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2018 Seaborg Symposium Program
"The Revolution in Electron Cryo-Microscopy"
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Poster Session - UCLA CNSI Lobby - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Symposium - UCLA CNSI Auditorium - 1:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Reception, Dinner Banquet & Award Ceremony -
UCLA Luskin Center, Centennial Terrace & Ballroom - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium, UCLA
12:00 pm Poster session    Poster Session (California NanoSystems Institute lobby)
1:00 pm
David Eisenberg
  Dr. David Eisenberg
Paul D. Boyer Professor of Biochemistry, UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Welcoming Remarks
1:10 pm
Jose Rodriguez
  Dr. Jose Rodriguez (Introduction by Dr. David Eisenberg, UCLA)
Howard Reiss Career Development Chair, UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
"New Frontiers in Electron Diffraction: Resolving Amyloids with Atomic Detail"
2:00 pm
Elizabeth Villa

Dr. Elizabeth Villa (Introduction by Dr. Juli Feigon, UCLA)
Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego
"Opening Windows into the Cell: Bringing Structure and Molecular Context to Cell Biology Using Cryo-Electron Microscopy"

2:50 pm
Poster session    Coffee Break and Poster Session (CNSI Lobby)
3:35 pm
Robert Glaeser
  Dr. Robert Glaeser (Introduction by Dr. Tamir Gonen, UCLA)
University of California, Berkeley
"Single-particle Cryo-EM: The Quest for Improvements in Specimen Preparation and Image Contrast"
4:25 pm
Richard Henderson
  Dr. Richard Henderson (Introduction by Dr. Z. Hong Zhou, UCLA)
Nobel Laureate Chemistry 2017
Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge
"The CryoEM Revolution in Structural Biology"
5:15 pm
Hong Zhou
  Dr. Z. Hong Zhou
Professor, UCLA Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
Closing Remarks
Luskin Center

 Reception, Banquet and Award Ceremony:
UCLA Luskin Conference Center, Centennial Terrace and Ballroom
  6:00 p.m. Reception   ♦   7:00 p.m. Dinner Banquet   ♦   8:00 p.m. Award Ceremony

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