Minisymposium on Computational Methods for
Three-Dimensional Microscopy Reconstruction

Columbia University Medical Center
Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavillion – Room 1, First floor
1150 St. Nicholas Ave at 168th Street (across from the hospital)
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Friday, August 2, 2013
9:30 am – 6:00 pm


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Program Chairs: Gabor Herman (CUNY Graduate Center) and Joachim Frank (Columbia University

9:30 – 9:40Joachim Frank (Columbia University) Welcome Address
9:40 – 10:25Peter Doerschuk (Cornell University) Reconstructing heterogeneous particles by estimating the statistics of Fourier series coefficients
10:25 – 11:10Yaser Hashem (Columbia University) Challenge posed by heterogeneity in cryo-EM of macromolecules, as exemplified with the eukaryotic pre- initiation complex
11:10 – 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:15Amit Singer (Princeton University) Covariance matrix estimation of heterogeneous 3D volumes from their 2D projections
12:15 – 1 pmYoel Shkolnisky (Tel Aviv University) Robust angular reconstitution in the presence cyclic symmetry
2:30 – 3:15Hemant D. Tagare (Yale University) Local resolution, image models, and hypothesis testing
3:15 – 4:00Jose-Maria Carazo (CNB, Madrid) The use of spiral phase transform in 3DEM
4:00 – 4:30Coffee break
4:30 – 5:15Joaquin Oton (CNB, Madrid) Focal series in soft x-rays tomography
5:15 – 6:00Joanna Klukowska (CUNY) Iterative data refinement for soft x-ray microscopy
6:00 pmGabor Herman (CUNY) Auf Wiedersehen