Location & dates Virtual 6 - 8 Dec 2020
Deadlines Registration closed Abstract submission closed
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EMBL Courses and Conferences during the Coronavirus pandemic

With the onsite programme paused, many of our events are now being offered in virtual formats.


Registration is open as usual for many events, with back-up plans in place to move further courses and conferences online as necessary. Registration fees for any events affected by the COVID-19 disruption are fully refundable.


More information for participants of events at EMBL Heidelberg can be found here.

Programme

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  • The virtual conference includes live-streamed invited speaker talks
    with live Q&A sessions after each talk as well as meet the speaker sessions.
  • All digital poster presenters are encouraged to upload a recorded flash talk
    with their digital poster and to schedule video calls during poster session times.
  • Information on the live stream and access to the discussion platform and digital posters will be provided 1 week before the start of the event.

The following times are used in the programme below:

  • Central European Time (CET): eg. Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris

To find out the equivalent time zone in your location, enter Berlin, the CET programme time
and your city into the Time Zone Converter.

Day 1 - Sunday 6 December 2020
TimeSpeaker
15:00-15:10 (CET)
09:00-09:10 (EST)
Opening remarks
15:10-16:40 (CET)
09:10-10:40 (EST)

Virtual Session 1 - Imaging across scales
Chair: Martin Beck - Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany

15:10-15:40 (CET)
09:10-09:40 (EST)

Fluorescence based in situ structural biology with residue precision
Edward A. Lemke - IMB, JGU and EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

15:40-16:10 (CET)
09:40-10:10 (EST)

Superresolution microscopy for structural cell biology
Jonas Ries - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

16:10-16:40 (CET)
10:10-10:40 (EST)

From ion transport to mineral assembly and deposition in bone
Lia Addadi - Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

16:40-16:45 (CET)
10:40-10:45 (EST)

Break

16:45-17:30 (CET)
10:45-11:30 (EST)

Panel discussion: Structural in situ biology of SARS-CoV-2
Chair: Martin Beck Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany

Panelists:

Gerhard Hummer, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany
Andrea Graziadei, TU Berlin, Germany
Luiza Mendonca, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Jadson Santos, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Léonie Strömich, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Sophie Winter, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
Georg Wolff, LUMC, The Netherlands

17:30-17:45 (CET)
11:30-11:45 (EST)

Break

17:45-18:30 (CET)
11:45-12:30 (EST)

Keynote lecture:
Structural biology in situ or the power of seeing the whole picture
Wolfgang Baumeister - Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

18:30-19:00 (CET)
12:30-13:00 (EST)

Meet the speakers (E. Lemke, J. Ries, L. Addadi, W. Baumeister) in individual zoom rooms

19:00-20:00 (CET)
13:00-14:00 (EST)

Virtual Poster Session 1 (all posters)
including live chats, recorded flash talks from poster presenters
and discussion channels on Slack

End of day 1 - Continued access to digital posters, networking and discussion platform

Day 2 - Monday 7 December 2020
TimeSpeaker
13:00-13:20 (CET)
07:00-07:20 (EST)

Industry session (optional) - further details are available on Slack

13:20-13:30 (CET)
07:20-07:30 (EST)

Break

13:30-15:00 (CET)
07:30-09:00 (EST)

Virtual Session 2 - Structural analysis in situ
Chair: Julia Mahamid - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

13:30-14:00 (CET)
07:30-08:00 (EST)

Towards a mechanistic understanding of motile and primary cilia with CLEM and cryo-electron tomography
Gaia Pigino - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

14:00-14:30 (CET)
08:00-08:30 (EST)

Structure of the complete, membrane-assembled COPII coat reveals a complex interaction network
Giulia Zanetti - Birkbeck, University of London, UK
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

14:30-15:00 (CET)
08:30-09:00 (EST)

Elucidating dynamic landscape of SARS-COV-2 spike in situ
Beata Turonova - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

15:00-15:05 (CET)
09:00-09:05 (EST)

Transition over to Meet the speakers from Virtual Session 2

15:05-15:30 (CET)
09:05-09:30 (EST)

Meet the speakers (G. Pigino, G. Zanetti, B. Turonova) in individual zoom rooms

15:30-16:30 (CET)
09:30-10:30 (EST)

Virtual Poster Session 2 (all posters)
including live chats, recorded flash talks from poster presenters
and discussion channels on Slack

16:30-16:45 (CET)
10:30-10:45 (EST)
Break
16:45-18:40 (CET)
10:45-12:40 (EST)

