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Chicago Cytoskeleton Meeting

When: Friday, September 23, 2022
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CT

Where: Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, 1-230 / Simpson Querrey Auditorium, 303 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Volodya Gelfand  

Group: Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Chicago Cytoskeleton Meeting in person!


Sept 23, 2022   3:00 – 6:00 PM  

Simpson Querrey Auditorium, SQ 1 -230

303 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611

Northwestern, Feinberg School of Medicine


Speakers will be:

Jenna Christensen, lab of Sam Reck-Peterson, UCSD

"Uncovering novel modes and unifying themes of intracellular transport using fungal comparative biology"


Meenal Datta, University of Notre Dame

"Abnormal mechanics in brain tumors: implications for therapy"


Jocelyn McDonald, Kansas State University

"Functions of the small GTPase Rap1 in collective cell migration and tissue morphogenesis"


Hande Karahan, Indiana University, School of Medicine, Indianapolis

"The role of ABI3 in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease"


Kevin Vaughan, University of Notre Dame

"Lysosomal tubulation and neurodegeneration: a novel therapeutic target for neurodegenerative diseases?"


Katrina Longhini and Michael Glotzer, University of Chicago

"Polar Relaxation: an alternative mode of cleavage furrow formation"


Chicago Cytoskeleton meetings will be held in the Simpson Querrey, Feinberg School of Medicine and start at 3:00, with talks until ~6:15, followed by a social hour with refreshments. There is no registration fee, but if you need parking validation, please don't forget to sign up.  For more information including a map of where to park, please visit the meeting website.

The Chicago Cytoskeleton is a forum for cytoskeletal researchers from the greater Chicago area to meet, hear great talks, exchange ideas, and socialize.

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