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Cryo-EM from Cells to Molecules: Multi-Scale Visualization of Biological Systems (F1)

Scientific Organizers: Georgios Skiniotis, Elizabeth Villa and Andrew B. Ward


February 4—8, 2018

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, USA


Sponsored by Pfizer Inc.


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 7, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 7, 2017 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-F1 "Cryo-EM from Cells to Molecules: Multi-Scale Visualization of Biological Systems" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 5, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
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After October 5, 2017 until December 24, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 5, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 7, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 7, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 7, 2017 595.00 USD
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Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 7, 2017 795.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 5, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 7, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: October 5, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: November 7, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 5, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 7, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 4 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer and light meal from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 8 with a closing plenary session and keynote address from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by dinner and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Pre Function
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
18:00—20:00
Light Meal - Provided by Granlibakken

Granhall

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
* Georgios Skiniotis, Stanford University, USA

* Andrew B. Ward, The Scripps Research Institute, USA

* Elizabeth Villa, University of California, San Diego, USA

Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
Integrated Structural Biology of Gene Transcription

09:00—11:30
Visualizing Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
* Elizabeth Villa, University of California, San Diego, USA
Opening Windows into the Cell: Bringing Structure to Cell Biology using Cryo-Electron Tomography

Coffee Break

Grant J. Jensen, California Institute of Technology, USA
Structure and Function of the Bacterial Type IV Secretion System through Electron Cryotomography

Mark H. Ellisman, University of California, San Diego, USA
Revealing Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight

Christina Heroven, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Short Talk: In-situ Structural Studies of RPTPmu by Cryo-Electron Tomography of FIB Milled Cells

Kanika Khanna, University of California, San Diego, USA
Short Talk: Understanding Morphological Changes Accompanying Sporulation in B. subtilis using in situ Cryo-Electron Tomography

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Bay
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Bay
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—19:00
Visualizing Subcellular Compartments
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
Daniela Nicastro, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Probing the Molecular Organization of Cells and Organelles using Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Jun Liu, Yale School of Medicine, USA
High-Throughput Cryo-Electron Tomography: Visualizing Host-Pathogen Interactions at High Resolution

* Kay Grünewald, University of Oxford, UK
Trafficking Vesicles and Enveloped Viruses

Joshua Hutchings, Birkbeck College, UK
Short Talk: Cryo-EM Tomography and Subtomogram Averaging of COPII Assembled on Membranes

19:00—20:00
Dinner

Granhall
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Bay
20:00—21:00
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—11:15
Translational Cryo-EM
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
* Andrew B. Ward, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Structure-Based Vaccine Design

Tom Ceska, UCB Celltech, UK
Cryo-EM as a Tool for Structure Determination in Industry

Coffee Break

Seungil Han, Pfizer Inc., USA
Applications of Cryo-EM in Small Molecule and Biologics Drug Design

Christian Wiesmann, Novartis, Switzerland
Cryo-Em: A New Tool for Drug Discovery at Novartis

Gregory Martin, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Short Talk: Anti-Diabetic Drug Binding Site in KATP Channels Revealed by Cryo-EM

Chitra Shintre, University of Oxford, UK
Short Talk: Structure of the Polycistic Kidney Disease TRP Channel PC2

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Bay
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Bay
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Specimen Preparation and Troubleshooting for Single-Particle Work

Mountain/Lake
* Iban Ubarretxena, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Structures of Key Intermediates in the Human Mitochondrial Chaperonin Reaction Cycle

Anika L. Burrell, University of Washington, USA
Human IMPDH1 Retinal Degeneration Mutations Promote Polymer Assembly

Joel Butterwick, Rockefeller University, USA
Cryo-EM Structure of Orco: The Molecular Basis for Insect Olfaction

Ziao Fu, Columbia University, USA
Lipid Bilayer Structure in Native Cell Membrane Nanoparticles of Multidrug Exporter AcrB

Jonas Barandun, Rockefeller University, USA
Structure of the Earliest Stable Precursor of the Ribosome - the Small Subunit Processome

Vignesh Kasinath, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Cryo-EM Structure of the Full Human PRC2 and Regulation by AEBP2 and JARID2

Qianhui Qu, Stanford University, USA
Structure of a Histone H3K4 Methyltransferase COMPASS

Julia Brasch, Columbia University, USA
Assembly of Clustered Protocadherin Neuronal Recognition Complexes Studied by X-ray Crystallography and Cryo-electron Tomography

Cristina Puchades, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Hand-Over-Hand: How ATP Drives Protein Translocation

Harry Low, Imperial College, UK
Architecture of a Bacterial Type II Secretion System

