Oakland University

Presentations

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.

Dec 5-9, 2009
The American Society for Cell Biology 49th Annual Meeting
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.

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.