KITP Program: Evolutionary Perspectives on Mechanisms of Cellular Organization (January 5 - March 5, 2010)
Coordinators: Michael P. Brenner, KC Huang, Mukund Thattai
Scientific Advisors: Wendell Lim, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Michael Lynch

Time Speaker Title
1/05, 10:30 a.m. James Lake
Genomic Evidence for an Early Prokaryotic Endosymbiosis
1/06, 9:00 a.m. Michael Brenner
Harvard & KITP
Tutorial on Channels[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/06, 11:00 a.m. Mike Lynch
Indiana Univ. & KITP
Tutorial on Genome Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/07, 9:00 a.m. Michael Brenner
Harvard & KITP
Tutorial on Nuclear Pore[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/07, 11:00 a.m. Mike Lynch
Indiana Univ. & KITP
Genome Evolution, continued[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/08, 11:00 a.m. Vincent Hakim
Evolution in Silico of Small Genetic Networks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/11, 11:00 a.m. Mike Lynch
Indiana Univ. & KITP
Evolution Tutorial, continued[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
01/11, 12:15 p.m. Mike Lynch
Indiana Univ. & KITP
The Evolution of Genomes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
1/12, 9:00 a.m. David Clapham
Harvard Med.
Evolution of Two Strange Channels
1/12, 11:00 a.m. Robert Eisenberg
Rush Medical & KITP
Selectivity of Calcium and Sodium Channels[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/13, 9:00 a.m. Christopher Miller
Brandeis Univ.
Ambiguities Between Membrane Channels and Transporters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/13, 11:00 a.m. Anton Zilman
Translocation Through the NPC: From Models to Reality[Slides]
1/13, 2:30 p.m. David Clapham
Harvard Med.
More Strange Channels
1/14, 9:00 a.m. Christopher Miller
Brandeis Univ.
More Channels and Transporters...[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/14, 11:00 a.m. Michael Desai
Watching a Few Mutations So We Can Imagine the Rest: The Dynamics of Adaptation in Large Asexual Populations
1/15, 9:00 a.m. Kenneth Kosik
Inferring the Origins of the Synapse by Comparative Genomics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/15, 11:00 a.m. Murray Stewart
Brownian Ratchets and Nuclear Transport
1/19, 9:00 a.m. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Mitochondrial Role in Cell Cycle and Autophagy
1/19, 3:00 p.m. David Weitz
Microfluidic Evolution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/20, 9:00 a.m. Mike Lynch
Indiana Univ. & KITP
What Would it Take to Make an Evolutionary Cell Biology?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/20, 9:00 a.m. Jean-Francois Joanny
Curie Inst.
Dynamin, Mechanisms of Action[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/20, 11:00 a.m. Akihiko Nakano
Mechanistic Insights Into the Membrane Trafficking Through and Around the Golgi Apparatus
1/21, 9:00 a.m. Shelley Sazer
Baylor College & KITP
Nuclear Size, Shape and Organization During the Closed Mitotic Cell Cycle of Fission Yeast
1/21, 11:00 a.m. Suliana Manley
Visualization of Endoplasmic Reticulum
1/22, 9:00 a.m. Chinlin Guo
A Myosin-Mediated Lateral Inhibition Controls Cell Shapes in Response to Substrate Mechanics
1/25, 10:00 a.m. Amy Caudy
Susanne Rafelski
Tutorial on Mitochondria and Chloroplasts[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/25, 3:30 p.m. Susanne Rafelski
Tutorial on Mitochondria and Chloroplasts, cont'd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 9:00 a.m. Kathy Osteryoung
Structure, Function and Evolution of the Chloroplast Division Machinery in Plants
1/26, 11:00 a.m. Susanne Rafelski
Quantitative Analysis of Mitochondrial Size and Topology in Budding Yeast[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/27, 9:00 a.m. Carol Dieckmann
Univ. Arizona
Asymmetric Placement and Assembly of Eyespots, a Cell and Chloroplast Collaboration[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/28, 9:00 a.m. Amy Caudy
Mitochondrial Abundance and Function is Regulated by Multiple Genes in Yeast[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/28, 11:00 a.m. Bill Saxton
Making Mitochondria Move... Fighting or Facilitating Entropy?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/01, 10:00 a.m. Benjamin Glick
Univ. of Chicago
Self-organization and Dynamics of the Secretory Pathway[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 9:00 a.m. Alberto Luini
Traffic in the Golgi Stack[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 11:00 a.m. Guillaume Drin
Targeting Two Distinct Membranes: The Case of Tethering Factors and Lipid Transporters[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 9:00 a.m. Mark Terasaki
Univ. Connecticut & KITP
Part I: Plasma Membrane Wound Repair[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 10:30 a.m. Mark Terasaki
Univ. Connecticut & KITP
Part II: Structure of the ER[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/04, 9:00 a.m. Satyajit Mayor
National Centre for Biological Sciences & KITP
Part I: A Molecular Portrait of Endocytosis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/04, 10:30 a.m. Satyajit Mayor
National Centre for Biological Sciences & KITP
Part II: Nanoscale Organization of Cell Membranes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 9:00 a.m. Supratim Sengupta
Jawaharlal Nehru & KITP
Evolution of the Genetic Code[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 11:00 a.m. Tom McLeish
Durham Univ.
Roughness in Genotypic Landscapes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/10, 9:00 a.m. Joanna Sulkowska
Protein Knots[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/10, 11:00 a.m. Peter Swain
Univ. Edinburgh & KITP
Protein Design: One Phosphorylation or Many?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 1:00 p.m. Tarun Kapoor
Rockefeller Univ.
Spindle Tutorial[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 11:00 a.m. Margaret Gardel
James Franck Inst.
Self-Assembly and Mechanics of Actin-myosin Bundles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 9:00 a.m. Zac Cande
UC Berkeley
Mechanism and Regulation of Mitosis in Giardia Intestinalis; A Basal and Highly Divergent Eukaryote[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 11:00 a.m. Bill Sullivan
Host-pathogen Interactions: Wolbachia and the Cytoskeleton[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/18, 9:00 a.m. Marie Delattre
Evolution of the Mechanisms Underlying Asymmetric Spindle Positioning in One-Cell Stage Nematode Embryos[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/18, 11:00 a.m. Daniel Needleman
The Diversity of Chromosome Segregation Mechanisms In and Between Eukaryotes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 9:00 a.m. Ewa Paluch
Blebs, Actin Cortex Mechanics and the Control of Cell Shape[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
01/11, 12:15 p.m. Mukund Thattai
National Centre for Biological Sciences & KITP
The Unreasonable Irrelevance of Mathematics to Biology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/23, 9:00 a.m. Arezki Boudaoud
Mechanics of Cell Growth[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 11:00 a.m. Jacques Prost
Institut Curie & KITP
Constructing Tools To Describe Tissue Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/24, 10:00 a.m. Otger Campas
Harvard & KITP
Shape and Dynamics of Tip-Growing Cells
2/24, 4:00 p.m. Jan Skotheim
Cell Size Control[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
02/24, 12:15 p.m. Paul Nurse
Rockefeller Univ.
The Great Ideas of Biology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Public Lecture
2/25, 11:00 a.m. Paul Nurse
Rockefeller Univ.
Controls of Fission Yeast Cell Cycle and Cell Form[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/25, 2:00 p.m. Paul Nurse
Rockefeller Univ.
Controls of Fission Yeast Cell Cycle and Cell Form, cont'd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/25, 4:00 p.m. Michael Elowitz
Dynamic Signal Encoding at a Single Cell Level
2/26, 10:00 a.m. All Participants Discussion: What To Do Next?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 10:00 a.m. Mark Field
Univ. Cambridge
Perspective: Evolution of Eukaryotic Membrane Traffic[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3/02, 10:00 a.m. Richard Neher
Population Genetics of Adaptation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 10:00 a.m. Mark Field
Univ. Cambridge
My Favorite Cell[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 2:00 p.m. All Participants Concluding Discussion

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