Chromosomes, Condensates, and Transcriptional Control

NOV 06, 2020 | 10:00 AM TO 3:30 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

WHEN:

November 06, 2020: 10:00 AM-3:30 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences

Description

All cells must control the reading out (“transcription”) of information encoded in their DNA.  In this symposium we will look at new observations on the condensation of protein droplets surrounding sites of active transcription, at new theoretical approaches to the  dynamics of chromosomes, and at theories that connect these molecular events to functional outputs.

10:00 - 11:30 No membrane, no problem: Condensing bacterial organelles
Stephanie Weber, McGill University

12:00 - 1:30 Chromosomal dynamics and the timing of genomic interactions
Olga Dudko, University of California at San Diego 

2:00 - 3:30 Normative models of enhancer function
Gašper Tkačik, IST Austria

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