Sunday, March 6

8:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Ca2+ Regulation of Channels

David Yue, Johns Hopkins University, Chair
Lily Jan, University of California, San Francisco
Daniel Cox, Tufts University School of Medicine
Madeline Shea, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
David Yue, Johns Hopkins University

Noise and Fluctuations in Biology: Where is it Important?

William Bialek, Princeton University, Chair
Yuhai Tu, IBM, TJ Watson Research Center
Linda Kenney, University of Illinois, Chicago
Herbert Levine, University of California, San Diego
William Bialek, Princeton University

10:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Superresolution in Biology: Applications in Important Biological Problems

Tomas Kirchhausen, Harvard Medical School, Chair
Ethan Garner, Harvard University
Joshua Shaevitz, Princeton University
Edward Salmon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

The Society would like to thank Mad City Labs, Inc., for their support of this symposium.

New and Notable

Jamie Williamson, The Scripps Research Institute, Chair
Lawrence Lee, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
Karen Fleming, Johns Hopkins University
Harel Weinstein, Weill Cornell Medical College
William Moerner, Stanford University
FunctionAndre Kleber, Harvard Medical School
Caroline Ajo-Franklin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Takahide Kon, Osaka University, Japan

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Phospholipid Modulation of Ion Channels

Bertil Hille, University of Washington, Chair
Tamas Balla, NICHD, NIH
Roger Hardie, University of Cambridge, UK
Ann Rittenhouse, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine

Allostery and Ligand Control of Function

Vincent Hilser, Johns Hopkins University, Chair
Kevin Gardner, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dorothy Beckett, University of Maryland, College Park
David Eliezer, Weil Cornell Medical College

Monday, March 7

8:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Remodeling the Membrane

Mark Sansom, University of Oxford, Chair
Klaus Schulten, University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign
Vinzenz Unger, Yale University
Ralf Langen, University of Southern California
Syma Khalid, University of Southampton, UK

Systems Biology–Control of Cellular Behaviors, Including Gradients and Feedback

Mustafa Khamash, University of California, Santa Barbara, Chair
Hana El-Samad, University of California, San Francisco
Stanislav Shvartsman, Princeton University
Olivier Cinquin, University of California, Irvine

10:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Cell and Tissue Mechanics and Modeling–AFM and Rheology, Small to Tissue Scale

Doug Robinson, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Chair
Roger Kamm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Suzanne Eaton, Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering, Germany
Valerie Weaver, University of California, San Francisco 

10:45 AM - 12:45 PM 

The Future of Biophysics
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium

Jamie Williamson, Scripps Research Institute, Chair
Thierry Emonet, Yale University
Laura Miller, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Lucy Forrest, Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Germany
David Rueda, Wayne State University

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Interfaces Between Cells and the Outside World: Bioengineering Meets Biophysics

Nancy Allbritton, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chair 
Bianxiao Cui, Stanford University
Charles Lieber, Harvard University
Molly Stevens, Imperial College, London
Nancy Allbritton, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

CFTR: Structure and Function of an Anion Channel and the Molecular
basis of Cystic Fibrosis

David C. Dawson, Oregon Health Science University, Chair
Laszlo Csanady, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Philip Thomas, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
William Balch, The Scripps Research Institute

Tuesday, March 8

8:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Contributions of Network Theory to Biology

Sergei Maslov, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Chair
David Lubensky, University of Michigan
Hawoon Jeong, KAIST, South Korea
Sanjay Jain, University of Delhi, India

50 Years of the Chemiosmotic Hypothesis: Open Questions

Gerhard Hummer, National Institutes of Health, Chair
Klaus Gerwert, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
Judy Hirst, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
Carola Hunte, University of Freiburg, Germany
Gerhard Hummer, National Institutes of Health

10:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Awards Symposium

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Emily M. Gray Award- Bertil Hille
Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award- Diane Lidke
2011 Founder's Award- Attila Szabo
Distinguished Service Award- Olaf Anderson
US Genomics Award for Outstanding Investigator in the field of Single Molecule Biology- Toshio Yanagida
Michael and Kate Barany Award- Charalampos Kalodimos
Anatrace Membrane Protein Award- Shelagh Ferguson-Miller
Avanti Award in Lipids- Eric Oldfield

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

25 Years of Membrane Protein Structure

Hartmut Michel, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany, Chair
Eric Gouaux, Oregon Health Science University
William Weis, Stanford University School of Medicine
Tina Iverson, Vanderbilt University

What Drives Nucleic Acid Condensation?

Barbara Meyer, University of California, Berkeley, Chair
Robijn Bruinsma, University of California, Los Angeles 
William Gelbart, University of California, Los Angeles
Bela Mulder, FOM Institute AMOLF, The Netherlands
Barbara Meyer, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday, March 9

8:15 AM - 10:15 AM

The Alternating Access Mechanism in the Era of Transporter Structures

Christopher Miller, Brandeis University, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chair
H.R. Kaback, University of California, Los Angeles
Geoff Chang, The Scripps Research Institute
Christine Ziegler, Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, Frankfurt, Germany

Molecular Motors and the Cytoskeleton: Moving to the Boundaries

David Warshaw, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Chair
Jennifer Ross, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Michael Welte, University of Rochester
Gijsje Koenderink, FOM Institute AMOLF,The Netherlands
David Warshaw, University of Vermont College of Medicine

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Single Molecule Biophysics of the Central Dogma

Joseph Puglisi, Stanford University School of Medicine, Chair
Sua Myong, University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign
Vincent Croquette, CNRS
Stefan Grill, Max Planck Institute, Dresden, Germany
Joseph Puglisi, Stanford University School of Medicine

Mechanotransduction at the Cellular Level: Detection and Response

Michael Sheetz, Columbia University, Chair
Ching Kung, University of Wisconsin
Ellen Lumpkin, Baylor College of Medicine
Donald Ingber, Children's Hospital Harvard Medical School
Michael Sheetz, Columbia University 

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