9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
PROTEIN FOLDING DYNAMICS

Four Points Sheraton / Holiday Inn Express
Ventura, CA
http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2008&program=proteinfol

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, January 6, 2008
16:00:00 Arrival and Check-in
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Welcome / Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff
19:40:00 Chair Peter Wolynes
19:40:00 KEYNOTE LECTURES
19:50:00 Folding and misfolding: mechanism and principles S Walter Englander
20:25:00 Discussion
20:40:00 New Frontiers, Where Shall We Head? Devarajan Thirumalai
21:15:00 Discussion
Monday, January 7, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
08:30:00 Group Photo
09:00:00 PROBING FOLDING AND MISFOLDING PATHWAYS Valerie Daggett
09:10:00 Chaperone and Proteostasis Networks that Regulate Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Disease and Aging Rick Morimoto
09:40:00 Discussion
09:55:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Linking folding with aggregation in beta amyloid peptides Jana Khandogin
10:50:00 Discussion
11:00:00 Protein Homeostasis and Trafficking Dynamics in the Secretory Pathway Bill Balch
11:30:00 Discussion
11:45:00 Peptide inhibitors of the self-assembly of the Alzheimer Abeta peptide into amyloid fibrils Joan Shea
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 FAST FOLDING EVENTS William A Eaton
19:40:00 FAST FOLDING EVENTS Victor Munoz
20:10:00 Discussion
20:25:00 Non-cooperative alpha helix folding Peter Hamm
20:40:00 Discussion
20:50:00 Folding physics & structure prediction using funnels and the zipping & assembly mechanism Ken Dill
21:20:00 Discussion
Tuesday, January 8, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 EXPLORING FOLDING LANDSCAPES AND MECHANISMS I Mikael Oliveberg
09:10:00 EXPLORING FOLDING LANDSCAPES AND MECHANISMS I Jane Clarke
09:40:00 Discussion
09:55:00 Invited Abstract (TBA)
10:10:00 Discussion
10:20:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Hydrophobic Clusters and beta/alpha-hairpin Clamps: Sequence Effects on Folding, Stability and Structure in TIM Barrel Proteins Bob Matthews
11:05:00 Discussion
11:20:00 Invited Abstract (TBA)
11:35:00 Discussion
11:45:00 Prediction of protein functional states by multi-resolution protein modeling Cecilia Clementi
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 FOLDING LANDSCAPES AND MECHANISMS II Vijay Pande
19:40:00 Exploring folding landscapes: combining ensemble and single molecule methods Sheena Radford
20:10:00 Discussion
20:20:00 Simulating protein interactions in crowded and confined media Margaret Cheung
20:40:00 Discussion
20:50:00 TBA
21:20:00 Discussion
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 SINGLE MOLECULE FOLDING STUDIES Jose Onuchic
09:10:00 Mechanical Control of Protein Conformation Matthias Reif
09:40:00 Discussion
09:55:00 Invited Abstract (TBA)
10:10:00 Discussion
10:20:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Evidence of an intermediate and parallel pathways in protein unfolding using single molecule fluorescence Sophie Jackson
11:05:00 Discussion
11:20:00 Probing structure and dynamics of non-native proteins with single molecule spectroscopy Ben Schuler
11:35:00 Discussion
11:45:00 Force-clamp spectroscopy dissection of the folding of ubiquitin Julio Fernandez
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Business Meeting
19:30:00 MEMBRANE MEDIATED FOLDING DYNAMICS Angel Garcia
19:40:00 Membrane-mediated helix folding dynamics Feng Gai
20:10:00 Discussion
20:25:00 Insertion, Folding, and Tilting of Transmembrane Helices Wonpil Im
20:40:00 Discussion
20:50:00 Membrane-induced changes of the oligomeric structure and conformation of cationic membrane peptides from solid-state NMR Mei Hong
21:20:00 Discussion
Thursday, January 10, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 FLUCTUATIONS AND CONFORMATIONAL ENSEMBLES J Winkler
09:10:00 Cooperativity and Communication in the Protein Ensemble Vince Hilser
09:40:00 Discussion
09:55:00 Invited Abstract (TBA)
10:10:00 Discussion
10:20:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Conformational fluctuations as determinants of electrostatic effects in proteins Bertrand Garcia Moreno
11:05:00 Discussion
11:20:00 Invited Abstract (TBA)
11:35:00 Discussion
11:45:00 The affects of polyproline II structure on the behavior of the denatured state
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 CHAPERONES AND CO-TRANSLATIONAL FOLDING Silvia Cavagnero
19:40:00 Functions and mechanisms of ribosome-associated chaperones in protein folding Elke Deuerling
20:10:00 Discussion
20:25:00 Molecular Simulations of Cotranslational and Chaperone-Mediated Folding
20:40:00 Discussion
20:50:00 Mechanisms of chaperone-assisted protein folding Ulrich Hartl
21:20:00 Discussion
Friday, January 11, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Depart
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