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Minisymposium 15

Minisymposium 15: Axonal and Synaptic Cell Biology

4:40-7:15 pm
Room 114
Co-Chairs: Cagla Eroglu, Duke University Medical Center; and Marc Hammarlund, Yale University School of Medicine

4:40 pm       Introduction

4:45 pm   M149    The cell biology of astrocyte-synapse interactions. C. Eroglu1; 1Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

5:00 pm   M150    Multicluster Pcdh diversity is required for mouse olfactory neural circuit assembly. G. Mountoufaris1, W. Chen1, Y. Hirabayashi1, S. O’Keeffe1, M. Chevee1, C. Nwakeze1, F. Polleux1, T. Maniatis1; 1Biochemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY

5:15 pm   M151    Super-resolution imaging of perineuronal net and synaptic maturation of parvalbumin interneurons during postnatal development in visual cortex. Y. Sigal1,2, H. Bae3, L.J. Bogart3, T. Hensch3,4, X. Zhuang1,2,5; 1Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cambridge, MA, 2Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 3Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 4Neurology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 5Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

5:30 pm   M152    A pro-synaptogenic function of the Frizzled receptor, working in conjunction with Neurexin, is inhibited by WNT binding. P. Kurshan1, K. Shen1; 1Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

5:45 pm   M153    Cell biology of functional axon regeneration. C. Ding1,2, M. Hammarlund1,2; 1Genetics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

6:00 pm   M154    Distinct effects of tubulin isotype mutations on microtubule stability and neurite growth in Caenorhabditis elegans. C. Zheng1, M. Diaz-Cuadros1, S.L. Jao1, E.G. Atlas1, K.C. Nguyen2, D.H. Hall 2, M. Chalfie1; 1Biological Science, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

6:15 pm   M155    Axon initial segment assembly requires phosphorylation of 480 kDa ankyrin-G. R. Yang1, K. Walder1, V. Bennett1; 1HHMI/Department of Biochemistry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

6:30 pm   M156    Slow axonal transport of clathrin. S. Roy1, A. Ganguly2, C. Leterrier3; 1Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 2Pathology, UCSD, San Diego, CA, 3Cell Biology, Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France

6:45 pm   M157    Determining the molecular basis of ultrafast endocytosis. Y. Imoto1, Q. Gan1, L. Mamer2, S. Markert3, I. Milosevic4, P. De Camilli5, C. Rosenmund2, E. Jorgensen6, S. Watanabe1; 1Department of Cell Biology, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2Institute of Neurophysiology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 3Division of Electron Microscopy, University of Würzburg,  Würzburg, Germany, 4European Neuroscience Institute, Goettingen, Germany, 5Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Program in Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine,  New Haven, CT, 6Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

7:00 pm   M158    Synaptic vesicle clusters in nerve terminals: an example of liquid-liquid phase separation. D. Milovanovic1, P. De Camilli1; 1Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology , Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

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