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Minisymposium 13

Minisymposium 13: Subcellular Organization of Neural Cells

4:15-6:50 pm
Room 119B
Co-Chairs: Stephen Liberles, Harvard Medical School; and Avital Rodal, Brandeis University

4:15 pm       Introduction

4:20 pm   M129    Airway mechanoreceptors that control breathing. R. Chang1, D. Strochlic1, K. Tanaka2, S. Woo2, A. Patapoutian2, S. Liberles1; 1Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

4:35 pm   M130    Apical cell-cell adhesions reconcile symmetry and asymmetry in zebrafish neurulation. C. Guo1, X. Wei1; 1Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

4:50 pm   M131    The Golgi Outpost Protein TPPP Mediates Uniform Microtubule Polarity and Branching in Oligodendrocytes. M. Fu1, J.A. Oses-Prieto2, C. Lee1, N.L. Saw3, R. Shi1, M. Nori1, M. Shamloo3, A. Burlingame2, B.A. Barres1; 1Neurobiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 3Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

5:05 pm   M132    A Wnt Signaling Pathway Acts as a Master Coordinator of Microtubule Regulators at Dendrite Branch Points. A.T. Weiner1, D.Y. Seebold1, N.L. Michael1, M.A. Guignet1, B. Follick1, C. Feng1, C. Kozlowksi1, D.J. Barbera1, E. Jones1, C.T. Folker1, B.A. Yusko1, N. Wasilko1, M. Patel1, P.G. Torres1, M.M. Rolls1; 1BMB, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

5:20 pm   M133    A microtubule-associated septin maintains neuronal polarity by directing motor-cargo traffic in dendrites. E.P. Karasmanis1, C. Phan1, D. Angelis1, I. Kesisova1, C.C. Hoogenraad2, R.J. McKenney3, E.T. Spiliotis1; 1Biology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2Cell Biology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA

5:35 pm   M134    Neuronal membrane remodeling machinery controlling the traffic of extracellular vesicle cargoes. A. Yeh1, Z. Zhao1, K. Koles1, A.A. Rodal1; 1Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

5:50 pm   M135    ER-shaping proteins form functionally distinct microdomains in the ER membrane of neurons. J. Nixon-Abell1,2, C.J. Obara2, J. Lippincott-Schwartz2, C. Blackstone1; 1NINDS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, VA

6:05 pm   M136    Expression of WIPI2B counteracts age-related decline in autophagosome biogenesis in neurons. A.K. Stavoe1, E.L. Holzbaur1; 1Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

6:20 pm   M137    The ataxia disease gene VPS13D plays an essential role in mitochondrial morphology and transport in Drosophila neurons. R. Insolera1, E. Seong2, L.M. Rivera-Perez1, D. Lozano1, M. Burmeister2,3,4,5, C.A. Collins1; 1MCDB, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2 Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3 Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 4 Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 5Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

6:35 pm   M138    A requirement for Mena, an actin regulator, in local mRNA translation in developing neurons. M. Vidaki1, F.B. Gertler1; 1Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

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