Mechanisms of
Sperm Motility:
Dr. Charles Lindemann
Presentations made by Dr. Lindemann or Kathleen Lesich
 

UPCOMING: Dec 15-19, 2012

The American Society for Cell Biology 2012
The above link gets you to the abstract: Amplitude and curvature development at the switch-points of the beat cycle in bull sperm are augmented by ADP and reduced by ATP that is un-complexed with Mg2+.

Dec 3-7, 2011

The American Society for Cell Biology 2011
The above link gets you to the abstract: Axoneme distortion in sea urchin sperm flagella evaluated by a geometric analysis of bending and shear.

 

Dec 11-15, 2010

The American Society for Cell Biology 2010
The above link gets you to the abstract: The Effects of Calcium on the Switch-Point of the Beat in Reactivated Bull Sperm.

 

Nov 4-5, 2010

2010 NSF-FRG Workshop Tulane University

The above link takes you to the presentations page.

 

Dec 5-9, 2009

The above link gets you to the abstract: Functional defects in sperm from SPAG16L disrupted mice.
 

Nov 1-4, 2009

Dynein 2009

The above link retrieves the abstract: Nucleotide Regulation of Dynein Controls the t-force in the Flagellar Beat Cycle.

 

Dec 1-5, 2007

The American Society for Cell Biology 47th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: ADP increases the switching threshold of the bull sperm beat, an effect that can be explained by increased microtubule binding affinity of dynein.

 

Dec 9-13, 2006

The American Society for Cell Biology 46th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the two abstracts: Reduced Inter-doublet Sliding and the Response to Calcium in Mouse Sperm Lacking the Central Apparatus Protein, SPAG16L & An Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of Passive Sea Urchin Sperm Flagella.

 

Feb 18-22, 2006

Biophysical Society 50th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: The Interdoublet Elastic Component of the Sea Urchin Sperm Flagella.

 

Dec 10-14, 2005

The American Society for Cell Biology 45th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the two abstracts: The Counterbend Response of Mouse Sperm: Evidence that the Nexin Links have an Elastic Limit & Evidence that Ca2+ selectively affects dyneins on certain microtubule pairs in the mouse sperm axoneme.

 

Oct 31-Nov 3, 2005

Dynein 2005

The above link retrieves the abstract: Active Forces and Elastic Resistances within the Flagellar Axoneme.

 

May 25-27, 2005

Microorganism Motility Workshop

This link takes you to the workshop's homepage. To access the abstract click on "Mechanical considerations of flagellar beating" which is the title of Dr. Lindemann's presentation.

 

Feb 12-16, 2005

Biophysical Society 49th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: Microtubule Motility on Doublet Microtubules Isolated from Bull Sperm.

 

Dec 4-8, 2004

The American Society for Cell Biology 44th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: Physical Evidence for the Existence of Interdoublet Elastic Linkages in Rat Sperm Flagella.

 

Oct 6-8, 2004

International Symposium on Interdisciplinary Science

The above link gets you to the symposium homepage. You can access the conference schedule from there.

 

Feb 14-18, 2004

Biophysical Society 48th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: The Calcium response of Rat Sperm: Evidence for a dynein-based mechanism.

 

Dec 14-18, 2002

American Society for Cell Biology 42st Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: The Magnitude of the Transverse-Force in Flagella at the Point of Beat Reversal.

 

Dec 8-12, 2001

American Society for Cell Biology 41st Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: Measurement of the Effect of ADP on the Force Generated in Bull Sperm Flagella.

 

Feb 17-21, 2001

Biophysical Society 45th Annual Meeting

The above link gets you to the abstract: Measurement of the Passive Stiffness of Bull Sperm Flagella Using Force-Calibrated Glass Microprobes.

 

July 24-26, 2000

National Science Foundation Workshop on Force Transduction in Biology

This link takes you to the homepage of the workshop. Select "abstracts" to read the abstract or select "program" to access the slides from the presentation.

 

January 25-29, 1999

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications Computational Modeling in Biological Fluid Dynamics

This link takes you to the workshop's homepage. To access the abstract select the "workshop schedule". To access slides from this presentation click on the "material from workshop" link.

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