A Symposium to Honor the Career of Alexander Tzagoloff

October 5, 2018 -
9:00am - 5:00pm
Casa Italiana, Teatro (second floor)

9:00-9:10 AM Welcome - Liang Tong, Chair, Dept, Biological Sciences, CU

Morning Session: Mighty Mitochondria

Session Chair James Manley, Dept. Biological Sciences, CU

9:10-9:50 AM   Keynote: Walter Neupert, Max Planck Institute, Martinsried
"Mitochondrial biogenesis: a three-dimensional challenge"
9:50-10:20 AM   Lisa Pon, Dept. Pathology and Cell Biology, CU
"Filtering good from bad mitochondria during cell division: Implications for aging"
10:20-10:50 AM    Martin Ott, Dept. Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm Univ.
"Molecular wiring of a mitochondrial translation feedback loop"
10:50-11:10 AM   Coffee break
11:10-11:40 AM   Catherine Clarke, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA
"It has to be Q: Biosynthesis and function of CoQ in yeast and other eukaryotes"
11:40-12:10 AM    Salvatore diMauro, Dept. of Neurology, CU
"Mitochondrial diseases"

12:30-1:30 PM Lunch

Afternoon session: Mitochondria and Beyond

Session Chair Carol Prives, Dept. Biological Sciences, CU

1:30-2:00 PM    Antonio Barrientos, Dept. Neurology, Univ. Miami
"Mitoribosome biogenesis from yeast to humans"
2:00-2:30 PM    Carol Dieckmann, Dept. Molecular & Cellular Biology, Univ. Arizona
"Eyespot placement & assembly in Chlamydomonas"
2:30-3:00 PM    Gloria Coruzzi, Dept. Biology, NYU
"The 4th dimension of transcriptional networks: TIME"
3:00-3:30 PM    Alan Myers, Dept. Biochemisty & Biophysics, Iowa State Univ.
"Genetic analysis of central metabolism in maize endosperm"
3:30-4:00 PM    Coffee break
4:00-4:45 PM    Keynote: Giuseppe Macino, La Sapienza, Rome
"Small RNA, big function: The story of the discovery of gene silencing"

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