The Biophysical Society's Subgroups hold symposia that allow attendees to meet and interact within focused areas. The Saturday Subgroup programs are heavily attended and include exciting scientific symposia, awards presentations, student and postdoc talks, and business meetings, which are open to members of each Subgroup. Subgroup symposia will be held on the first day of the Annual Meeting, Saturday, February 19, 2022, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.

To view a Subgroup's 2022 symposium program, click on the Subgroup's name. Subgroup programming details will be posted as they become available. 

In 2022, the Subgroup symposia will be divided into the following sessions (Convention Rooms shown in parentheses):

Morning Sessions (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Afternoon Sessions (1:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
Bioengineering (301/302) Bioenergetics, Mitochondria, and Metabolism (215/216)
Biological Fluorescence (204/205/206) Biopolymers in Vivo (204/205/206)
Intrinsically Disordered Proteins (212/213/214) Channels, Receptors, and Transporters (303/304)
Macromolecular Machines and Assemblies (207/208) Mechanobiology (307/308)
Membrane Structure and Function (303/304) Membrane Fusion, Fission, and Traffic (301/302)
Membrane Transport (209/210/211) Multiscale Genome Organization (212/213/214)
Motility and Cytoskeleton (201/202/203) Nanoscale Approaches to Biology (209/210/211)
Single-Molecule Forces, Manipulation, and Visualization  (215/216)
Physical Cell Biology (201/202/203)
----------------------------------------- Theory and Computation (207/208)

There is also one Evening Session from 6:00 to 10:00 PM for Cryo-EM, held in rooms 303/304.

For those attending Subgroup symposia, Check-in will be open on Friday, February 18 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, and Saturday, February 19 from 7:30 AM onwards for badge pick-up prior to the Subgroup sessions. There will be NO onsite registration due to vaccine verification protocols. Advance registration for the entire Annual Meeting is required to attend the Subgroup symposia; there is no one-day registration option. 

For more information on Subgroups and how to join, click here

Subgroup Co-Chairs:  Evgeny Pavlov, New York University, USA and Uwe Schlattner, University of Grenoble-Alpes, France

Symposium Time:  1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST   Subgroup Business Meeting:  5:00 PM

Symposium Room:  Moscone South 215/216

Symposium Co-Chairs:  Karin Busch, University of Muenster, Germany and Carmen Mannella, University of Maryland, with onsite assistance from Veronica Eisner, Pontifica Catholic University, Chile

Symposium Title:  New Insights into Mitochondrial Function

1:40 PM Liron Boyman, University of Maryland
Mitochondrial Calcium Signaling and the Regulation of ATP Production Investigated with Novel Imaging Approaches

2:10 PM Andrea Dlaskova, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czechia
Remodeling of Cristae Ultrastructure during Hypoxia and Substrate-Dependent Metabolic Change

2:40 PM Tzviya Zeev-Ben-Mordehai, Utrecht University, Netherlands
The Remarkable Sperm Mitochondrial Sheath: Insights from Cryo-Electron Tomography

3:30 PM Adam Fenton, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Mitochondrial Adaptor TRAK2 Activates and Functionally Links Opposing Kinesin and Dynein Motors

4:00 PM Veronica Eisner, Pontifica Catholic University, Chile
Mitochondrial Nucleoid Dynamics Perturbation by OPA1 Disease-causing Mutants

4:30 PM Bioenergeticist Award & Lecture

Student Bioenergeticist Award Recipient Kareem Heslop, Medical University of South Carolina

Young Bioenergeticist Award Recipient Phung N Thai, University of California, Davis

5:00 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

Subgroup Chair: Michael Sacks, University of Texas, Austin

Program Chair: Guy Genin, Washington University in St. Louis

Symposium Time:  8:30 AM - 12:15 PM PST     Subgroup Business Meeting:  12:05 PM

Symposium Room:  Moscone South 301/302

8:30 AM Opening Remarks, Grad Student & Postdoc Talks

9:00 AM Speaker to be Determined

9:30 AM Patrick McGarry, National University of Ireland - Galway
On the Thermodynamics of Cell Contractility and Spreading in 2D and 3D Environments

10:00 AM Vivek Shenoy, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Regulation of Chromatin Organization by Chemo-Mechanical Cues from the Cell Microenvironment

11:00 AM Paul Janmey, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Building a Tissue: Mechanical Response Arises from Integrating Cells with Fibrous Networks

