ASCB Rainbow


Keynote and Symposia Titles and Speakers

Fred Kavli Keynote Lecture

Saturday, December 2, 6:00 pm


Cori Bargmann
The Rockefeller University and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

 Symposium 1: Structure of the Cell

Sunday, December 3, 8:00 am


Wolfgang Baumeister
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Janelia Research Campus/HHMI

Gia Voeltz
University of Colorado-Boulder

Symposium 2: Metabolism

Sunday, December 3, 9:45 am


Michael Hall
Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

Helen H. Hobbs
UT Southwestern Medical Center/HHMI

Symposium 3: Cell Biology of Neurons*

Monday, December 4, 8:00 am


Lukas Kapitein
Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Kang Shen
Stanford University/HHMI

Christopher Walsh
Boston Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School/HHMI

Symposium 4: Cell Interactions

Monday, December 4, 9:45 am


Valentina Greco
Yale University School of Medicine

Gillian Griffiths
 Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

Symposium 5: DNA/RNA Biology

Tuesday, December 5, 8:00 am


Angelika Amon
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Carlos Bustamante
University of California, Berkeley

Job Dekker
University of Massachusetts Medical School/HHMI

Symposium 6: Quality Control

Wednesday, December 6, 11:20 am


Tom Rapoport
Harvard Medical School/HHMI

Brenda Schulman
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/HHMI

* Heinz Herrmann Symposium. Heinz Herrmann was Professor Emeritus of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut. A symposium in his honor was endowed at the ASCB in 1990. A founder of the ASCB, Professor Herrmann was well known for his pioneering approach to research in developmental biology, which has led to over 100 publications. He also wrote two books—Cell Biology andFrom Biology to Sociopolitics.