Schedule 2017

9.00-9.45 Registration Waterside 3
9.45 Welcome and Session 1
Chair Harry Mellor
Cinema 1
10.00-10.20 Cell steering through persistent and global actin flow
Mubarik Burki, KCL
10.20-10.40 FAM49B proteins are local inhibitors of Rac1 and Scar/WAVE induced lamellipodia
Loic Fort, Beatson Institute
10.40-11.00 Substrate stiffness determines cell rear membrane tension to activate RhoA via caveolae, promoting rear retraction and forward movement
Joseph Hetmanski, University of Manchester
11.00-11.30 Coffee Waterside 2/3
11.30 Session 2
Chair Elisabeth Ehler 
Cinema 1
11.40-12.00 p53 activity instructs leader cell behaviour during collective cell migration
Kasia Kozyrska, University of Bristol
12.00-12.20 NHSL1 is a novel Ena/VASP and Scar/WAVE ligand and negatively regulates cell migration
Ah-Lai Law, KCL
12.20-12.40 Nuclear capture of endocytic vesicles triggers SRF/MRTF-dependent transcription to drive cell:cell repulsion
Sergi Marco, Beatson Institute
12.40-2.00 Buffet Lunch & Posters Waterside 2/3
2.00 Session 3
Chair Ferran Valderrama
Cinema 1
2.10-2.30 The role of actin and adhesions in axonal growth
Christina Melero, University of Manchester
2.30-2.50 Extracellular matrix anisotropy in cancer invasion and metastasis
Danielle Paul, Crick Institute
2.50-3.10  Septins, actin and the spread of vaccinia virus
Jullia Pfanzelter, Crick Institute
3.10-3.40 Coffee Waterside 2/3
3.40 Session 4
Chair Ewa Paluch
Cinema 1
3.40-4.00 Regulation of filopodia by integrin signalling during muscle attachment in the Drosophila embryo
Benjamin Richier, Gurdon Institute
4.00-4.20 Chromobody-Emerald and a conditional CRISPR-Cas9 system allow insights into actin network dynamics in the apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii
Johannes Stortz, Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology
4.20-4.40 A trimeric coiled-coil protein promotes WASH complex assembly
Sai Visweshwaran,  Université Paris-Saclay 
5.00-6.00 Drinks and Prize Giving Waterside 2/3