11:30 AM Speaker To Be Determined

12:05 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

Subgroup Chair: Gilad Haran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Symposium managed by incoming Subgroup Chair: Sua Myong, Johns Hopkins University

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST     Subgroup Business Meeting: 10:15 AM

Symposium Room: Moscone South 204/205/206

8:35 AM Jerome Wenger, Institut Fresnel, France
Improving Single-Molecule Fluorescence Detection with Zero-mode Waveguide Nanoapertures

9:00 AM Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan, EMBL at University of New South Wales, Australia
Single-Molecule Imaging of Cytoplasmic Dynein in vivo Reveals the Mechanism of Motor Activation and Cargo Capture

9:25 AM Thomas Graham, University of California Berkeley
Proximity-assisted Photoactivation (PAPA): Detecting Molecular Interactions in Live-Cell Single-Molecule Imaging

9:50 AM Christy Landes, Rice University
Conformational Changes Impact 3D Antibody Translational Dynamics During Separation Through an Ion Exchange Support

10:15 AM Subgroup Business Meeting & Break

10:40 AM Timothy Craggs, Sheffield University, UK
Modular Single-Molecule Microscopy: New Hardware, Software, Protocols And Controls - The Smfbox Evolved

11:05 AM Rapid Fire Talks from Aaron Blanchard, Rama Reddy Goluguri, and Falk Schneider

11:25 AM Young Fluorescence Investigator Award & Lecture

11:55 AM Gregorio Weber Award & Lecture

Subgroup Chair: Edward P. O'Brien, Penn State University, USA

Program Co-Chairs: Benedetta Bolognesi, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Spain and Alex S. Holehouse, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST     Subgroup Business Meeting: 1:30 PM

Symposium Room: Moscone South 204/205/206

1:30 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

2:00 PM Polly Fordyce, Stanford University
Leveraging Microfluidics for High-throughput Protein Expression, Purification, and Deep Biophysical Characterization

2:40 PM Jané Kondev, Brandeis University
Neither Too Short, Nor Too Long, But Just Right: Assembly of Scale Invariant Filaments

3:00 PM Mohammed AlQuraishi, Columbia University
Protein Structure Prediction in a Post-AlphaFold2 World

3:20 PM Ylva Ivarsson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Proteome-scale Identification of Short Linear Binding Motifs in the Intrinsically Disordered Regions of Human and Viral Proteomes

3:40 PM Break

4:10 PM Max Staller, University of California, Berkeley
Sequence Features of Transcriptional Activation Domains

4:30 PM Shahar Sukenik, University of California, Merced
Observing Intrinsically Disordered Proteins in Live Cells

4:50 PM Benedetta Bolognesi, IBEC Barcelona, Spain
Mapping Amyloid Nucleation in vivo by Deep Mutagenesis

5:10 PM BIV Junior Faculty Prize: Kim Reynolds, University of Texas Southwestern

Subgroup Chair: Vera Moiseenkova-Bell, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Symposium managed by: Secretary-Treasurer Sudha Chakrapani, Case Western Reserve University and Incoming Subgroup Chair Jorge E. Contreras, University of California, Davis

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST      Subgroup Business Meeting: 3:15 PM

Symposium Room: Moscone South 303/304

1:35 PM Juan Du, Van Andel Institute
Activation and Inhibition of the “Taste Channel” TRPM5

2:05 PM Ryan Gumpper, University of North Carolina
New Insights into Serotonin 2A Receptor Structure and Function

2:35 PM Rosemary J. Cater, Columbia University
Structure and Mechanistic Basis of MFSD2A-mediated 
ω-3 Fatty Acid Transport

3:15 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

3:30 PM Aashish Manglik, University of California, San Francisco
Molecular Puzzles in G Protein-coupled Receptor Signaling

4:00 PM Inga Hänelt, University of Frankfurt, Germany
K+ Uptake at the Limit: Transport Mechanism and Regulation of K+ Pump KdpFABC

4:30 PM Daniel Minor, University of California, San Francisco
How to Survive a Toxic Environment - Lessons from Poison Birds and Frogs

5:10 PM A Celebration of the Science of Sergei NoskovChair: H. Peter Larsson (University of Miami Health System)
Speakers: H. Peter Larsson, University of Miami Health System; Benoît Roux, University of Chicago; Coleen E. Clancy, University of California, Davis; and Peter Tieleman, University of Calgary

