Minisymposium on Computational Methods for Three-Dimensional Microscopy Reconstruction

June 15, 2012


The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue (corner of 34th St), New York, NY 10016

The Science Center (Room 4102)


DSC Doctoral Student Council
NSF Grant #DMS-1114901l
Computer Science


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

10:30-10:40     Gabor Herman (CUNY) -- Welcome

10:40-11:20     Amedee des Georges (Columbia) Tryposoma brucei ribosome at 4.9 A resolution -- a case study

11:20-12:00     Robert Langlois (Columbia) Preliminary results using manifold embedding

12:00-12:40     Bingxin Shen (Columbia) Meta-analysis of RELION-based classification results

12:40-14:00     Lunch break

14:00-14:40     Joaquin Oton (CNB, Madrid) Image formation model for soft X-ray microscopy. First 3D reconstruction attempts

14:40-15:20     Joanna Klukowska (CUNY) Inverting the soft X-ray transform

15:20-15:40     Coffee break

15:40-16:20     Younes Benkarroum (CUNY) Electron tomography of influenza virus by algebraic reconstruction (ART) with optimized blobs

16:20-17:00     Lucas Oliviera (CUNY) Using component trees to explore relationships between biological structures

17:00-17:40     Jose-Maria Carazo (CNB, Madrid) The new Instruct Image Processing Center, a road map of activities

17:40-17:50     Joachim Frank (Columbia) -- Auf Wiedersehen


This meeting is open to all and there is no registration fee. If you intend to attend, then we request (but do not insist) that you send your name, affiliation and e-mail address to


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