Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 24 - 27 Sep 2017
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Programme

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Day 1 - Sunday 24 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
13.30 - 15.30 Registration and light refreshments
15.30 - 15.40 Opening remarks
15.40 - 16.25

Keynote lecture: Using forward genetics and genetic suppressors to understand basal body assembly in Chlamydomonas
Susan K. Dutcher, Washington University

16.25 - 19.00

Session 1: Centrosome/SPB Biogenesis

16.25 - 16.50

Mechanisms of microtubule nucleation from centrosomes    
Paul Conduit, University of Cambridge

16.50 - 17.15

Reconstitution of functional PCM using purified proteins
Jeff Woodruff, MPI

17.15 - 17.45

Coffee break

17.45 - 18.10 
Budding Yeast SPB Duplication
Mark Winey, University of California-Davis
18.10 - 18.25 Short talk 1: Mitotic Centrosome Formation in Flies: Structural and Molecular  Studies of Cnn Scaffold Assembly
Anna Caballe
18.40 - 19.05

A new way to escape: structural centrosome aberrations promote invasive behavior of epithelial cells
Erich Nigg, University of Basel

19.05 - 21.00

Welcome Dinner

21.00 - 23.00

Preview of posters

Day 2 - Monday 25 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00 - 10.45
Session 2: Centrosome/SPB Biogenesis
09.00 - 09.25 Yeast centrosome structure and duplication
Sue Jaspersen, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
09.25 – 09.50

Emerging roles of Tiam1-Rac signalling at the centrosome
Angeliki Malliri, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute

09.50 - 10.15

Pericentrin regulation of centriole association and separation during M phase
Kunsoo Rhee, Seoul National University

10.15 - 10.45

Selected talks from abstracts

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 - 12.30

Session 3: Centriole duplication
11.15 - 11.40

Mechanisms of cartwheel assembly
Pierre Gönczy, EPFL

11.40 - 12.05 Centrosome number regulation during development
Monica Bettencourt-Dias, Institute Gulbenkian de Ciência
12.05 – 12.30 Molecular control of centrosome duplication
Andrew Holland, Johns Hopkins University
12.30 – 13.00

Selected Talks from Abstracts

12.50 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 16.30

Poster session

16.30 - 17.45

Session 4: PCM and MT nucleation

16.30 – 16.55

Microtubule nucleation pathways in mitosis: role and regulation
Isabelle Vernos, CRG Barcelona

16.55 - 17.20

Assembly of the gamma-tubulin ring complex
Andreas Merdes, CNRS Toulouse University

17.20 - 17.45

Structural insights into centrosome assembly and microtubule nucleation
David A. Agard, HHMI/University of California, San Francisco

17.45 – 18.15 Selected Talks from Abstracts
18.15 – 18.30 Coffee break
18.30 – 19.30 Career talk
Anthony Hyman, MPI
19.30 – 21.00 Dinner
21.00 – 23.00 After Dinner Drinks at the Roof Top Lounge
Day 3 - Tuesday 26 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00 - 11.15 Session 5: Alternative or modified MTOCs
09.00 – 09.25 Centrosome structure and function
Tim Stearns, Stanford University
09.25 – 09.50 Functional multipotency and inheritance patterns of centrosomes as revealed in Trypanosomes
Keith Gull, University of Oxford
09.50 – 10.15

A new regulator of centriole duplication in C. elegans
Asako Sugimoto, Tohoku University

10.15 – 10.45

Selected Talks from Abstracts

10.45 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 - 12.50

Session 6: Basal bodies

11.15 – 11.40

Vertebrate centriole biogenesis and function
Brian Tsou, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

11:40 – 12:05

Super-resolution microscopy on centrioles and cilia
Jung-Chi Liao, IAMS, Academia Sinica

12.05 – 12.50 Selected Talks from Abstracts
12.50 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 16.00

Poster session

16.00 - 17.20

Session 7: Centrosomes / SPB and signalling

16.00 – 16.25

Centrosome docking to direct secretion
Gillian Griffiths, University of Cambridge

16.25 – 16.50

Controlling cytokinesis from the SPB
Viesturs Simanis, EPFL Switzerland

16.50 – 17.20

Selected talks from abstracts

17.20 - 17.30

Coffee Break

17.30 – 19.30

Science Slam

19:30 – 01:00

Conference Dinner and Party

Day 4 - Wednesday 27 September 2017
TimeSpeaker
09.00 - 11.15 Session 8: Development and disease
09.00 – 09.25 A novel role of Plk4 in regulating centrosome asymmetry and spindle positioning in neural stem cells
Renata Basto, Institut Curie
09.25 – 09.50

Targeting Molecular vulnerabilities of cancer centrosomes to control cancer cell proliferation
Jay Gopalakrishnan, University of Cologne

09.50 – 10.15

Centrosomes clear the way for cytokinesis
Karen Oegema, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

10.15 – 10.45

Selected Talks from Abstracts

10.45 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 - 12.30

Session 9: Development and disease

11.15 – 11.40

Centrosome dysfunction and its link to primordial dwarfism
Fanni Gergely, University of Cambridge

11.40 – 12.05

Drosophila neuroblasts are polarized by their daughter cells
Jens Januschke, University of Dundee

12.05 – 12.30 Spatial control of basal body synthesis and organization in Stentor coeruleus
Wallace Marshall, University of California, San Francisco
12.30 – 13:00 Selected Talks from Abstracts
13.00 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 14.45

Closing remarks:

Keynote lecture: The duplication cycle and diverse functions of centrioles in flies and mammals
David Glover, University of Cambridge

14.45 - 15.15

Poster prize and closing remarks

15.15

Departure