Subgroup Chair: Gira Bhabha, NYU Langone Health, USA    

Program Co-Chairs: Danielle Grotjahn, Scripps Research Institute, USA and Gaia Pagino, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany

Symposium Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST   Symposium Room: Moscone South 303/304

Subgroup Business Meeting: 9:45 PM    Subgroup Networking Event: 10:30 PM - midnight at Hotel Zetta

6:05 PM Minkyung Baek, University of Washington
Accurate Prediction of Protein Structures and Interactions Using Artificial Intelligence

6:30 PM Josefina del Mármol, Harvard Medical School
Structural Insight into Odor Detection and Discrimination

6:55 PM Elizabeth Kellogg, Cornell University
A Transposon Love Story: Mechanistic Studies Describing How CRISPR-associated Transposases Finds Their Targets Using Cryo-EM

7:20 PM Spotlight on Junior PIs

7:45 PM Break

8:00 PM Philipp Erdmann, Human Technopole Foundation, Italy
Blobology 2.0: Visualizing LLPS by in situ Cryo-Electron Tomography

8:25 PM Elizabeth Wright, University of Wisconsin
Travels through Virus-infected Cells with in situ Cryo-ET

8:50 PM Janet Iwasa, University of Utah
Animating Molecular Machines

9:15 PM Flash Talks from: Pilar Cossio, Michaela Medina, Devan Diwanji, Cristina Santarossa, Sheena Vasquez, Genki Terashi, and Iris Young

9:45 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

Subgroup Chair: Edward Lemke, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Institute of Molecular Biology, Germany

Program Co-Chairs: Priya Banerjee, University at Buffalo, USA, Galia Debelouchina, University of California - San Diego, USA, and Jeetain Mittal, Lehigh University, USA

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST      Subgroup Business Meeting: 12:20 PM 

Symposium Room: Moscone South 212/213/214

8:35 AM Birthe Kragelund, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Combining Order and Disorder Reveals Roles of Disorder

9:00 AM Keren Lesker, Scripps Research Institute La Jolla
Molecular Structure and Function of the Bacterial Condensate PopZ

9:25 AM Miao Yu, Johannes Gutenberg University & IMB Mainz, Germany
Deciphering the Structure and Function of FG-nucleoporins in situ using FLIM-FRET

9:40 AM Jerelle Joseph, University of Cambridge, UK

9:55 AM Manuel Muller, King's College London, UK
Probing Life and Death Decisions with Semisynthetic ‘Designer’ p53

10:25 AM Sapun Parkeh, University of Texas Austin
Using Vibrational Spectroscopy to Probe Molecular Structure in Disordered Condensates

10:50 AM Bappaditya Chandra, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Phase Separation by NUP98 Fusion Oncoproteins Drives Hematopoietic Cell Transformation

11:15 AM Rachel Fisher, City University of New York

11:30 AM Sarah Rauscher, University of Toronto, Canada
Molecular Simulations of Disordered and Flexible Proteins

11:55 AM Jeremy Schmit, Kansas State University
Principles of Structure/Function in Biomolecular Condensates

12:20 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

Subgroup Chair: Edwin Antony, St. Louis University School of Medicine, USA

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST     Subgroup Business Meeting: 12:00 Noon

Symposium Room: Moscone South 207/208

8:35 AM Lucas Farnung, Harvard University
Structural Basis of Chromatin Transcription

9:00 AM Elizabeth Kellogg, Cornell University
Structural Basis for Target-site Selection in RNA-guided DNA Transposition Systems

9:25 AM Allison Williams, University of California San Francisco
Visualizing the Bacterial Stress Sensing Platform in Action

9:50 AM Margaret Rodgers, Johns Hopkins University
Single-molecule studies of Co-transcriptional Ribonucleoprotein Assembly

10:05 AM Break

10:15 AM Ci Ji Lim, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Structure of Human Cst-Pol-Α/Primase Bound to a Telomeric Overhang Poised For Initiation of Telomere C-Strand Synthesis

10:40 AM Ashley Nord, CNRS - Centre de Biochimie Structurale, France
Stator Dynamics of the Bacterial Flagellar Motor

11:05 AM Willow Coyote-Maestas, University of California - San Francisco
Deconvoluting receptor trafficking, regulation, and function using massively parallel assays in living cells

