Titan Krios Inauguration Symposium

Titan Krios Inauguration Symposium

Thursday, August 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. PT
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
10905 Road to the Cure
La Jolla, California map


Professor Dorit Hanein and Sanford-Burnham are inaugurating the new Titan Krios Transmission Electron Microscope (FEI Company). To mark the occasion, we are hosting a symposium, which will be followed by a reception in the Chairmen's Hall and a tour of the Titan Krios suite.

We would be delighted if your schedule (and that of your lab members) could accommodate joining us here that day.

Symposium Agenda

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For questions please email Laura Nelson.

Program




8:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast




Plenary I


9:00 am - 9:10 am

Welcome and Introduction


Dorit Hanein, Ph.D.
Professor, Bioinformatics and Structural Biology Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute



9:10 am - 9:30 am

Real-time 3D microscopy of icosahedral viruses


Timothy Baker, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
UC San Diego



9:30 am - 9:50 am

Molecular architecture and mechanism of the transcriptional Mediator complex


Francisco Asturias, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology Dept.
The Scripps Research Institute



9:50 am - 10:10 am

Wrath of the Titan: New challenges in data processing


Niels Volkmann, Ph.D.
Professor, Bioinformatics and Structural Biology Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute



10:10 am - 10:30 am

Correlated cryo-PALM and electron cryotomography and the bacterial type VI secretion system


Grant Jensen, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)



10:30 am - 11:00 am: Break




11:00 am - 11:20 am

Toward making the invisible and complicated understandable: Imaging across scales and modalities


Mark H. Ellisman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences; Director of the National Center for Microscopy & Imaging Research and The Center for Research in Biological Systems
UCSD School of Medicine


11:20 am - 11:40 am

Force transduction and conformational regulation of alpha-catnein


William Weis, Ph.D.
Professor of Structural Biology and Molecular & Cellular Physiology
William M. Hume Professor, School of Medicine and Chair, Stanford University


11:40 am - 12:00 pm

Modules in cell adhesion


Mark H. Ginsberg, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
UCSD School of Medicine



12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

A new golden age of Titans: Bridging cellular structure and function for biologists


W. James Nelson, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Biology Dept. and Daphne Donohue Munzer Professor in the School of Medicine, Stanford University



12:20 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch




Plenary II


1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

Visualizing dynamics in real time by in situ TEM


Paul Matsudaira, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore



1:50 pm - 2:10 pm

New approaches to specimen preparation for molecular TEM


Clint Potter, Ph.D.
Professor, Automated Molecular Imaging Group, Integrative Structural & Computational Biology Dept.
The Scripps Research Institute



2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

Opening windows into the cell: Preparing specimens for cryo-electron tomography using focused-ion-beam milling


Elizabeth Villa, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry Dept. UC San Diego



2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

CryoEM studies of HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein


Andrew Ward, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Integrative Structural and Computational Biology Dept.
The Scripps Research Institute


2:50 pm - 3:10 pm

Cryo-EM: The dawn of a new age!


Matthijn Vos, Ph.D.
Manager Life Science TEM Nanoport Europe
FEI Company



Reception - Chairmen's Hall
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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kristiina Vuori, M.D., Ph.D.
President
Professor, NCI-designated Cancer Center
Pauline and Stanley Foster Presidential Chair
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute



Dorit Hanein, Ph.D.
Professor, Bioinformatics and Structural Biology Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute





Ze'ev Ronai, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, La Jolla
Deputy Director, NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Professor, Tumor Initiation and Maintenance Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute



Peter Fruhstorfer, Ph.D.
Vice President and General Manager Life Sciences
FEI Company




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