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Symposium: Innovations in imaging for the life sciences

Organized by the University of Washington and ThermoFisher Scientific
NanoEngineering & Sciences Building
August 15, 2019

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9:00am - 12:00pm Morning Session Room, NanoES 181

  • Probing synaptic circuits for visual computations with serial EM reconstruction - David Berson, Brown University
  • Diversity of somatic and nucleus morphologies is mouse visual cortex - Forrest Collman, Allen Institute for Brain Science
  • AI driven tools for EM image analysis - Quyen Tran, DRVision Technologies LLC
  • The developing human foveal midget connectome: from a diffusely wired network to private-lines - Chi Zhang, University of Washington
  • Mining mitochondria from small sets of large volume 3D EM images - Grahame Kidd, Renovo
  • Neural Capturing the Sequential Steps of Dynamin-mediated Fission by Cryo-EM - Jenny Hinshaw, National Institutes of Health

12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch and Poster Session, NanoES Lobby

1:30pm - 5:00pm Afternoon Session, NanoES 181

  • Molecular Mechanisms of TRPV Channels Gating Revealed by Cryo-EM - Vera Moiseenkova-Bell, University of Pennsylvania
  • New developments in cryoSPARC for single particle image analysis - Ali Punjani, Structura Biotechnology
  • Visualizing bacteriophage T7 infection initiation at high resolution - Jun Liu, Yale University
  • Cryo-EM structure of Nipah virus fusion glycoprotein in complex with a monoclonal antibody reveals mechanism of neutralization - Ha Dang, University of Washington
  • Using cryo-electron tomography to study host-pathogen interactions -Liz Wright, University of Wisconsin-MadisonCryoEM analysis of the Type III secretion Injectisome of pathogenic bacteria - Natalie Strynadka, University of British Columbia
  • Using cryo-EM to study molecular machines involved in bacterial pathogenesis - Melanie Ohi, University of Michigan

5:00pm Reception and Poster Session, NanoES Lobby