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Minisymposium 6

Minisymposium 6: Regulation of Cell Size, Mitosis and Meiosis

4:15-6:50 pm
Room 108A
Co-Chairs: Eduardo Torres, University Massachusetts Medical School;  and Silke Hauf, Virginia Tech

4:15 pm       Introduction

4:20 pm   M51    Prevalence and Regulation of Cell-Size-Independent Gene Expression. D. Chandler-Brown1, K.M. Schmoller1, J.M. Skotheim1; 1Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

4:35 pm   M52    Supergrowth: Effect of osmotic oscillations on the rate of cell growth and the regulation of the proteome. B. Knapp1, E.R. Rojas2, K.C. Huang2, F. Chang1; 1Cell and Tissue Biology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 2Bioengineering, Stanford, Stanford, CA

4:50 pm   M53    Mechanistic Basis of Spindle Size Control and Scaling. R. Farhadifar1,2, G. Fabig3, M. Rockman4, M.J. Shelley1, D.J. Needleman2; 1Center for Computational Biology, Flatiron Institute, New York, NY, 2Molecular and Cell Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 3Experimental Centre, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 4Biology, New York University, New York, NY

5:05 pm   M54    Integrated cytoplasmic reorganization during human iPS cell mitosis. S.M. Rafelski1, Allen Inst. for Cell Science1; 1Allen Institute for Cell Science, Seattle, WA

5:20 pm   M55    Cycling clouds of actin filaments regulate mitochondria size and distribution in mitotic cells. A.S. Moore1, J.J. Nirschl1, C.L. Simpson1,2, E.L. Holzbaur1; 1Department of Physiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Department of Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

5:35 pm   M56    Exploring the dynamic regulation underlying synchronous sister chromatid separation at anaphase onset. J. Kamenz1,2,3, T. Mihaljev4, T. Boluarte1,2, S. Legewie4, S. Hauf1,2,5; 1Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2Biocomplexity Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 3Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 4Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Mainz, Germany, 5Center for Soft Matter and Biological Physics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

5:50 pm   M57    Microtubule destabilizing activity of selfish centromeres drives non-Mendelian segregation. T. Akera1, E. Trimm1, M.A. Lampson1; 1Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

6:05 pm   M58    A compartmentalized, self-extinguishing signaling network mediates crossover control and faithful chromosome segregation in meiosis. L. Zhang1,2,3,4, S. Köhler1,2,3,4, R. Rillo-Bohn1,2,3,4, A.F. Dernburg1,2,3,4; 1Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, 3Biological Systems and Engineering Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, 4California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, Berkeley, CA

6:20 pm   M59    Asymmetric centrosomes clustering defines the evolution of newly formed tetraploid cell populations. N.C. Baudoin1, J.M. Nicholson1, O. Sharakhova1, K. Soto1, M. Giam Xue Lin2, G.I. Rancati2, D. Cimini1; 1Department of Biological Sciences and Biocomplexity Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (ASTAR), Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore, Singapore

6:35 pm   M60    Serine-dependent sphingolipid synthesis is a metabolic liability of aneuploid cells. E.M. Torres1, S. Hwang1, T.H. Gustafsson1, C. O’Sullivan1, C. Klose2, P. Cavaliere3, A. Schevchenko2, R.C. Dickson4, N. Dephoure3; 1Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Max Planck Institute , Dresden, Germany, 3Department of Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 4Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry , University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY

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