9th Annual Biomarkers Congress

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, January 27, 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 Blue-light-mediated Signal Transduction of the BLUF Photoreceptor PixD (Slr1694) Hua Yuan
19:40:00 Discussion Carl Bauer
19:40:00 Structure and mechanism of signal generation in BLUF domains
20:00:00 Discussion
20:05:00 Site-directed mutagenesis study of BLUF proteins Shinji Masuda
20:25:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Structural Basis of signaling by BLUF domains Ilme Schlichting
20:55:00 Discussion
21:00:00 Light-dependent signal transmission by the AppA protein in R. sphaeroides Gabriele Klug
21:25:00 Discussion
Monday, January 28, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 From structure to signal transduction chain in the phytochromes
09:00:00 Discussion Eberhard Schaefer
09:00:00 Introduction to phytochrome signaling Eberhard Schaefer
09:15:00 Phytochromes modulate the transcriptional network by directly regulating the stability of bHLH transcription factors Christian Fankhauser
09:40:00 Discussion
09:45:00 Early events of phytochrome controlled signaling in Arabidopsis Ferenc Nagy
10:10:00 Discussion
10:15:00 Coffee Break / Group Photo
11:00:00 Integration of light and temperature signalling through PIF3-like bHLH TFs Karen Halliday
11:30:00 Why Knot? The 3D Structure of Phytochrome Katrina Forest
11:35:00 Discussion
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 Light-induced reactions in Phytochrome and Photoactive Yellow Protein Jasper van Thor
12:25:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session I
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Discussion Kris Palczewski
19:30:00 From structure to function in visual rhodopsins
19:30:00 Where the field is and new funding from the lab Kris Palczewski
19:50:00 Discussion
19:55:00 Crystallographic studies of squid rhodopsin and archaeal rhodopsins Tsutomu Kouyama
20:20:00 Discussion
20:25:00 Nature of the counterion switch in rhodopsin and cone pigment activation Robert Birge
20:50:00 Discussion
20:55:00 Butterfly color vision Adriana Briscoe
21:20:00 Discussion
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Discussion Pill-Soon Song
09:00:00 Introduction to Session Pill-Soon Song
09:00:00 New techniques for the study of photosensory signal transduction
09:05:00 Ultra-fast spectroscopy of photosensory proteins
09:30:00 Discussion
09:35:00 Time-resolved studies on conformation changes and energies of photosensor proteins in solution Masahide Terazima
10:00:00 Discussion
10:05:00 TBA
10:30:00 Discussion
10:35:00 Coffee Break
11:00:00 Structural and mechanistic similarities among photoreceptors Keith Moffat
11:25:00 Discussion
11:30:00 Application of solution NMR methods to study blue-light photoreception Kevin Gardner
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 TBA
12:25:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session II
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Diversity, structure, and mechanism of signal generation and transfer
19:30:00 Discussion John Spudich
19:30:00 Mechanisms of Signaling by Microbial Sensory Rhodopsins John Spudich
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 From retinal isomerisation to activation of a HAMP domain Martin Engelhard
20:25:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Sensory rhodopsins and their transducers Hudel Luecke
20:55:00 Discussion
21:00:00 The determinants of light-energy and light-signal conversion in rhodopsins Hideki Kandori
21:25:00 Discussion
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 The mechanism of signal transfer mediated by LOV domains
09:00:00 Discussion Peter Hegemann
09:00:00 Introduction to LOV Peter Hegemann
09:10:00 Structural basis of the light regulation of phototropin kinase
09:35:00 Discussion
09:40:00 Phototropin receptor function and application John M. Christie
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Beyond phosphorylation: Receptor ubiquitylation and endocytosis as components of phototropic signaling Mannie Liscum
10:35:00 Discussion
10:40:00 Coffee Break
11:10:00 Phototropin function in chloroplast movement Masamitsu Wada
11:35:00 Discussion
11:40:00 Photochemistry and conformational change in the LOV protein Vivid Brian Crane
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:05:00 Discussion
12:10:00 General Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session III
18:00:00 Dinner
19:00:00 Business Meeting
19:30:00 Structure of the photointermediate of PYP and the propagation mechanism of structural change Mikio Kataoka
19:30:00 Discussion Michael Cusanovich
19:30:00 Blue-light photoreception
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Energy surfaces for folding and function of photoactive yellow protein Wouter Hoff
20:30:00 The phototropin LOV domain: A chromophore module serving many masters Winslow Briggs
20:55:00 Discussion
21:00:00 TBA
21:25:00 Discussion
Thursday, January 31, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 The mechanism of signal generation in cryptochromes
09:00:00 Discussion Margaret Ahmad
09:00:00 Cryptochrome Photoreceptor Mechanism of Light Activation Margaret Ahmad
09:40:00 Discussion
09:45:00 Discussion Alfred Batschauer
10:10:00 Discussion
10:15:00 Coffee Break
10:45:00 Cryptochrome and light-dependent magnetoreception Thorsten Ritz
11:10:00 Discussion
11:15:00 Photoreaction mechanism of the circadian photoreceptor Drosophila cryptochrome Eva Wolf
11:40:00 Discussion
11:45:00 TBA
12:20:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session IV
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Phytochromes: Sensors of Bilins and Light Clark Lagarias
19:30:00 Discussion Georg Nagel
19:30:00 On the application of light-sensing proteins
19:55:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Assembly and applications of integrated lipid-proteorhodopsin patterned arrays Hongjun Liang
20:25:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Using Channelrhodopsin for the analysis of neural networks and synaptic transmission in the C. elegans nervous system Alexander Gottschalk
20:55:00 Discussion
21:00:00 cAMP dependent memory processing in fruit flies: expanding experimental limits in the temporal and sub-cellular domain by use of transgenic photo-activated cyclase Martin Schwärzel
21:25:00 Discussion
Friday, February 1, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Depart
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