11:20 AM Subhas Bera, Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research Erlangen, Germany
High-throughput magnetic tweezers to unravel the SARS-CoV-2 polymerase nucleotide addition cycle: towards the rational design of novel antiviral drugs

11:35 AM Selected Talks from Abstracts: Michael Lawson, Stanford University and Emily Ellinger, University of Michigan

12:00 Noon Subgroup Business Meeting

Subgroup Chair: Deborah E. Leckband, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA       

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST    Subgroup Business Meeting: 3:05 PM

Symposium Room: Moscone South 307/308

1:35 PM Cheng Zhu, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mechanosensing Through Immunoreceptors

2:05 PM Deborah Leckband, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
E-cadherin Mechanically Activates EGFR Signaling

2:30 PM Erin Akins, University of California, Berkeley

2:40 PM Alex Dunn, Stanford University
Ezrin Forms a Sliding Anchor on F-actin

3:05 PM Subgroup Business Meeting

3:15 PM Mechanobiology Award Lecture: Medha Pathak, University of California, Irvine

3:45 PM Patricia Bassereau, Institut Curie, France
Generation and Control of Cellular Protrusions

4:10 PM Nadia Ayad, University of California, San Francisco

4:20 PM Jan Lammerding, Cornell University
Nuclear Mechanobiology During Confined Migration

4:45 PM Fuiboon Kai, University of California, San Francisco

Subgroup Chair:  Arun Anantharam, University of Toledo, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST     Symposium Room: Moscone South 301/302

Subgroup Business Meeting: 5:20 PM

1:35 PM Matthew Brody, University of Michigan
Palmitoylation-Dependent Regulation Of Cardiomyocyte Exocytosis And Natriuretic Peptide Secretion

2:00 PM Ann Wehman, University of Denver
Phagolysosome Vesiculation Promotes Cell Corpse Degradation

2:25 PM Skyler Jackman, Oregon Health & Science University
Fast Resupply Of Synaptic Vesicles Requires Synaptotagmin-3

3:05 PM Mark Von Zastrow, University of California San Francisco
Probing the Interface between GPCR Signaling and Membrane Traffic

3:30 PM Julia von Blume, Yale University
Liquid Liquid Phase Separation (LLPS) Facilitates Insulin Granule Biosynthesis

3:55 PM James Hurley, University of California Berkeley
Structure Of A Primordial Membrane Coat By Cryo-Et And Subtomogram Averaging

4:20 PM Sir Bernard Katz Award Recipient: Meyer Jackson, University of Wisconsin

Subgroup Chair: Francisco N. Barrera, University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA 

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST       Symposium Room: Moscone South 303/304

Subgroup Business Meeting: 12:25 PM

8:40 AM Anne Kenworthy, University of Virginia
The Building Blocks of Caveolae, Revealed

9:05 AM Wade Zeno, University of Southern California
Equilibrium and Dynamic Interactions between Intrinsically Disordered Proteins and Curved Membrane Surfaces

9:30 AM Steve Reichow, Portland State University
Connexin-46/50 Stabilization to the Local Lipid Environment Visualized at Near-Atomic Resolution

9:55 AM Susan Daniel, Cornell University
Regulation of the Coronavirus Fusion Peptide Interaction with the Host Membrane and its Impact on Viral Infectivity

10:35 AM Manish Kushwah, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Mass Photometry of Membrane Associated and Integral Membrane Proteins

11:00 AM Jesús Pérez-Gil, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain
Breathless Membrane Games as Played by Pulmonary Surfactant Proteins

11:25 AM Syma Khalid, Oxford University, United Kingdom
The E. coli Outer Membrane: What Have We Learned from Molecular Simulations?

