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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


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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 January 10, 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

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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


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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 12 hr (am/pm) 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

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


THURSDAY, APRIL 11

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019

Clifford P. Brangwynne, Princeton University, USA
Moving through Intracellular Phase Space

09:00—11:15
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.

Frank Jülicher, Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Germany
The Physical Chemistry of Macromolecular Phase Separation

Coffee Break

Julie D. Forman-Kay†, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
Physical Mechanisms of Phase Separation of Disordered Proteins

Rohit V. Pappu, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Physical Principles of Macromolecular Phase Separation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
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.

Julia Mahamid, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Cryo-electron Tomographic Studies of RNA Granules

Abby F. Dernburg, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Mechanochemical Signaling within a Liquid Crystalline Compartment Enables Chromosome-Wide Regulation

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

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


FRIDAY, APRIL 12

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
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.

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

Anthony Hyman, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology & Genetics, Germany
ATP as a Biological Hydrotrope

Coffee Break

Speaker to be Announced

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

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
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.

Phillip A. Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Phase Separation in Transcriptional Regulation

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

Arnaud Hubstenberger, Institute of Biology Valrose, France
RNP Phase Transitions During Development

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


SATURDAY, APRIL 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
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.

Michael K. Rosen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Compositional Control of Phase Separated Droplets

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

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

Ibrahim Cissé, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Single Molecule Studies of Intracellular Phase Separation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Biomolecular Condensates in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019
To explain how aberrant condensates may lead to human disease.

Speaker to be Announced

Simon Alberti, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
Aberrant Phase Transitions and Age-Related Disease

J. Paul Taylor, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA
Aberrant Phase Separation of RNA Binding Proteins in Neurodegeneration

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/10/2019

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

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.


SUNDAY, APRIL 14

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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