Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 6 - 10 Oct 2015
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Final Programme

Day 1 - Tuesday 6 October

10:30-13:15 Arrival and Registration (light lunch will be available)
10:45-11:45 Pre Conference Workshop - Session 1
12:00-13:00 Pre Conference Workshop - Session 2
13:15-13:30 Opening remarks
TimeSpeakerTitle

Session 1: Superresolution Microscopy
13:30 - 17:30
Chair: Stefan Hell, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany

13:30-14:00

Illuminating biology at the nanoscale with single-molecule and super-resolution fluorescence microscopy
Xiaowei  Zhuang, HHMI/Harvard University, USA

14:00-14:30

3D superresolution imaging by supercritical localization microscopy
Jonas Ries, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

14:30-15:00

Live-cell optical nanoscopy at <100 nm: resolution development and application
Joerg Bewersdorf, Yale University, USA

15:00-15:30

Super resolution imaging of nucleosome organization
Melike Lakadamyali, The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Spain

15:30-16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00-17:30 Flash Talk session
17:30-18:00 COFFEE BREAK

Keynote Lecture

18:00-19:00

Fluorescence nanoscopy: principles and recent trends
Stefan Hell, MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany

19:00-20:30 DINNER
20:30 - 23:00 Drinks in the ATC Roof Top Lounge & Poster Preview

Day 2 - Wednesday 7 October
TimeSpeakerTitle

Session 2 Light Sheet Microscopy
09:00 - 12:30
Chair:  Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus / HHMI, USA

Keynote Lecture

09:00-10:00

Live imaging of cellular dynamics from the nanoscale to the macroscale
Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus / HHMI, USA

10:00-10:30

Bioimaging embryonic development with light-sheet microscopy
Lars Hufnagel, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

10:30-10:45

In toto zebrafish imaging reveals cell ingression and its role during gastrulation
Gopi Shah, MPI-CBG, Germany

10:45-11:15 COFFEE BREAK
11:15-11:45

Mapping 4D neurodevelopment in C. elegans with light sheet microscopy
Hari Shroff, NIH, NIBIB, USA

11:45-12:00

Quantification of differential cell behaviors driving limb outgrowth using multi-view light-sheet imaging and tracking
Anastasios Pavlopoulos, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, USA

12:00-12:30

OPTiSPIM: Getting the best of both worlds
James Sharpe, CRG, Spain

12:30-14:30 LUNCH & Meet the speakers speed networking session

Session 3: Single Molecule Imaging
14:30 - 18:30 
Chair: W.E Moerner, Stanford University, USA

14:30-15:00

Imaging and quantifying mRNA translation in living cells
Robert H. Singer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

15:00-15:15

Hydrophobicity-mapping of biological samples with nanoscale resolution
Marie Bongiovanni, University of Cambridge, UK

15:15-15:45

Seeing and quantifying hierarchy in the organization of the plasma membrane: from nano- to meso-scale compartments
Maria Garcia Parajo, ICFO (The Institute of Photonic Studies), Spain

15:45-16:00

Tracking and localization microscopy of single mitochondrial proteins in living cells
Timo Appelhans, University of Osnabrück, Germany

16:00-16:30 COFFEE BREAK
16:30-17:00

T cell receptor clustering regulates signalling efficiency
Katharina Gaus, University of New South Wales, Australia

17:00-17:15

Nanoscale spatial organization of chromatin in its cellular context, from telomeres to Hox
Suli Manley, EPFL, Switzerland

17:15-17:30

Imaging endogenous histone modifications and transcription in living cells
Timothee Lionnet, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, USA

17:30-18:00

Mechanism of transcriptional bursting in bacteria
Sunney Xie, Harvard, USA

Keynote Lecture

18:00-19:00

Seeing single molecules, from early spectroscopy in solids, to super-resolution microscopy in cells and beyond
W.E Moerner, Stanford University, USA

19:00-20:30

Poster Session I

20:30-22:00

DINNER

22:00-23:00

Drinks in the ATC Roof Top Lounge

Day 3 - Thursday 8 October
TimeSpeakerTitle

Session 4: Probes & Biosensors
09:00 - 12:30 
Chair:
Carsten Schultz, EMBL Heidleberg, Germany

09:00-09:30

Synthetic and Semisynthetic Probes for live-cell imaging
Kai Johnsson, EPFL, Switzerland

09:30-09:45

Multiplexed and quantitative super-resolution imaging with DNA-PAINT and exchange-PAINT
Ralf Jungmann, MPI of Biochemstry, Germany

09:45-10:15

Genetically encoded tools for brain analysis
Atsushi Miyawaki

10:15-10:30

Directed evolution via multiparameter microfluidic screening to identify new red fluorescent proteins with longer lifetimes and higher photostability
Amy Palmer, University of Colorado, USA

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00-11:30

Engineering proteins to visualize and control protein activity in vivo
Klaus Hahn,

11:30-12:00

Visualizing and manipulating lipid action in cells
Carsten Schultz, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

12:00-12:15

Optical imaging of small molecules for biology and medicine by stimulated Raman scattering imaging of alkyne tags
Fanghao Hu, Columbia University, USA

12:15-12:30

Next generation in vivo optical imaging with short-wave infrared quantum dots
Oliver Bruns, MIT, USA

