Single Biomolecules
August 28 - September 1, 2018
Abstract Deadline: June 25, 2018


Jennifer Lippincott-Schwarz, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Robert Singer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Robert Tjian, University of California, Berkeley

You are cordially invited to participate in a new Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on Single Biomolecules. The opening session will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, August 28 and the meeting will end after lunch on Saturday, September 1, 2018. As currently planned, the program will have eight sessions devoted to oral presentations, together with two poster sessions for presentations which cannot be accommodated in the formal sessions. Selection of talks for the oral sessions will be made by the organizers in conjunction with the session chairpersons, from the submitted abstracts.

  •     Imaging Interfaces
  •     Imaging in the Cytoplasm
  •     Imaging in the Nucleus I
  •     Super-resolution Imaging Approaches and Applications
  •     Development
  •     Cytoskeleton
  •     Imaging in the Nucleus II
  •     RNA Stress Granules and mRNA Trafficking

Invited Speakers:
Patricia Bassereau, Institut Curie, France
Carlos Bustamante, University of California, Berkeley
Steven Chu, Stanford University
Ibrahim Cisse, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Xavier Darzacq, University of California, Berkeley
Abby Dernburg, University of California, Berkeley
Johan Elf, Uppsala University, Sweden
Hernan Garcia, University of California, Berkelely
Jeff Gelles, Brandeis University
Taekjip Ha, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Erika Holzbaur, Perelman School of Medicine/University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Larson, NCI / NIH
Wesley Legant, Janelia Research Campus
Michael Levine, Princeton University
Zhe Liu, HHMI/Janelia Research Campus
Markus Sauer, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Jens Schmidt, Michigan State University
Bin Wu, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
X. Sunney Xie, Harvard University
Ahmet Yildiz, University of California, Berkeley
Xiaowei Zhuang, HHMI/Harvard University

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We hope that you or a member of your laboratory will be able to participate. In addition, please bring this announcement to the attention of any other interested parties. We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in September.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters should be directed to Val Pakaluk.


Academic Package $1485
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1235
Corporate Package $1905
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $1005
Corporate No-Housing Package $1280

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. Apply in writing to Val Pakaluk stating need for financial support - preference is given to those submitting abstracts.