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Biomolecular Condensates: Phase-Separated Organizers of Cellular Biochemistry (D5)

Scientific Organizers: Michael K. Rosen and Anthony Hyman


April 10—13, 2019

Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, Utah, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 13, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 13, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 10, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 12, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-D5 "Biomolecular Condensates: Phase-Separated Organizers of Cellular Biochemistry" 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 December 13, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 13, 2018 until February 27, 2019 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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December 13, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 12, 2019 795.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 12, 2019 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 12, 2019 570.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 12, 2019 770.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 13, 2018

*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 January 10, 2019)

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: December 13, 2018

*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: January 10, 2019

*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 December 13, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 12, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 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 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Wednesday, April 10 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Saturday, April 13 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Sunday, April 14 in order to fully experience the meeting.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Ballroom Lobby
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom Lobby

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
8:30—9:30 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019

Ballroom 2-3
Clifford P. Brangwynne, Princeton University, USA
Moving through Intracellular Phase Space

9:30 AM—12:15 PM
Physical Mechanisms of Macromolecular Phase Separation and Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To introduce the physical mechanisms of macromolecular phase separation, as well as its regulation.

Ballroom 2-3
Frank Jülicher, Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Germany
The Physics of Protein Condensates

Coffee Break

Robert Tycko, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Structure of Low-Complexity Protein Assemblies

Rohit V. Pappu, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Multiscale Structure of Biomolecular Condensates

Nicolas L. Fawzi†, Brown University, USA
Short Talk: Structure/function of LC Domain Phase Separation in RNA-Binding Proteins FUS and TDP-43

Diana M. Mitrea, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Short Talk: Dynamic Rearrangements within NPM1-Mediated Scaffolds: Implications for Ribosome Biogenesis Regulation

12:15—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:15—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop

Krishna Shrinivas, Massachussets Institute of Technology, USA
Enhancer Features that Mediate Formation of Localized Transcription Condensates

Miriam Linsenmeier, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
A Droplet-Based Microfluidic Platform to Investigate the Kinetics of Synthetic Membraneless Organelles in Cell-Like Volumes

Matthias Altmeyer, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Phase Separation of 53BP1 Ascertains Liquid-Like Behaviour of DNA Repair Compartments

Liang Wang, Tsinghua University, China
Histone Modifications Regulate Chromatin Compartmentalization by Contributing to a Phase Separation Mechanism

Cong Yu, Southern University of Science and Technology,China, China
Biomolecular Condensates in Focal Adhesion

Christoph Zechner†, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
Noise Buffering by Phase Separated Compartments

Huaiying Zhang, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Phase Transition Drives Telomere Clustering

Meta Heidenreich, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
A Synthetic Minimal System Connects Atomic Structure to Mesoscale Phenotypes of Protein Phase Separation

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
5:00—7:00 PM
Structure and Substructure of Biomolecular Condensates
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To introduce the idea that many condensates are not homogeneous, and often contain subcompartments.

Ballroom 2-3
Julia Mahamid, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Visualizing the Structural Basis of Liquid-Like Stress Granules in situ

Abby F. Dernburg, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Pattern Formation within a Liquid Crystalline Compartment Regulates Meiotic Recombination

Geeta J. Narlikar, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Phase-Separation Mechanisms in Heterochromatin

Haiyang Yu, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, USA
Short Talk: Molecular and Structural Mechanisms for Intranuclear Tertiary Phase Separation of TDP-43 Liquid Droplets

Wen Zhou, Harvard Medical School, USA
Short Talk: Mechanism of Human cGAS Activation and Regulation

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
8:30 AM—12:30 PM
Biochemical and Biological Function of Biomolecular Condensates
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To highlight current understanding of the functions of biomolecular condensates.

