DCI Symposium, at the UNIL & UNIGE on June 8 – 10, 2022

Wednesday 8th, June
13:00 – 16:00Arrival and Check-in at University of Geneva, UNIGE
16:00 – 16:10Opening of the DCI Symposium 2022 (Henning Stahlberg and Andreas Boland)
16:10 – 17:00Keynote LectureHolger Stark (MPI for Multidisciplinary Sciences, Göttingen, Germany)Atomic resolution structure determination by Cryo-EM
18:00 – 19:30Introduction of the DCI / Yves Flückiger (Rector, UNIGE) and officialsPublic lectureJacques Dubochet and UNIGE fellow
19:30 – 20:30Apéro & Birthday celebration of Jacques Dubochet
Thursday 9th, June
09:00 – 10:00Arrival at Amphimax (University of Lausanne, UNIL)
10:00 – 10:15Introduction by the President (EPFL) and the Rector (UNIL)
10:15 – 11:00Keynote lectureNikolaus Grigorieff (University of Massachusetts, Worcester, USA)Detection of distinct 60S ribosome maturation intermediates in cells by 2D template matching
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 11:55Sharon G. Wolf (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)Detection of distinct 60S ribosome maturation intermediates in cells by 2D template matching
11:55 – 12:20Maya Topf (CSSB Hamburg, Germany)From Blobs to Atoms – Fitting and Validation of Atomistic Models in Cryo EM Maps
11:20 – 13:20Lunch break
13:20 – 13:45Benoît Zuber (University of Bern, Switzerland)Morphofunctional changes at the active zone during synaptic vesicle exocytosis
13:45 – 14:10Martin Pilhofer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)Multiscale models of microbial cell-cell interactions
14:10 – 14:40Coffee break
14:40 – 15:05Ariane Briegel (Leiden University, Netherlands)Exploring the structure and function of microbial motility
15:05 – 15:30Radostin Danev (The University of Tokyo, Japan)Real-time defocus modulation and parallel cryo-tomography
15:30 – 16:00Coffee break
16:00 – 16:45Keynote lectureBridget Carragher (New York Structural Biology Center, USA)CryoEM Automation: Better, Faster, Cheaper… Smarter
16:45 – 17:45Visit of the DCI-Lausanne (Snacks & Drinks)
18:00 – 22:00Steam boat trip (places limited)
Friday 10th, June
09:00 – 10:00Arrival at Science II / III (University of Geneva, UNIGE)
10:00 – 10:45Keynote lectureJoachim Frank (Columbia University, New York, USA)New developments in time-resolved cryo-EM
10:45 – 11:15Coffee break
11:15 – 11:40Rebecca Thompson (University of Leeds, UK)Single particle cryoEM pipelines (reasons to be optimistic)
11:40 – 12:05Julia Mahamid (EMBL Heidelberg, Germany)Enabling discovery by in-cell structural biology
12:05 – 13:05Lunch break
13:05 – 13:30Martin Beck (MPI of Biophysics, Frankfurt Germany)Nuclear pores dilate and constrict in cellulo
13:30 – 13:55Ana Casañal (Human Technopole, Milan, Italy)Integrative approaches in cryoEM
13:55 – 14:25Coffee break
14:25 – 14:40Thermo Fisher ScientificIndustry talk
14:40 – 15:05Nigel Unwin (MRC-LMB, Cambridge, UK)Structure of a cholinergic cell membrane
15:05 – 15:30Gabriel Lander (Scripps Research, La Jolla, USA)Crystal structures: Truth or Fiction? Answers revealed by cryoEM
15:30 – 16:00Coffee break
16:00 – 16:45Keynote lectureRichard Henderson (MRC-LMB, Cambridge, UK)CryoEM: a look back and a look forward
16:45 – 17:05Closing ceremony (Brigitte Galliot/Jérôme Lacour)
17:05 – 18:05Visit of the DCI-Geneva (Snacks & Drinks)

Register here: https://cryogenic-symposium-2022.unige.ch/#registration