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International Conference on Mathematical Biology and

Annual Meeting of The Society for Mathematical Biology,

July 27-30, 2009

University of British Columbia, Vancouver



MSE4Woodward 4;   10:15 am - 12:15 pm, July 29
TitleBacterial Polymers - Part I
OrganizerJun Allard
University of British Columbia
Speaker 1Steven Andrews
Molecular Sciences Institute
Mechanics can explain coiled shapes of bacterial cytoskeletal polymers
Speaker 2Matthew Cabeen
Yale University
Mechanical Control of Bacterial Cell Curvature
Speaker 3Sean Sun
Johns Hopkins University
Condensation of FtsZ filaments can drive bacterial cell division
Speaker 4Marisela Vélez
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Polymerization of individual FtsZ filaments observed with atomic force microscopy

-- Minisymposium talks are scheduled for 30 min each, including time for questions.