Ballroom 2-3
J. Paul Taylor, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Cooperative Interactions between G3BP1 and mRNA Permit Phase Separation that Seeds the Assembly of Stress Granules

Lucas Pelkmans, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Molecular Regulators of Macromolecular Phase Separation

Coffee Break

Geraldine Seydoux, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
RNA Granules in the C. elegans Embryo

Elio Aaron Abbondanzieri, University of Rochester, USA
Short Talk: A Bacterial DNA-Binding Protein Forms Liquid Crystalline Complexes with DNA Capable of Supporting Unimpeded Transcription

Songon An, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
Short Talk: Membraneless Metabolic Granules for Glucose Metabolism and Their Functional Contributions to Cellular Metabolism in Living Cells: The Glucosome

Oliver Mueller-Cajar, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Short Talk: The Distinct Phase Separations Underlying Diverse Pyrenoids- the CO2-Fixing Membraneless Organelles of Green Algae and Diatoms

Anatol W. Fritsch†, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
Short Talk: The Heat is On: Controlling Germ Granule Segregation in C. elegans

Sindhuja Sridharan†, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Short Talk: The Many Roles of ATP in Organizing the Cellular Proteome

12:30—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:30—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
5:00—7:00 PM
New Phase Separating Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To describe recently discovered phase separating systems, beyond canonical RNA granules and signaling clusters.

Ballroom 2-3
Richard A. Young, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Transcriptional Condensates and Control of Cell Identity

Pietro V. De Camilli, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Liquid Phase Separation of Synaptic Vesicles

Arnaud Hubstenberger, Institute of Biology Valrose, France
Multiscale and Multiphase Organization of the Transcriptome during Development and in Response to the Environment in C. elegans

Marina Feric, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, USA
Short Talk: Condensing the Mitochondrial Genome into Gel-Like Droplets

Yacheng Liao, HHMI Janelia Research Institute, USA
Short Talk: RNA Granules Hitchhike on Lysosomes for Long-Distance Transport, Using Annexin A11 as a Molecular Tether

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

7:30—8:30 AM
Breakfast

Golden Cliff/Eagles
8:30 AM—12:15 PM
Specificity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To illustrate our current understanding of the factors that determine the recruitment of specific proteins and RNA molecules into particular biomolecular condensates.

Ballroom 2-3
Ruth Lehmann, NYU School of Medicine, USA
RNA Organization within Phase Transitioned Germ Granules

Amy Gladfelter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
How RNA Structure Controls Specificity in Intracellular Phase Separation

Coffee Break

Ibrahim Cissé, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Super-Resolution Imaging of Transcription in Live Mammalian Cells

Maria Hondele, Institute of Biochemistry, Switzerland
Short Talk: DEAD-box ATPases are Global Regulators of Phase-Separated Organelles and RNA Flux

Akinori Yamasaki, Institute of Microbial Chemistry, Japan
Short Talk: Functional and Molecular Insights into Selective Autophagy of Phase Separated Cargo

Florian Stengel, University of Konstanz, Germany
Short Talk: Mass Spectrometry-Based Proteomics for the Structural Characterisation of Biomolecular Condensates

Wenmin Xing, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Short Talk: A Quantitative Inventory of Yeast P Body Proteins Reveals Principles of Compositional Specificity

12:15—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Ballroom Lobby
5:00—6:45 PM
Biomolecular Condensates in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To explain how aberrant condensates may lead to human disease.

Ballroom 2-3
Speaker to be Announced

Simon Alberti, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
A Phosphorylation-Controlled Conformational Switch Drives Stress Granule Formation by Unlocking RNA Multivalency

D. Allan Drummond, University of Chicago, USA
Phase Separation as an Adaptive Response to Cell Stress

Jay W. Schneider†, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Short Talk: Pathogenic Biomolecular Condensates Drive Heart Failure in Human RBM20 Cardiomyopathy Gene-Edited Pigs

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019

Ballroom 2-3
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch
8:00—11:00 PM
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.

Superior/Superior Lobby/Wasatch

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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