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Cryo Electron Microscopy & Electron Tomography Symposium
March 20, 2013 @ 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
The UF ICBR and College of Medicine will host speakers and a research poster session on March 20 in the CGRC atrium and auditorium. A tour of the Electron Microscopy and Bioimaging core laboratory, located in the Microbiology and Cell Science building, will follow from 1-2p.m.
Registration is required to receive lunch.
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Registration 8:30-9 a.m., CGRC Atrium
Coffee and danish to be served.
Speakers, 9 a.m-12 p.m., CGRC Auditorium
Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, PhD, University of Florida – “Single particle cryo-EM and 3D image reconstruction: A tool for studies aimed at overcoming hurdles to therapeutic gene delivery by viral vectors”
Jack Johnson, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute – “The atomic structure of Sulfolobus Turreted Icosahedral Virus: A 75 megadalton particle that lives in boiling acid”
Byung-Ho Kang, PhD, University of Florida – “Quantitative Analysis of Subcellular Organelles in 3D with Electron Tomography”
M. Elizabeth Stroupe, PhD, Florida State University – “Revisiting Actin:Tropomyosin”
Poster Session & Lunch, 12-1 p.m., CGRC Atrium
Electron Microscopy and Bioimaging Core Lab Tour, 1-2 p.m., Microbiology and Cell Science building
Transportation will be provided from the CGRC to the Microbiology and Cell Science building, however please note your RSVP for the tour on the Event Registration Form.