CILIATE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

CILIATE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
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Sunday,July, 7, 2013
4:00PM – 9:00PM
Conference Registration
6:00PM – 7:00 PM
FASEB Opening Reception
7:00PM – 8:30 PM
Dinner

Monday,July, 8, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 1:
9:00AM – 12:15PM
GENOMICS. BIOINFORMATICS & SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Session Chair, Linda Sperling, CNRS, France
9:00AM – 9:15AM
Welcome from FASEB
9:15AM - 9:45AM
Speaker 1, Linda Sperling, CNRS, France
“nalysis of the Paramecium germline genome”
9:45AM –10:15AM
Speaker 2, Laura Landweber, Princeton Univ., USA
“Massive genome rearrangements in Oxytricha”
10:15AM – 10:45 AM
Speaker 3, Wei Miao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
“Epigenomics of Tetrahymena”
10:45AM – 11:15AM
Coffee Break
11:15AM – 11:35AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
11:35AM – 11:55PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
11:55AM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
1:15PM – 2:15PM
Lunch
Meet the Expert
Session 2:
4:00PM – 6:45PM
CILIA, BASAL BODIES, AND TUBULIN
Session Chair, Chad Pearson, Univ. of Colorado
4:00PM - 4:30PM
Speaker 1, Chad Pearson, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine
“Basal body assembly and stability in Tetrahymena”
4:30PM – 5:00PM
Speaker 2, Mark Winey, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder
“Basal body assembly and organization”
5:00PM – 5:20PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
5:20PM – 5:40PM
Break
5:40PM – 6:00PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
6:00PM – 6:30PM
Speaker 3, Janine Beisson, CRNS, Gif, France
“From basal body to cilium”
6:30PM – 6:50PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
6:50PM – 8:00PM
Dinner

Tuesday,July, 9, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 3
9:00AM – 12:15PM
PROGRAMMED DNA REARRANGEMENT I
Session Chair, Yifan Liu, Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Speaker 1, Yifan Liu, Univ. of Michigan at Ann Arbor
“The roles of histone modifications in regulating DNA elimination”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Speaker 2, Mireille Bétermier, CNRS, Gif, France
“Programmed DNA elimination and repair in Paramecium”
10:00AM – 10:20AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:20AM – 10:50AM
Coffee Break
10:50AM – 11:20PM
Speaker 3, Meng-Chao Yao, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
“Specificity of programmed DNA deletion in Tetrahymena”
11:20PM – 11:40PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
11:40PM – 12:00PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:00PM – 1:15PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 1
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 4:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
CELL AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Session Chair, Rebecca Zufall, Univ. of Houston
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Speaker 1, Rebecca Zufall, Univ. of Houston
“Rate and fitness effects of spontaneous mutations in Tetrahymena thermophila”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker 2, Sven Gould, Univ. Dusseldorf, Germany
“Charged repeat motifs shape the ciliate pellicle”
8:00PM – 8:20PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:20PM – 8:40PM
Break
8:40PM – 9:10PM
Speaker 3, To Be Determined
9:10PM – 9:30PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts

Wednesday,July, 10, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 5
9:00AM – 12:15PM
PROGRAMMED DNA REARRANGEMENT II
Session Chair, Sandra Duharcourt, Inst. Jacques Monod, France
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Speaker 1, Sandra Duharcourt, Inst. Jacques Monod, France
“Programmed inactivation of germline centromeres in Paramecium”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Speaker 2, Mariusz Nowacki, Inst. of Cell Biol., Bern, Switzerland
“Proteins involved in RNA scanning process in Paramecium”
10:00AM – 10:20AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:20AM – 10:50AM
Coffee Break
10:50AM – 11:20PM
Speaker 3, Eric Meyer, Ecole Normale Supérieure, CNRS, France
“The scnRNA pathway : mechanisms and implications for Paramecium biology”
11:20PM – 11:40PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
11:40PM – 12:00PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:00PM – 1:15PM
Lunch
2:00PM - 4:00PM
Workshop: Ciliates in the Classroom
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Poster Session 2
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 6:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
STRUCTURE, SIGNALING AND TRAFFIC
Session Chair, Jean Cohen, CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette, France
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Speaker 1, Jean Cohen, CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette, France
“Biogenesis of cilia in Paramecium”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker 2, Judith van Houten, Univ. of Vermont at Burlington
“Traffic of Membrane Proteins into the Paramecium Cilium”
8:00PM – 8:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM
Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM
Speaker 3, Jacek Gaertig, Univ. of Georgia at Athens
“Post-translational modifications on ciliary tubulin”
9:15PM – 9:45PM
Speaker 4, Helmut Plattner, Univ. of Konstanz, Germany
“TBA”

