Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 2 - 8 Apr 2017
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Programme

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Day 1 - Sunday, 2 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
16:00 – 17:00 Registration and Welcome
17:00 – 18:00

The mechanism of cell migration
Laura Machesky - Beatson Institute, UK

18:00 – 20:00

Student’s flash talks and poster session

20:00 – 21:30

Dinner at EMBL

Day 2 - Monday, 3 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
9:00 – 9:45

Simplified systems to study actin network dynamics
Julie Plastino - Institut Curie, France

10:00 – 10:45

Mechanics of force transmission from the cytoskeleton to the ECM
Patrick Oakes - University of Rochester, USA

11:00 – 12:00

Meet the speaker session

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13:00 – 19:00 Practicals
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner at EMBL
Day 3 - Tuesday, 4 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
9:00 – 9:45

Advances in live cell imaging technologies
Kurt Anderson - The Francis Crick Institute, UK

10:00 – 10:45

Superresolution microscopy
Jonas Ries - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

11:00 – 12:00

Meet the speaker session

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 19:00

Practicals

19:00 – 20:00

Dinner at EMBL

Day 4 - Wednesday, 5 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
9:00 – 9:45

Studying actin filament network self-organization
David Kovar - The University of Chicago, USA

10:00 – 10:45

Activities of actin-binding proteins: TIRFM and spectroscopic approaches
Beata Bugyi - University of Pécs, Hungary

11:00 – 12:00

Meet the speaker session

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 19:00 Practicals
from 19:00 free evening
Day 5 - Thursday, 6 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
9:00 – 9:45

Actin: From Self-Assembly to Self-Organisation
Laurent Blanchoin - Biosciences and Biotechnology Institute Grenoble, France

10:00 – 10:45

The mechanism of lamellipodial protrusion formation
Anika Steffen - Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany

11:00 – 12:00

Meet the speaker session

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 19:00

Practicals

19:00 – 20:00

Dinner at EMBL

Day 6 - Friday, 7 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
9:00 – 9:45

Molecular mechanisms of actin-driven endocytosis
Marko Kaksonen - University of Geneva, Switzerland

10:00 – 10:45

Contraction and Expansion of Active Cytoskeletal Networks
Francois Nedelec - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

11:00 – 12:00

Meet the speaker session

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 – 19:00 Practicals
19:00 – 20:00 Dinner at EMBL
from 20:00 Get-together in the ATC Rooftop Lounge
Day 7 - Saturday, 8 April 2017
TimeSpeaker
9:00 – 12:00 Student presentations