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Microsymposium 5

Microsymposia 5: Cell Death, Cell Volume and Cytokinesis

1:50 pm-3:00 pm
Microsymposia Room 1, Learning Center, Hall C
Moderator: Roberta Sala, Stanford University

1:50 pm   E29    Stem cell proliferation is induced by engulfment of apoptotic bodies from adjacent dying cells during epithelial tissue maintenance. C.K. Brock1, S.T. Wallin1, A. Mandal1, E.A. Sumner1, G.T. Eisenhoffer1; 1Department of Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

2:00 pm   E30    Two small GTPases function antagonistically in corpse removal of a developmental non-apoptotic dying cell. L.M. Kutscher1, W. Keil1, S. Shaham1; 1Laboratory of Developmental Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

2:10 pm   E31    Cell tension and mechanical regulation of cell volume. N.P. Gonzalez1, J. Tao2, N.D. Rochman1, K. Guan3, D. Wirtz1, S.X. Sun1,2; 1Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 3Pharmacology, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2:20 pm   E32    A cdc2 homolog is required for completion of oral development during regeneration and cell division in the giant ciliate Stentor coeruleus. S.B. Reiff1, W.F. Marshall1; 1Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

2:30 pm   E33    A novel correction mechanism regulates nuclear position and ensures proper DNA segregation during late cytokinesis. A. Pacquelet1, M. Jousseaume1, G. Michaux1; 1Institut de Génétique et de Développement de Rennes, CNRS, Université Rennes 1, Rennes, France

2:40 pm   E34    FLIRT: Fast local infrared thermoptogenetics for spatiotemporal control of ts protein function during cytokinesis. S. Hirsch1, S. Sundaramoorthy2, Y. Zhuravlev1, T. Davies2, J.C. Waters3, M.M. Shirasu-Hiza1, J. Dumont4, J.C. Canman2; 1Genetics and Development, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 3Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 4Cell Division and Reproduction, Institut Jacques Monod, Paris, France

2:50 pm   E35    Precise tuning of cortical contractility regulates mechanical equilibrium during cell division. N. Taneja1, M.R. Bersi2, A.M. Fenix1, J.C. Snider2, J.A. Cooper1, R. Ohi1, V. Gama1, W.D. Merryman2, D.T. Burnette1; 1Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

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