ProLipids Symposium December 12, 2017

Welcome to the ProLipids Advanced Technologies International Symposium:

Cell challenge – novel, innovative techniques of manipulating and imaging live cells

12 December, 2017 Biomedicum, Haartmaninkatu 8, University of Helsinki
Organized by the ProLipids Student Council

Registration open until December 8


SESSION 1 9:30 – 12:00 lecture hall 3

9:30 – 9:45
9:45 – 10:00
Elina Ikonen, director of ProLipids, University of Helsinki
10:00 – 10:40
3D super-resolution imaging with structured illumination – principles and practical considerations
Lothar Schermelleh, University of Oxford, UK
10:40 – 11:20
Architecture and mechanics of macrophage podosomes by 3D single molecule localisation microscopy and protrusion force microscopy
Renaud Poincloux, Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale, Université de Toulouse, France
11:20 – 12:00
Visualizing endocytic recycling and trafficking in live neurons by subdiffractional tracking of internalized molecules (sdTIM) technique
Merja Joensuu, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia
12:00 – 13:00
Break for lunch


SESSION 2 13:00- 17:00 lecture hall 3
13:00 – 13:40
Three Phase-Wetting Physics Regulates the Biogenesis of Lipid Droplet Organelles
Rachid Abdou Thiam, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris, France
Quantifying lipid dynamics in living cells: Technology & mechanistic discoveries
André Nadler, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
14:20 – 14:50
Automation to accelerate cell biological research
Simon Pfisterer, University of Helsinki

14:50 – 15:20
15:20 -16:00
Building and breaking epithelial integrity in the neural tube: an optogenetic approach
Clare Buckley, University of Cambridge, UK
16:00 – 16:40
In vivo two-photon imaging of spontaneous calcium activity in the rodent late embryonic brain
Claudio Rivera, Helsinki
16:40 – 17:00
Pekka Lappalainen, ProLipids, University of Helsinki


Students may receive 0,5 ECTs from ILS (full time participation required).