Thanks to all who participated in the 2016 Annual PMI Retreat and Symposium (January 11, 2016). Scroll down for a list of the honorary lecturers. To see the schedule and sponsors please see the button below.
Andrew P. Somlyo Honorary Lecture
Xiaowei Zhuang, Ph.D. – Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, David B. Arnold Jr. Professor of Science, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Professor of Physics, Harvard University. “Illuminating biology at the nanoscale with single-molecule and super-resolution fluorescence microscopy"
Robert E. Davies Honorary Lectures
Joerg Bewersdorf, PhD - Associate Professor of Cell Biology and of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University. "Live-cell optical microscopy beyond the diffraction limit"
E. James Petersson, PhD - Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania. “Fluorescent amino acids for studying protein folding in vitro and in living cells"
Samie Jaffrey, MD, PhD - Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Medical College. "Imaging RNA and RNA biology using RNA mimics of green fluorescent protein"
Brian Chow, PhD - Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania. "Optogenetic technologies for interfacing biological circuits"
Michael Lampson, PhD - Associate Professor of Biology and Graduate Chair in Biology, University of Pennsylvania. "Optogenetic control of cell biology: modular chemical probes for light-induced protein dimerization"