Thursday,July, 11, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM
Breakfast
Session 7
9:00AM – 12:15PM
CHROMATIN AND CHROMOSOMES
Session Chair, Sean Taverna, Johns Hopkins University
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Speaker 1, Sean Taverna, Johns Hopkins University
“Histone modifications in meiotic chromatin”
9:30PM –10:00AM
Speaker 2, Marcella Cervantes, Univ. California Santa Barbara
“Programmed DNA deletion in Tetrahymena mating type determination”
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Speaker 3, Martin Simon, Univ. Kaiserslautern, Germany
“Epigenetic inheritence and dynamic chromatin remodeling in subtelomeric regions of Paramecium macronuclear chromosomes”
11:15PM – 12:00PM
Speaker 4, Jeff Kapler, Texas A&M Health Science Center
“Analysis of the DNA replication program in the vegetative and developing macronucleus of Tetrahymena”
12:00PM – 12:15PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 12:45PM
Business Meeting
12:45PM – 1:45PM
Lunch
Free Afternoon
1:00PM – 6:00PM
Optional Organized Group Activity
6:00PM – 7:00PM
Dinner
Session 8:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
DEVELOPMENT AND MATING
Session Chair, Adriana Vallesi, Univ. Camerino, Italy
7:00PM - 7:30PM
Speaker 1, Adriana Vallesi, Univ. Camerino, Italy
“Genes and signalling pheromones of Euplotes mating types”
7:30PM – 8:00PM
Speaker 2, Masaaki Iwamoto, NIST Kobe Advanced ICT Research Ctr, Japan
“The role of the nuclear pore complex in nuclear differentiation in Tetrahymena”
8:00PM – 8:20PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:20PM – 8:35PM
Break
8:35PM – 8:55PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:55PM – 9:25PM
Speaker 3, Terue Harumoto, Nara Women’s Univ., Japan
“Mating-inducing substances and the mechanism to induce conjugation in Blepharisma”
9:25PM – 9:55PM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts

Friday,July, 12, 2013
7:30AM – 8:30AM
Breakfast
Session 9
8:30AM – 11:30PM
CHROMOSOME STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
Session Chair, Eileen Hamilton, Univ. California Santa Barbara
8:30AM - 9:00AM
Speaker 1, Eileen Hamilton, Univ. California Santa Barbara
“Chromosome scrambling: a new type of genome rearrangement in Tetrahymena thermophila”
9:00AM – 9:30AM
Speaker 2, Kathy Collins, University of California at Berkeley
“Telomere maintenance by Telomerase”
9:30AM – 9:45AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
9:45AM – 10:00AM
Break
10:00AM – 10:15AM
Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM
Speaker 3, Josef Loidl, Univ. of Vienna, Austria
“Meiotic recombination in Tetrahymena thermophila”
10:45AM – 11:15PM
Speaker 4, Carolyn Price, Univ. of Cincinnati
“Evolution of telomere protein function: Role of Tetrahymena Pot1b in new telomere synthesis”
11:15AM – 11:30AM
Closing Comments
11:30AM
Departures
Boxed Lunches Available
END OF CONFERENCE

7 Jul - 12 Jul 2013

Steamboat Springs
United States of America
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