Speaker articles

Take a look at some of the articles our esteemed speakers have published recently and chat with them about their research at the symposium in San Diego in August.

Keynote Speaker

Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University, USA
Molecular and spatial signatures of mouse brain aging at single-cell resolution


Lacramioara Bintu, Stanford University, USA
Dynamic spreading of chromatin-mediated gene silencing and reactivation between neighboring genes in single cells

Sophie Dumont, University of California San Francisco, USA
Modeling and mechanical perturbations reveal how spatially regulated anchorage gives rise to spatially distinct mechanics across the mammalian spindle

Elana Fertig, Johns Hopkins, University, USA
Multi-omic analyses of changes in the tumor microenvironment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma following neoadjuvant treatment with anti-PD-1 therapy

Polly Fordyce, Stanford University, USA
Revealing enzyme functional architecture via high-throughput microfluidic enzyme kinetics

Sri Iyer-Biswas, Purdue University, USA
Beyond the average: An updated framework for understanding the relationship between cell growth, DNA replication, and division in a bacterial system

Prisca Liberali , Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
Cell fate coordinates mechano-osmotic forces in intestinal crypt formation

Aki Minoda, Radboud University, The Netherlands
A flexible cross-platform single-cell data processing pipeline

Samantha Morris, Washington University, Saint Louis, USA
Capybara: A computational tool to measure cell identity and fate transitions

Katherine Pollard, University of California San Francisco, USA
Transcription factor protein interactomes reveal genetic determinants in heart disease

Susanne Rafelski, Allen Institute, USA
Integrated intracellular organization and its variations in human iPS cells

Aviv Regev, Genentech, USA
Single-nucleus cross-tissue molecular reference maps toward understanding disease gene function

Julia Salzman, Stanford University, USA
ReadZS detects cell type-specific and developmentally regulated RNA processing programs in single-cell RNA-seq

Melanie Samuel, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Neuronal signal-regulatory protein alpha drives microglial phagocytosis by limiting microglial interaction with CD47 in the retina

Bosiljka Tasic, Allen Institute for Brain Science, USA
Single-neuron models linking electrophysiology, morphology, and transcriptomics across cortical cell types

Roser Vento-Tormo, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
Single-cell roadmap of human gonadal development

Golnaz Vahedi, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Single-cell multi-omics analysis of human pancreatic islets reveals novel cellular states in type 1 diabetes

Judith Zaugg, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Convolutional networks for supervised mining of molecular patterns within cellular context