9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Mitosis: Spindle Assembly and Function
Hyatt Grand Champions Resort & Spa
Indian Wells, CA
mm, CA
WWW: http://opa.faseb.org/.
Posters are divided into two groups by alphabet; each group will be displayed for 2 days. They can
be viewed during free time in the morning and/or prior to dinner (or any other time).

Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, June 9, 2007
18:00:00 FASEB Opening Reception
19:00:00 Dinner
Sunday, June 10, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Free Time
12:00:00 Lunch
13:35:00 Getting in and out of Mitosis Jon Pines
15:50:00 proteins control asymmetry of polo-like kinase David E Rivers
16:15:00 metalloprotease linking mitosis with cell migration Margarete M.S Heck
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Flies without centrioles, centrosomes, cilia or flagella- Jordan W Raff
19:35:00 number control: 1+1=? Tim Stearns
20:10:00 Centriole replication: template or no template? Alexey Khodjakov
20:45:00 Break
21:15:00 Cell cycle progression and de novo centriole assembly after centrosomal removal in untransformed human cells Kip Sluder
21:50:00 Assembly of the spindle pole body half-bridge in budding yeast Elizabeth Erickson
22:15:00 Unmaskin’ centrosome assembly in frog extracts TACC proteins are involved in anchoring microtubules at centrosomes Chris Wiese
22:40:00 Dynamics of core centriolar constituents SAS-4 and SAS-6 define two sequential steps in centriole assembly. Alexander Dammermann
23:05:00 Closing
Monday, June 11, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Free Time
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 motion of chromosomes in cells lacking TPX2 Patricia Wadsworth
13:35:00 The role of CLIP-170 in spindle assembly Rene H Medema
14:10:00 molecular and quantitative analysis of a protein machine John Scholey
14:45:00 Break Photo
15:15:00 Mitotic spindle assembly: A “tail” of multiple motors Clair U Walczak
15:50:00 In vitro assays to study spindle assembly Rebecca W Heald
16:25:00 Probing the function of oncoprotein 18/stathmin and mutant variants in microtubule polymerization and dynamics. Lynne Cassimeris
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 microtubule interactions J. R. McIntosh
19:35:00 Network model for K-MT attachment Bruce F McEwen
20:10:00 A view of the kinetochore from the Ndc80 complex Ted Salmon
20:45:00 Break
21:15:00 Kinetochore assembly: a journey from… A. Desai
21:50:00 Tripin/hSgo2 recruits MCAK to the inner centromere to specify kinetochore attachments but is not essential for cohesion Tim J Yen
22:25:00 Moonlighting in mitosis: Nucleoporins at kinetochores Mary Dasso
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Chromosome segregation and kinetochoremicrotubule alliance Daniela Cimini
09:35:00 DNA damage, lagging chromosomes and ectopic kinetochores William Sullivan
10:10:00 NH Mechanism of chromosomal instability in human tumor cell lines. Duane A Compton
10:45:00 Break
11:45:00 Aneuploidy acts both oncogenically and as a tumor suppressor Beth A. .A Weaver
11:50:00 embryogenesis and male fertility Stephen S Taylor
12:25:00 checkpoint and induces premature anaphase
13:00:00 Lunch
14:30:00 the epigenetic centromere and the mitotic checkpoint Don W Cleveland
15:05:00 complex/cyclosome in early mitosis Peter K Jackson
15:30:00 P31comet dynamics and mitotic checkpoint control Jagesh Shah
15:55:00 Break
16:25:00 Structure and function analysis of human ZW10 Gordan Chan
16:50:00 Bub1 mediation of caspase-independent mitotic death determines cell fate Yohei Niikura
17:15:00 Characterization of mitotic phosphorylation sites in the BubR1 spindle checkpoint kinase Haomin Huang
18:00:00 Dinner
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Free Time/Organized Activities
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Aurora B and C kinases in mitosis and meiosis Rebecca McCorkle
13:35:00 Microtubule severing in anaphase David J Sharp
14:10:00 Synchronizing chromosome segregation Helder Maiato
14:45:00 Break
15:15:00 Regulation of mitotic chromosome congression by a kinesin-8 motor. Jason Stumpff
15:40:00 Architecture of the Dam1 kinetochore ring complex and regulation by the checkpoint kinase Ipll/Aurora B Julie Welburn
16:05:00 Mechanism of Aurora B pathway activation during spindle assembly H Funabiki
16:30:00 Complex formation between cyclin B1-Cdk1 and APC/C-Cdc20 in prometaphase orchestrates destruction of cyclin B1 and securin. Rob. M.F Wolthuis
16:55:00 Business Meeting Determine: Conly Rieder's
17:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Cell cortex regulation during cytokinesis in sea urchin David Burgess
19:35:00 Defining the division plane Dahong Zhang
20:10:00 Positioning the division plane Fred Chang
20:45:00 Break
21:15:00 A microtubule-independent role for centrosomes and aurora A in nuclear envelope breakdown Karen Oegema
21:45:00 kinase activity in positioning the RhoA-GTPase and triggering cytokinesis in human cells Prasad Jallepalli
22:15:00 Dynamics of the contractile ring filament network during cytokinesis Anna Carvalho
22:40:00 The role of the centrosomal protein Cep55 in cytokinesis and cancer Armando van der Horst
Thursday, June 14, 2007
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Chemical biology of cell division Tarun M Kapoor
09:35:00 How do cells survive microtubule-targeted drugs Mary Ann Jordan
10:10:00 Insights into the mechanisms of action of taxol Susan Horwitz
10:45:00 Break
11:15:00 Novel mechanisms for anti-mitotic therapy James H. Sabry
11:50:00 NY Inhibition of centrosome-directed microtubule nucleation by HMN-176 Bob Palazzo
12:30:00 Departure and Box Lunches
13:30:00 Closing
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