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Cryo-EM Symposiums

Beckman Center Inaugural Symposium

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Opening and Inaugural Symposium for Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 (All day)    

Location: Smilow Center for Translational Research/Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium    

8:00 A.M -- 8:55 A.M Continental Breakfast

9:00 A.M Opening Remarks


Morning Session

9:30 A.M -10:00 A.M -- Bridget Carragher, New York Structural Biology Center

“CryoEM: personal reflections and some musings about the future”

10:10 A.M-10:40 A.M -- Kenji Murakami, University of Pennsylvania

“Cryo-EM studies of transcription regulation in eukaryotes”


10:50 A.M-11:15 A.M Coffee Break


11:20 A.M-11:50 P.M -- Jenny Hinshaw, NIDDK

“Capturing the Sequential Steps of Dynamin-mediated Fission by Cryo-EM”

12:00 P.M-12:30 P.M -- Yi-Wei Chang, University of Pennsylvania

“In situ structural biology by cellular electron cryo-tomography”


12:45 P.M-1:45 P.M -- Lunch for Registered Attendees


Afternoon Session

2:00 P.M - 2:30 P.M -- Peijun Zhang, University of Oxford

“In Situ CryoEM of Virus Infection”

2:40 P.M - 3:10 P.M -- Eric Stach, University of Pennsylvania

“Advanced electron microscopy methods for inorganic and organic materials at the Singh Center for Nanotechnology”

3:20 P.M - 3:50 P.M -- Andrew Ward, Scripps Research Institute

“Structures of membrane protein ions channels”

4:00 P.M - 5:30 P.M -- Beckman Center Opening Ceremony, Tour and Wine/Snack

Singh Center for Nanotechnology

5:30 P.M - Closing Remarks.

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