Previous Evening Lecture Information (1985 - Curre



2017
 
Professor E. Michael Ostap (University of Pennsylvania)
Molecular Characterization of a Membrane-Associated Cytoskeletal Motor Family 
2016

James Spudich (Stanford University)
On the molecular basis of monogenic human hypertrophic and dilated cardiomyopathies
2015

David M. Warshaw (University of Vermont)
Crossing the Bridge Between Muscle Contraction and Intracellular Cargo Transport
2014

Ron Vale (University of California, San Francisco)
Motility mechanism of kinesin and dynein
2013

Susan Gilbert (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York)
Kinesin-14: A league of their own
2012
 
Kathleen M. Trybus (University of Vermont)
Building Complexity to Understand Myosin V Cargo Transport
2011
 
Joe Howard (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany) 
Depolymerizing kinesins
2010

Steven S. Rosenfeld (Columbia University, New York)
Motors, Movement, Malignancy and Metastasis
2009

Kazuo Sutoh (Univ of Tokyo, Japan) 
The Old but Still Mysterious Motor Protein 
2008

Roger Cooke (UCSF) 
A Random Walk through the Field of Motor Proteins 
2007

Jim Sellers (NIH/NHLBI)
Touch your Toes! The Key to Myosin Regulation 
2006

H. Lee Sweeney (Univ. of Penn) 
Myosin VI: A Kinesin Among Myosins 
2005

John Kendrick-Jones (MRC)
Probing the Roles of Myosin VI in Membrane Dynamics and Transport Pathways in Cells 
2004

Yale E. Goldman (Univ. of Penn)
Myosin Motors: The Original Smart Machines that Conserve Renewable 
Energy & Balance the Budget
 
2003
 
Steven M. Block (Stanford Univ.)
E Pur Si Muove 
2002

Edwin Taylor (Univ. of Chicago)
Theme and Variations 
2001

Bob Simmons (Kings College, UK)
What Single Molecules are Trying to Tell Us 
2000

Hugh Huxley (Brandeis Univ.)
Trying to Understand How Muscles Contract 
1999

Carolyn Cohen (Brandeis Univ.) 
Myosin and More 
1998

Thomas Pollard (The Salk Inst for Biological Studies)
Can Kinetics and Mass Action Account for the Dynamics of the Actin Cytoskeleton? 
1997

Ken Holmes (Max-Planck Inst)
How Myosin Works! 
1996

Clara Franzini-Armstrong (Univ. of Penn)
Structural Basis of E-C Coupling 
1995
 
Susan Lowey (Brandeis Univ.) 
Light Chains Revisited 
1994

Henry Epstein (Baylor College of Medicine)
Critical Processes in Early Muscle Development 
1993

Andrew Somlyo (Univ. of Virginia)
Excitation-Contraction Coupling, Contractile Regulation and the Cross-Bridge Cycle in Real Muscle 
1992

Evening Speaker: Toshio Yanagida (Osaka Univ.) 
Subgroup Chairs: Joseph Chalovich (East Carolina Univ.) and David Warshaw (Univ. Vermont) 
1991

K. Campbell (Univ. of Iowa) 
Function Aspects of Dystrophin 
1990
 
Thomas Pollard (Johns Hopkins Univ.) 
New Functions for Cytoplasmic Contractile Proteins 
1989

Ralph Yount (Washington State Univ.) 
Protein Psychiatry: Glimpse into the Heads of Myosin 
1988
 
James Spudich (Stanford Univ.) 
Myosin Structure and Function Explored by in vitro Movement Assays and Molecular Genetics 
1987

D.J. DeRosier, (Brandeis Univ.) 
LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTIN! 
1986
 
Edward D. Korn (NIH) 
Structure-Function Studies on the Acanthamoeba Myosin Isoenzymes: Mini-myosins make Mini-Muscles 
1985

I. Gibbons (Univ. of Hawaii)
The Role of Dynein ATPase in Microtubule-based Motility