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—19:00
Frontiers in Cryo-EM
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
Andrej Sali, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Integrative Modeling of Biomolecular Assembly Structures and Pathways

* Sharon Grayer Wolf, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Deep Views into Vitrified Cells by Cryo-Scanning Transmission Electron Tomography

David Baker, University of Washington, USA
De novo Design of Self-Assembling Protein Nano Materials

Yuxi Liu, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Short Talk: Near-Atomic Resolution Cryo-EM for a Small Protein on a Symmetric Imaging Scaffold

19:00—20:00
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Bay
20:00—21:00
Social Hour

Bay

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—11:00
Cryo-EM of Small Single Particles
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
Dmitry Lyumkis, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
High-Resolution Cryo-EM Studies of Retroviral Intasomes

Maofu Liao, Harvard Medical School, USA
Single Particle Cryo-EM Studies of Lipid-Protein Interactions

Coffee Break

* Gabriel C. Lander, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
How Low Can You Go? Size and Resolution Limits using Conventional Cryo-EM

Moran Shalev-Benami, Stanford University, USA
Short Talk: Cryo-EM Structure of the Synaptic Wiring Protein Teneurin

Christopher P. Hill, University of Utah, USA
Short Talk: Structural Basis for Protein Translocation by the Vps4 AAA ATPase

Daniel Southworth, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Short Talk: Visualizing the Substrate Translocation Mechanism of the Hsp104 AAA+ Disaggregase

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Bay
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Bay
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Modeling and Refining Structures of Macromolecules in Cryo-EM Maps

Mountain/Lake
* Gunnar Schroeder, Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany
Fibril Structure of Amyloid-ß(1-42) by Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Jane S. Richardson, Duke University, USA
CaBLAM - A New Tool Designed to Validate 2.5-4Å Models from CryoEM

Doo Nam Kim, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
CryoFIT: Flexible Fitting of Biomolecule Structures from Cryo-EM Maps with User-Friendly Molecular Dynamics Simulation

Jianpeng Ma, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Application of Parallel Continuous Simulated Tempering to Cryo-EM Structural Refinement at Near-Atomic Resolution

Abhishek Singharoy, Arizona State University, USA
Molecular Dynamics Flexible Fitting at sub-5 Å Resolution

Till Rudack, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
ModelMaker: An Interactive Integrative Modeling Tool to Build Complete Macromolecular Machines

Kelly Brock, Harvard Medical School, USA
Using Evolutionary Couplings to Help Build and Refine Cryo-EM Models

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—19:15
Cryo-EM of Large Macromolecular Assemblies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
Kiyoshi Nagai, Medical Research Council, UK
Cryo-EM Snapshots of the Spliceosome Provide Insights into the Mechanism of pre-mRNA Splicing

Gira Bhabha, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Architectures of Lipid Transport Systems in Bacteria

* Adam Frost, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Function Follows Form: Cryo-EM Insights into Cell Biology

Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Challenges and Progress in the Study of Large Human Complexes in Gene Expression Regulation

19:15—20:15
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Bay
20:00—21:00
Social Hour

Bay

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—11:15
Cryo-EM of Membrane Proteins
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
* Georgios Skiniotis, Stanford University, USA
Cryo-EM Visualization of G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Judy Hirst, University of Cambridge, UK
CryoEM Structure of Mammalian Respiratory Complex I, an Asymmetric 1 MDa Energy-Converting Enzyme

Coffee Break

Doreen Matthies, National Institutes of Health, USA
Single Particle Cryo-EM of a 200 kDa Magnesium Ion Channel

Eric Gouaux, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Structure and Mechanism of AMPA Receptor - Auxiliary Protein Complexes

Kei Saotome, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Short Talk: Structure of the Mechanically Activated Ion Channel Piezo1

Luke H. Chao, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Single Particle Cryo-EM Studies of Mitochondrial Inner-Membrane Fusion

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—18:00
Recent Technological Advances in Cryo EM
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
Radostin Danev, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
Single Particle Imaging with the Volta Phase Plate

* Bridget Carragher, New York Structural Biology Center, USA
Sample Vitrification Issues and Some Ideas about How to Overcome Them

18:00—18:45
Closing Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
Joachim Frank, Columbia University, USA
Story in a Sample: Multiple Ribosome Structures in a Single Cryo-EM Experiment

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/04/2018

Mountain/Lake
19:00—20:00
Dinner

Granhall
19:00—20:00
Social Hour

Granhall
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Granhall

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

 
Departure


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Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Pfizer Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

Thermo Fisher Scientific
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