Single Biomolecules and their Cellular Context
August 25 - 29, 2020
Abstract Deadline: June 5, 2020


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

You are cordially invited to participate in the second Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on Single Biomolecules and their cellular context. The opening session will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, August 25 and the meeting will end after lunch on Saturday, August 29, 2020. 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:
Thomas Cech, University of Colorado-Boulder / HHMI
Steven Chu, Stanford University
Ibrahim Cisse, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Xavier Darzacq
, University of California, Berkeley
Abby Dernburg, University of California, Berkeley / HHMI
Arne Gennerich, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
David Hoffman, Eikon Therapeutics, LLC
Daniel Larson, NCI / NIH
Luke Lavis, Janelia Farm Research Campus
Wesley Legant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
James Zhe Liu, Janelia Research Campus / HHMI
Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley
Marvin Tanenbaum, Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands
Srigokul Upadhyayula, University of California, Berkeley
Carl Wu, Johns Hopkins University
Ahmet Yildiz, University of California, Berkeley
Xiaowei Zhuang, 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Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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: $1,560
Graduate/PhD Student Package:
Corporate Package: $2,055 
Academic/Student No-Housing Package:
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,380 


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.