MiQ

MiQ

Motors in Quarantine is a weekly webinar series on Wednesdays at 8:00 PDT / 11:00 EDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CET / 20:30 IST / 23:00 CST.

Format: 2 talks 15 minutes presentation plus 15 minutes Q&A. There will be a meet the speaker afterwards for a more informal chat / asking questions in a smaller group. If the speakers agree to being recorded, we will make the webinar available on-demand for 48 hours after the live event.

Speakers are selected from the sign-up form with the aim to balance gender, geography, career stages and topics.

 

  1. upcoming talks
  2. previous talks
  3. signup form
  4. sponsors
  5. organisers
  6. statistics
  7. community

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

 

9 September 2020
Jessica Cross (Dodding lab) - Bristol | A designed high-affinity peptide that hijacks microtubule-based transport

Will Hancock - Penn State | Understanding the diversity of dynein motility in vitro

 

16 September 2020
Folma Buss - Cambridge | The MYO6 interactome – regulating endosome dynamics and cytoskeletal architecture

Kristen Verhey - Michigan | A rogue kinesin leads to microtubule destruction

 

23 September 2020
Michelle Peckham - Leeds | The structure of the shutdown state of smooth muscle myosin

Florian Berger - Utrecht | Force generation of molecular motors in optical traps

 

30 September 2020

MEET-YOUR-HERO: Ron Vale - Janelia

The first of our special sessions targeted at early career scientists to hear about the career of pioneers in the motor field.

 

7 October 2020
speaker TBA - TBA | title TBA

Steven Markus - Colorado | Regulation of dynein-mediated transport

 

14 October 2020
Isabel Palacios - QMUL / Cambridge | A holistic approach towards understanding the relationship between cytoskeletons and all active motions displayed by cytoplasmic components

Ondrej Kucera (Blanchoin lab) - CEA Grenoble | Myosin-independent actin contractility

 

 

 

06 May 2020
Adam Hendricks - McGill | MAPs regulate kinesin and dynein to control organelle motility
Chris Toseland - Sheffield | Nuclear myosin VI regulates the spatial organization of mammalian transcription initiation

 

13 May 2020
Alex Thompson (Stumpff lab) - Vermont | Motor and Coiled-Coil Domain Mutations of the Chromokinesin KIF22 Disrupt Mitotic Chromosome Segregation and Cause Skeletal Dysplasia
Mira Krendel - SUNY | Myosin-dependent regulation of actin and membrane dynamics during phagocytosis

 

20 May 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Morgan DeSantis - Michigan | LIS1 promotes the formation of activated cytoplasmic dynein-1 complexes

Rob Cross - CMCB | Interlocking nanomechanics of kinesin and tubulin → Watch this on YouTube

 

27 May 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Naila Alieva (Manser lab) - A*STAR | The role of myosin II in filopodia dynamics

Amadeus Xu (Way lab) - Crick | Reconstituting microtubule-based motility of Vaccinia virus in vitro

 

2 June 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Steven Rosenfeld - Mayo Clinic | Molecular Motors as Therapeutic Targets in Brain Tumors

Sabrya Carim (Hickson lab) - Montreal | Rho-dependent control of anillin-septin network facilitates contractile ring closure

 

10 June 2020
Kassandra Ori-McKenney - UC Davis | Microtubule Cartography: The Role of Microtubule-Associated Proteins in Directing Motor Transport.

Alf Mansson - Linnaeus | Towards solving intractable mathematical problems using actin and myosin

 

17 June 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Ashley Arthur (Titus lab) - Minnesota | MyTH4-FERM myosin and VASP cooperation during filopodia initiation

Roop Mallik - TIFR Mumbai | Specific Linkages within the Dynein-Dynactin Machinery Needed to Activate and Sustain Dynein’s Force generation

 

24 June 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Jing Xu - UC Merced | Cholesterol in cargo membrane modulates effect of MAP tau on kinesin

Gant Luxton - Minnesota | One AAA+ ring to rule them all? Investigating the mechanism(s) of torsinA-dependent nuclear-cytoplasmic communication

 

1 July 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Radhika Subramanian - Harvard | Imaging Microtubule Depolymerases in Action within bundles at Protofilament Resolution by Atomic Force Microscopy

Girish Mali (Carter lab) - MRC-LMB | Mechanistic insights into dynein motors of cilia

 

8 July 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Jia Wang (Hammer lab) - NIH | Integrin-dependent actomyosin arcs drive B cell immune synapse formation

Sebastian Baumann (Maurer lab) - CRG | In vitro reconstitution of mammalian RNA transport

 

15 July 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Rong Liu (Sellers lab) - NIH | Molecular mechanism of myosin-7a translocation and actin-bundle assembly

Richard McKenney - UC Davis | Reconstitution of Kinesin-1 Activation

 

 

22 July 2020 - This webinar was available on-demand for 48 hours afterwards.
Mohamed Antar Aziz Mohamed (Ökten lab) - TU München | Reconstitution of the first functional kinesin-IFT complex

Bernardo Chapa y Lazo (Mishima lab) - CMCB | Polar relaxation by dynein-mediated removal of cortical myosin II

 

 

Please sign up on the form below so that you don't miss the meeting invitations. These will be sent out by email one or two days before each webinar.

If you previously signed up, but would now like to present your own research, just fill the form again and provide a (tentative) title for your talk.

If your account does not support google forms, please provide your details to the page contact (see bottom of page).

 

 

We are grateful to Journal of Cell Science for sponsoring this webinar series


Journal of Cell Science

 

 

AnneAnne Straube | PI | Straube lab

Alex"Alexander Zwetsloot | PhD student | Straube lab

Huong"Huong Vu | EMBO fellow | Cross lab

PaulaPaula Esquivias | Postdoc | Straube lab

 

 

Map of average number of attendees per webinar
The data are based on first 6 webinars (live and on-demand attendees).

 

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Comparison of affiliation of MiQ attendees and authors of papers in the motors field
Details of geographical paper analysis can be found here.

 

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