick