Biophysical Society Conference | Tahoe 2024

Molecular Biophysics of Membranes

Daily Schedule

Session VII

Membrane Organization and Signaling Heedeok Hong, Michigan State University, USA, Chair

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Shalini Low-Nam, Purdue University, USA Shaping of CAR T Cell Activation by the Membrane Reaction Landscape Katherine Stefanski, Vanderbilt University, USA * Small-Molecule Modulators of Protein Lipid Raft Affinity and Lipid Raft Stability Nirmalya Bag, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India * Boxcar Imaging Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Reveals Kinetics of Raft Stabilization in Antigen-Activated Mast Cells Silas Boye Nissen, Stanford University, USA * The Molecular Mechanism of the Core Planar Cell Polarity Complex Elucidated with Single-Molecule Imaging Techniques in Live Drosophila Wing Cells

9:35 AM – 9:50 AM

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:35 AM – 10:55 AM

Coffee Break

Ballroom Pre-Function

10:55 AM - 11:25 AM

Wade Zeno, University of Southern California, USA Functional Disorder at Biological Membranes

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sarah Shelby, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA Immune Receptor Signaling Domains Arise from a Responsive Plasma Membrane

12:05 PM - 1:00 PM


Granhall/Garden Deck

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Free Time

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Poster Session IV

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dinner, Closing Remarks, and Biophysical Journal Poster Awards

Granhall/Garden Deck

Session VIII

Cholesterol, Lipids, and Phases Wade Zeno, University of Southern California, USA, Chair

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Itay Budin, University of California, San Diego, USA The Biophysical Tight Rope of Cell Membranes: Surprising Lessons Learned from Extreme Lipidome Adaptation in the Deep Ocean Kandice Levental, University of Virginia, USA Asymmetric Distribution of Phospholipids and Cholesterol Results in Unique Plasma Membrane Properties Francisco Barrera, The University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA Cholesterol Controls the Assembly and Activity of the EphA2 Receptor Niek van Hilten, University of California, San Francisco, USA * Systematic Computational Analysis of Lipid Scrambling by TMEM16 Family Members Malavika Varma, Carnegie Mellon University, USA * Expanding Coarse-Grained Model for Lipids to Investigate Lo/Ld Phase Coexistence

7:35 PM - 8:05 PM

8:10 PM - 8:40 PM

8:45 PM – 9:00 PM

9:05 PM – 9:20 PM


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