12:30-14:30 LUNCH & Meet the speakers speed networking session
Session 5:  Correlative Imaging
14:30 - 18:00
Chair: Carolyn Larabell, UCSF, USA
14:30-15:00

Structure and dynamics using X-ray free-electron laser pulses
Henry Chapmann, CFEL (Center for Free-Electron Laser Science), Germany

15:00-15:15

Structural basis for plexin activation and regulation
Youxin Kong, University of Oxford, UK

15:15-15:30

From nanoscale to mesoscale: integrating advanced microscopy techniques to reveal the ultrastructure and coordinated dynamics of mechanosensory podosomes
Alessandra Cambi, Radboudumc, The Netherlands

15:30-16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00-16:30

Correlative PALM imaging and large scale FISBEM
Harald Hess, HHMI Janelia Research Campus,USA

16:30-16:45

Correlative light-electron microscopy reveals the assembly process of the nuclear pore complex in interphase
Shotaro Otsuka, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

16:45-17:00

Super-resolution fluorescence cryo-microscopy
Rainer Kaufmann, University of Oxford, UK

17:00-17:30

Localizing molecules in cellular CT scans
Carolyn Larabell, UCSF, USA

17:30-18:00

Tracking rare events of the metastasis cascade at high resolution using intravital correlative microscopy
Jacky G. Goetz, Strasbourg University, France

19:30-01:00 GALA DINNER in Heidelberg Castle

Day 4 -  Friday 9 October
TimeSpeakerTitle

Session 6: Image Analysis
09:00 - 12:30
Chair: Gaudenz Danuser, Harvard Medical School, USA

09:00-09:30

Machine learning for bioimage analysis
Fred Hamprecht, University of Heidelberg, Germany

09:30-09:45

The image data repository: a next generation resource for publishing image data
Gabriella Rustici, EMBL-EBI/University of Dundee, UK

09:45-10:15

Statistical analysis of molecule colocalization in bio-imaging
Jean-Christoph Olivo-Marin, Institut Pasteur, France

10:15-10:30

Integrated visualization and analysis for summarizing the dynamics of proliferating cells
Andrew Cohen, Drexel University, USA

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00-11:30

Inferring causality in molecular pathways from image fluctuations
Gaudenz Danuser, Harvard Medical School, USA

11:30-11:45

Distortion-correction in ultrawide-field 3D super-resolution imaging
Andreas Gahlmann, University of Virginia, USA

11:45-12:00

Live-cell nanoscopy by radial fluctuations: from deconvolution to super-resolution
Nils Gustasson, University College London, UK

12:00-14:00 LUNCH & Meet the speakers speed networking session
Session 7: New biology discovered by imaging
14:00-18:00
Chair:
Gia Voeltz, University of Colorado, USA
14:00-14:30

Imaging and sensing the molecules that pattern development
Scott Fraser, Caltech, USA

14:30-14:45

The molecular organization of the exocyst by live cell imaging
Andrea Picco, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

14:45-15:15

Subcellular intravital microscopy to study membrane remodeling in live animals
Roberto Weigert, NIH, NIDCR, USA

15:15-15:30

Rapid actin reorganization as integrator of acute signal transduction in mammalian cells
Christian Schuberth, University of Münster, Germany

15:30-16:00 COFFEE BREAK
16:00-16:30

Mitochondrial division -A tale of two dynamins
Gia Voeltz, University of Colorado, USA

16:30-17:00

Structural dynamics of ER and its organellar interactions revealed by superresolution/multispectral imaging
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, NIH, USA

17:00-17:15

Bax assembly into rings and arcs in apoptotic mitochondria is linked to membrane pores
Raquel Salvador, University of Tübingen, Germany

17:15-17:30

Imaging the dynamics of the proteomoe following viral infection
Nir Drayman, Weizmann institute of Science, Israel

17:30-18:00

From branching microtubule nucleation to mitotic spindle assembly: role and mechanism
Sabine Petry, Princeton University, USA

18:00-19:30 Poster Session II
19:30-21:00 DINNER
21:00-22:30 Drinks in the ATC Roof Top Lounge
Day 5 - Saturday 10 October
TimeSpeakerTitle
Session 8: Imaging Across Scales
09:00 - 12:30 
Chair: Ron Germain
, NIH, USA
09:00-09:30

Light Sheet Imaging of cell division in early mouse development
Jan Ellenberg, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

09:30-09:45

Tracking the bone formation pathways in the larval zebrafish tail
Anat Akiva, Weizmann institute of Science, Israel

09:45-10:15

Towards a dynamic map of neuronal circuits
Alipasha Vaziri, Max F.Perutz Laboratories, Austria

10:15-10:30

The dense blood vessel network in the murine bone marrow spatially limits megakaryocyte migration
David Stegner, University of Würzburg, USA

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00-11:30

Imaging immunity: creating a quantitative spatiotemporal understanding of host defense
Ron Germain, NIH, USA

11:30-11:45

Imaging motile malaria parasites
Freddy Frischknecht, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg

11:45-12:00

3D functional imaging of C. elegans sensory neurons by multifocus microscopy (MFM)
Sara Abrahamsson, The Rockefeller University, USA

12:00 Closing Remarks