BSCB GenSoc UK Cilia Network e-Symposium 6


Date: 7 July 2020   Time: 15:00 - 17:30

This week: amazing line-up of all things cilia! Cilia biosensors, COVID19 infection and multiciliated cells, ciliopathy therapeutics, actin-myosin machinery and Rabs in cilia trafficking, as well as genetic screens!

3:00 – 3:05 Pleasantine Mill Welcome Remarks
3:05 – 3:25 Dagmar Watchen, PI (University of Bonn, DE). ‘Nanobody-based targeting of optogenetic tools to study ciliary signaling’
3:25 – 3:45 Peter Jackson, PI (Stanford University, US). ‘ACE2 and components of the SARS-CoV2 viral entry mechanism localize to ciliated epithelia in airway and trachea’
3:45- 4:05 John Sayer, PI (University of Newcastle, UK). ‘Personalised medicine and ciliopathy syndromes - diagnosis and therapies’
4:05 – 4:25 Alice Lake, PhD student, Johnson lab (University of  Leeds, UK). ‘Actin remodelling, regulated by ROCK2, modulates ciliogenesis and is a potential therapeutic target for ciliopathies’
4:25 - 4:45 David Breslow, PI (Yale University, US). ‘Defining the role of Rab34 GTPase in the assembly and function of primary cilia’
4:45 – 5:05 Susan Dutcher, PI (Washington University in St Louis, US). ‘Suppressors of ccdc39 mutants’

Location:  Online webinar, registration required