11:50 AM Thompson Award Lecture: Abdou Rachid Thiam

Subgroup Chair:  Lucie Delemotte, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST     Symposium Room: Moscone South 209/210/211

Subgroup Business Meeting: 12:15 PM

8:35 AM Isabelle Baconguis, Vollum Institute - Oregon Health & Science University
Structural Insight into Heteromeric Assembly of Epithelial Sodium Channels

9:10 AM William DeGrado, University of California San Francisco
Analysis and Design of Proton Channels

9:45 AM Hoa Quynh Do, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Interaction interface between pentameric neurotransmitter-gated ion channels and RIC-3 chaperone

10:20 AM Sepehr Dehghani-Ghahnaviyeh, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Molecular Mechanism of Sound Amplification in Mammalian Hearing System

10:40 AM Jianmin Cui, Washington University in St. Louis
Voltage, PIP2 and Calmodulin Dependent Gating of KCNQ1 (Kv7.1) Channels

11:15 AM Crina Nimigean, Weill Cornell Medicine
Mechanism of Lipid Modulation of Cyclic Nucleotide-gated Potassium Channels

11:50 AM Sean R. Cleary, Loyola University
Inhibitory and Stimulatory Micropeptides Preferentially Bind to Different Conformations of the Cardiac Calcium Pump


Subgroup Co-Chairs:  Anthony Cammarato, Johns Hopkins University, USA, and Melissa K. Gardner, University of Minnesota, USA

Symposium Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST      Symposium Room: Moscone South 201/202/203

Subgroup Business Meeting: 8:30 AM

8:50 AM Rong Liu, NIH NHLBI
The Roles of Binding Proteins in Harnessing the Motor Activity of Myosin-7a

9:10 AM Ahmet Yildiz, University of California Berkeley
The Regulation of Kinesin and Dynein Motility by MAP7

9:30 AM Vitold Galkin, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Mechanism(s) of Regulation of the Cardiac Thin Filament - New Perspectives for a Longstanding Enigma

9:50 AM Charlotte Aumeier, University of Geneva, Switzerland
The Liquid +TIP-network Drives Microtubule Dynamics through Tubulin Condensation

10:10 AM Selected Poster Abstracts from: Joseph Cleary, Dylan Mostert, Kristin Graham, Duha Vang, and Aysha Rashid

John Squire Memorial

10:40 AM Motility & Cytoskeleton Early Career Award: Radhika Subramanian, Harvard University
Gli(ee)ful mimicry: Cytoskeletal Regulation of a Transcription Factor

11:00 AM Kristen Verhey, University of Michigan
A Kinesin-1 Variant Reveals Motor-induced Microtubule Damage in Cells

11:20 AM Samara Reck-Peterson, University of California, San Diego
My Squid Teacher: RNA Recoding and Motor Mechanism

11:40 AM Matthew Childers, University of Washington
Correcting Structural Deficiencies in Mutant Myosin with 2'-deoxy ADP

12:00 Noon Sophie Dumont, University of California San Francisco
The Astrin/SKAP Complex Lubricates the Kinetochore-Microtubule Interface

Subgroup Co-Chairs: Tom C. Bishop, Louisiana Tech University, USA, and Tamar Schlick, New York University, USA

Symposium Chair: Jeff Wereszczynski, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST      Symposium Room: Moscone South 212/213/214

Subgroup Business Meeting: 5:00 PM

1:40 PM Seychelle Vos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Defining How Local Chromatin Context and Global Genome Architecture Regulate Gene Expression

2:00 PM Serena Sanulli, Stanford University
Heterochromatin Dynamics Across Scales

2:20 PM Cheryl Arrowsmith, University of Toronto, Canada
Structural Genomics meets Chemical Biology: Toward Pharmacological Modulators for the Epigenome and the Entire Proteome

2:40 PM Michael Poirier, Ohio State University
Strategies Transcription Factors Use to Efficiently Invade Nucleosomes

3:20 PM Bin Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Folding Intermediates as a Model for in vivo Chromatin Organization

3:40 PM Dustin C. Woods Illinois Institute of Technology
The Influence of Linker Histones on Chromatin Dynamics and Energetics

4:00 PM Alexey Onufriev, Virginia Tech
Looking for Structure-Function Connections in Chromatin on Several Length Scales

4:20 PM Tom Bishop, Louisiana Tech
Informatics Guided All-Atom and Coarse-Grained Modeling of Nucleosome-Receptor Complexes



Subgroup Chair: Aleksandr Noy, University of California Merced, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST      Symposium Room: Moscone South 209/210/211

Subgroup Business Meeting: 5:00 PM

1:35 PM Jason Dwyer, University of Rhode Island
Molecular-Level Tuning of Solid-State Nanopore Biomolecule Sensing: Optimizing DNA and Protein Analysis and Enabling Complex Carbohydrate Characterization

2:00 PM Naoko Mizuno, NIH - NIHLBI
Bottom-up Reconstitution of Focal Adhesion Machinery

