Speaker articles

Take a look at what some of our Biological Assemblies: Phase Transitions and More speakers have published recently.

Keynote Speaker

Rick YoungWhitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
RNA-Mediated Feedback Control of Transcriptional Condensates


Zhijian “James” Chen, University of Texas—Southwestern, USA
Phosphorylation and chromatin tethering prevent cGAS activation during mitosis

Sara Cuylen-Haering, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Chromosome clustering by Ki-67 excludes cytoplasm during nuclear assembly

Xavier Darzacq, UC Berkeley, USA
Resolving the 3D Landscape of Transcription-Linked Mammalian Chromatin Folding

Pietro De Camilli, Yale University, USA
Optimized vivid-derived magnets photodimerizers for subcellular optogenetics in mammalian cells

Dorothee Dormann, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität (JGU) Mainz, Biocenter & Institute of Molekulare Biology (IMB), Germany
Nuclear Import Receptors Directly Bind to Arginine-Rich Dipeptide Repeat Proteins and Suppress Their Pathological Interactions

Allan Drummond, University of Chicago, USA
Daily Cycles of Reversible Protein Condensation in Cyanobacteria

Richard Kriwacki, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Composition-dependent thermodynamics of intracellular phase separation

Edward Lemke, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Cargo transport through the nuclear pore complex at a glance

Tanja Mittag, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Valence and patterning of aromatic residues determine the phase behavior of prion-like domains

Rohit Pappu, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Faces, facets, and functions of biomolecular condensates driven by multivalent proteins and nucleic acids

Jim Shorter, University of Pennsylvania, USA
FUS and TDP-43 Phases in Health and Disease

Sarah Veatch, University of Michigan, USA
Synergistic factors control kinase–phosphatase organization in B-cells engaged with supported bilayers

Stephanie Weber, McGill University, Canada
Clusters of bacterial RNA polymerase are biomolecular condensates that assemble through liquid-liquid phase separation

Hong Zhang, National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
ORF3a of the COVID-19 virus SARS-CoV-2 blocks HOPS complex-mediated assembly of the SNARE complex required for autolysosome formation

Jin Zhang, UC-San Diego, USA
An ultrasensitive biosensor for high-resolution kinase activity imaging in awake

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