Virtual Session 3 - Molecular sociology
Chair: Julia Mahamid - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
16:45-17:15 (CET)
10:45-11:15 (EST)
In situ structural studies of prokaryotic cell surface molecules
Tanmay Bharat - University of Oxford, UK
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM
17:15-17:45 (CET)
11:15-11:45 (EST)

How membrane architectures contribute to cellular functions
Wanda Kukulski - MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK

17:45-18:15 (CET)
11:45-12:15 (EST)

Cell-cell interactions studied by cryo-electron tomography
Martin Pilhofer - ETH Zürich, Switzerland

18:15-18:45 (CET)
12:15-12:45 (EST)

The in situ structure of Parkinson’s disease-linked LRRK2
Elizabeth Villa - University of California, San Diego, USA
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

18:45-18:50 (CET)
12:45-12:50 (EST)

Transition over to Meet the speakers from Virtual Session 3

18:50-19:20 (CET)
12:50-13:20 (EST)

Meet the speakers (T. Bharat, W. Kukulski, M. Pilhofer, E. Villa) in individual zoom rooms

19:20-20:30 (CET)
13:20-14:30 (EST)

Live Jazz and Virtual Bar Mixer (grab a drink/fruit juice and meet repeatedly in randomly mixed groups
for 10 min each time)
(Login details available on Slack)

End of day 2 - Continued access to digital posters, networking and discussion platform

Day 3 - Tuesday 8 December 2020
TimeSpeaker
13:00-13:30 (CET)
07:00-07:30 (EST)

Meet the following editors in individual zoom rooms
(Login details available on Slack)

Arunima Singh, Springer Nature, United States of America
Christine Mieck, SpringerNature/NatureCommunications, Germany
Marina Ostankovitch, Wiley, Germany
Mishtu Dey, Structure, Cell Press, United States of America
Nicole Neuman, Cell, United States of America
Sadaf Shadan, Nature, United Kingdom
Anke Sparmann, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Germany

13:30-15:00 (CET)
07:30-09:00 (EST)

Virtual Session 4 - Biophysical analysis in cells
Chair: Martin Beck - Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany
13:30-14:00 (CET)
07:30-08:00 (EST)

Proteomes in 3D: in situ protein structural states as a readout
for proteome functional alterations
Paola Picotti - ETH Zürich, Switzerland
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

14:00-14:30 (CET)
08:00-08:30 (EST)

Biophysical proteomics for understanding molecular biology
Mikhail Savitski - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

14:30-15:00 (CET)
08:30-09:00 (EST)

In cell integrative structural biology by crosslinking mass spectrometry
and cryo-electron tomography

Juri Rappsilber - TU Berlin, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

15:00-15:05 (CET)
09:00-09:05 (EST)

Transition over to Meet the speakers from Virtual Session 4

15:05-15:30 (CET)
09:05-09:30 (EST)

Meet the speakers (M. Savitski, P. Picotti, J. Rappsilber) in individual zoom rooms

15:30-15:40 (CET)
09:30-09:40 (EST)

Break

15:40-17:10 (CET)
09:40-11:10 (EST)

Virtual Session 5 - Integrative modelling
Chair: Jan Kosinski - EMBL Hamburg, Germany

15:40-16:10 (CET)
09:40-10:10 (EST)

Putting it all together: From experiment and simulation to structure and dynamics
Gerhard Hummer - Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Germany
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

16:10-16:40 (CET)
10:10-10:40 (EST)
Integrative modeling of biomolecular assembly structures
Andrej Sali - University of California, San Francisco, USA
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM
16:40-17:10 (CET)
10:40-11:10 (EST)

Modeling molecular cell biology
David S. Goodsell - Scripps Research, USA
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

17:10-17:20 (CET)
11:10-11:20 (EST)

Break

17:20-18:05 (CET)
11:20-12:05 (EST)

Keynote lecture:
Simulating the minimal cell: Integration of cryo-electron tomography, genomic information, theory and hybrid computational methodologies

Zaida (Zan) Ann Luthey-Schulten - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTER LIVE STREAM

18:05-18:15 (CET)
12:05-12:15 (EST)
Closing remarks and poster prizes
18:15-18:45 (CET)
12:15-12:45 (EST)
Meet the speakers (G. Hummer, A. Sali, D. Goodsell, Z. Luthey-Schulten)
in individual zoom rooms

End of day 3 - Continued access to digital posters, networking
and discussion platform until 22 December 2020