2:25 PM Zachary Smith, Ohio State University
Simulations of Surface-Induced Dissociation of a Protein Dimer Essential for Hearing

2:38 PM Til Schlotter, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Interface Nanopores As A Flexible Technology For Next-Generation Single-Molecule Protein Sensing

3:10 PM Bruce Cohen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Real-time Near Infrared Imaging at 70 nm Resolution with Photon Avalanching Nanoparticles

3:35 PM Zehila Kilic, Arizona State University
Super-Resolved Tracking

3:48 PM Alyssa Miller, University of Cambridge, UK
Universal Lab-On-A-Chip Microfluidic Spray Deposition for Bulk and Single-Molecule Analytical Methods on Surfaces 

4:00 PM Aleksei Aksimentiev, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Multi-Resolution Simulations of Nanoscale Biological Systems

4:25 PM Yan Yu, Indiana University
Correlating Biochemical and Dynamic Changes in Cells One Organelle at a Time

Subgroup Chair:  Christine Payne, Duke University, USA

Program Chair:  Daniel R. Larson, National Institutes of Health - National Cancer Institute, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST       Symposium Room: Moscone South 201/202/203

Subgroup Business Meeting: 5:05 PM

1:35 PM Liam Holt, NYU Langone Health
RNA Determines the Biophysical Properties of the Cytoplasm

2:05 PM Fangyuan Ding, University of California Irvine
RNA Regulation at the Single-Molecule Level: From Nuclear Organization to Molecular Activity

2:35 PM Lauren Blake, Johns Hopkins University

2:50 PM Ting-Wei Liao, Johns Hopkins University

3:15 PM Michael Dyhr, Freie Universitaet, Germany
Unbiased screening for ultrastructural alterations with X-ray microscopy: examples from nanoparticle uptake and coronavirus infection

3:45 PM Manuela Richter, University of California, San Francisco

4:00 PM Eric Wang, University of Florida
RNA Processing and Transport in Neuromuscular Disease

4:30 PM Michelle Hastings, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Splice-modulating Antisense Oligonucleotides for the Treatment of Disease

Subgroup Co-Chairs:  Laura Finzi, Emory University, USA, and Mark Williams, Northeastern University, USA

Symposium Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM PST      Symposium Room: Moscone South 215/216

Subgroup Business Meeting: 12:00 Noon

9:05 AM Shixin Liu, Rockefeller University
Life Under Tension: New Insights into Biomolecular Interactions on DNA and Chromatin Enabled by Single-molecule Fluorescence and Force Microscopy

9:30 AM Micah McCauley, Northeastern University
Nucleosome Chaperones Facilitate both Nucleosome Assembly and Disassembly

9:55 AM Wesley Wong, Harvard University
Characterizing proteins with high-resolution, high-throughput force spectroscopy: From mechanotransduction to single-molecule proteomics

10:40 AM Ingrid Tessmer, Universität Würzburg, Germany
Resolving the Subtle Details of Human DNA Alkyltransferase Lesion Search and Repair Mechanism by Single-Molecule Studies

11:05 AM Zev Bryant, Stanford University
Dynamics and Mechanics of Nucleoprotein Machines

11:30 AM Shannon Yan, University of California, Berkeley
Following Out-of-Equilibrium Dynamics Across Scales: From Nascent Chain Folding to Membrane Remodeling


Subgroup Chair: Gregory A. Voth, University of Chicago, USA

Symposium Time: 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM PST     Symposium Room: Moscone South 207/208

Subgroup Business Meeting: 5:00 PM

1:30 PM Pratyush Tiwary, University of Maryland
From Atoms to Emergent Mechanisms with AI-Augmented Molecular Simulations

2:00 PM Cecilia Clementi, Free University of Berlin, Germany
Learning molecular models from machine learning and experimental data

2:30 PM John Jumper, Google, United Kingdom
Highly Accurate Protein Structure Prediction with AlphaFold

3:30 PM Pilar Cassio, Flatiron Institute
Transition Rates, Survival Probabilities, and Quality of Bias from Time-dependent Biased Simulations

4:00 PM Daniel Zuckerman, Oregon Health & Science University
How Should We Think About Mechanism?

4:30 PM Edward Lyman, University of Delaware
Small differences with big effects: How lipid chemistry determines membrane curvature and viscosity